It was two days before we hit the road to Winnipeg, MB to attend my then boyfriend’s close friends. I was stuck on the question, how should I wrap our wedding presents?
I knew that it had to be a bit artistic, because the bride-to-be likes art (I think). So, without any solid idea, we went to Micheal’s.
As I was searching for interesting things in the store, basically brainstorming while I wanted to buy everything (lol), I came across with these masks. For Him and Her.
Then it struck me. Eureka! Masks ala Mixed Media.
I came to think that this better turn out right or we would just end up buying a ready made gift wrapper, which I absolutely refused.
So, I took the masks home and started sticking the pendants onto the white canvas. Let them dry through the night, then the next day, I started with these.
Slowly, working to put colors. I wasn’t sure what the couple’s fave colors were. Got my answers from my fiance, Eric and continued to color them.
After countless times of blending the colors to my satisfaction, I finished the masks with so much mess on our hardwood flooring. Yep, I did my craft at the living room. You guys would know my fiance’s reaction when he knew about it.
Anyway, I’m happy as to how the project turned out. I secured the masks on the gift box using the ties that came with the masks and gorilla glue. They were secure enough to travel with us for more than 8 hours in the car.
The newly weds, especially the bride felt special on how their gift was specially wrapped.
I have added embellishments on the masks once they had the colors on. I put a lace ribbon around the box and tada!