Hi, and welcome to my creative blog!! Scrapbook Place is having a blog hop, and it starts HERE!! I have created something unique, I hope. I love the seasons, especially SPRING, when everything starts to grow. So to celebrate the season just around the corner, I have created some Frappe Cap Collages.
I have seen soda bottle caps that have been decorated inside and thought they were charming, but could not see me using such a tiny frame for my artwork. So I decided to do the same but with a bigger canvas and used the caps from Starbucks Frappe drinks.
Here are the materials and instructions needed to make your own little framed pieces of art. Read all the way down to the end, because I’m offering Blog Candy to a couple lucky people.
The materials needed to do a project like mine are pictured below:
Starbucks cap, thoroughly washed and dried
Patterned paper, cut into a 1+1/2” circle
Assorted bling and tiny embellies
Liquid Glass or other crystal glue
Flower soft or other dimensional product
I started by cutting a 1+1/2” circle from my patterned paper. You can use cardstock, but I like a little pattern to decorate the background of my collage. My Creative Memories Circle Cutter set, but found I had to trim just a tad all around the cut circle. If you have a 1+1/2” circle punch, that’s awesome (I don’t have one!).
Make sure it fits nicely in the inside of the cap. If it does, you’re ready to embellish. Take the circle out of the cap to embellish it. I just played around with the bling I had on hand, using a jewel dragonfly or an adhesive-backed ladybug leftover from a swap, some jewel flowers and assorted adhesive-backed tiny jewels.
When you like your design, adhere the embellies onto the circle. Let dry if using liquid glue. Then you can attach the circle into the inside of the cap.
I wanted a more 3D effect for my caps, so I squeezed a little Liquid Glass from CTMH around the inner rim of the cap, and gently placed some Shamrock Green FlowerSoft onto the glue. Let dry and admire your work.
Warning!!! These little circles of artwork are addicting! I made all these in one fell swoop, and am frantically searching for more Frappe caps with which to make more. For the winter snow scene, I used my snowman punch and some white glitter cardstock. I glued homemade “flower soft” onto this rim. I made this by rubbing two white Styrofoam balls together and gathering the “dust” from the friction (I found this “recipe” online). Framing these circles of art with 3D materials just seems to make them pop even more.
At the moment I am displaying mine on my metal file cabinet. I attached some magnet material to the backs. I foresee a future swap on Scrapbook Place Yahoo Group soon, don’t you?
Now for some fun!!
1.Leave a comment on this post and tell me whether you’re interested in trying your hand at these little circular collages. Also tell me how you will use/display them.
2.I will randomly choose a winner of a small prize to a lucky person who commented.
3.If you are a Scrapbook Place member, then I challenge you to make your own Frappe Cap Collage. Go to Your Scrapbook Place and link your photo to the Blog Post regarding my featured Blog. A random winner will be chosen to take a walk on the J-Board for a cool prize.
What??! Not a member of Scrapbook Place Yahoo Group? Oh, my, you are missing lots of fun, inspiration, contests, challenges and new friends. Just click onto the link to the right at the top of my blog and it should take you to the Group. Any questions, leave a comment and I can hook you up.
Meanwhile, enjoy your new addiction!!
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