Wednesday, May 7, 2014

It's Metal Month!

Miriam's crafting blog's theme this month is Metal. I'm so into steampunk I bet you think that's what I'm gonna show you but nope! My first project is Alice in Wonderland themed.

I had some 5x5" metal plates I had gotten from Pick Your Plum hanging on a peg just waiting to be used and here was the perfect chance. They came in yellow or gray so I went with the gray for the more metal look.

First let me say, I am 90% packed for my move to Florida and working with VERY limited items so creating is a challenge at best. I had some embellishments I had bought at Micheal's so with only those things, a printer and some cardboard I came up with this...

I took Miriam's corner embellishments and cut them apart to make the trim around the keyhole. The key hole was the hardest part of this project! I really struggled to make it look how I wanted it. I had to use a marker to distress the edges a bit because my ink pads were all packed. Were I to do this again I would definitely use an ink pad.

The products I used from Miriam's Crafting Supplies are:

Silver Tone Corner Embellishments
Winged Key
Lightbulb Charm

She also has the watches and gears but i had the ones I used on hand. You could almost one stop shop for this project!!!

Hope you like it. My tutorial for Miriam is scheduled for Friday but I'll be on the road so I won't be able to check for comments for a bout a week. Have to get my computer set up etc. once I get there :)

Next stop...Sunny Florida!

Love ya,


Once I get settled I'll tell you all about the wedding too!


  1. Deb this is just so pretty I love all the metal :) hugs Nikki

  2. now how cool is this? i'm so outside the box (ok, more like outside my brain) that i could never, ever, dream something like this up! absolutely stunning!

  3. This is fabulous, loving your blog and a new follower!
    Linda xxx

  4. Fab project, I love seeing how each of us interprete a project and use of supplies. I love your imagination and wish it was mine. I really need to get into my studio and get crafting, you have given me inspiration. X

  5. Thank you Stef, Linda, and Jemara! Welcome to my blog and thanks for following!


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