Sunday, 17 January 2016

Mini Burlap Panels - without the burlap

Hi there!
Today is my turn to share a project for Country View Crafts on the current challenge theme - Be Inspired by Bottles. If you missed my first project you can see it here.
For this one I used a little burlap panel that I had used and didn't like. I removed all the burlap to reveal the wooden structure underneath... this is small just 9cm x 7cm.
As I had removed all the staples the surface was a bit rough so I smoothly added some texture paste..
Once dry I painted it all with gesso and added tissue tape..
At this point I also added a little string on the back to hang it...
I felt my tissue tape was a bit bold so I dry brushed gesso to knock it back a little.. 
I cut a little piece of patterned paper to fit in the centre and added vintage photo ink around the edges of this and the frame itself..
I took one of Tim Holtz glass vials (the tiny one) and added some flowers - they are tiny too, about 8mm diameter. Both were secured with glossy accents.
Thanks for stopping by..
See you next time
Nikki 
x

8 comments:

  1. Fantastic idea Nikki and thank you for sharing how you made this wonderful project

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Loving your no burlap burlap panel Nikki:) isn't it great when we can just undo and start again with some projects and make them into little gems like this one. Mo x

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  3. Gorgeous Nikki and I love the recycled theme too,I've had a look through my pile of creations and have a few that are waiting to be repurposed now ;)
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  4. Love the simplicity and elegance of this non-burlap-ed burlap panel! Tee Hee! Quite inspiring and so pretty! Love that it is tiny! Hugs!

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  5. Gorgeous Nikki, love all the wonderful typography tissue tape around the frame and the paper in the background is perfect to showcase the lovely amber bottle and flowers! Deb xo

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  6. A charming little niche for your vase of flowers, Nikki - love the "naked" frame, especially with your lovely tissue tape decor.
    Alison xx

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