Andrea over on the Lotstodo Forum is hosting a Mega Challenge. Everyone has something different to make. My challenge was to make something for Hilda which went like this - Canvas - must have brown somewhere on it, you must use 2 pieces of metal, you must put 1 word on it, NO people images or stamps. Can you imagine my horror, no stamping, what was I to do!!!!
Firstly I covered the canvas in walnut distressed ink, then I tore some brown patterned papers and some TH papers and stuck them on using melted beeswax. I coated the papers with another layer of beeswax. I added my one word 'hilda' using various different designs of letters. I tore a piece of rippled brown paper, threaded string through the top and bottom, and again used the beeswax to stick it down. I attached a metal key again with the beeswax, hung a mini hanger from one of the pieces of string and hung beads and a couple of charms from it. I used my metal hinge at the top to create a hanging device and added some string. I then used gold perfect pearls to add a bit of sparkle to it.
Hilda - I hope you like it xxxx