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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Mixed Media "2014" Cutting Board Calendar!

Hello everyone!

I hope you're well and keeping warm wherever you are!:)

Today's project is a fun one...no really it is! I took a trip to IKEA and found this adorable cutting board!!! OMG!!! I just had to alter it and make a calendar out of it! :) I also got a few extras for kits. I'll have those at my shop here....but let me share my project with you!

Using tons of acrylic paint and gesso, I did a lot of smearing, splashing and sploshing and dripping!! It was a little fun mess!! :) lol... I'll share a product list below as well:)

Here are my project pics with some close-ups!! This post is picture heavy...I just had to share those close-up shots for you all!! :) Please let me know if you have any questions! 
















 


















I loved playing with all the paints and gesso...it was fun caking it on and splattering onto this piece...ah! I have to play and make something else with paint!! Loving mixed media ATM!! :)

Here is my video intro and tutorial! Thanks for stopping by everyone!




Things I used on this project:
~Mini wood cutting board with handle (from IKEA)
~Glue gun, tools and other adhesives (from The Jule Box Shop)
~Tim Holtz Idea-ology, large binder rings
~ Laces from TJB Shop! (Nylon Twill ribbon and White Insertion lace)
~Prima "Life Time" 6x6 paper
~Prima "Life Time" chipboard adhesive die cuts (title and button)
~Prima Canvas Resist Banners and Tickets
~Prima Flowers "Life Time" collection
~Prima Flowers "Lyric" collection
~Prima Shabby Chic Treasures Resin "Fly Away" (birds, 6 pc pk)
~Prima Tiny Junkyard Findings "Jeans Buttons"
~Prima Chalk Ink "Shabby Tote"
~American Crafts Thickers "Delight" foam alpha and numbers
~Pink Paislee- She Art "Vintage Lace" doily mask by Christy Tomlinson
~Wild Orchid Crafts Open Roses, 20 mm Dove Grey and 20 mm Pale Pink
~Mister Huey's color mists "Opaque White"
~Apple Barrel "Key West" and "Sage Green"
~FolkArt "Vintage White" and "Coffee Latte"
~Americana Acrylic Paint "Flesh Tone"
~Making Memories "Fresh Anthology" and "Rose Petal"
~Thick White Gesso
~Golden Molding Paste
~ Power Drill
~Silver screws from my stash
~Vintage Lace Collar from a vintage dress 
(Antique shop in Stayton Oregon)
~Vintage Lace border and Vintage bead scarf (Elm Street Antiques, Hermiston Oregon)
~Sewing machine and thread!

I do hope you enjoyed this project! If you are interested in a Cutting Board Calendar Kit, you can find them at my shop, "The Jule Box Shop"!

Thank you for stopping in!!

Jules :)

6 comments:

  1. OMGosh!!!! What a fabulous idea my friend. I just placed my order for one today. Can't wait to make this. Thanks for the great tutorial. You make such wonderful things. Hugs xoxoxoxoxo Laurie

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    1. awww..Thanks Laurie!!! I'll get it out to you soon!:)

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  2. what a great idea i think i might scrap lift it :) thanks jules hugs joanne

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  3. Oh my goodness Jules! This is so gorgeous, I absolutely LOVE it. Love all the beautiful colors and all thedifferent structures on it, soooooooooooo awesome creation. Thanks so much for sharing this gorgeous projecthere with us.

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    1. Thanks Maryann! I appreciate that!! Thank you for commenting:)

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