Altered CD hanging

Today I am sharing one of my Gecko Galz DT projects that uses images from this month, including some from Opticillusions who are featured in the current cross-promotion:

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As you will have seen from the title of this post, this started life as a CD, one that is no longer in use. I’ve covered it with the clock image from Opticillusions.

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The main image of the lady is from the Gecko Galz collage set Her Beautiful Colours. I’ve combined with a fabulous Opticillusions butterfly. I’ve cut a duplicate set of wings, sealed them with glitter ModPodge and layered them over the original to give some dimension. I’ve placed a paper rose over the top of the original that is in the image.

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There are  some extra butterflies in different sizes, adding Glossy Accents to the wings.

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I’ve added lots of seam binding and a little ivory crochet lace to create a hanger and popped on a few more roses. Both the seam binding and the roses were coloured with a Promarker so that they coordinated with the colour of the butterfly.

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To finish it all off I’ve added the words, printed from the computer, and a scrap of muslin.

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I am linking this up to the new challenge, #97, at Really Reasonable Ribbon, which has the theme of anything but a card.

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Altered CD hanging — 13 Comments

  1. Very pretty design, the butterfly wings look lovely with the coat of Glossy Accents. I have been saving half a dozen CDs for some time, just waiting for the right opportunity to use them in a craft project. Your CD wall hanging has given me something to think about.

    I hope you have a good weekend.

    Dionne xx

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