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Maker's Monday: Fly

I decided that this year I will "make do" with the crafty supplies I already have. There's only so much space in the Pit of Despair! This project came together really quickly and while I used a vintage plastic reindeer, a new version can be substituted. Supplies: Tim Holtz Vignette Panel (largest size with backer board) Tim Holtz Christmas Stack golden star paper Tim Holtz Typography letters 'FLY' Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Gold Mixative Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Walnut Stain Tim Holtz Matte Medium Glossy Accents Red acrylic paint Dark green acrylic paint Vintage plastic reindeer Sophisticated Finishes Rust paint Four felt adhesive dots Tools: Scissors Paint brushes Cotton swab Months ago, I nabbed a bag of vintage plastic reindeer at an antique shop and decided to rust one to see how it would look. I coated it in two layers of iron paint and then added the rusting agent. I liked how it looked and set it aside for later. While organizing my