Thursday, March 2, 2017

Layered Unicorn Wall Decor

The March Anything Goes crafting challenge
at the
Making Memories Crafting Challenge blog
is now live !

This month the theme is to add some layers.

Our generous sponsors for this challenge are

I used the 
image from A Day For Daisies for my piece. 

I printed the digital image at regular size 
onto white card stock.
It fits nicely into a 6 x 6 frame.

The eye was colored with a marker
and the background was water colored.

The horn has Stickles diamond glitter glue on it
and the ribbons were colored with a silver metallic marker.

I then printed the image two more times 
onto a shimmery white paper,
trimming out the mane portion of each.

The mane is attached with dimensionals and glue
to create dimension.

I made my own very tiny flowers.
The pink "roses" are made from pre-made
five petal paper flowers that I trimmed, scrunched
and glued into place to replicate a rose.
I used a darker color for the base,
lighter for the top layer. 

The tiny yellow flowers were made with paper punches
and have rhinestone accents.

I hand cut teeny little leaves from green card stock
and added detail with a green marker. 

All pieces were carefully glued together with a 
clear drying liquid tacky glue. 
I squeezed a small puddle of the glue onto scrap paper
then used a toothpick to dab very small amounts
of the glue onto each piece.

These flowers are no larger than the end of a pencil,
very small and tricky at times to create !

(instructions for the hand stamped clock can be found on this blog post: )

I was going to chalk / distress paint my frame , 
but decided in the end to keep it black,
thinking the image would pop more

Thanks for looking :)

I'm entering my wall art in the following challenges:
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Love To Scrap - Anything Goes 
Double D Challenges - photo inspired: flowers and colors


  1. Beautiful project ... love the dimension you have achieved!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Think Spring’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

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  2. Thanks for entering this gorgeous card into our Think Spring challenge at Double D, it's really pretty. ♥ Double D Challenges{DT aNNie}

  3. Fabulous job done here Heather. Love the image and the flowers!

    Crafty Hugs Sonia xx

  4. Oh how fun AND pretty!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT

  5. Gorgeous project Heather, so pretty!
    Have a good weekend,
    Love Jacky x

  6. Back again to let you know I am following you.xx

  7. Great project thanks for joining us at Crafting by Designs good luck x

  8. Great composition of your image and great background. I love the picture you made

  9. oh this is so enchanting! what a fabulous idea to turn this into a framed painting! it's beautiful, you did a great job with the soft girly colours and i love the idea of 3d flowers in the hair. thanks fore sharing your elegant creation with Love to scrap!!!

  10. Love everything about this! Thanks so much for sharing with us in the Love To Scrap Challenge Blog's "Anything Goes!" challenge!
    Leslie, LTSCB DT
    Love To Scrap 2


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