When is a candle not a candle? - when it's made from paper!.... No I haven't gone totally bonkers (well not quite). A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to win a mixed media substrate pack on a blog hop over at Craft Stamper and in it was a wooden candlestick measuring about 3 inches tall so I thought it was time to get my imagination working and do something with it. Now this is my first attempt at anything like this and all my crafty stash is more for paperwork so this is a rather simple creation.
First of all I got a small ink pad (Color Box pigment brush pad - Heliotrope) and inked straight on to the candlestick, using a foam make-up pad to get in the awkward bits. I left it to dry and then added a couple of flowers and some pearl stamens with Glossy Accents. So now I needed a candle and here's where I had to improvise. My candle is made by rolling a strip of paper around a string 'wick' until it was the right fit for the candlestick. I fnished it off by stamping the scroll pattern with an IndigoBlu stamp and the same Color Box ink.
I shall enter this in the following challenges -
Craft Stamper Take It Make It challenge 'take a stamp' (my 2nd entry)
As You Like It challenge 'favourite type of stamp rubber or digi and why' (my 2nd entry) rubber stamps as they are perfect for non flat projects
Allsorts challenge 'flowers and pearls' (my 2nd entry) hope this is allowed
Addicted To Stamps and More challenge 'anything goes'
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