Saturday, 14 December 2013

Oh deer... Winter is Coming!

Indeed :)
I've already said farewell to Autumn and I'm fully into winter mood now :) Last 3 weeks
I was creating some winter-inspired projects and it is high time for reveal! So, here it goes: I'm sharing them with you, bit-by-bit...

This little guy (nameless - so far) was found by me a year a go or maybe more during one of winter sales. I loved the shape  - but honestly - I hated the sparkly silver colour: far too festive and baroque even for me! I took poor thing home though - with good paints, a bit of time and good set of embellishments anything is possible! (Especially if you have to hide there is an important part of the body missing ;))

Altered Deer

Altered Deer

As you can see painting was just the first step - as always I went a bit crazy with embellishing, this time my main focus was on Sizzix cut - outs (Brenda Walton's collection - you can learn more about this line and project here, on Sizzix blog) and my favorite Prima Mechanicals - in great company of paper roses of different sizes. I sprayed them with a mixture of Primary Element Pigments and water.
I'm really happy about the metal tag with number on deer's neck. I glued the numbers with a bit of Glossy Accents - and voila!

Altered Deer

Altered Deer
This project was posted on Prima blog not so long ago - together with amazing, midblowing projects of Prima DT - inspired by products from my lines - Mechanicals, Elementals and Vintage Vanity. this is the COOLEST selection of decorations EVER! You have to see them

After decorating my deer I had plenty of leftovers - looks like I'll never learn how much elements I REALLY need to finish the project...but hey, why not creating a winter greeting card in the same color palette?
Here it is - perfect for my next Sizzix blogpost, right? :)

Winter Card

Winter Card

I buy in!Most of the supplies including paints, Mechanicals, Junkyard Findings, Primary Elements from Luminarte, some card bases, patterned papers and Ranger products (and all other things you might need to you need to create these and similar projects) you will find in our European Mixedmedia Store - Mixed Media Place :) I hope you will visit us!

I wish you wonderful time preparing for Christmas and New Year!
See you very soon!


Bajjka Karolina said...

Ależ cudny!!!!

augcott said...

That is absolutely lovely!
Great job!
diane @ aug's blog

Anonymous said...

simply gorgeous !

Kathryn said...

Stunning !!!

Mała Mi said...

Coś pięknego :)

Helen said...

I love it - well both of them - but especially the deer. Stunning.

Jadwiga Kluczyńska said...

Podziwiam Twoje prace- są zjawiskowe :)

Redanne said...

The little reindeer is absolutely stunning and he looks very proud to have a coat of gorgeous flowers! Your card is wonderful too.

Annie said...

I love your makes Anna x TFS x got my silks and hope to play during the festive period.

Best wishes to you and yours for a merry Christmas x

Ксю said...

Все такое волшебное и очень красивое!!!!!!!!!!

Sian said...

Both creations are truly beautiful.

Linda Simpson said...

Oh my Finnibar this is absolutely stunning! Love, love, love your work it is always a pleasure to visit and you sure do inspire me.

Linda xxx

Lisa Topps said...

I love this colour palette! Very pretty!

Alle mooie dingen said...

Love all your work!
Could you tell me which colours blue you used on the card?
Anita Kouwenberg

finnabair said...

Thanks! Card is a tricky combination of gesso, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Abusson and Provence and sprays - Glimmer Mist - Silver Sugar and Primary Elements Pigments- Stargazer, Golden Nugget and Summer Breeze...

Kim Price said...

Absolutely amazing inspiration here. Love both of these projects.

Andrea said...

Very nice creation!!!! I like it so much. See you in February in Germany by the Scrapbook Werkstatt - Iam so happy!
Big hug

Hettie said...

Blinking gorgeous. Love them!

Gigi Black said...

Both of those projects are beautiful. The colors blend perfectly for winter.
Thanks for sharing.

Little Artbee said...

This looks absolutely great, I love it.

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