Friday, 7 April 2017

A Decoart Tray to Brighten Your Day!

This month at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge we have a fabulous new sponsor DECOART a company with a huge range of products for mixed media artists.


I was really delighted to be able to use my Decoart stash for this project and boy did I use a lot of it!

I began by using Decoart gesso to cover a wooden tray. I then used Decoart Fluid media Acrylic paints to cover it in patches. I knocked this back with Decoart tinting base and then added more colour on top. I stenciled through punchinella with more paint to add patches of dots.
I then began mark making using a credit card and different sizes of lids, which were dipped in the paint.
I added washi tape and pen marks and doodles in both black and white pen and also Decoart Metallic paint and glitter paint.
I sprayed Decoart Shimmer Mists in pink and yellow and then finished with drips of carbon black fluid media paint.
The techniques were ones that a learnt at a Kate Crane Workshop at the Ministry of Mixology!
When I had finished I sprayed the whole thing with Decoart Americana Varnish and added a black vinyl decal which I cut on my Silhouette Cameo machine.
I am using the tray to store my Decoart Glitter paints!
Happy Crafting,
Denyse




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18 comments:

Nora said...

Lovely colours!

Lys Scrap said...

Sure this tray gives the energy to create! I love the bright colours and the combination of all.

Judy McKay said...

Beautiful altered tray. Love the colour combo. Have a creative week. judy

Jane Royston said...

Love the colours on this tray Denyse! Fantastic project, Jane :) xx

Scrappin Sue said...

Awesome love how bright it is so cool
xxx

Scrappin Sue said...

love the bright colours and the textures it looks awesome xx

Darlene said...

WOW! What a fabulous project! Beautiful job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Neon / Brights’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
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Team Clark said...

WOW! What a fabulous project! The color and layering is tremendous! Well done. Hugs, Autumn

Annette Stapylton said...

Oh wow you have done a brilliant job with this project. Looks sensational. Love it.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
[Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Andree said...

This is absolutely beautiful Denyse. The techniques you've used are fabulous and the colours are just gorgeous xx

Wheelie Crafty said...

Awesome altered tray Denyse, I love your colours used...

Hugs xxx

Julie B said...

Fabulous project, such pretty colours and useful too.
Thanks for making your mark at ATSM. :)

Rocky said...

Beautiful work, so pretty and bright. Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics.

Ros Crawford said...

What a fabulous project and I love the tray! Thank you so much for playing along at Double D!!

TRACEY MO said...



Cool Project FAB idea!!

Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

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Michelle Windsor said...

This is beautiful love it Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Michelle DT for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

Sara Barker said...

Fabulous tray! I love the bold, cheerful colors, and the fact that it is useful makes it even that much more special!

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Beasutiful and so vibrant and cheerful.Thank you for sharing with us over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month and hope to see you again in future challenges.

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