Friday, 1 April 2016

Altered Fridge Magnet

The theme for the latest Mixed Media Mojo challenge is to recycle with a twist of using metal.

I'd like to enter my magnet in the That's Crafty challenge - All Things Bright And Beautiful.




For my DT piece I've altered a postcard size fridge magnet that a local estate agents put through our door.


I also used three metal butterflies of this necklace that I found in a charity shop.


I covered the magnet with copy paper and painted it with gesso and acrllic paint.


I then glued some butterflies taken from a paper napkin and added more acrylic paint and some stencilling.


I stamped the Paper Inspirations image onto white copy paper, coloured it with pencils and glued it to the magnet. I splattered some black and white paint. I used a Martha Stewart butterfly punch and stamp for the small butterflies.


I cut three butterflies from the necklace and left the chain on. I coloured them with alcohol ink, bent the wings up and glued them to the magnet. I added the words.


I hope you can join in with the challenge, why not take a trip to Mixed Media Mojo to see the fabulous samples that the rest of the DT have made.

Thank you for looking.
xxx Hazel.

12 comments:

  1. Wonderful alteration Hazel, this would look great on any fridge door, just gorgeous. Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Wowza! This is awesome! So cleaver...

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  3. Oooh great upcycling Hazel xx

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  4. Fantastic recycling Hazel. The colours and textures look great, that necklace was a super find in the charity shop.
    Yvonne xx

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  5. What an amazing transformation Hazel, I will never look at a fridge magnet the same way again, this is gorgeous! Deb xo

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  6. So beautiful hazel. Great work on the magnet and the butterflies.

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  7. So clever! I won't be throwing this year's magnet away! xxx

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  8. Wow! this is ace Hazel :) xx

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  9. Hazel, this is stunning, loving the face surrounded by wings !

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  10. This is so cool! Love all those bright colors, layers, and pretty butterflies!

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  11. I love this! Great depth to the layers and the rainbow butterflies are just lovely!
    Alison x

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