Thursday, May 30, 2013

Tiny Treasures and Treats

Welcome back to our Dreamweaver Stencils Thursday designer challenge. This month the design team has been creating lots of Tiny Treats and Treasures perfect for those occasions when you need "a little something" to give to others.We hope you have been inspired by our creations and have created a tiny treasure of your own to enter in our May challenge, there's still time, just add your link over at the DREAM it UP! blog or email a photo to and she will post it for you.
May had five Thursdays, so this week we have a combination of team members from both the A and B teams participating.
My inspiration this week came from the beautiful black iris that are blooming in my front garden. We've been having terrible storms this week, so sometimes I cut one and bring it inside to enjoy before it gets battered by the storms. I have created an Iris vase to enjoy it in.
Long stem iris LL374

  • I started by power pasting 4 images using the Long stem iris (LL374) stencil, Glossy White Embossing paste and acetate.
  • After the paste dried on the acetate, I placed the stencil back over the dry paste and used small stencil brushes to add color
  • The vase is from IKEA, and is about 2" x 2" x 8 1/2". 
  • You can fussy cut around the iris or just leave them (I left them, my acetate was 2" x 5 1/2")
  • Use glossy accents spread in a thin layer on the back of the acetate to adhere them to the vase, I put two lower and two higher
  • The shadow you see in the back of the vase is actually the back side of the image on the opposite side of the vase from the one you can see. 
These would be great table decorations for a reception, or just to give as a gift to a friend or to yourself!
Take time to enjoy the creations from these Design Team members

Happy Creating,


JD/ Jill said...

Very pretty...great idea...(especially since I am fortunate enough to have this stencil) thank you for sharing.

Caroline D. said...

I love your vase!!!... absolutely gorgeous!! I will have to remember that trick of pasting on acetate for glass containers! Hope you stay safe in all the storms.... it's been a strange spring weather wise.

LynB said...

Louise your project is so pretty! I love it and will use this idea on a future project. TFS

Lynell Harlow / Dreamweaver Stencils said...

This is really beautiful Louise! Paste embossing on glass is so stunning.

Pam Hornschu said...

This is beautiful, Louise! Think I need to stock up on some of those vases!

Maggie Haroldson said...

Gorgeous vases, Louise!