Copper Geometric Picture Mats & Hexagon Art

Hey guys!!  I have a really fun project for you today, its easy and a show stopper.  Win win!

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All you need is a tired picture frame and mat,  ScotchBlue ™ Painter’s Tape for Delicate Surfaces with Advanced Edge-Lock™ Paint Line Protector (2080EL), and Copper Spray Paint.

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Start by cutting your painters tape into different shapes.  I used delicate surface tape so that I didnt pull the paper off of the mat!

 

Give it a couple of coats of Copper spray paint.  This picture is after the first one,  the paper matting absorbs the metallic sheen on the first coat,  that is why you will need a few.

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When you paint is dry, peel off the ScotchBlue™ Painters Tape.  Perfect lines make me so happy.  It’s the simple things friends.

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To make the hexagon art, place a few pieces of Scotchblue™ Painter’s Tape for Multi-Surface with Advanced Edge-Lock™ Paint Line Protector (2093EL)in a hexagon shape.  It doesn’t have to be perfect!  We are going for a little abstract here.

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Dry brush some acrylic paint on the inside of the shape.

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Peel your tape off and dry brush the edges just a little bit.

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Add a little splash of color with watercolors or watered down acrylic paint.

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Watercolor Hexagon Art

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Now I have some exciting news!   Everyone loves a summer goal right? 

 Home of ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape Contest now through July 15, 2014 and you could win $5,000 to put towards a home makeover! The first 500 to submit an eligible entry will receive one (1) roll of the new ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape with Advanced Edge-Lock™ Paint Line Protector!   Dudes, do you even know how exciting $5,000 is?!! 

Check out this project as a featured project example in the contest!

 

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate new products from ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me.

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Contest open to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C. (excluding AZ, MD, NJ, ND, TN and VT), who are 18+ (19+ in AL & NE and 21+ in MS) at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Enter from June 2, 2014 at 12:00:01 a.m. CT through 11:59:59 p.m. CT on July 15 2014. All contest communications, entry/judging criteria and details subject to the full Official Rules. Sponsor: 3M Construction and Home Improvement Markets Division, St. Paul, MN

8 Comments

Comments

  1. Very cool Mandi, and perfect lines make me happy too!

  2. I love how much dimension and texture is added to the simple artwork with the painting on the matte! Wow – brilliant! :D I can’t wait to enter the contest — too bad we have to wait until June 2 :P

  3. I am seriously AMAZED at the perfection of those lines. So good! Great art!

  4. HI, Mandi. Came across your post when looking for Hexagon eye candy, and what a nice find it was. Very cool project. We quiilters could use that painter’s tape idea. Thanks! I invite you to link your post to Hexie Weekend and share your great idea.

  5. I’m a little confused about the first mat. Did you cover the whole thing in tape first? How did you cut the shapes out without cutting through your mat? Or are you saying that you cut the tape FIRST and then figured out a pattern as you were laying it out on the mat?

  6. heeeyyy, you wouldn’t happen to know what’s going on with this contest? are they ever going to select a Lucky Winner?

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