Sunday, February 5, 2017

Maya Road Palette Valentine Challenge

Hello all! Today, I have a challenge project bestowed on me by The Crafty Scrapper, in which I needed to make a Valentine project using a  Maya Road 6x6 inch wood palette. Thanks for having me Crafty Scrappers!
I misted the palette with Tim Holtz Weathered Wood (of course), Old Paper, and Pumice Stone Distress Ink Spray Stains from Ranger.
Then I inked over the whole palette with Hickory Smoke Archival, and inked the edges with Vintage Photo.
With help from my cat Roxy, I cut various widths of wooden sticks to fit on a chipboard heart, to fashion a smaller palette.
I misted the sticks with different hues of red Distress Spray Stains.
I used Skor Tape to adhere the sticks onto the heart, trimmed around it, and inked everything up.
I stamped Tim's 'L', 'V', and 'E' Cirque Alphabet letters with Black Soot Archival, and heat embossed them with Clear Powder. The heart serves as the 'O'.
I colored in the openings of the letters with a silver Sharpie Marker, and then attached the key hole and key to the heart, before adhering it on.
I hot glued the Maya Road zipper the left and bottom edges of the palette.
I gathered several Idea-ology foliage pieces and metal flowers and beads and adorned the rest of the palette.
  
 

All Supplies Found at The Crafty Scrapper:
-Maya Road Palette: 6x6
-Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain: Weathered Wood, Pumice Stone, Aged Mahogany, Candied Apple, Worn Lipstick, Fired Brick
-Ranger Tim Holtz Archival Ink Reinker: Hickory Smoke, Vintage Photo, Black Soot
-Ranger DIY Archival Pad
-Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
-Stamper's Anonymous Tim Holtz Stamp Set: Cirque Alphabet
-Ranger Embossing Powder: Clear Fine Detail
-Sharpie Silver Metallic Paint Pen
-Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Foliage Flowers, Long Fasteners, Jumprings, Screw Eye, Key Hole, Word Key, Spinner
-Ranger Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Mixative: Silver Metallic
-Ranger Multi Matte Medium
-Maya Road Zipper: Maroon
-Skor Tape: 1 Inch
-Craft Sheet, Heat Tool, Craft Pick, Scissors, Cardboard Heart, Popcicle Sticks, Tongue Depressors, Stir Sticks, Glue Gun, Metal Flower Beads, Metal Butterfly

I hope your hands get creatively dirty soon!

12 comments:

  1. This is wonderful Anita! I love the wooden base, beautifully 'weathered' and I especially love how you did the heart - it looks amazing!!! The zipper trim is a perfect finishing touch. Hugs, Anne xx

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  2. Anita! How fun is this project! I must get some of those little wooden pallets! Those are a great background from the crafty scrapper! Great project girlie!

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  3. This is incredible!! And a lady near me is making little pallets like that and selling them so I already had an order in for some! I really love the how you did the heart and I may just be stealing that idea! <3 So stunning!

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  4. Fabulous Anita, love how you echoed the wood palette on the heart and the touches of silver on the letters make them sing. Love it, thanks for sharing! Deb xo

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  5. I'm always amazed from your creativity! The heart is fabulous and the whole project is absolutely beautiful! barbara

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  6. I love this! Can't wait to get home and make it.

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  7. OMGosh this is one terrific project. You used so many supplies and put them all together in the most pleasing way imaginable.

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  8. I've never seen little pallets like this Anita! It is super duper cute and most wonderfully decorated. Have a lovely week. Nicola x

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  9. Fabulously grungy and romantic!!! xx

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  10. Fantastic piece, the wooden base looks great.

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  11. Oh my, I love that wood pallet - very cool and your wooden heart compliments it perfectly. Yummy metals and the addition of the red zipper is so clever! Such a fun Valentine!

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  12. the wooden heart is amazing!! and the zipper accent a beauty of a touch... so creative!

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