Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Vintage Autumn Drawer

Hi everyone! I'm here to share a quick project I created for Eileen Hull's August Choose Your Own Theme Art with Heart Challenge. It seems like the last couple of months I have got my project finished only hours from the deadline but I have had my son's wedding which I had to create fans since it was an outside wedding and the usual home stuff, plus starting phase two of remodeling...scraping popcorn off of the ceiling...pray for me ;-D and crafts for other design teams. But hopefully I can get back on track and knock the coming months out in plenty of time. :-)


I used the Eileen Hull's Candy Drawer which I cut from mat board and covered it with the 7 Gypsies Conservatory 6"x6" Paper Pad Collection.


I distressed and inked smaller pieces of the Conservatory Collection and adhered randomly to the drawer. I didn't like the finish of the drawer pull so I painted and applied a coat of Tattered Angels Champagne Glimmer Glaze and let dry before attaching to the drawer.


I added velvet trim and a couple of buttons to the bottom of the box.


A look at the back of the drawer...I tried to use all of the leftover scraps. I love the patchwork effect!


I punched flowers and leaves from 7 Gypsies Venice Collection (discontinue), shaped and then added tulle, twine, thread and dew drops to finish off this drawer. There you have it a vintage drawer with an autumn twist. If you have any questions please let me know.


Thanks for stopping by, hope your day is wonderful and enjoy creating!




8 comments:

  1. This is so cool! I just finished a line of cards and a mini album with this 7 Gypsies paper! Great minds... love your random layering, torn edges, and flower piles!

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    1. Oh I can't wait to your cards and mini album. I will keep my eye for your post and thanks for the comments! :-)

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  2. Tonya I love your candy drawer! Just love the 7 gypsies papers! That handle is awesome and perfect compliment to you piece!
    Thanks for joining us at Eileen's Art with Heart!

    Donna

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  3. Lovely vintage drawer, love the papers you used and how you embellished, has a lovely aged feel to it. Thanks so much for joining in the Eileen Hull Art with Heart Challenge. Tracy x

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  4. What a wonderful drawer you created! love the layered papers, the pretty flowers and that awesome drawer handle! Julia xx

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