Sunday, 3 August 2014

It Has A Song by Lynne Moncrieff




Distress Paints:- Weathered Wood, Broken China, Black Soot
Watercolour Paper 300 gsm HP (substitute with Ranger Watercolour Paper)
White Cardstock or pre-scored cardbase
Extras:- Muslin, paper scraps



Tear watercolour paper to required size. Adhere torn pieces of scrap pattern paper and muslin. Leave to dry. 

Apply Distress Paints Broken China and Weathered Wood along with Twinkling H20s and Gesso. Mist with water. Heat set. Repeatedly stamp Tweet. Chirp with Distress Ink Bundled Sage.


Stamp Scribbly Bird and text. Stamp scallop border (Mixed Media Doll Borders). Partially ink up one of the sentiments from Scribbly Birds. Highlight words with black fine marker pen.


Finish card by adhering panel to cardbase. Edge with Black Soot and create paint flicks with watersoluble crayons.


Until next time,


  1. I love Dina's new stamps and you certainly did them justice! The paint flicks remind me of the spots on an egg. Great card.

  2. Gorgeous card Lynn, Love the stamps & the design is fabulous...I adore how you use fabric & lace... Beautiful... Hugs May x x

  3. Lovely card Lynne, that bird stamp is so sweet and you use it so well! Love your soft colours and textures, just beautiful! Really like the speckle effect reminiscent of eggs...

  4. this is great Lynne - I love these scribbly birds - fabby xx

  5. These birds have been on my wish list for a wee while, I love your interpretation with them, so beautiful and as previous bloggers say your pattern is like speckled eggs.
    Julie x

  6. Love the way you've framed this beautiful bird with the mix of strips and colour Lynne. Jenny x

  7. Really enjoyed the close up views...
    the scallop top and bits of blue strip fabric all work so well...
    great colors and details in this cute piece!

  8. What a sweet piece Lynne. ~Diane

  9. Love the addition of the muslin and the blue stripes.

  10. Love these images and you always put your signature style on them! Beautifully done.

  11. You really made the little guy stand out!

  12. A lovely card Lynne, I love the colour combo.
    xxx Hazel.

  13. Wonderful textures, I love this Lynne! xxx


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