Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Take an old Picture Mount.

After I had made the  fabric Peacock picture the other day using an old picture frame
I was left with the discarded mount.
So I rounded up a few other items below to go with it.
Sequins, Glitter, Beadazzles, double -sided adhesive sheet,
Butterfly template(from Craft Stamper magazine Aug 2012)
and a used tester paint pot.
 
Several happy hours later (or as The Doc likes to call it 'Spud ling')
I came up with this!
A sequined butterfly picture.
I had cut the template out  from the adhesive sheet and peeled the backing paper off from one side.
I then sorted through the bag of sequins (£1 from Poundland) and picked out some that were matching so that each wing would be even and stuck  them on in a random pattern.
Spaces that were too small for a sequin were filled in using the Beadazzles.
Finally a liberal coating of fine glitter.
I then stuck the other side of the butterfly onto a sheet of navy pearlescent A4 card.
The mount was a bit scruffy so I gave it a freshen up with the tester pot in 'Natural Hessian'.
Adhered the  card to the back of the mount when dry.

Close up showing the butterfly detail.
I still have the glass left over from the picture frame but I have ideas for that too!!!
I made this to showcase my Butterfly Challenge #6
'Make your Butterfly Glitter and Sparkle'.
Would love to see you flutterby.
Entering into the following challenges:
Crafty Boots # Sparkle.
Artistic Inspirations #88 CAS /Anything goes..
Shopping Our Stash #148 Upcycle or recycle.
Tuesday Throwdown #192 Lots of Sparkle.
We Do Doobadoo #4 Embellish it.
Anything But a Card #35 Spring forward open theme.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #121 Use up your snippets. (left over mount and snippet of paint.)
Sparkle N Sprinkle # Use loose Glitter. 


33 comments:

  1. this certainly is sparkly Valery - wonderful make! Hugs rachel xx

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  2. This is stunning. I bet it's even prettier in person. So glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month.

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  3. Absolutely fantabulous Mrs A!!! So. so covetable. Err, and I is coming over the share that bottle - plus to try and pinch your SU label punch :)

    Hope all is OK. am wrestling with a container load of ironing here - sigh :(

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  4. Oh my word Mrs. A just wonderful.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  5. Wow, this is truly stunning and I absolutely love what you have done. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  6. That is very, very clever Mrs A - I may have to pinch your idea with the stash I already have.
    Thank you for saying about the sequins though, have been wondering where to get some more! Karen x

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  7. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 25: frame it - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  8. Wow this is a real stunner! huggles Sue xx

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  9. So sparkly! I like how you've covered the butterfly with sequins and used parts of your picture frame remains from another project.

    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  10. Gorgeous, love all that sparkle in the butterfly! Thanks for playing along with us at Shopping Our Stash for the Earth Day challenge.

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  11. Wow, this is stunning Mrs A. I'm going to revisit your peacock creation cos that was so incredibly beautiful too. So clever to get 3 projects from the 1 frame, Cathy x

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  12. Lovely Design Just perfect for our challenge over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, thank you so much for joining us this week, it is much appreciated, I do hope you will join us again next week for another fun challenge...
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge
    Xx

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  13. Wow, there is so much glitz going on here, I just love it.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  14. WOW - that's AMAZING and STUNNING Mrs A. You are SOOOO talented. xxx

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  15. Oh wow....this is so lovely....the embellishments are so nicely placed.

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  16. Beautiful!
    Love the butterfly and the idea too!
    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Hugs,
    Alica ;)

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  17. It is amazing, Mrs. A! LOVE all that sparkle and glam - beautiful! So glad you entered your masterpiece in the challenge so I could find your blog! I am your newest google follower!

    Now to put on my other hat. Thank you for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle this month! I hope you will submit more of your pretty cards to the challenge in the future! hugs, Donna {Creative Smiles}

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  18. Totally lush!
    Now how I did I know you was going to say that about the glass - lol x

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  19. What a brilliant design and perfect for our challenge at Suzy Bee's. Hugs x

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  20. This is so beautiful!! Love the project and all the sparkle! Thanks for joining us at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Challenge this month!

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  21. Stunning creation, love the sparkle and this is a lovely CAS card!! Thank you for play with us at Artistic Inspirations this week, hope to see you again soon. Hugs Kate DT

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  22. Coming back again, this time from ABAC, to comment and so glad I get another opportunity to say how fabulous this is. So glad you've shared it with us at Anything But A Card.

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  23. Beautiful creation! Great use of your left-overs! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week!

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  24. Awesome idea! Love all the sparkly details on the butterfly! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!
    <3 Emily L.-DT

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  25. Love the gorgeous sequins on your sparkly butterfly! What a great way to use the mat! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything But a Card!

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  26. Mrs A. thank you so much for joining into the fun over at the We Do Doobadoo Challenge, love your butterfly it is absolutely georgous. Hugs Terry xxxx

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