So the little bits and pieces of lace and fabric that I have been "saving for a rainy day" have been driving me a little crazy of late. Too pretty to throw away and too small to work into any project....or so I thought....*lightbulb moment*
I decided to adhere them on an 8x8 canvas (with matte medium). Then I painted over it with a coat of white gesso and I got a great textured surface to work with.
I went over the surface with gold paint, leaving some parts unpainted, then added some Golden glass bead gel with The Crafter's Workshop stencil. I defined the stenciled image by adding a layer of Inka Gold in old silver over the raised areas.
I used a remnant pearlescent fabric as the base for my embellishment clusters. Love the sheen and texture it adds to the piece.
Can you tell from the finished product that background was a mish mash of lace pieces in different colours? *winks*
Playing along with ARTastic challenge to make the background a feature. Here's the inspiration picture: