A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: Craftster Best of 2014 have been announced!  Check out the winning projects here!
Total Members: 309,307
Currently Running With Scissors:
474 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "Community" Fairy Village  (Read 1446 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Knickertwist
Tutorial Contributor

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 4200
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

Gimme some sugar baby.


View Profile WWW
« on: November 15, 2012 10:40:14 PM »

I was asked if I'd like to do some mess making for a local fundraising effort, "The Art Project". Participants are given a 5x7 canvas board to create works of art that are then auctioned to raise money. The proceeds go toward community programs including artists in the school. How could I possibly say "no"?

I decided to build up, on top of the canvas rather than paint on it. After much struggle with several types of glue... here's my contribution:



The theme this year was "community" so I figured I'd best make a wee village Wink



And that loverly glass base? A gaudy candle stick! Upcycling, charity and crafting... whhheeeeeee!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Audania1
Christmas crafting all year round...
Offline Offline

Posts: 1557
Joined: 12-Jul-2010

Magic always comes with a price


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2012 11:04:18 PM »

Ooooohhh! What a wonderfully crafty and clever idea! I love the moss all over the wee tops of the houses. Very well done!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Angry Angel
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2746
Joined: 10-Sep-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2012 11:37:20 PM »

I love the way you used the canvas, your tiny village is beautiful! Have you got any close-up photos? I'd love to see all the details. I hope it raises lots of money - I'm sure it will.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lucyravenscar.etsy.com
lucyravenscar.blogspot.com
lucyravenscar.tumblr.com
Dr. Craft
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2012 03:07:31 AM »

Great job and for a good purpose as well. Love your details, as always. I like the fundraising idea as well; so, thanks for that.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
TheClouds
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2012 06:10:26 AM »

beautiful work. i love how you made a village because "community" was your word this year. it is brilliantly crafted! nice work!!!! this rocks! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Auntie BlahBlah
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2012 07:16:08 PM »

That is gorgeous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How To Make Yaki Udon
A Taste of Japan in New York
떡국 Duk Guk Korean Rice Cake Soup Recipe
How to Make Beef Stir Fry With Szechuan Pepper
How to Make Grilled Lamb and Cucumber Skewers With Fresh Cabbage Salad
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Art Caddy
Everyone needs more fiber!
April 29, 2015 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.