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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Mon Amour Altered Mixed Media Box

Hello everyone!

The Mon Amour collection is absolutely stunning!  I used the 5x5 Mixed Media Box from the Staples collection to create this beautiful set.  This allowed me to use various mediums for stenciled designs and collages.  

I covered the box with papers from the Mon Amour collection. I used a black box so I could skip the step of painting the box to coordinate with my papers.

I cut images from the papers and applied them using various levels of foam adhesive.

I kept the inside of the box simple in design as the papers I used created the drama I desired.

I used a damask stencil and applied Viva Décor Modellier Crème which has a beautiful iridescent quality.

This is my favorite image of the Mon Amour collection.

This is one of my favorites of the group.  I kept the background simple and just added a few images and love notes list.  I framed the card using white liquid pearls.

I used a collage technique to alter this card.  Quick and easy with such a great effect.

You don’t always have to feature family photos in your designs.  You can cast a spotlight on gorgeous images you may find in art or simply from a page in a book.  I was so inspired by the images in this collection that I decided to highlight them in this project.

Graphic 45 Supplies
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – True Love – 4501206
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – Mon Amour - 4501203
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – Dearest Darling - 4501204
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – Forever Mine - 4501210
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – Heart’s Desire - 4501207
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – Precious One - 4501209
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – My Beloved – 4501208
Graphic 45 - Mon Amour  – One and Only – 4501205
Graphic 45 Staples - Mixed Media 5x5 Box-Black – 4500983
Graphic 45 Staples – Antique Metal Door Pull – 4500548
Graphic 45 Staples – Antique Brass Claw Feet - 4501027
Graphic 45 Staples – Shabby Chic Ornate Metal Key Holes - 450840

Other Supplies/Tools
Viva Décor – Modellier Crème – Mother of Pearl
Viva Décor – Pearl Pen – Ice White, Black
Ranger – Distress Ink – Worn Lipstick, Black Soot
Ranger – Glossy Accents
Prima – Flourish Stencil

Recollections – Pearls

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