April 23, 2011

Floral Frame–It’s a Blog Hop!


Hello to everyone new to my blog today. At least I hope I’ll see some new faces because I’m participating in a Mother’s Day blog hop.  We are making some great projects that will hopefully inspire you to make some beautiful crafts for the lovely ladies in your life. If you came here from With All My Heart then you are in the right place. If not start at the beginning at Jamie's blog for all the wonderful projects lined up for you today. But make sure you come back!

mothers day frame

I don’t actually celebrate Mother’s Day but the lovely Jamie Rogers Moore who is running the show said no prob. Just create something you could give to a mom! Well, that describes 90% of what I create so I joined anyway! And I’m so glad I did as this frame was fun and easy to make.

The base is painted with chocolate acrylic paint. Then I adhered the DP to the front of the frame and glazed it lightly with PPA glue. The chipboard pieces and the DP all come from the Basic Grey Porcelain collection.

I ‘made’ the ribbon by scrunching it and dyeing it myself. I coloured it with R11 and RV10 Copic markers, just very messily, allowing the colours to overlap in places and not worrying about missed areas. Then I sprayed it with alcohol which blends the colours even more. The last step is to press it into a light brown ink pad while still wet to add some shabbiness and distressing to it. Then dry with your heat gun while scrunching and bunching it. I didn’t this time but if you want it really shabby, press into the ink again while dry. Twist it into a loopy bow and voila! Add some lace, a vintage button, twine and a few pearl sprays and all done!

Enjoy, Rebecca

Here’s a list of participants.

Jamie http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/

Rhonda http://scraphappenswithRhonda.blogspot.com

Kristen http://www.fantabulouslypink.blogspot.com/

Court http://courtscrafts.blogspot.com/

Sonya http://sonyaspapertrail.blogspot.com/

Mari http://madebymomo.blogspot.com/

Amanda http://rickettscricuts.blogspot.com/

Tiffany http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

Lisa www.lisascreativeniche.blogspot.com

Meighen scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com

Helen http://www.craftingcricutmom.com

Liz www.mywhichcraft.blogspot.com

Jennifer http://craftycardgallery.blogspot.com/

Tere http://terecontodomicorazon.blogspot.com/

Rebecca http://www.EclecticEndeavours.blogspot.com That’s me!

Shawnee http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com

Basic Grey
Ink: Antique Linen, Vintage Photo Distress ink
Accessories: chipboard-Basic Grey, pearls-Recollections, acrylic paint-Apple Barrel, seam binding ribbon-Etsy, vintage button and lace, Copic markers, frame-Michaels ($1!), twine-PTI


Rhonda Emery said...

beautiful frame

Sonya said...

Soooo pretty! Beautiful work!

Jamie M. said...

Very nice frame. My mother in law would love those colors. I am definitely inspired. Thanks for joining the hop. http://craftygirl21.blogspot.com/

ShersL84bed said...

Rebecca, this frame is beautiful. you did a lovely job on it.

Smiles Sher

Kim Ricketts said...

Very pretty frame! Thank you for sharing!

mbchoj said...

Very pretty frame. Love the color!
mbchoj at aol dot com

kathlee said...

That is beautiful. I love the colors and the pretty ribbon. Nice..very nice!

Lisa said...

This frame is so beautiful! I love the colors :) I'm a new follower!


Lisa R. said...

Lovely altered frame. Love the soft colors. Thanks for sharing. joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com (follower)

gracescraps@gmail.com said...

What a beautiful frame! Thanks for the hop! I'm a follower

Have a wonderful Easter!


Unknown said...

Beautiful frame!! New follower!
Craftycardgallery at gmail dot com

Tere Azua said...

Rebecca, I love your project.
What kind of ribbon did you used?
tereazua at hotmail dot com

thekolbes said...

Love it, simple and elegant. Thanks so much for sharing
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

Lillian Child said...

So very lovely!

Happy Easter!

Anniebee said...

Beautiful card! The BG Procelain collection is one of my favorites and I have used the papers on many of my own projects. TFS!


Tiffany said...

Beautiful frame! I'm so glad I got the chance to participate in this hop with you. TFS

Tiffany - http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

Tiffany said...

Love your frame! So glad I was able to participate in this hop with you. TFS

Tiffany - http://sparkledmemories.blogspot.com/

Sugarlips said...

Beautiful job on the frame. It is really pretty

Anonymous said...

so very sweet!

DeeDee said...

Oh so PRETTY! I really enjoyed hopping with you! :)

Susan (rainy) said...

This is beautiful! Wonderful details like the little pearl flourishes.. truly lovely.

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Wow, your frame is gorgeous!

baskets said...

Lovely craft, very well done! :)

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