Friday, June 25, 2010

An art challenge


EDIT: I still haven't finished my box yet, I could blame it on the fact I thought it wasn't supposed to be done until the end of June, or the fact that I was planning on working on it this weekend, but had a change (and extension) in my working hours, and ended up relaxing on the couch both days after getting done. I WILL work on it tonight and tomorrow until I get it done. I know I just need to get into my craft room (which I couldn't do today, because the pest control had to come, and he had to walk around my apartment without tripping over things) and stare until I get it done.

Aside from that, I'm participating in Lisa's Outside of the Box challenge. She sent me a soap box to do whatever with. Now, my first idea was to cover it in fabric. So, I sprayed adhesive on to the box and wrapped my fabric around it and then added a ribbon, well it looked bad, so I took it all off. My only problem was, now it was tacky, so I got out some black paint and painted over it. Then I used my new glimmer mist and sprayed that over it, after it dried, it was a tiny bit to glimmery for me, so I took a sponge and sponged on some blue metallic paint, now I don't know what to do with it.

I've already seen some peeks of other's boxes, and realized I have to have it done by Monday, I was thinking I had until Wednesday. Oh well, I do have tomorrow and Sunday around my work schedule to figure it out.

I was thinking of maybe making it into an art doll, but at this point I don't know.

Here's what the outside looks like:

And the inside:

Hopefully it will look a lot better than this in a couple days.


Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Hey - you're too hard on yourself WW!!

This will look GREAT when you've added your other elements.
We're so self critcal aren't we?!

I'm following you here too and look forward to reading yr next post.

Thank you for popping over to my place and for following.
So nice to meet YOU!

Jodie (everything vintage) said...

Well it's looking good so far! :)
When you finish it up, don't forget to add yourself to the link on Lisa's blog so we can all come back and look at your masterpiece!!! :)

Thank you for being one of my newest followers...I really appreciate it :))