Friday, August 8, 2014

Be-YOU-tiful Altered Block

 I love making little home decor pieces, especially when they're functional, too! Today we are using a few bits and scraps, 3D Gels, bling and fun Piccolo Accents to make this altered block.

Here's what you'll need from the G&P shop:
3D Enamel Gel Mars Black
3D Enamel Gel Rose Pearl
Bling on a Roll Silver
Vintage Dress Forms Accents A125
Glastique (Gloss or Matte)

Memento Ink Pad Tuxedo Black

Other Supplies:
wooden block
14 gauge galvanized steel wire
wire cutters
sandpaper, fine
scraps of patterned paper (My Mind's Eye - Dolled Up)
small alphabet stamps
scraps of lace

Using a nail and hammer, make a hole in the center of the top of your wooden block to fit the diameter of your wire. I used flat nose pliers to shape the wire as shown.

Using the Rose and Mars Block, paint your dressform. When dry adhere using the Glastique to a white piece of cardstock and trim when dry.

Adhere scraps of paper to the sides. Use the fine sandpaper over the edges of the paper scraps to soften them.

Stamp: be  YOU  tiful  on one side of your block as shown. Cut to fit and adhere a strip of bling to the bottom of the stamped square.

Using a bit of adhesive, glue and wrap the lace at the top of the wire (under the circle) and then wind it down, adding a little glue as needed. Adhere a small strip of bling to the top of the lace.

Add your picture and enjoy!

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Inky hugs,

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