18 Apr 2014

Hanging Board..without the hanging

Hello all..well it's Good Friday so Happy Easter to you!! for all of you lucky enough to be having a nice long weekend I hope you have a lovey time, and to all you (including me) who have to  work....well what can I say :(

I had a chance to pop into my shed before work today to have a go at the Paper Artsy challenge before 4.58 on Sunday which is usually when I get mine finished!! (yes Lucy I am early this week lol).

We have a new guest this week Deb Freeman...so welcome Deb! Her first project was a gorgeous hanging board which you can see here. beautiful colours and depth. Well I intended to do a board very similar with a birdie but got side tracked!!




I started off with Leandra's corner corner middle technique using Lake Wanaka and Tinned Peas frescos, then aded in Beach Hut and Limelight to give it a bit of a lift. I stamped the swirl from HP1005 in leaf green archival...love that colour!!

I stamped one of my new stamps from AP onto white card and gave it a wash of beach hut...stuck it onto the hanging. I used grunge paste to stencil randomly.I wanted to get the image to melt into the board but didn't quite achieve that...I coloured the grunge using all the paints I had used as a base, just adding the different colours until I was happy with it..stamped the script stampp from LP28 in french ultrmarine archival randomly.


Next I added some smoked paprika and a tiny bit of eggplant with my finger...just a touch to break up the colours. The 'Art' is torn from a word stamp..'Artist' another buy from AP..Then treasure gold!! I used a very small amount of special edition number 5 to lightly brush over the raised areas....and lastly a tiny bit of south pacific around the edges to draw the eye in..

I am off to get ready for work now...but happier that I got to play before I went :D
Thanks for stopping by...................................

9 comments:

  1. Oh this is so gorgeous Lin! Beautiful colors and great textures.Especially great constitution. xx

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  2. so glad you did get to play - this looks fabulous! I love the colours, just perfect for a spring day.. Hope your working day isn't too stressful... see you soon!

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  3. Don't know the corner corner middle thingy but love your work Lin. It's gorgeous. Very disciplined going in the shed before work. I am having a faff about morning, can't get going. Xx

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  4. Very nice Lin, love those delicate shades, gorgeous stamp too.

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  5. Fabulous hanging without the hanger, mine ended up to be a non hanger too - hehehehe!!!

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  6. Oh, how lovely... colours right up my street, and she looks hauntingly beautiful nestled in amongst all that texture - gorgeous!
    Alison x

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  7. So glad you got to play before work, Lin! That stamp looks terrific on your board. What lovely colours and textures too! Hope you get some more 'play-time' soon and a bit of a relaxing break. Julie Ann xxx

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  8. This is so gorgeous in every way, Lin, really struck me when i was looking at the uploads although I was amazed you were so early!! Sorry you have to work xx

    Lucy x

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