Friday, September 25, 2015

PTI September blog hop

I very nearly forgot all about this months blog hop at Papertrey Ink but thankfully I looked at facebook today and that reminded me.
This is the inspiration picture

http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341c64e753ef01bb0872f9d7970d-pi
Pretty isn't it, and a chance to try again at a chalkboard technique that has always been less than successful before.

I'm not very impressed with my red embossing powder (I tried to add glossy red berries to the wreath but they are pretty underwhelming). However, I had more success with the chalkboard look this time by adding the white ink with a big paintbrush (the one that comes free with perfect pearls) rather than using a sponge. I covered the christmas sentiment with glossy accents to give some shine.

6 comments:

  1. Oh, this is so pretty! I love your take on the inspiration photo!

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  2. Very pretty wreath and I love the way you did the sentiment!

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