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Monday, 9 November 2015

Calico Filigree Verdigris

Hello all!  I've been playing with some of the new Calico Craft Parts for Christmas - some filigree baubles - and experimenting with getting a verdigris effect, using DecoArt bits and bobs.


If you'd like to see the full results, do hop over and see my Filigree Verdigris Baubles at Calico Craft Parts.  I'll keep it short and sweet here for now, and see you again soon.

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.
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If you don't mind hopping to Calico to see the full set, I'd love to enter these at Anything But Cute where the theme is It's Ornamental

31 comments:

Shirley Chillman said...

These are some beautiful decorations Alison and would look really good on my tree at Christmas.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

Lynn Price said...

Wow - always love patina, and this looks especially lovely!! Hopping over for a closer look.... xxx Lynn

Pawsitively Creative said...

This is a fantabulous verdigris result! Wonderful work with your layering of color to achieve the final result. I bet these will look amazing on a tree. Awesome sauce texture as well! Such an ornamental piece! :)

Thanks for joining in the "It's Ornamental" challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugz. ~Niki DT

brenda said...

Even from the sneak peek photo I am loving the wonderfully rustic look of your creation, off to see the whole piece.

B x

chrissie said...

Nice finish you added to these very unusual shapes Alison

Love Chrissie xx

hazel said...

Beautiful baubles Alison - love the verdigris.
xxx Hazel.

Lauren Hatwell said...

Another triumph! They're truly fabulous. I thought it was the back of a metal chair when I saw the sneak peek. Lx

JackieP Neal said...

I have been over and have fallen in love! These are beautiful Alison!! xo

Dorthe said...

They are gorgeous, Alison, and looking so beautiful, ,what a texture and wonderful rusty feel !!
xoxo

Team Clark said...

These are just amazing! Love the color so much!

rachel said...

off for a peek now alison xx

Vintagehandmade said...

OMG, Alison, your ornaments are absolutely amazing! Love that rust patina look and such awesome texture! What a fantastic shapes!
Hugs! Branka xxx

Vintagehandmade said...

I am back to thank you so very much for joining in our 'It's Ornamental' challenge at Anything But Cute!
Branka DT x :)

Amanda said...

Love the way you have coloured these they look great.
Love
Amanda x

Cestina said...

Excekkent work! Or even - excellent work! xx

Lys Scrap said...

Even if you haven't photos of the process, the richness of the shades of colours are endless! And the photos are beautiful, especially on the old Christmas tree!

Redanne said...

I have been over to see - they are stunning decorations Alison. Anne xx

Corrie Herriman said...

Just got back from hopping and I love these ornaments. You are such a wizard with paints !
Corrie x

Cec said...

I just checked them out and they are gorgeous. Love the colours - they pop against the dark tree branches. Thanks for joining us at Anything But Cute.
Hugs!
Cec

pearshapedcrafting said...

They are all so gorgeous Alison! Chrisx

Coco said...

Just seen them in details on the Calico Craft Parts blog, they are really gorgeous Alison, I love your choice of colours of Decoart paints and Antiquing creams plus all the other elements introduced between layers, the result is wonderful!!
Hugs, Coco xx

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Christmas baubles Alison..love the colours and technique for the vintage looks..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

craftytrog said...

Amazing colour and texture, they're stunning Alison x

Pamellia Johnson said...

Oh my goodness Alison, you have created absolutely stunning ornaments!! I just love these colours together, so rustic and wonderfully unique! I giggled at your mildly bitter experience, boy haven't we all been there!! Love the rusty wire, perfect addition!!

Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'It's Ornamental' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

Julia Aston said...

Oh my goodness - this looks like a yard sculpture - I'm off to take a peek! Julia xx

Sara Barker said...

I've been to see these ornaments up close, and WOW! What beautiful baubles they are! I love the aged patina effect you have given each one, and they will be treasures you can pull out year after year! thank you for joining our It's Ornamental challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugs! Sara Emily DT

Ruth said...

These will look stunning on any tree, could become a fashion, green baubles on a burnished tree...looks gorgeous! Ruth xx

Kay Wallace said...

What absolutely delightful baubles, Alison! The detail is amazing.

Samra Leshinski said...

Stunning set of ornaments! Thank you for joining our It's Ornamental challenge at Anything But Cute!
Samra DT
Paper Talk with Samra

Fliss said...

Looking fabulous - just love verdigris!
Fliss xx

Strangely Creative said...

Hi Alison - I went over to have a look and I am so pleased I did! They are so lovely the colours are soft and beautiful! You have been hugely successful with the verdigris which is such a difficult technique. Love them! Cxx Feature Artist for November at Anything But Cute