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Sunday, 21 May 2017

STAMPlorations~ Stencil Sunday #97

Happy Sunday everyone! I'm sharing a tag I made for STAMPlorations Sunday Stencil #97. The designers have created some fabulous mixed media projects to inspire you. You can find them  here so be sure to check them out and leave them some luv! :o) 


Today I used ARTplorations Overlap and Super Bubbles Stencils along with a sentiment from Trendy Birds 2 STAMPlorations Stamp Set. 
 A pretty quick and easy background using a watercolor paper tag and some Jane Davenport Watercolors- Brights. I then applied black acrylic paint thru the Overlap and Super Bubbles Stencils and used a White Paint Pen for some doodling. A little splatter using watered down white acrlic paint finished off the background. I applied a circle diecut on the top from my Design Paper stash and inked the edges in Black Soot Distress Paint.  I colored a Tim Holtz Grungeboard bird with the Black Soot Distress Paint and embossed the sentiment from the
Trendy Birds 2 stamp set and adhered it to the tag with Tacky Glue. And voila a fun and bright tag :o)

I hope you were inspired to play along in our Monthly Challenge, there is still some time to join in.

Don't forget you can use code "STAMPGIRLAMY" to  Save 20% in the STAMPlorations online shop. Have a great weekend. :o)

 

Friday, 19 May 2017

STAMPlorations~ Fun with Distress Inks and Perfect Pearls

http://stamplorations.blogspot.ca/2017/05/mixed-media-tutorial-amy.html
Happy Friday crafty friends, I'm up on the STAMPlorations Blog today with a step-by-step tutorial using ARTplorations Stencils, Distress Inks and Perfect Pearls to make a pretty, but quick and easy tag!



You can catch the step-by-step photo tutorial here


Don't forget you can use code "STAMPGIRLAMY" to  Save 20% in the STAMPlorations online shop. :o)

Products used:
http://stamplorations.auctivacommerce.com/Curve-Play-ARTplorations-Stencil-P5693952.aspx

http://stamplorations.auctivacommerce.com/Trendy-Feathers-2-Shery-Russ-Designs-P5601064.aspx


Sunday, 7 May 2017

STAMPlorations~ May Mixed Media Challenge

Happy Sunday everyone, it's that time again for a new challenge over at
http://stamplorations.blogspot.com/2017/03/stencil-sunday-march-5.html

The theme is always anything mixed media goes, except a card! Just remember you must use at least one stencil (any brand) in your project. You have until the end of the month to play!   


 This month, I a fun and bright chipboard journal Page using a couple of the NEW ARTplorations Stencils,  Super Bubbles Stencil and Floral Flutes Stencil
I started with a Chipboard Journal Page from Recollections and added some Distress Paints for my base layer in Fossilized Amber and Carved Pumpkin. I then added black Gesso thru the Floral Flutes Stencil. Once Dry, I traced circles form the Super Bubbles Stencil with White and Black Posca Pens. I added some white details and finished with some Stickers from my stash for the sentiment. And voila,  a quick and easy, fun and bright Journal Page. :o)




 I sure hope I've inspired you to get crafty and join in our challenge. 




 



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