Friday 13 July 2012

Summer Colours

Anything goes with Summer Colours at The Stamp Man

My DT offering for the Stamp Man challenge this week is a framed easel birthday card, Brenda style.

I started by painting the stamped image using distress stains and distress markers, leaving it to dry. I made the chipboard backboard, cutting it to the size I needed for this image and the frame to fit. I used texture paste over the frame, daubing it on using a palette knife and adding wooden and small flower embellishments. When it was dry I painted it all with gesso. 

The backing paper is a piece Jill sent me, made using moonglow spritzes. I cut and tore the flower image to size, distressing the edges and using frayed burlap DI on them, then with a glue pen added the Frantage embossing enamels, a ribbon and sentiment.

Lastly I painted the wooden embellishments with Distress Stains and when they were dry added clear crackle paint and I painted the frame with DSs and greeny pearl lustre pigment powder mixed.

The frame was added and a TH easel glued to the back to make a card with a difference.

Memory Box Pastry Labels
Wooden embellishments
Distress Markers

Well the air show is nearly finished for another two years, this weekend are the public days and we are having a BBQ tomorrow for friends and family to come and celebrate Ken's and my big birthdays and hopefully see some of the flying from the back garden, if it doesn't rain (again).

Have fun this weekend whatever you have planned.

hugs {brenda} xox