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Friday, March 21, 2008

Another "Flooring Sample" Collage w/ Faux Dichroic Piece

I made another collage using another free Flooring Sample I got from my run to Home Depot the other day. This is also a Cork Flooring is called "Mocha". I smeared Purple StazOn all over the base. I inked the edges with with Galaxy Gold Brilliance ink. I used the heat gun to set the ink and I got a few small bubbles.......must be the laminate that is bubbling......
I stamped the Mona image (I Brake for Stamps) in Galaxy Gold and embossed with gold powder. I then took one of my Faux Dichroic pieces that I made a while ago and re-heated w/ my gun. I then stamped the Mona image into the liquid UTEE. (also with the Brilliance Galaxy Gold)
This piece was a $%*&^%$&#*^%$^ to photograph. With all of the shiny gold and shiny foils and UTEE, it looks pretty terrible in the pics....... sigh....... it really does have a neat look in person.
I have posted 2 w/out a flash (1st) and one with a flash (2nd). The colors are true in the 1st photo and you can see the textures quite well in the 2nd photo......
Without flash
With flash..........


  1. These are great Susan. Love to see what you are playing with since you always seem to be experimenting with different mediums.

  2. Susan... this is extraordinary. So beautiful! I must have a look at your other post and see what Faux Dichroic is!! Thanks for sharing your creative process! Hugs, Rosie

  3. As the "Queen of Free," I often experiment using freebies from Lowes and Home Depot. However, I've never seen these free floor samples. You did an awesome job, and by taking both photos, I got a much better idea of the piece.

    As always, your work is stunning and you are never afraid to experiment. Keep motivating us all.