22 July 2014

Heart U

Ah! The joys of being off work for a week - thank you school holidays! I have put the week to good use already by having a 'play' in the Studio and not being able to resist joining in with the PaperArtsy challenge this week. I loved the shadow box that Kate Yetter made and this is my version!
As my husband is Koumpounophobic I won't be bringing this project into the house!!!
Thank you for stopping by and reading this - I loved my afternoon playing with paint (I do love South Pacific!) 
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16 July 2014

Hold my Heart

This fortnight's theme at Dragons Dream Tag It On is chosen by my rather lovely friend Silvia and is the letter K and a heart (with the usual rule to include a tag and at least one stamped image).
The hand and heart were stamped on tissue paper and painted with white and red paint on the reverse. The heart, background stamp and the stencil for the stripes are by Wendy Vecchi and the hand is by Tim Holtz.
I hope you'll pop over and see what the rest of the DT have made (it's worth the trip!) and then feel like joining in with us this time!
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6 July 2014

True

I've not really had much 'play' time over the last few weeks so it was wonderful to be able to play along with this week's PaperArtsy challenge. I had a fab afternoon yesterday playing and this is my version of Liesbeth's canvas.

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2 July 2014

Kiss

This fortnight's theme at Dragons Dream Tag It On is chosen by my rather lovely friend Silvia and is the letter K and a heart (with the usual rule to include a tag and at least one stamped image).
I used images from Lynne Perrella for PaperArtsy and the heart is from Wendy Vecchi (I love this heart!) It took me ages to think of a 'k' word and my daughter said 'kiss' as if I was daft not to have thought of it... and she was right!
I hope that you'll join in with us this fortnight!
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1 July 2014

Nature

A new month and a new theme at Country View Crafts Challenges and it's "Stencil it"! I knew I wanted to make a hanging as a change from the journalling I've been doing lately and so I reached for a new 'waiting to be used' stencil designed by Finnabair and was really taken with the packaging!
So I simply cut off the top and used Grunge Paste through the stencil like this (oh! I also added leaves from a Wendy Vecchi stencil:
 I then added layers of paint, all PaperArtsy Frescos, even mixing a green:
The centre of the flower needed 'something' so I found a Lynne Perrella face that fitted and did my much used stamping onto tissue paper and cut to fit. 
A little background stamping and some idea-ology to finish it off! For stability I mounted it on to a piece of cardboard that I'd painted black and it was ready to hang! I hope you'll join in with us this month!
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28 June 2014

Dreamer of Dreams

It's my turn over at the Country View Crafts Challenge blog and I've been playing with mixing paint and Grunge Paste... hope you pop over and see more!
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