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Altered embroidery hoop turned into decorative piece
In this scrapbooking and mixed media tutorial you'll learn how to use an embroidery hoop to create a circular layout, full of little details and many layers.

Posted by Nuneka from Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain • Published See Nuneka 's 7 projects »
  • Step 1


    Mark the circumference of your embroidery hoop on a piece of cardstock and cut it. Repeat on tow pieces of scrapbooking paper. Use your hands to tear one of them in a half. Glue both scrapbooking pieces to the yar cardstock.

  • Step 2

    Cover the embroidery hoop with white gesso. and dry.
    Glue it to the paper.
    Protect the paper with clear gesso.

  • Step 3

    Fussy cut some matching paper embellishments.
    Paint some paper leaves with metallic paints and dry.

    Add some Starburst Spray shimmer to your background paper. Dry.
    Use a stencil to add some transparent texture paste. Add embossing powders on top and melt.

  • Step 4

    Cover some chipboards with embossing ink and powders.
    Add snowflake paste all around the embroidery hoop. Dry.
    make splatters with diluted metallic paint.

  • Step 5

    Build your layout composition in the lower part of the circle, surrounding the photo with the chipboards, leaves, paper flowers and die cutting leaves. Add a little cluster on the top part to get some balance.

    Add some snowflake paste on top of the flowers.
    Glue some glitter here and there.

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