Today I have a swap to share with you which I made for the theme of shades of blue.
I decided to create some butterfly coins using the fab Watercolor wings stamp set.
I used lots of different colour inks all with a blue theme!
I finished off with the blue embossing for the sentiment!
The swap theme for this month’s swap is bits and pieces and I decided to just go with stuff that was on the desk to make three coins…
This resulted in an eclectic mix of coins.
This has a fabric background that I sewed before cutting to size and then some random bits from the stash.
This has a decent amount of beads and glitter and lots of resin flowers from Artful Days Goodie boxes.
This is a scrap of painted paper and another painted paper die cut and then a wooden laser cut word I added black gesso to it.
Love how these came together easily and using just bits and pieces off the desk.
Hello! Have another set of coins to share today where I used the time theme.
This time some distress ink backgrounds which I then added some glass bead gel through a stencil. I then added the stamped image and then added a stamped word.
Some fun dimension for these.
Today I have four coins I made for a swap where the theme was Birds.
I decided to paper piece my birds using some fun papers I had on my desk. The stamp was from a magazine freebie. I stamped the image onto the coins I die cut from mountboard and then again onto four papers twice. Then I had fun cutting them out and piecing them together.
I then stamped the branches and leaves around the birds and gave them feet where they could be seen. I then took some word stamps and stamped them onto the patterned paper and cut them out. I edged each coin and also gave each bird a bit of a shade border.
I also coated each birds head and wings with some Wink of Stella to give them some shimmer.
Love the modern and fun look these coins have.
I’m a little later in the month than usual for blogging these coins but here are the coins I’ve made for the swap group I run on Facebook. The theme this month is to interpret this quote…
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. Marthe Troly-Curtin
So here is what I made…
I used Paperartsy fresco finish paints to created the background wih Indigo Blu stamps and then added the stamped dragonfly wings using white embossing. Next I added the clocks which I had stamped on the paper I had wiped off paint and then coated with clear embossing.
I added some treasure gold around the edges of both the coin and the clockfaces.
Once adhered into place I added some sprinkles from an Artful Days Goodie box on one side of the clock, and the dripped copper acrylic ink on the other side. Once that was dry I added drips of the black gesso and some splashes and then the sentiment.
Love how these came out.