9 May 2016

mono printing

I had time for a little crafting over the weekend in between work shopping..cooking..cleaning and cutting the grass...and what lovely weather we have had!!! long may it last!!

I was very envious of some of my crafting pals who were able to attend Happy Stampers in Port Sunlight on Saturday...what a lovely place that is and a great show!

Leandra and Emma did a couple of quick periscope before it got busy and they were showing us a technique scraping the paint onto your surface using a scraper/old credit card or something like it.
I thought I might like to have a go....so using layers of mermaid..blue oyster..caramel..chalk..tango..beach hut and hey pesto fresco paints I made my background.




Onto this I stamped in cornflower blue archival with a crackle stamp some script and one of the small stamps from one of my new hop picks




I cut my piece up to make a background and smaller piece which I stamped in black archival again from one of the new hot picks I painted the flower and added some hightlights with a white shaprie. This was then mounted onto black card..added to the larger piece and onto a card blank.




I am going to enter this into the Paper Artsy topic 9 challenge which you can go and read all about here as usual some lovely work.

Thanks for stopping by....................................

7 comments:

  1. Love this! Weather is on the turn...

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  2. Ooh Lin this is gorgeous! Love how you have run with this technique. It was the only demo I actually watched & concentrated on.....my stupid early wake up played havoc with concentration!

    Someone is going to be a happy bunny to receive this.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  3. Great background, quick and easy, and the black really stands out, fab choice of image and love how you've accented the flower with colour xxx

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  4. Beautiful card! I love the colours & the flower is lovely.

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  5. Great card, love the background!

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  6. Stunning background and you made beautiful card from the background. xx

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