Tag: Metal


STYLISH STEAMPUNK  All materials used have been donated, recycled or upcycled.  To look at the process in pictures please follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.240228846134746.1073741838.149972985160333&type=1 Materials used: paints – spray, acrylic, metallics; eyeshadow – white, browns; metals – broken jewelery, antique lock & key, watch pieces, eyelets, necklace chains; old stamp, mesh from old shawl, tassels from lamp…

Solar Flares

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Solar Flares started with white cotton and was marbled with dye, resist rusted, and painted with ink.  It was further embellished with copper sheeting, glass beads, machine stitching, and hand embroidery.  It was bound in copper sheet using hand dyed embroidery thread and beads. I had…

Japanese Garden by Rita Summers

japanese fabrics, vintage coins, stencilled and stamped images, acrylic paint, broderie perse applique, free-motion stitching, gold and variegated threads, couching and 3D applique

Broken Mirror Mosaic

By Deborah A. Pierro – I took an old board and gessoed the front of it. Then I created a mosaic using broken mirror pieces, stained glass pieces, small round mirrors and round glass pieces from AC Moore, a heart pendant from AC Moore, a vintage button and a piece of vintage copper. I used Tacky…

Time 2 Save

"Time 2 Save" is a bank made from a cigar tin. I covered the tin with hand stamped and painted collage papers. I embellished it further with brass wire, glass beads, a length from an old ruler and found pieces.

Make Mine Mini in Metal

A variety of media and techniques, metal blank with metal work (embossing and stamping) and paper work (stamping and embossing).  Alcohol inks, metal patinas, and some marker.

The Garden

My mini assemblage.  Quite a challenge to keep an assemblage this small.  I started with an Altoids box(4") and the soldier, and let it develop from there.  Other materials used includes painted cloth, craft metal, tiny tiles and good old spackling paste.