Monday, April 6, 2015

Going Green

April just started and the first monday og the month it is Haunted Design House Challenge time, them is Going Green, interpret the way you like (Re-cycle, zombie skin, the color green, green eyed envy monster, whatever as long as it it scary as well). Can't wait to see your makes, mean while check out what the other Minions made here (you will find the link to enter there as well)

I went for the re-cycling part of going green, save the earth stuff :-)

The recycle part is the card this is made of, the back of a paperpad and the diecuts are all from pizza boxes (the frozen pizza's, but you can also use cereal boxes)

fluid acrylics in the colours; Phthalo Green, Phthalo Blue, Paynes Grey, English Red Oxide, Cobalt Teal Hue, Yellow Iron Oxide.
Misters in the colour: Primary Magenta, Yellow green, Turquiose.
Antiquing Cream in Titanium white and Carbon Black
Traditions Acrylic paint in: Phthalo Blue, Carbon Black, Opaque White and Naphtol Red.
Metalic Lustres in: Lavish green, Cosmic blue and Radiant Red
Andy Skinner Mixed Media stencils: Industrial Elements, Made to Measure, Incognito, Code Breaker.

Stamps used: skull stamp from the Morte set from Smeared Ink, designed by Rick St.dennis.
Crackle stamp from Lost Coast Designs
Tim Holtz Alteration dies: Gadget Gears, Vintage Globe, Graveyard.
A flourish and Spider die and the Sizzix Cosmic Flourish #2
Ranger Archival Ink
Babywhipes and kitchentowel, you will also need some paintbrushes and a sponge.

the finished project

The how to video

some detail pics

I will enter the following challenges


  1. Fabulous piece and brilliant video, Mo! Loved watching you work and hearing your voice. The layering of colors looks like magic to me. LOVE the end result. xxD

  2. Love those layers and hidden stamps x

  3. Love those layers and hidden stamps x

  4. This is so great! The layering and layout of this is fabulous!! Absolutely love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! ~Nanette, DT~

  5. Lovely colours and rich tones. Lovely piece of art. Thank you for joining us at Recycle Re-purpose and Re-invent this month. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  6. Wow the layering and colour is fantastic on your piece...going green is a wonderful theme.
    Thank you for joining in at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month!

  7. Here I am back with a different hat on. Love your project and your video. great details. Thank you for joining us this week at altered Eclectics. Judy DT

  8. Love how to videos and your paint techniques are always fab. x

  9. This is beautiful Nice vibrant colors.Thanks for sharing this with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Good Luck, Rupa, DT.

  10. Monique, Very cool project. Love the colors and great elements you used. Aren't pizza boxes the handiest things? Great recycling, I also enjoyed the how to. Thank you for sharing your fun project with us on Recycle, Re-Purpose & re-Invent and look forward to seeing more from you.
    :) Chris / CS Designs