Sunday, March 14, 2010

MMM: Party Animals

    "Having a Ball"
    Altered Mason Jar
    Interior Detail
    This week's Mixed Media Monday challenge is to create a piece of art based upon the theme, "Party Animals." I wanted to do something as whimsical as the prompt, so when I saw a big bag of gumballs in our pantry, "Having a ball" was born. After getting permission from the gumball owner (that would be my 4 year old), I set about altering a mason jar that I set aside for just an occasion . . .
    The Party Animal is a freebie from Stampington's Postscript and the only thing I really added to him was a bit of glitter and a hat. The hat was covered in glazing medium, decorated with the word "sweet" and, of course, a single Swarovski crystal. The lid of the jar was painted with several layers of acrylic and dotted with glue and glitter.
    I can't wait to see what everyone does this week! To check it out for yourself, please log on to http://www.mixedmediamonday.wordpress.com/.   Kristin xo

24 comments:

Sherry Goodloe said...

Very fun project you did Kristin! *smiles*

Diane said...

Fantastic piece, Kristin - and I love the way you interpreted the theme! Diane

Cindy said...

Wow--what a fabulous project--I LOVE it!!!
So inventive and fun, fun, fun!

Sandy said...

Yeah what a lovely party idea. Fabulous work. This is fantastic.

Nicola said...

Brilliant idea Kristin I really love this so cute and funny! Will Kendra get her gumballs back though? ;0)

Ozstuff said...

What a gorgeous and creative idea. I love your PICKLED PARTYGOERS!! Fantastic.

Femmy said...

fantastic!!!

Mandy said...

lol...too cute!!!

joanna said...

Kristin, what a great idea!! your work is awesome!!
xoxo

Sarah Lou said...

oh wow. This is so inspirational. I love this idea. Its so magical!

Diane said...

I love your party animal, Kristin--it's so fun!!

Yvonne said...

This is brilliant, Kirstin!

Debby said...

This is so sweet, love it.
Debby

indybev said...

What a creative approach to the challenge. I love your little party-in-a-jar!

haendi said...

This is so much fun, and very clever. I like the idea of altering the mason jar.

Kris Dickinson said...

This is adorable! So wonderfully clever!

Melinda Cornish said...

I love the color of the gumballs...what a great jar!

Amy said...

HI Kristin, this is truelly fabulous..what is more fun than a jar of gumbballs!!! Super CUTE is right. I adore your jar and your sweetie inside as well.
I have to send you a HUGE thank you..I haven't been on blogland for a few days now being busy with GS cookies and cookie booths etc..I just noticed your linky to the SWEET Alice themed blog background and I was jumping for JOY..I added it straight away and it's darling! Thank you from my heart..I was so happy you shared that with me. Big hugs from me sweets.
amy

margaret said...

Oh Kristin this is so much fun! super idea, love it! Margaret

Fabric Art said...

Oh party in a jar, what a wonderful idea Kristin and so cute.

Kathy said...

This is just grand! I love the colorful gumballs....

Rhonda said...

Too cute! What little guy wouldn't want to be stuck in a world of gumballs? Great piece - cheers!

Nicola said...

Hi Kristin me again! Just thought Kendra might like Rhys' post on my blog! He lost his first tooth the other day and was very proud!! xx

Janny said...

It's lovely!