Thursday, December 1, 2016

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #31 - Merry & Bright



It's time for a new challenge over at the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge. This month we have a fun color challenge. These colors go with all your Fall/Autumn/Thanksgiving projects. Our sponsor is Eileen Hull and she is giving our lucky random winner one of her awesome dies. Check it out on the blog. 

I decorated my box made with her Square Box die, die cut using mat board. I used IndigoBlu paints, a Jillibean Soup circle stencil and some sequins and tiny rhinestones. I wanted to make it as fun and cheery as possible. To finish it off I added a silver, sequined bow from Maya Road. Below are some photos I snapped along the way. I hope you will play with us this month. Thanks for stopping by!



Here is how the dies look when you first cut them out. 

I added a couple of layers of IndigoBlue Townhouse Teal.

Then I chose one size circle and traced them lightly with a pencil

Then I painted in the circles (not the bottom) an adhered the box
with strong double sided tape.

To finish it off I added two layers of sequins and tiny rhinestone
to each dot and a pretty, sparkly bow.



8 comments:

  1. love the dots. looks very playful and happy. thanks for sharing.

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  2. I love hand painted decorated boxes!

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  3. Wow, I would be thrilled just to get the box as xmas present :) Looks awesome!

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  4. This box is adorable! I agree with Tarah...it is a gift in itself.

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  5. What a beautiful box !!, it is so sweet, so delicate ... precious !!
    Thank you very much for the inspiration and the tutorial !!

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  6. So pretty! Love the sequins and the bow!!!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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  7. Wow !! Beautiful step by step tutorial loved it !!

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