Being a crafter means not just to make craft projects, but sometimes to make a definition about what crafting means to you. This altered tray was made as my own tribute to crafters and to myself and it's full of all creative encouragement quotes. Everything in this tray is connected to creativity and it's totally all about me art piece.
Wooden tray- 7 Gypsies –Canvas corp
Patterned paper: Gypsy Moments collection- 7 Gypsies- Canvas Corp
Specialty paper: Corrugated brown- Canvas Cor
Stamps: My Art, Frames- 7 Gypsies- Canvas Corp
Burlap: Canvas Corp
Tags: 7 Gypsies- Canvas Corp
Bottles Amber, Dome: 7 Gypsies Apothecary
Canvas Corp Jute rope light natural:
Chipboards: Creative Embellishments
Wooden ruler: Maya Road
Dies: Tim Holtz for Sizzix
Letters: American Crafts
Word stickers: Advantus
Embossing powders: WOW! Embossing Powders
Other: pearls, key, charms, beads, cork
Step by step instructions:
1. Cut patterned paper pieces to fit the ATC size tray windows. Cut smaller cards from the paper and glue those that will not be stamped over, such as Dream, Beauty, Be Yourself etc.
2. Stamp over other cards with VersaMark and heat emboss the stamped images. Stamp some words over cork and heat emboss the images. Glue all stamped paper pieces as shown and adhere cork stamped pieces with 3d foam glue as shown.
3. Die cut the central hanging sign from corrugated cardstock and a sign from natural burlap and stamps the saying over burlap as shown. Add small key and hang the sign. Glue "All about me" title in the middle of the tray.
4. Heat emboss the chipboard and wooden shapes with powders and glitters and glues them over the tray as shown. Die cut the burlap flower, mist it to a light pink and adhere on the top of the tray. Add the upper rope with an altered key, crown and beaded charms.
5. Add the burlap die cut flower, tag circle and the stamped: Created by me" circle on the right bottom of the tray. Add bottles with word stickers/beads inside as shown. Add resin flower over the feathers and some pearls over the cork stamped images.