Technique Blog Hop ~ Altered Wooden Shapes

Welcome to the Technique Blog Hop!

This month we are exploring techniques to alter wooden shapes. Close to My Heart came out with these cute wood shapes that you can use to embellish your cards and scrapbook pages. They are wonderful in their natural state but you can also color them. As you hop around you will see some fun ways to incorporate these shapes and see how we used them. If you are coming from LAUREN MOORE’s Blog, you are on the right track! If you get lost you can find a full list of participants HERE we have about 11 makers participating in this hop.

I decided to play around with these adorable Kitchen Gnomes Stamp Set and Thin Cuts. I colored her with my Spectrum Noir Tri-blend markers. I pulled a couple of the wooden shapes for the Eat Play Love collection. I used my Lemonade Shimmer Brush to color the wood flowers and I used Candied Apple Oxide ink to color the bowl. I added a bit of Platinum Glitter Glue to the wood pieces. After attaching the bowl, I cut a second pair of hands to attach.

I realized my card meets the requirements for Double Trouble Challenge #79. I use a gnome for my magical creature and I used the a thin cut to cut the gnome and bracket for the sentiment.

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto BRANDI ROBINSONS’s Blog where you will find some additional artwork!  Be sure to leave a comment and happy hopping!

Happy Crafting!

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  1. Kim Loewen says

    I love this cute card. I love the different techniques that you used to alter the wood. The stickles makes it pop so much.

  2. The glitter glue inside the cutouts is genius!

  3. Lauren Moore says

    This so so cute! I love how you made extra hands to hold the bowl.

  4. So cute! And the wood bowl is the same size? CTMH is so awesome! I found a few ways to color the wood that didn’t work, lol. Glad you found some that did!

  5. What an lovely, fun card! Love all details; the coloring of the wood is perfect! and clever to add the hands!

  6. LOVE this little card! So the little flowers are only using the Lemonade Shimmer Brush or did you ink it up first? They look so vibrant…love it!

  7. Wow – this is so cute. Love the colours you used and the wooden shapes fit perfectly. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble 🙂

  8. Love the Boss gnome and sentiment… I’ll bet beind the bowl, she’s quite proud of her wooden bowl and apron. The dimension really shows up with your added hands. Adorable and fun card. Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and don’t forget to enter our partner’s challenge “use at least one metal die” in your project and enter at Dies R Us. Hope to see you there.

  9. Such a fun and cute card, and thanks for the ideas and motivation to use some of those wooden shapes I have accumulated! Glad to have you join us at Double Trouble!

  10. I absolutely LOVE your adorable card; every element of it!

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