Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Art with Heart Challenge- Go Green

It's a new month and new theme for the Art with Heart Challenge.  This month is all about Going Green.  So get Going Green, create and share!  You'll get a month to play and there's always a great giveaway!
 
For this months challenge I decided to build a Windmill.  While I was waiting for the clear rock candy crackle paint to dry on another project I was looking at my Project to Love from last month.  I thought that would make a great Windmill!
 
I started with the Cookie Box die and double stacked it.  With the middle box from the block/cubes die perched on top and some feathers.
 
 
For the cookie box die I layered and embossed the textured impressions sunburst from the Sunburst and Waffle folder.

 
The box topper has the Waffle embossed.  I added these tattered pinecone roses for a splash of green!

 
For the "door" I used one of the hinges that is cut from the cookie box.  To stack these you need to cut 2 times but you only need one hinge.  I embossed again with the waffle folder and distressed.  A little hardware for the handle.

 
I tucked some more green and another flower at the bottom wrapped in the mini rosette.

 
I cut the feathers in watercolor paper from the Writing Desk die.  I attached them to some wooden skewers and finished off with a mini rosette and gumdrop inked with meadow alcohol ink.
 
 
Something a little different for the Cookie Box die.  Expand you creativity when using these dies and you may find yourself somewhere you never thought you would end up!
 
Watch for more from the awesome Inspiration Team over at Art with Heart!
 
 
 
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2 comments:

  1. This is such a clever use of the cookie box Nicole and you really have shown the versatility of these dies! I love your fabulous windmill!! Hugs, Anne xx

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  2. Genius creation - totally love the feathers!! Nicola x

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