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Yield:  1 – 5X7 Block
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Archival Black Soot; Distress Embossing, Fired Brick, Walnut Stain; Distress Oxide
  • Other – Collage Medium (Crazing & Matte), Distress Crayon Black Soot, Brushed Pewter, Frayed Burlap, Picket Fence; Emboss It Dabber; Mixative Snow Cap
  • Paint – Distress Brushed Pewter, Fired Brick, Picket Fence; Fresco Finish (chalk) Green Patina, Key Lime, Smoked Paprika
Dry Ingredients:
  • Chip Board
  • Embossing Powder – Burnt Copper Leaves, Fractured Ice, Hammered Metal, Matte
  • Hardware – Adornments (Arrow & Stars), Quote Chips; Vignette Hardware, Wing Nut (Screw)
  • Other – 5X7 (1 1/ 2” cradle) panel, Textile Surfaces (linen), Textured Surfaces (corrugate)
  • Ribbon – Eclectic Elements Thread
Tools/Equipment:

  • Stamps – Eclectica3 – 03, Mark Makers (corrugated)
  • Stencils – Numbers, Sun Burst, Techno Insiders Star, Techno Insiders Tag

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  



 


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70 comments:

Kim Evans said...

WOW! You are a freaking SUPER STAR! Can we pretty please display this at Creativation? Was that Steel Wool that you used to sand down the powder with? My mind is just blown away by all of the details!

A Pink said...

WOW! This is Sensational ! Vicki . An absolute Knockout piece of ART . LOVE don't even cut it .... ♥♥♥
x

Valerie McCoy said...

This is amazing. Thanks for posting such clear steos!

Valerie McCoy said...

Love This!

Glenda Hoagland said...

I am speechless.....just wow...... this is beautiful. Thank you for your steps and ideas.

MB Shaw said...

Layers and layers of swoon!! Thank you so much for using our stencils, Vicki! This is an amazing project.

Denise Spillane said...

This is a stunning piece. Thanks for sharing your techniques!

alice k. said...

What a great project. Thanks for the awesome step-by-step tutorial, next I need to try it myself. So inspiring!

Cheetarah said...

WOW! what a stunning project! that sunburst stencil is on my fave list! thanks for the inspiration! xo Cheetarah

Lori Schoen said...

Wow! Thank you! I need to play.

Karen said...

This is amazing & I bet it looks super lush in real life! Love all the details!

Elaine L. said...

Thanks for all the photos! This is beautiful. And so many layers. I need to get busy!

Beverley said...

Love this piece, all the layers of product, and the layers of pieces, the lacing threads just so exquisite detail.
Bevtextart (at) btinternet (dot com)

Gwen Lafleur said...

Great piece! I really love the way you used the EP around the corners and sides of the panel - I'm going to have to try that!

Joy Meadows said...

Love this beautiful creation! thanks for the step by step!

Mimi H said...

Great piece. Love all the layers.

Patty said...

I like how your instructions are like a recipe :) Great project!

Carol Baxter said...

Marvelous piece!

Fran said...

Thank you for the detailed list of materials, as well as each step and the photo of each step. Beautiful artwork!














TerryO said...

Thanks for sharing all of the steps in making this amazing piece!

Dale Rye said...

Amazing! Thanks for sharing.

Jean said...

Oh my - So many wonderful layers! Thank you for sharing the steps. This is just amazing!

Mary Holshouser said...

Pow! The radiating lines
from the star are fantastic.
A bold, strong piece that
is great. Thanks for all
of the pictures of the process.
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Mermaid Maker said...

So cool!

VA Beach VA said...

Using that embossing powder as a "paint" covering all the surface edges is blowing me away! From there, it goes uphill! :) ~Rachel Bell bellbrzs (at) cox (dot) net

Unknown said...

Super cool!!! Coriegochicoa (at) gmail

Carol P said...

Greatl project! Thanks for sharing your creativity.

firewoman55 said...
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firewoman55 said...

This is so creative - goes the extra mile! One question - after you put on the Distress Paints on the stencil, did you put the stencil face down on your panel to transfer the paint? janisgraham (at) yahoo (dot com).

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Wow ! This is such a wonderful creation ! margessw@icloud.com

Christina said...

So cool! Thank you for the step by step photos!

Tina said...

WOW, WOW, and WOW!

Mary C. Nasser said...

Wow! Wow! Wow!
I can't get enough of this piece!
Love absolutely everything about it!!

Catherine Lenoci said...

Beautiful! I love all the layers!

Kathy said...

So inspiring. Thanks

Ginnie Hebert said...

Wow! Great detailed instructions!

Ruth said...

Thanks for the clear detailed photos. Your piece is beautiful!

jillj said...

I love the layers and your instructions on how to accomplish something like this,

Textile Recycler said...

Holy cowabunga! Can you say 'game changer'?? Thank you for this post. textilerecycler (at) yahoo (dot com)

Cathy said...

Another great project! Love seeing the detailed instructions.

DaleE said...

Wowza! What a fantastic, creative marriage of all things mixed-media tools and techniques. Your Circus is a thing of beauty and inspiration. Thank you for sharing your step-outs so we can re-imagine your techniques ... Please keep on sharing with us!

Claudia N. said...

OMG! This is just so amazingly cool and brilliant! Love it to bits!
Claudia x

Jackie P Neal said...

Vicki, Your steps are always so detailed and precise- thank you so much for this!
Your piece is a total WOWZZZZZA! Your creative mind with your talented hands, well the pieces you create are just magic! And this one is absolutely brilliant!! ")
Jackie xx

Christine Welch said...

Absolutely in love with this! Fantastic! I need to try some of these techniques!

Shelby Pizzarro said...

In a word...Beautiful! Just love your work.

Melinda Peckham said...

Absolutely stunning, love the layers & all the texture!

Amanda said...

I love this stencil! Gorgeous project! Amanda (at) meadowdance (dot) org

Patricia Lintner said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous!!! So much went into this beautiful artwork!

Julia Chupik said...

Wow! I am swooning over all those gorgeous layers.

Connie Livingston Dunn said...

I absolutely love this, and the variety of textures!!

Jo Anne Waterhouse said...

OMG! I wish I could have watched you do this step-by-step! Amazing. Thank you, Vicki! I have so much to learn.... jwaterhouse57@verizon.net

Christina Sedor said...

You amaze me with your creativity Vicki!! Love the textures and layers on your piece, very inspiring!

Peg Robinson said...

Fabulous!

Nadine Wong said...

Love the layers, textures and use of the stencils and embossing powders. Fabulous. nadineannwong@gmail.com

Bonnie Satarsky said...

i just love all your layers, so much depth!

Jill McDowell said...

You truly know how to make the most of your embossing powders with Stencils,

Kathy S said...

WOWOWOWOWOW - what a fabulous project. So fun. Love the supplies used to show the creativity of embossing powders.

Mary Thoma said...

Very cool approach to a new wrinkle in mixed media, innovative!

HelenM said...

WOW!!! thanks for the inspiration!!

Annette Reed said...

Wonderful!! So many layers and textures and designs. Love it!

Seth said...

Yowza. This is amazing. Really unique. Was wonderful to be able to see it come together step by step. Thanks for taking the time to take so many photos.

Susie Bentz said...

OMG but this is amazing! So many fabulous layers - awesome!

Ann Barnes said...

This is such an incredible piece you have created! I love the layering of different embossing powders and color with the stencil. The star on top with hardware is a super focal
point. Love it!

Sue Komernicky said...

This is delicious! What a magical piece! Love all the detail!

Bibliofil said...

Such an inspiration!
Thank you!

Dorothy Kovak said...

THis is wonderful! I love how you layered embossing powders to create such an amazingly textured and grungy background. Thank you for the excellent tutorial showing how you created this and thank you for sharing.

Edwige Viel said...

Wow ! That's amazingly beautiful ! Thanks for the detailed pics!

Squiddy said...

That was a great load of layering. The Sunburst stencil is one of my favourites too.

Jacqueline Smith said...

WOW just freaking awesome tutorial!!! Love all the details, thanks for sharing!!

Jeanne Beam said...

What a wonderful piece of art. Thanks for sharing...