Tuesday 24 June 2014

Sweet Vintage shadow !!!

Hello Crafters...
Today's project is a sweet vintage shadow box that I created and the theme being wedding anniversary! Yes,I happen to know a lot of friends and relatives who have their wedding anniversaries in June.

This creation is a sweet dedication to all those of you who had their weddings in June! Are you wondering why am I using the word "sweet" so often??? Well, for that you need to scroll down and see what it is all about!!!

Now onto the description of the shadow box....
I have done vintage mixed media( my current passion) for this project using Something Blue paper pack from Prime and French country stack from DCWV. I have chosen brown, orange, teal and gold as the main colors for this.
texture for the base has been cretaed by tearing and distressing the PP's and then stenciling with modelling paste using damask stencil from Itsy Bitsy and cracks stencil from Prima.
Some random heat embossing in gold and script and music stamping using Bo Bunny stamps has also been done.
The shadow box has a layer of gold net for texture, and the couple sit happily inside with a lot of vintage embellishments handmade by me!

The vintage roses are handmade using TH tarred florals, misted and laced with diamond dust. The ornate flowers in teal and gold are using CLD Lace corner deco D (B164) and the feathers using CLD (B369).

The vintage pocket watch is a combination of TH stamp and Joy crafts die and have heat embossed the edges in gold to give a gold rim!The scalloped oval frame too is heat embossed.

The sentiments are down loaded from the net and have used CLD lace corner deco again to design the tags. These tags have space for journaling at the back.

 The sides of the boxes have been painted with orange acrylic paint and has damask texture which has been buffed with gold paste and then distressed using vintage photo.

I have loaded this piece with a lot of embellishments and textures and finally misted with LSG, glimmer mist cactus gold!
Hope you like this vintage creation as much as I enjoyed making it. Thank you so much for stopping by and would love to hear your take on this.
Am linking this to...
( I have used Kate's technique of stenciling, misting, random stamping and a lot of acrylics too!)

And now the sweet revelation!!!!

Until then,
happy Crafting and Recycling.


  1. Wonderful project and recycling!!! Love all the exquisite details you've added! Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday, Joan DT

  2. Awesome..Absolutely stunning project Rupa..loved the vintage look n embellishments n those delicate blue flowers are so beautiful !!

  3. Super creative and learned a lot. Will need to try this. Beautiful project.

  4. Gorgeous! And sweet, lol. I'm loving all the detail. Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

  5. Its so gorgeous. Lovely use of dies. I loved every bit of it. Thanks for playing along the cheery lynn challenge.

  6. Wow! What a gorgeous project!!! Love the touches of vintage and the colors)))
    Thank you for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs!

  7. Hi Rupa, This is genius !!! You have excelled yourself in this project, I love it. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs and Good Luck.
    Julie x

  8. Rupa you should have become a writer!! Love the way you weave a beautiful story in your blog posts!!!

  9. Rupa, what a wonderful gift this will make. Love how the feathers look so real. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

  10. Beautiful!!! x

  11. Hi! Thank you for leaving a sweet comment on my blog! You clever clever girl! I love the amazing transformation of a chocolate box into a shadow box. Brilliant idea! You have done such a fantastic job! Ingrid xx

  12. This is really beautiful Rupa and love the vintage style.
    Thanks for joining in with my Anniversary challenge at MMM. Fliss x