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Friday, 7 October 2016

Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge for October - Nature





Do pop over to Happy Little Stampers to see the fabulous inspiration for this Challenge!

Here's mine - a tiny canvas:


You may remember me blogging in June about these pictures my daughter and I made:


We used die cut trees and melted wax crayons to give the autumnal leaves effect. The frames are some of our burnt wood ones.

This time I wanted to use Color Burst Powders and water to give an autumnal feel.


As I was using water, I wanted to stamp my trees 
(from SU's Lovely as a Tree - one of my favourite stamp sets!)
with a waterproof ink - so using watercolour paper I tried Stazon and Versafine.


I preferred the blackness of the Stazon.

I then sprinkled with a few Colour Burst colours on the dry paper and then spritzed with water.


For the ground I mixed some colour with water to use as a paint.

I then moved on to my tiny canvas and a small rectangle of MDF.





I was really quite pleased with the result...



At the beginning of the month Sketch~N~Scrap celebrated
World Card Making Day on facebook with three challenges.
They will be celebrating World Card Making all MONTH on their blog!!


I used one of the above trials for Challenge #2.

CHALLENGE NUMBER TWO; Using the sketch create a card and make sure you have - at least one circle, at least three of the same embellishment (stars, hearts, flowers, leaves, etc) and one banner.



Happy Crafting!


4 comments:

  1. The canvases look great.
    I just tried the Color Burst and love it.
    I was trying to color on regular paper that
    had gesso applies so
    it didn't work as well but I'll get the
    watercolor paper out the next time.
    thanks for sharing.

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  2. These look awesome! I love the colors.

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  3. These all are so pretty to look at thanks for sharing

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  4. What a fabulous technique Susan and those vibrant colours are amazing!

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