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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Memory's of a time gone by

 Hello Again Crafty Friends!

It's that time again! Time for a new Funkie Junkie Boutique Challenge

The theme is all about "Time" for this one

Check out the challenge details HERE if you want to play along. 


I chose to create a vignette box of captured memories for my piece. 

Here you can see how the distressing began with a lot of alcohol ink, grit paste, crackle paste, and distress crayons!

Close up so you can see how I used mushroom alcohol ink on the pocket watch, pen nib, and chip quote. You can also see the grit and crackle paste I used. I used mustard seed paint on the star, and collage medium to glue it to that milk tab. 

Close up of the 3 D embossed pieces I added to the inside. I used black soot paint for the distressing on these. This was the crackle before I added the crayon. 
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(I did use collage medium over the crackle after it dried, because it did not want to stick to the wood)

I blended with a paintbrush and a little water after scribbling on the top of the crackle




11 comments:

  1. I love reading how this box was made. It looks awesome! How great is that piece that appears as the remaining piece of broken glass. So clever. I love all the great details you thought of to put into this art piece.

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  2. Hi Tera! I'm getting back into blogging finally and just had to say how amazing this assemblage is! Wow! I love the mica overlap and gorgeous use of the 3D folder. Such an inspiration. PS. Congrats on joining the F&F DT! Hugs, Autumn

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  3. Great project Tera! love the Sizzix Circuit background and the assemblage.

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  4. Tera this is truly magnificent. The way you've altered each element with touches of paste and ink shows a real delicacy of touch and brings them all together so well. I love the pocket watch with the milk tab and star inside x

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  5. This is such a great, grungy vignette! Love that circuit background with all the crackle and each of the elements so thoughtfully brought together! Just perfect in my opinion!

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    1. PS the milk cap in the pocket watch is just creative genius! Always looking for a way to incorporate those caps in my projects!

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  6. Amazing make! The mica shard really caught my eye. There are just so many wonderful details in this project. It is truly fantastic!

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