Saw this article in "Simply Cards & Papercraft", issue 61 by one of my faves, Dyan from Blonde Moments, on Beeswax, which I had just begun to play with. Loved the look of the mini canvas, so ignored the advanced tag and away I went.
Luckily I already had the teacup images and wings from Lisa's Altered Art, so having picked the cup, my colour scheme was also chosen. Started with the acrylic paint background, to which I then added Glimmer mist to create a nice shimmer, an inspired addition by me, or so I thought, add beeswax and heat and funny orangey colour appeared, oops.
One of the hardest things was finding a front shot of my face, but bit the bullet and just used one from my birthday this year, dont have many photos of me, as Im always upset that I dont look like I think I should, Ive got a "scewed" mentality what can I say.
Decided to use one of tim H's stamps and then had a hunt through all my metal accesories, had to go for the handbag, asI am a bit of a handbag queen, hence the crown, with bling!!!, also had to have Altered for my word, as I aspire to become more of an altered artist. Dont have a lot of time for that at the mo', but keep stash buying for when I do have. LOL.
I really enjoyed this and am fairly proud of the result, beeswax got a bit thick at time and I found it hard to sort that out, also had problems getting things to stay stuck down, perhaps I should have started on the beginners project, haha.
Anyway hope you enjoy it, have got one more day at work then two week holiday, not going anywhere, but just not to work will be bliss. Have arranged one day going into London, (rail fare will cost a fortune), to see the British Museum, havent mentioned the very handy craft shop near there yet (LOL), lunch at Planet Hollywood (cashed my tesco tokens in for that treat) and then off to Covent Garden, will be going to Hampshire to see my parents, always go to the beach from there, so pray for sunshine, ignore those party poopers the weather men. All in all looking forward to chiling with my family and discovering an enjoyment in being a family, that has been missing at times this year.
Right signing off now, ta ra, Siobhan