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On the desk - Karen



Starting a week with projects you will leave on your desk... on your office desk or your craft desk. Karen altered this lovely tissue box using PaperArtsy paints and stamps, as well as Crafty Individuals stamps. Full instructions PDF available for you to download.




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1-     Water down the Bahama Blue acrylic paint (around one part paint to three parts water) to make a wash and paint all the house except the roof. Paint the roof with Fresco Finish Stone You will need to cover a piece around A5 with Stone paint too. Also paint the Tando arch in Stone. Leave to dry naturally.
2-     Using the Tando Heart Mask apply texture paste to the roof. When dry apply another coat of Stone acrylic.
3-     Stamp and emboss in Blue the rabbits (twice), the birds and the flowers onto white card and colour with Copic Brown, Chamois, Duck Blue and Sepia. Stamp and emboss in blue the scalloped border onto the Stone painted card. Cut out all the elements.
4-     Stamp and emboss the grass border straight onto the wood house around the bottom and colour with a Copic Duck Blue.
5-     Stamp and emboss in blue the Cover-a-Card stamp onto the door and add some brown card and brads to look like hinges and a doorknob.
6-     Glue the elements to the house as shown. Apply Brilliance Pearlescent Chocolate to the edges and gently across the roof.

You will need:

Wooden Tissue Box House
Tando Creative - Triple Arch Layered Frame, Hearts Background
JOFY Stamps - Collections 13 and 11
Crafty Individuals Alice Palace Stamps – Crowned bunnies
Impression Obsession Cover-a-Card - Woodgrain
DecoArt Americana Acrylic - Bahama Blue
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paint - Stone
Brilliance Dewdrop Ink - Pearlescent Chocolate
Copic Ciao - E35, E37, E08, BG49, C5
DecoArt Modeling Paste
Stamp n Stuff Embossing Powder - Royal Blue

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