Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Bees - Rust and a Canvas

Morning and I have GDT piece for Xanderous Crafty Stash today a canvas I decorated using Brushos in the background,Decoart paint on negative piece of honeycomb stencil,Chocolate Baroque Honeycomb and Bee stamps-and I had great fun with this part---Metal embellishments-Bee clock piece,sunflowere heads and assorted cogs from Xanderous Crafty Stash.I thre everything at these a selection of Decoart paints,chilli powder,3 colours of embossing powder and finally Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Polish in Treasure Gold and Blossom which I also added to the canvas and round edges,the very rust keys were actually dug up out of the garden in that state last year(knew they would come in handy lol)Xanderous Crafty Blog.
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Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
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Morgans artworld-ATG
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love to create-anything creative/mixed media
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country view challenges-rust
altered eclectics-mixed media
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Thank you for dropping by and your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


  1. Fantastic, the rust looks brilliant and love the bees.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

  2. Wow your Canvas is stunning. Great job I love it. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Challenge, best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for<br

  3. Love your canvas carol. Need to get some brushos. X

  4. Wonderful canvas Carol, and what a find those rusty keys were! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  5. WOW this is amazing. So fabulous :-)

  6. that is fantastic and very beautiful Carol
    Gr Karin

  7. This is gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck,

  8. Oh wow, this is a stuggeringly beautiful canvass. Wonderful design and faulous colours.

    Love it Carol.

    Dionne x

  9. Stunning! Thanks for sharing it with us at PIP Challenges!

  10. A fabulous canvas Carol, so tactile and love the depth of colour you have achieved and you really nailed the rusty feel, many thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations April challenge.

    B x

  11. I love this aged rusty look and I enjoy doing this style card Good make Carol.............Lis

  12. Such beautiful color variation and I love the bees! Hugs, Autumn

  13. A beautiful canvas. I love all the elements. You did a great job.

  14. This is fab and I love that you found the rusty keys! This is perfect for our rust challenge over at Country View. Thanks so much for joining in with the fun! x

  15. A gorgeous canvas Carol, a lovely vintage feel.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  16. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  17. Love the effect with all the rust especially the keys that were in the garden - fabulous. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Creative Fingers Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  18. Fabulous rusty artwork. love it sweetie -
    Thank you for sharing with us over at Altered Eclectics this month and hope to see you again in future challenges.

    Handcrafted by Ellapu
    Mother Hen for Altered Eclectics
    Mother Hen for Eclectic Ellapu
    DT Rhedd's Creative Spirit

  19. Ooh, this is spectacular. I love those metal embellishments, especially the bee and the rusty keys. This will look fabulous on the wall. Thank you for joining our first challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies. Hugs, Teresa

  20. Don't forget to "claim" your prize from last challenge at PIP Challenges!

  21. Nice little canvas ! Thanks for joining us over at Country View Challenges !
    Corrie x

  22. Love this Canvas, and the rusty keys from the garden just add that extra touch. Thank you for joining in with our Challenge this fortnight over a Morgan’s ArtWorld.
    Samantha (AngelicBadGirl) DT xx

  23. A gorgeous canvas, the bees are so lovely , I love the rusty keys too. Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics.

  24. Fantastic make! love the background and those cool metal decorations, really love the rusty keys.
    Hugs, Lisa