Tuesday, 24 January 2017

DecoArt Metallic Box

Apply Crackle paste to the box lid and allow to dry naturally

Paint the box base with white Gesso and apply the embellishments

Apply a coat of Metallic Gold

Followed with Quinacridone Gold paint

Apply a wash of Prussian blue

Wipe back with a baby wipe

Apply Quinacridone Gold to the edges

Stamped text randomly on the sides

  Embellishment Detail

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Stampotique Challenge- Favourite Stamp

The new challenge is to use your favourite stamp

Mine is actually 2 Moth Fab and Mothloved, they were my first stamps and they belong together!
My Favourite, Fabulous Stampotique Females!

Appied a variety of scraps of card, papers and lace to a piece of chipboard with DecoArt Matte Medium
Once dry applied Crackle Paste randomly

Once dry applied DecoArt Media Fluid acrylics in stripes blending with water

Wiping back the colour on the raised areas

 Dry brush gradually with Titanum White

Highlight with Metallic lustre Brilliant Turquoise and Silver Spark

 Finished with a wash of Carbon Black

Stamped the Favourites onto card, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noir

For info on taking part in the challenge please click here

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Stampotique Word Up Weekend and Anything Goes!

Time for Tags!, This year im going to do more of them!!
I started doing a few the backend of last year as I have found a company that do really large and heavy duty MDF Fernli Designs link here

Heres my Tag for Stampotique 'Word Up Weekend' which is a Design Team project showcasing the fabulous words and phrases available Stampotique Link
and it also fits the current 'Anything Goes' challenge using the fabulous fossil 'Fishbone' from France Papillion and 'Best Fishes' 

I applied a thin layer of DecoArt Media Crackle Paint Allowed to dry for a couple of hours
I then applied brushstrokes down the length and with my finger, DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Cobalt Teal, Prussian Blue, Vermillion and Diarylide Yellow and using the Barcode stamo with Titanium White
I stamped Back Stazon using Stampotique Honeycomb and Barcode
Stamped Fishbone with clear embossing ink and sprinkled with an Antique Gold embossing powder
The tiny label tag was painted with DecoArt Metallic Gold followed with Quinacridone Good 
Stamped the text with Black Stazon and edged with the gold embossing powder