Monday, December 17, 2012

Dollar Store Craft Experiment Gone Awry!


I cut out leaves from the outer edge, freehand:


 I ended up with this:


I brushed some Gold Metallic Surfacer on each leaf:


and then dipped them into Patina Green Antiquing Solution:


From the leftover tray, I cut an oval oval:



Then I cut a ring:


I glued on the leaves, tied a bow and I have a unique wreath:


Now, this is certainly NOT how I thought it would turn out.  I thought the patina would turn the leaves green, rather than speck of black, touches of green and gold, with silver peeking through.  I think it needs a smaller hanger and bow.  BUT, it was a good shot and I will rethink this after the holidays!

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3 comments:

  1. It reminds me of pictures (drawings) I've seen of early Olymmpic laurels. I rather like it.

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  2. I think it looks pretty! Maybe you could go over the leaves with green paint?

    Jeanine

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  3. I still like it, although I am partial to silver anyway. Yes, I do plan to make one of the yarn wreaths, with shades of blue to make it a winter wreath rather than a holiday wreath. I am so waiting anxiously for the new year!

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