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Mixed-Media Collage & Candle

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Tonight is one of those nights when everything has gone wrong. I spent 2 hours working on a project I was really excited about only to realize the spacing was off. This, of course, put me in panic-mode and made me very grumpy.
But that just goes to show how quickly a project like this can be put together. From start to finish, both pieces were sone in an hour.
  • mixed media collage candle, crafts
I put together this mixed-media collage from some items I had in my crafting stash. I found the keys on clearance for $1 at Michael's. Major score in my opinion! The wording is part of a stamp set and I always have one or two of these burlap panels laying around. The doily came from an antique mall I visited a while back.
  • mixed media collage candle, crafts
First, I glued the doily on the panel. Then I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut a simple label shape out of card stock and added the stamp in the center.
  • mixed media collage candle, crafts
Next, I glued on the two keys. I used Weldbond glue for all of this since it works on all mediums.
  • mixed media collage candle, crafts
I felt like the collage needed to be paired with another piece so I used the coordinating key stamp on a piece of burlap ribbon and glued it around the candle.
  • mixed media collage candle, crafts
The finished product. I think it turned out really cute. I'm almost glad the other project didn't work out. Almost...

To see more: http://snaps-of-ginger.blogspot.com/2014/06/mixed-media-collage-embellished-candle.html

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