Monday, January 2, 2012

Waxed

Gingersnap Creations     GC130: Spicy Supply Challenge-Wax

Second day of 2012 and I have stretched my wings with supplies that I've had in my stash for awhile, but haven't had the courage to pull out and use.
1st-I pulled out my little flat iron, one you quilters would recognize, and heated some crayons and mushed them all over a piece of glossy card stock, even used the tip and got some pretty decent hearts in the background.
2nd-I pulled out the melting pot and melted some clear bees wax and first I painted the wax on with a brush, the 3rd rose fell in the wax, you have to have a pair of tweezers you want to dedicate to this technique. They looked kind of blobby after I got them attached with Scor-Tape to project so I carefully hit them with the heat gun, carefully I say, or else everything will start to move and remelt. 
I kind of like it---it's not a card, but it could be, I'm thinking I might attach it to a frame of some kind and so a series on friendship. I wish I had gallery space.

Happy creating--
Beverly G ♥

8 comments:

Sharon said...

Wow how amazing is this???? Looks really effective I LOVE it!!!

Debi said...

Wow this is stunning Bev, I haven't had the courage to use wax yet, but I love what you've done here, debi x

Shelly Schmidt said...

I love the awesome background- and can see the hearts- very cool!

Artwork by Nancy Johnson said...

What a great job!

Suze Bain said...

Wow, this is gorgeous.x

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is great! Can't believe this is your first attempt and that you were just experimenting as it looks terrific! You are so right, GSC do pick good challenges,

Lucy x

Von said...

Those flowers look amazing :) keep playing
Von x

SmilynStef said...

What fun play with your neglected supplies ... love the swirly color ... so glad you joined our wax challenge at Gingersnap Creations.