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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fly

This week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.  anything goes... That means whatever inspires you.  I happen to have some new stamps and fun things sitting on my desk and was inspired to just play around with a piece of leftover cardboard.


Hence the unusual shape of my project as it was a four up of these shapes attached together with something packaged on top of the cardboard.  I always take those pieces and store them by my craft desk for future use.  This one already was broken into pieces as I let the puppy chew on some of it to distract him in the morning while I tried to craft.


I painted the surface with white gesso and put on a few coats to cover the printing on the cardboard. After that dried, I applied Wendy Vecchi white embossing paste through the stencil on areas of the cardboard.

I enlarged this so you can see that I added a sprinkling of ultra fine crystal glitter to the surface.  I let the embossing paste dry and then came and sprayed blue distress stain over the surface.  I repeated to add some darker areas.  I left it to dry.

I next stamped the focal image on tissue paper using blue ink and decoupaged the image to the surface. The rest was stamping directly onto the surface and using a white gel pen for highlights.  I added a touch more bling with the sequins mixed in.

Product:  Ranger Distress Stain Spray (Broken China,   Mermaid Lagoon), Prima Don't Forget to Fly Finnabair StampsWendy Vecchi White Embossing Paste, Memory Box - Heartwood Designer Stencil, Stazon - Azure Ink , Signo Uni-Ball White Gel PenUltra-Fine Crystal Glitter, Simon Says Stamp - Sequins, White Gesso

The ever generous Simon Says Stamp is offering a gift voucher to a randomly selected participant in the challenge. Come share your art!



Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz

12 comments:

  1. Stunning Suz, wonderful stencilling and fantastic use of that wonderful Finn stamp, gorgeous blue colour too, love this project!

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  2. Beautiful sparkle, lovely piece! Kind of sad to hear puppy chewed on it, but hey even more shabby for a future project!

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  3. Pretty blue variations, and how can you not love that SPARKLE!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  4. Love this, even the use of the cardboard... Pinning!

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  5. What an incredible piece! I adore the color palette and love how you've managed to create such a great sense of movement and energy. It's magical-looking and I just want to go and hang out wherever this is!

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  6. What a gorgeous piece! The texture and colors are fabulous! :)

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  7. So, SO beautiful and that background is to die for ~ a wonderful piece as always, Suzz! :)

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  8. This is beautiful Sue!! Love the background and great stencil work.

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  9. This is so pretty, Suzz! Love the blue greenish color scheme! The stamps and stencil are gorgeous! Hugs, Sandra

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  10. WOW! I love the amazing celestial feel you achieved, as well as the truly aged feel it has. Your puppy dog probably has something to do with that - LOL!

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  11. Background and stamp are amazing! As always a wonderful piece of art! BArbarayaya

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