Evening, I’m still feeling damp around the edges after the torrential rain we’ve had today & right now, the wind & rain are crashing against the house. Goodness knows what damage we’ll see in the morning.
One of the highlights of Stamperama last Sunday for me was the launch of the new stencils & paints designed by the wonderful Lin Brown for PaperArtsy. They’ve since been officially launched on the PA blog & if you haven’t already done so, you need to see all of Lin’s designs & the gorgeous samples created by her & other members of the PA design team. I chose these two fantastic stencils, as well as the paints which you would have seen in my Stamperama post & tonight I’ve had a little play.
A few layers of Nougat & Chartreuse Frescos put on a manila tag with a baby wipe. Sponged Cheesecake through the circles stencil.
I stamped the flower from the E Lin Brown set 04 with Tikka, added Chutney with the other end of a paint brush & stamped the frond with Seaweed.
Little Black Dress through the branch & circles stencils, added white dots with a Sakura pen to the circles. Edged the tag with Orange Blossom, Fern & Potting Soil Archival inks.
Second tag. Started with Cheesecake, then Tikka, then Chartreuse. Sponged Cheesecake through the branch stencil, then Zesty Zing for the circles.
Applied Tikka & Chutney to the flower stamp, then applied Seaweed through the branch stencil.
I first applied Red Geranium Archival through the branch stencil, but it wasn’t dark enough so I went over it with Plum Archival. (There was a loud “oooh” of delight when I lifted off the stencil after this step!) Black Archival for the circles & went over some of them with a black PITT pen to make them even darker.
Added white dots to the leaves & edged the tag with Potting Soil & black Archival inks.
I really enjoyed making these tags & they’ve given me lots of ideas for bigger projects. I love the stencils, they’re approximately 15 x 18cm, cut perfectly & of excellent quality.The new Fresco colours are gorgeous. I’ve never been a huge fan of green, but Seaweed & Chartreuse are my new favourite Frescos & all four work perfectly together. Huge thanks to Lin & PA for these wonderful new additions to my crafting stash.
Thank for looking, see you next time.