Monday, 22 August 2011

TOMIC #12 - Recycling

Hi everyone! Our new challenge on TOMIC starts today and this week it's a special challenge as it's Magnolia Ink Magazine's birthday. There's a special prize waiting for the winner of this challenge so pop over to TOMIC to find our more, I hope you can join us :)
Our theme is recycling as Magnolia Ink is produced on recycled paper and I've recycled a gift box that contained bath goodies. The box was first painted and on the lid I glued tissued paper that I stamped with the Magnolia Roses stamp and red Archival ink. over the top of the paper I added some crackle glaze, more paint, stickles, texture paste, angel fibres, metallic paste and pearl pen pearls. I stamped the sweet Magnolia Chinese Tilda onto a tag cut from watercolour paper and coloured her with distress inks before gluing to the lid with some flowers, Magnolia Chandalier crystals, punched butterflies and ribbon.
Enjoy your day :).


Henny said...

Wow Chris...a beautiful piece of art. I imagine you were busy with all those materials and in the meanwhile having much fun with making this beautiful box. The result is perfect and inspiring. Thanks.

Greetings Henny.

Annelie said...

WowI can not say this to manny times, your colloring is fantastic!!

Jodie from Oz said...

Chris, OMG your box is beautiful. Wow so many processes, it is breathtaking. I love your painting of Tilda, the colours are stunning, so many fabulous details. Have a great week. hugs Jodie from Oz xx

Cordine said...

It's stunning!

Monique said...

Wow. Gorgeous ! I lobe it.

Hugs Monique

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Chris!

You have put a lot work and effort into this darling gift box. It has paid off. I love the way you covered the box. I have never done anything like that. It is so effective.
I love the way you colored Tilda. The background is gorgeous. I love your shading. Her umbrella looks awesome. Beautiful work as always.
Big hugs Maz

Anonymous said...

wow! what a beautiful box. i cant believe al your beautiful scenes. they look totally stunning. you gotta teach me, it looks sooo beautiful. im blown away.

Christine said...

Chris, this is amazing!!! Your colouring is gorgeous, wow!!!

Papirdilla said...

This is amazing, Chris! I just love everything about this creation. Your colouring is perfect, as always.

Kirsty said...

Hi wow all the products you have used to get this stunning pretty effect ! So clever and list for words with this gorgeous oriental Tilda. So inspired Kitty :D

Francy said...

Wonderful box!!!Your colouring is beautiful!

Marijke said...

WOW, GORGEOUS creation!!!

♥Gry said...

It looks so magnificent<3

Hugs, Gry

Stempelmaus said...

Hello Chris,

i find your cards amazing, i like the way your painted them. Your composition of colours are harmoniously (i hope this is politly expressed)



a Seeker of the TRUTH said...

Hi! this is one of my favourite stamps, but i could never do it the same justice you have done. Your choice of colours and your colouring is amazing. The image tied in with the colours of the box is awesome. This is a very beautiful creation. I love it. It is truly inspirational

thanks for sharing
hugs Julie


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