Friday, August 22, 2014

Eileen Hull Inspiration Team Blog Hop with Stencil Girl & Craffiti!

Good Morning Hoppers!  Today it is my turn to share the project I created with products from Eileen Hull Designs (for Sizzix and Craffiti) and Stencil Girl!  I am so excited!  There has been so much creativity from this group of ladies that I have been on the edge of my seat each day waiting for the new round of inspiration!

Now on to my project!



Materials:
658983 Sizzix Scoreboard XL Die - Block/Cube/Bank 3D
657120 Sizzix Scoreboard Die - Bird 3D
656492 Sizzix Little Sizzles Mat Board
657900 Sizzix Big Shot
Stencil Girl S126 Mimosa 6 Stencil by Cecilia Swatton
Craffiti Direct Eileen Hull's Barn Wood Stamp
Colorbox Blends Ink by Eileen Hull - Nutmeg and Bay
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue by I Love to Create
Tombow Xtreme Adhesive Runner
Americana paints by DecoArt in Hauser Medium Green, Hauser Light Green, Moon Yellow and Spa Blue
Paintbrush, palette knife, moulding paste, Flora and Fauna Ephemera, rhinestones, lace, letter stickers, buttons, twine, scissors and grapevine bird's nest.

Instructions:
1. Die cut Bird (1) and Block (2) from mat board. 
2. Base cost Block pieces with Hauser Medium Green.


3. Place a small dollop of moulding past on a paper plate, mix in a few drops of Hauser Light Green with a palette knife.  Place Stencil over Block and lightly spread tinted moulding paste.  Peel up Stencil, allow to dry and repeat with second Block piece.  Set aside to dry.

3. Base coat Bird pieces with Spa Blue.  Ink Barn Wood with Blends Hydrangea and stamp on Bird Pieces.


4. Assemble Block and Bird, according to their package instructions using Xtreme Adhesive.



5. Distress Block with Blends Nutmeg.  Color canvas letters, flowers butterfly and leaves with Blends Green, Bay, Sunshine, Nutmeg and Hydrangea.  Embellish four horizontal faces of Block with letters, flowers, leaves, pearls, rhinestones, lace, letter stickers and buttons.

6. Glue bird's nest to Block.  Fill nest with bits of lace.  Place 2 small black pearls on either side of Bird's head for eyes.  Paint Bird's beak Moon Yellow.  Glue Bird in nest.

StencilGirl Talk
Janet Joehlin
Maria McGuire
Beth Watson - THAT'S ME!
Pam Keravuori - GO HERE NEXT!

There is also a PRIZE for one lucky person, but you have to leave a comment to be entered to win!  All comments left for the entire week August 18th – August 22nd on all blogs in the hop will be eligible for the giveaway. One comment per blog post.  Comments close Sunday, August 24th @ 11:59PM Central Time.
Winner will be announced on Tuesday, August 26th.



For more information on Eileen Hull Designs and her product lines please visit Eileen Hull website, 

For more information on StencilGirl products, check out their StencilGirl Website   StencilGirl Facebook

Thanks for stopping by! -Beth

44 comments:

MB Shaw said...

Super cute! Thanks for using our stencils :)

Ina Good said...

Stencils are very nice love the way you decorated the cube sooo pretty I love birds

Amy* said...

Beth your ATB is just darling! What an artful delight this creation is!

Amy*

Shari Czerwinski said...

Adorable and creative!

marylouh said...

this is darling. I would cheat and use some wooden blocks that I've been trying to figure out how to use. thanks for sharing a fun idea.

Kathy Adams said...

So cute! I love how you used the stencils here! I just love the bird.

Tasha Freeman said...

Super cute project!

Tasha Freeman said...

Super cute project!

Candy B said...

I need to try this. Thank you!

smokeysmom said...

Wonderful mixed media project! I love anything with birds:) One thing I've learned through this blog hop is that I must get that cool wood grain-look stamp! Thanks for sharing your project with us:)

Ain't No Ninny said...

What a sweet nesting bird! So creative! Thanks for bringing this idea to us on the blog hop. deardeniseh (at) yahoo (dot com)

Carol P said...

Cute bird idea! Thanks for sharing.

Cecilia said...

Beth, I love how you used my Mimosa 6 stencil -- in a way that I never would have thought to try! And what a fantastic bird's nest -- the first thing I noticed! Thanks for showing us your beautiful art!

Gwen Lafleur said...

This is just adorable! I love how you used all of the pieces to come together in such a cute little package :)

JackieP Neal said...

How darling Beth!! I love the bird with it's nest- great idea!!

Noreen said...

What a fun box idea! I love the bird!

ros said...

how sweet I love what you have done

Bea said...

Very cute and you make it look so easy...bea

Jo Murray said...

That's so cool...love the bird's nest.

Amante del Papel said...

super sweet projects, i love it!

Heather Thompson said...

great project, very nice!

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kit cochran said...

Really inventive use of the box. I like how you propped up the bird with what looks to be lace. So much to look at and study! I really like the stencils you used and the colors you chose. Great fun filled art.

Denise Smart said...

You had me at your sweet bird and bird's nest.

Pamela Jane said...

What a lovely combination of processes you used, Beth, and that bird -- so cute!

Denise Spillane said...

Absolutely adorable. Now I think I can do this for my art group swap! Love it.

Linda Knox said...

Great use of all the products. Thanks for the inspiration. I love birds.

Anonymous said...

LOVE, LOVE the cute bird, nest & box! You all are so talented!
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MarveLes Art Studios said...

i think we all love birds, and the symbols that remind us to fly, be free, and well, just be! nice touch with the stencils, and the colors, too!

Nancy Carroll said...

Super adorable, wonderful inspiration.

Denise Bryant said...

Sweet project! Love the bird and the nest!

Eileen Hull said...

Cute little birdie sitting on her nest! So sweet Beth- love this fun 3D project!

Laura Strack said...

This is such a darling mixed media piece. Love that blue bird in the lacey nest. Great use of the stencils and ink too. Thanks for the lovely inspiration.

Cath Sheard said...

I was totally taken as soon as I saw the nest - love it.
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Martice Smith II said...

Great use of all the products! Birds are always an extra sweet addition, aren't they? Great project :)

Sue Chesley said...

Adorable! Thanks for the project and the inspiration!

Liz said...

Very cute! I haven't gotten into the block craze.... yet...

Gill said...

Fabulous - I love your bird!

Liz Lumsden said...

Just precious! So creative....
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NANCY LEFKO said...

Cool project!

Debbie K. said...

Really cute box, Beth. Love the bird especially. Thanks for sharing!

Charlotte said...

Awesome!!!!!

Marci said...

Cutest box and bird! uoldhag (at) yahoo (dot) com

Meme said...

What a great way to use the stamp on the bird! I have both, yay!

Great ATB, so sweet!

Redanne said...

A fantastic ATB - I love the nesting bird -so cute!