Seems I am a bit rusty on the paint fusion. Having managed to venture to the Den this week on a couple of occasions, I finished this today, but confess I am not happy with it really. I doesn't matter as it is only for my desk in my craft room. I can see lots of things wrong with it - but hey ho - thought I would share it anyway!
I did a crackle effect on the box to start with the other day, cream over burgundy. I probably should have started again from here, as the crackle wasn't up to much.
I then used Sheena Douglass's new stamps, and part paint, part paint fushioned them. I am quite happy with the leaves, but not the flowers. I didn't realise until I had taken the photo that I had a couple of smears on them! Possibly caused because some of the black paint wasn't quite dry when I applied the silk finish to the box, or maybe I managed to smudge the images when I was holding the box to apply the gilding wax! Still I can always repaint it at some point..
I have just had an idea - I might get the enamelling kit out and re-do the flowers for a different effect. I can't remember what colours I have, but if I have something similar, as I want the burgundy flower colour scheme, I will give it a whirl.