Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Save the Date Project #1 by Claire

Hi Everyone

Claire here this week to share a couple of projects using the stunning Save the Date collection from Teresa Collins.

So I decided to alter a MDF door hanger that I bought ages ago and never got around to the actual altering part!

So here is the finished project and then I have a couple of step by step photos to share:

So here the hanger in its original form - not very pretty....


I started by giving the edges a couple of coats of Fresco paint in Snowflake so the MDF colour wouldn't show around the edges once finished.

I then added that lovely floral paper to both the front and the back. I trimmed the paper to shape then added it to the hanger using multi medium, I then sanded away all the rough edges to create a nice, smooth finish.

The texture on the paper is just beautiful - it really looks like fabric and has a lovely heavyweight to it.

So next I tore around the sentiment panel which was included in the paper pack and I also tore a slightly larger pierce from another sheet. I distressed the edges of both pieces with the edge of a pair of scissors and also folded and bent the corners around a pencil for a curled effect.

I added a piece of the wonderful lace that came in the kit this month before layering up the torn paper pieces on top of the hanger. Then I also added a couple of the brads from this collection also.

At the top of the hanger I added another sentiment - this time it was part of a sticker strip that came in the paper pack.

To finish the back of the hanger I added one of the little Prima wood embelishments on top of the lace.

Thanks for joining me today here on the Snazzys Desigh Team blog!


Love Claire x



Lucy Edmondson said...

Absolutely beautiful, Claire, wonderful way to use this lovely set,

Lucy x

Maryann Laursen said...

Certainly an awesome project here Claire, it´s so beautiful and perfect.

Astrid Maclean said...

Great project Claire! I love these door hangers, and this one is so pretty!

snazzyoriginal said...

Such a pretty project beautifully layered xx

Redanne said...

You have certainly transformed that dull door hanger into a real beauty Claire! I love this. Anne x