Faux Metal Art

Monday, May 26, 2014

Hello Blog Friends! Hope you, in the U.S., are enjoying your Memorial Day today! This is going to be a quick post--short on words, long on pics. 

If you are in the Atlanta area, you may have seen this Faux Metal Box in the Impressive Ideas store in Roswell. I've been teaching it as a class there for a few weeks. It's been a really fun class.
Here's a look at the entire project. (There is only one box in the project--I used two for the photo so you could see the inside and outside of the box.)
The entire box is covered in panels that have the look of forged metal, and colored are with various mediums.
The patterned paper on the inside has a distressed look to go with the "aged" metal on the outside of the box.
A few tags give everyone a chance to practice their metal coloring techniques.
We even stitched up a little notebook!

And, a set of four gift cards are decorated with metal butterflies.

My next class is a cute boxed card set. I'll have pics of it in a few days, and you'll be able to see it at the Impressive Ideas store, too!

Thanks for stopping by, and have a wonderful week!

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
TCP Tuesday 266: Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create #73: Anything Goes w/optional twist to use Metal (feel better Chana!!!)

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Nancy Thomas said...

WOW - what an incredible project! Both gorgeous and creative.

Berni Cuttino said...

Beautiful design and fab composition.  Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.

Conniecrafter said...

Such gorgeous projects, I bet your students are loving this class, what fantastic projects to do!!

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, my word, this is amazing! Your class must be totally WOWED! Love the look of metal and the cool box design. Beautiful inside, too, especially with the butterfly cards to coordinate. Fabulous, Cheryl!

Katie Sims said...

I can't even wrap my mind around how many hours you worked on this completely amazing project! This is pure, vintage Cheryl with all of your incredible techniques, vivid colors, and off the charts creativity. I'll bet the classes are loving this! :)