Friday, 6 March 2015

Spring Has Sprung! by Fliss Goodwin



Hi there, this week I have a little wall hanging plaque to share which was inspired by the signs of Spring that have finally appeared in the South. I can’t tell you how much I’ve been longing for the first green shoots so my new Liz Borer stamps have come out to play to celebrate.



Round Chipboard Plaque




·       Make the background paper to stick to the plaque by applying the pale pink and beige paints to the Gelli plate (I used my fingers – rather messy – but you could use a brayer if you prefer) and then press on a piece of card slightly larger than the plaque to pick up colour.

·       When the paint has dried, turn the paper over and place the plaque on. Draw round with a pencil and then cut out the circle. Glue to the plaque and punch through the hanging holes.

·       Ink up the curved floral stamp with embossing ink (I like the Ranger Distress ink one for this as it’s quite thick and stays wet longer) and stamp the design round the edges of the plaque, re-inking in between. 

·       Heat emboss with the copper powder. Run embossing ink around the edge and heat emboss with the copper powder to finish the edge. Paint the floral circle with pink, green and gold Twinkling H20 paints and you’ll get the look of enamel.


·       Stamp the circular woman image on smooth card with the embossing ink and heat emboss with the copper powder. Paint the woman with watercolour pencils and the flowers with the same shades of Twinkling H20s that you painted the plaque with. Die cut to a circle and paint the remaining areas pale green and ochre.

·       Glue the image panel to the plaque and add ribbon at the top to form a hanger to finish.
If you haven’t yet entered our current challenge, Oodles of Doodles, you still have a week to get doodling so do give it a try – it’s very relaxing!
Have a great weekend and see you next week.
Fliss x


  1. Oh Fliss,this is heavenly! Beautifully created and that image is wonderful,a true stunner ;)
    Big hugs
    Donna xxx

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  3. A delightful plaque, Fliss. Great use of the EB stamps.


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