This altered poker chip brooch was made from a poker chip I picked up at the thrift store. I used mod podge to attach a paper punched circle from a damaged book into the inverted center of the chip. I then sponged on two coats of gesso to prepare a base. I further altered the color with pink acrylic paint and oil pastels. The flower pixie is from Artchix (hat's in bloom) collage sheet. Varnish was applied as a sealant. Three mini red pompoms are attached to give the brooch some kitsch appeal and dimension. The pin back is attached with glossy accents.
I would like to enter this brooch in the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - #314 floral delights
Milk Coffee - welcome Spring
The Stamping Boutique - #10 create your own background (see above)
A Creative Romance - Spring flowers
Creative Fingers - #29 anything goes
Suzy Bee's - #22 Spring flowers
Come and Get it - in the garden
Simon Says Monday - anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - #85 Easter colors/anything goes
Bunny Zoe - monochrome
Creative Souls - mixed media
This is another stunning Design thank you so much for joining us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Blog, we would love you to join us again next week for another fun challenge...Good Luck
Suzy B ~Owner~Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge
Another fantastic creation. Thanks for sharing your artwork with us. good luck from The Stamping Boutique
LOVE this piece as well! I've said it before, but I kid you not: you've got a great talent for seeing the potential in everyday objects. This brooch is incredible and I love the little pom-poms you added to give this girl even more pizazz! Thanks so much for supporting the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenges and for inspiring us by your creativity!
Thanks for sharing another lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 22: spring flowers - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x
well designed and great idea too, thanks for sharing on artistic inspirations x
So cute! Thanks so much for participating in our STAMPING BOUTIQUE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
A Little Bit O' Paper
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