Friday, 11 November 2016

Chipboard heart and Buttons

My post today is a finished chipboard heart started weeks ago-I covered the heart in panpastels then lost inspiration-but then I bought a glue gun and with inspiration from Lesley Wharton(Chocolate Baroque) I used quite a few from my large stash of buttons,dewdrops and a little metal Dragonfly all stuck down with the glue gun.I then covered everything in black gesso,added a black bow and a white embossed stamped sentiment from Sheena Douglas,I then highlighted it with mica pwd,posted it to FB and Teresa suggested I use gilding wax instead,it would have been rude to ignore so I bought some lol Cosmic Shimmer Gold Treasure-it came today and what a good buy it really did make a difference -thank you Teresa-really chuffed and you can actually see the Dragonfly now too.
Before--
with mica-
with gilding wax-
challenges-
love to create-anything creative/mixed media------TOP 3
Robyns Fetish-more than 1 button
craft your passion-ATG
TTCRD-ATG
Tuesday throwdown-all about the words
crafty gals corner-use a sentiment
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
inspiration destination-ATG
aud sentiments-ATG+ sentiment
Brown sugar-ATG
QKR Stampede-touch of gold(gilding wax)
creative fingers-ATG
Morgans Artworld-use something from stash/everything lol
crafting with attitude-ATG
scrappers delights-ATG
eclectic ellapu-anything with a bow
creatalicious-anything but a card
altered eclectics-ATG
more mixed media-ATG/optional black-----WINNER
Vilda stamps-ATG
not just cards-ATG
craft-dee bowz-ATG with handmade bow
creative artiste-ATG mixed media
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

41 comments:

  1. Stunning, and lovely to see the progression as you created. Thank you. CarolG

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  2. Causing great surprise astonishing!!Love your work - have to try myself.Hugs, Pirjo Dt from QKR Stampede

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  3. Sheer delight, love this gorgeous card and the different views. catching up after being away..xx {aNNie}

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  4. A gorgeous chipboard heart Carol - the bronze and black look stunning together - Michelle x

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  5. Wow, that gold really pops against the black background, especially on the raised areas, creating an amazing depth!! Fabulous mixed media design! :)

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  6. This is absolutely fabulous. Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
    Laurence DT

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  7. ooh beautiful. i like the gliding wax..Thanks for playing along with VILDA STAMPS challengeblog. x miranda k (dt)

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  8. Wow, Carol, this is lovely - so elegant!

    love Mags B x

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  9. Wow from me too, stunning project! Thanks so much for joining us at We Love 2 Create this time
    Claire xx

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  10. Looked good before but looks spectacular now Carol..brilliant.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. That worked so well
    I have done the cluster of buttons with several layers of gold embossing powder ...............Lis

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  12. Wow the gilding on this beautiful project really shows up the texture beautifully Carol. Gorgeous!
    Lorraine

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  13. Wow! This is fabulous Carol, such a transformation.
    Pauline
    x

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  14. very beautiful !
    Thank you for joining us at Craft your passion!
    Hope to see you again.

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  15. What an adorable project. Love the design. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Creatalicious. Hugs Nina

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  16. Stunning and so dramatic with the black and gold...
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge over at Altered Eclectics...x

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  17. This is fabulous Carol, a really effective design.
    Sue xx

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  18. WOW this is gorgeous!! Love how this took shape. That gold make everything stand out. Thanks so much for entering your lovely card into our 'Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow' challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ this month. I look forward to seeing what you create for our next challenge. Hugs, Barbara

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  19. What a great idea. I like the black and gold and great use of for buttons. Thanks for sharing over at Aud Sentiments.


    Billie A
    Aud Sentiments
    Creative with Stamps
    Catch the bug
    Inspiration Destination

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  20. What really lovely heart designs Carol. Thanks for stopping by my blog, sorry I was away so long my dad passed away.

    Hugs Diane

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  21. Gorgeous. Amazing transformation. Love the gilding. Thanks for sharing it with us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge.
    Debi TT DT

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  22. What a super sweet project you have for us today, so well thought out and put together a fabulous Creation Beautiful in every way, we are so lucky you have entered our VILDA STAMPS challenge blog
    so beautiful to look at good luck hugs Tracy x

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  23. Wow Carol, that is awesome work. Beautiful!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  24. oh wow! definitely works well with gilding wax. what great advice you got. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx

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  25. So creative, thank you for sharing it at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge
    Anne DT

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  26. Oh, this is gorgeous Carol. I have made button covered hearts before but it never even occurred to only cover part of the heart and I stopped at butons. Painting it black and using the gilding wax looks incrediable, I may have to try this, wow!

    Dionne x

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  27. WOW!!! just WOW!!!
    don't need to say anything else!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this week, good luck in the draw!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  28. These are absolutely Gorgeous! Wow! Thank you so much for joining our Challenge over on the Vilda Stamps Challenge Blog! DT Mindy

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  29. Love the use of gilding wax. Thank you for joining us at QKR Stampede this week.
    Mary

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  30. WOW! this is awesome. Love it.
    Hugs, Lisa

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  31. Love the gold buttons and great idea for our touch of gold challenge. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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  32. A great project!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional anything but a card” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

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  33. Beautiful project, thank you for sharing with us at Crafting with an Attitude - good luck
    Lyn - DT

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  34. Great work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers and Not Just cards. Hope to see you again next time.

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  35. Stunning! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
    Julie T

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  36. Fantastic project Carol and the treasure gold really highlights the buttons! Thank you for joining us at the Creative Artiste Mixed Media Anything Goes Challenge. Good luck! Love Denyse (DT)

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  37. Congrats on being top 3 at Love to Create Carol and some challenges you won too but I forgot where...your creation here is STUNNING love love the black and gold..wow soo adorable
    how are you hope you are well
    see your around Miss Carol
    hugs
    Monika

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