Saturday, 6 July 2013

Saturday Savers - At the seaside with Sylvie

If you enjoy our Saturday Savers post every week, today is another one you will love I'm sure. Sylvie created this gorgeous display with a Tando Creative frame and.... a butter box. And she was right, isn't it the perfect shape for a boat? 
Can't wait to read your comments on this one. And if you make something similar, please share with us

Use any left over butter/spread box and cover it with gesso first, and then paint it with Fresco Finish acrylic paint (Irish Cream)
Add the Grunge Paste using the Wood Grain mask and a palette knife
Add another coat of  Fresco Finish Nougat
Add some Distress ink (Victorian Velvet) on the texture
Cover the top of the box with Crafty Individuals paper 
Pierce a hole in the lid and add a fragrance stick
Use the Crafty Individuals paper to make a sail which you will ink up sing Distress ink Salty Ocean


For the frame

Cover the whole frame with Crafty Individuals papers
Distress the edges with Distress ink Salty Ocean
Stamp your Crafty Individuals images on white card using black Versafine and emboss them (black powder)
Cut them all out
Colour them with Distress inks

Tando Creative: 6x6 frame with stand 
Crafty Individuals seaside stamps: CI- 384- 272- 294  
Crafty Individuals stamps: CI-277  
Distress Stain: Salty Ocean 
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black  
Embossing powder: Black
PaperArsty: Fresco Finish paint : Irish Cream, Nougat 
Crafters Workshop template: Wood grain 

See you tomorrow


  1. Awesome recycling for an adorable made !!! And so lovely colours... Bravo Sylvie !!! Gros bisous

  2. I just love that boat

  3. Fabulous inventive projects love them



We are very grateful for any comment you might leave.
All comments are moderated due to the huge amount of spam we receive. Your comment will not appear immediately. If you have any questions, please contact us directly, as your email address does not show in your comment, and therefore we cannot get back to you. Thank you.