Oh, I have had a lot of fun making my latest Creative Expressions DT project! I wanted to show how very effective the fabulous background stamp from this month's featured stamp set - Sentimental Art by Wendy Vecchi. I used a square Art Part and clear embossed the background stamp. I then used several Distress Inks (Wild Honey, Fired Brick, Dusty Concord and Black Soot) to ink the Art Part. Then I gave it a little wipe with a soft cloth to remove an ink on the embossed image.
I then took an Art Part - Leaves and inked it with Peeled Paint Distress Ink. I then stamped the background image onto the leaves in Peeled Paint but you'll have to take my word for it as it doesn't seem to show up in the photos! I then took some Glassine Paper and stamped two butterflies and a flower in Coffee Archival Ink. *Remember to heat the glassine paper with a heat gun to 'set' the image*. I then scrunched up the butterflies to make then crinkled and give them movement and then I gently added Distress Ink with my Blending Tool. The flower was inked the as before but I curled the petals round a paintbrush. I added a button for a centre.
To finish off my hanging I used the word 'Dream' from Wendy's Just Word set and stamped it in Coffee Archival Ink on glassine paper and put it behind an Ornate Plate. I then added two Charm Clips, long fasteners and a little chain.
I hope you like my homage to this incredibly fantastic background stamp! Thank you for visiting and for your comments - they really do make my day!