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The embellished monogram....a tutorial


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Presenting my latest embellished monogram....:)


I started with a bright yellow wood monogram from Smiggle that I got on sale for $1. I covered the top surface with remnant canvas fabric, applied Liquitex resin sand medium with The Crafter's Workshop stencil and painted the other surface with gesso.


Next I misted with ColourArte Radiant Rain shimmering mists for a subtle sheen. After that I started embellishing. I added the Maya Road pom pom trim along the edges, then glued some pearls around to "glam" it up. I used a rub-on on the frame, then covered it with crackle glossy accents.


I decided to make the bird stand out a little more so I went in with some Silks Acrylic Glazes and "blinged" out the bird by adding mica flakes, a glitter embellishment and a wing charm.


I love how my embellished monogram turned out. Who wants me to make them one? 


This embellished monogram was a design team project for Maya Road.



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11 comments:

Sharada dilip acharya said...

Lovely creations! amazing colours!

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Lizzy Hill said...

Beautiful Yvonne....what a fabulous makeover. Loving that colour combo:)

Reusing Cards & Quilling said...

Me too in love with the soft colorcombo..loved the texture on momogram and the pearls make it pretty !!

Lizzyc said...

This looks amazing! I love the gold bow!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wow wow wow! You never cease to amaze me!! This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors, the textures, the bow and those pearls!!!!!

~amy~ said...

super pretty, love the colors.

Annette Allen said...

wow this is outstanding.. i love how you added the pearl ribbon around the edges.. very creative

Cindy deRosier said...

LOVE it! I just did a monogram and it was so much fun. I can see why you love doing them. I'm planning on more in my future. :)

Lisa said...

Absolutely stunning!! The texture and colors are amazing!! I love the beautiful design!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Mona Pendleton said...

Such a pretty project Yvonne! Love the pretty color palette and all the fun trimmings! The pearls add such a touch of elegance!

Audrey Pettit said...

So cool! OMGosh, everything about this is just SO cool, Yvonne!

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