At Craft Your Passion this week the challenge is Thanksgiving/Give Thanks!We have the fabulous The Sugar Kissed Cottage as our sponsor too.Head on over to check how to play and win.Don’t forget to take a look at the DT inspiration,they’ve done a wonderful job.
I decided to watercolour this quaint Boy Feeding Turkey by The Sugar Kissed Cottage in just brown tones to give a more vintage feel.But for some reason when it came to painting the turkey some of the printer ink bled a little and seeped a couple of different colours into the mix.Ah well,I don’t mind.I think it adds quite a nice effect to the bird 🙂 Once dry I applied Distress Ink around the edges to add a little more olde worlde charm.I carried this through to the delightful backing papers.I wrapped a length of some cotton twill tape that originally bound together a pack of tea towels around the panel then overlayed with some baker’s twine.I die cut a pair of buttons and a couple of swirls (trimmed down) out of cork sheet.I think this creates an interesting texture along with extra whimsy.I’m not sure about the boy’s true intentions of feeding the turkey 😉 But they do look as if they have a good bond.Maybe he’s saved him from a fate worse than the dinner table!And so out of this and my odd sense of humour the sentiment was borne!!
Supplies :Image : Boy Feeding Turkey by The Sugar Kissed Cottage Sentiment : From the depths of my mind and created in Microsoft Word 2010 Mediums : Boldmere Watercolour Paint Tin,Walnut Stain Distress Ink Paper & Card : First Edition New Leaf 8 x 8 Pad,,American Crafts Textured 12 x 12 Cardstock Tools : X-Cut Guillotine,Nestabilities Large Classic Squares & Postage Stamps,Spellbinders Edgeabilities Classic Postage Stamp,Swirls from Marianne Designs Rectangle Frame & Circle Frame,Buttons from Marianne Designs Tag and Buttons,Big Shot,Decoupage Scissors To Embellish : DCWV Adhesive Cork Stack 6x 6,Creative Expressions Pastel Colours Baker’s Twine,Re-purposed Cotton Twill Tape from my junk stash
Some challenges this is for :Challenges 4 Everybody : Anything Goes Come and Get It Challenges : Anything Goes with a Twist (Use a digital stamp) Creative Inspirations Paint : Anything Goes Robyn`s Fetish : Vintage Style 2 Sisters : Thank You Catch The Bug : Photo Inspiration Di’s Digis Designs : Thanks/Thanksgiving/Harvest Brown Sugar : Anything Goes Card Makin’ Mamas : Thankful Tidings Chocolate, Coffee & Cards : So Grateful Digi Haven : We Give Thanks Jellypark Friends Friday Challenge : Thanksgiving/Give Thanks Jo’s Scrap Shack : Thankful Pattie’s Creations : Give Thanks or Thank You QKR Stampede : Give Thanks / Thanksgiving Sister Act Card Challenge : Anything Goes Stampin With The Dragon : Autumn Colours Sweet Pea Stampers : Lots of Texture 4 Crafty Chicks : Anything Goes Aud Sentiments Challenge : Any Sentiment It’s All About the Vintage : Animals MilkCoffee Challenge : Thanksgiving/Thankful/Thank Yous Sassy Studio Designs : Count Your Blessings Shelly’s Images : Give Thanks Creative Belli : Thank You Penny’s Paper-Crafty : Anything Goes
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