Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Fun with Foam Core

I'm loving working with foam core. This first one is for my very dear friend Tracey for Christmas. The frame is foam core covered with pages from an old book then painted over. The heart is grunge board with a rust treatment applied to it. Click on the pic for a closer view.
This one is also a foam core board. The rust technique has been applied to the whole thing. The key hole is grunge board that has been rusted. Mica is used over the image.
Foam core is fun stuff. Try it you just might like it.


Tina said...

and that second one is going to your FAVORITE TEXAN?! those look great Becky!!

Casii said...

I love them both; the 2nd one especially. Makes me want to break out some foam core (after the holidays when I can relax, chill and play).

JWood said...

NICE! how fun!

Natasha Burns said...

Wow they're both fabulous, and who would've thought, foam core! You've done a great job

cindy said...

What a cool thing! These are soo cute. I will have to try the foam core, what a cool thing. Hey...if you send T. Dubya one...I think your other fave Tecan should have one!

: D



carlene federer said...

Dang girl, you are Queen of Techniques!
These are both really amazing, I haven't done anything with foam core since it was the big thing in s/booking years ago...what great use you've put it to!
Your rusting technique blows my mind, so cool!!! And great titles for the pieces as well!

Pam Warden Art said...

Both are beautiful, love the second one. What cool techniques.
Thanks for the comment, you were on my favs and are back on the new one.
Glad you saw my post.
Merry Christmas,

Maija said...

I LOVE how they turned out! I am so sorry I missed Julies class!

Road Trip With Ruby said...

Cool, cool stuff, Becky! I think I need that easy street one.

julie haymaker thompson said...

several more I am in love with!!!!! hugs Julie