Pam Bray Designs: A Girl With Flair

Sharing creative ideas through mixed media, stamps, embossing powder, charms, chipboard, stencils and designer collections

Are you ready for another DecoArt Media Challenge? This challenge will be a winter theme full of blue and purple hues and maybe even some snow! The DecoArt Mixed Media Design Team has been busy creating some great inspiration pieces that will be featuring daily on the DecoArt Media Blog, so get ready for some fantastic project ideas starting December 28th. We can’t wait to see where all your creative ideas take you!

The challenge will open for entries on December 28th and close on January 29th. The winner of this challenge will be chosen by the DecoArt Media Design Team on February 1st and announced here and on Facebook February 2nd. The winner will receive a DecoArt Media prize package valued over $120 so you will certainly want to submit a piece or two! Don’t forget to share with your friends so everyone can join in the fun!

My inspiration project for the Winter Wonderland Challenge is a group of “Winter” Blocks full of DecoArt Media and snow using DecoArt Media Crackle Paste!!!
Begin by first painting chipboard letters with DecoArt Media Titanium White. 
Dry Completely.
Paint the different sizes boxes and signs with DecoArt Media Colbalt Turquoise Hue. 
Allow to dry completely.
Using Industrial image stamp along with DecoArt Media Titanium White Paint,  stamp the blocks and signs. 
(HINT: Brush paint on to image each time prior to stamping)
Allow to dry completely. 
Apply DecoArt Media Crackle Paste randomly on prepared blocks with palette knife.
Allow to dry completely.
Mix 2 parts DecoArt Titanium White with 1 part Colbalt Turquoise Hue together. 
Paint letters. 
Allow to dry completely.
Stamp letters and sign post with Industrial stamp image and DecoArt Media Black Paint. 
Allow to dry completely.
Apply DecoArt Media Crackle Paint to edges of prepared signs and chipboard letters. 
Allow to dry completely.
Glue different size of Styrofoam balls in to inside of each box. 
 Adhere prepared letters to signs.
Adhere signs to sign post.
 Adhere shredded paper over the top of Styrofoam balls.
Adhere prepared letter signs into Styrofoam.
Decorate each of the boxes with floral stems, flowers, metals and ribbon.
I can’t wait to see what you create for our Mixed Media Winter Wonderland Challenge…make sure to visit the DecoArt Media Blog HERE for all the details!!!
Supplies:
Deco Art Media Black Paint
Deco Art Media Titanium White Paint
Deco Art Media Media Colbalt Turquoise Hue Paint
Deco Art Media Crackle Paste
Stampendous Industrial Stamp – Andy Skinner
Sizzix Block Die
Wood Sign Posts
Shredded Party Paper
Chipboard Letters
Palette Knife
Styrofoam Balls
 Artificial Floral Picks
Random Christmas Metals
Hot Glue Gun
DecoArtInc Blogger
I’m so happy to be a DecoArt Inc Blogger Member and help promote their wonderful products. They so generously supply us with so many fabulous paints, paste, mixed media, stencils, etc to work with like those I’m using today.

One thought on “"Winter" Wonderland Blocks – Winter Wonderland Challenge with DecoArt Media

  1. Awesome project, Pam. I always love your work, and I especially love how you put this together. It is so clever and you make it look so easy. TFS

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