Hi everyone!! :)
Today starts up a new challenge over at More Mixed Media Challenges! This month's challenge is to use the color "Yellow" on your creations. It doesn't have to be all yellow but we would like to see some Yellow on your creations. Yellow is a very happy and bright color. When I see things in this color, I automatically smile because the color truly brings me to my happy place. So let me just tell ya, the last two weeks have been hard on me. We got some bad news which has thrown a ton of stress and heartache my way and to make matters worse, my pain levels have been really bad. So with me having to be limited due to my pain, I honestly did not think I would get my project done in time. I literally finished it up yesterday!! But it is done! Want to see what it is?? :)
Found this table outside on the curb being thrown out. Well another person's trash always becomes my treasure! I decided to upcycle this perfectly round table!!! Can ya tell I am excited?? I wiped it down, sanded it around some of the edges and painted it using beautiful vintage yellow mustard seed milk paint. Once it dried, I took various Tim Holtz distress paints and a red rubber circle stamp from Hero Arts to create polka dots.
I thought I was done at this point as it looked really cute. But the artist in me wanted to keep going. So I did! Took out my Faber-Castell Pitt Artists brush pens in white and black and started to doodle. Yes Doodle!! I made arrows, hearts, polka dots, dashes and stitches and just had fun. I used the table top as a yellow canvas and went to town like I was creating an art journal page. I took a very fine tip multi-liner to go around the outside of my black circles to create a "messy string" look. I thought I was done after all the doodling but Nope! I knew I needed something else so I went with a few words that truly do speak to me and mean something in my colorful world. So I found a few areas on the table to coordinate some words with some of the circles. I alternated the letters with certain circles to give it a whimsical quirky look. The words I chose are, "INSPIRE", "CREATE", and "DREAM". I added my initials in-between two circles once it was completed for that personalized artwork! Hope you like my creation!
This table will go into my craft studio and will definitely serve a purpose.
I absolutely LOVE how this table turned out!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Please stop by the More Mixed Media Challenge Blog to see what my design team sisters
have created with this happy color and link up your own creations!
I would like to play along with these challenges:Crafty Sentiments AG
Everybody Art Challenge #400
Lemon Shortbread #38
Until next time~
Enjoy life's blessings~