Pinterest strikes again. Saw some pins for paint chip art and I decided I had to try it. Paint chips are FREE. You just go to your local Mallwart and Home Depot and grab a bunch of colours!!! I made a card with some chip strips. Incidentally, I've found that one chip goes a really long way, as I used them to punch circles and cut strips. Very little of them went to waste. I left the names and stock numbers on purpose.
This was really fun. Just punched out and layered circles then stuck them on some white card stock.
Then I thought I'd try using a snow flake punch and then a circular punch together. The results aren't what I was expecting but I was extremely excited to see what happened. I started making a whole bunch of crescent moon snowflakes for future use.
I tried rubber stamping on these chip samples but I'm not good at rubber stamping at all. There's either too much or not enough ink, and of course some of them got smudged. These are supposed to be bookmarks.
Celestial themed card using the moon/flake in yellow.
And a birthday card for one of my friends. I'm taking the chance that she doesn't read my blog.
One for Axe to go along with some stuff I got her from the Lizzie Borden House.
Finally found the right cord I needed without having to drive out to Michael's so I did a couple more jump ring bracelets. Here's an example of my pain in the ass OCD where I had to separate all the beads out by colour.
Friendship bracelets were really popular back in my Deadhead days. I remember a girl in my dorm was making them to sell at shows, when I was a senior at Emerson, so that was 1986. I never learned how to make them though, and no one taught me. When Diane and the kids were up in July, Maddie showed me how to make them, as they seem to be making a comeback. This is my chevron-design fail. I'm gonna master this, I swear it.
It's amazing the amount of stuff I stockpiled to use in the future if I ever had the time, including glass chips unearthed in a box recently. Now I have the time. Layered multicolour, black, purple, cobalt and mirrors in this jar, covered the lid in blue fabric with a ribbon around the edge and button on the top.
This is a teeny tiny jar, filled with multicoloured chips, with fabric and button lid.
Loved this empty wine bottle shaped like a lighthouse. I took the back label off, then filled it with sand, craft pebbles, a thin layer of quartz rocks, shells and craft beach glass.
It's a local wine, Truro Cranberry Red. See the door under the label?
Glued chips all over this votive candle cup too.