Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Don’t Mess With The Queen by Amanda Southern






I’m trying to use stamps that I haven’t inked for ages or ashamedly never inked at all! This card uses one of the fabulous Lynne Perrella stamps by PaperArtsy which I have inked for the first time to make this piece!!!



What I did:-


Starting with a piece of mixed media card I sprinkled on some Brusho Crystals in blue and orange allowing them to mingle slightly. I didn’t want to cover the entire piece so I left some white spaces. A quick blast with the heat gun dried the Brushos. I then used coordinating Distress inks and stencilled them onto the white spaces which filled up the background with more colour. I then added some stamping to my background using the same colour palette, again the stamps are from Lynne Perrella. Using gold embossing paste I added some stencilled texture, the dots and the flower and then left it overnight to dry. Onto a separate piece of mixed media card I stamped my main image and coloured with Spectrum Noir colouring pencils. 





The final addition was the feather created using paperclay in a mould and when dry (overnight) painted and highlighted with gold gilding wax. Last touch was to add my stamped sentiment. I then mounted onto blue card and added to an 8” x 8” card blank.


What I Used:-


Brusho’s – Blue & Orange
Distress Inks – Faded Jeans & Spiced Marmalade
Ranger Dye Inks – Blue Ribbon & Cheese Puff
Tim Holtz Stencils – Dot Fade & Lattice Work
Crafters Workshop Stencil – Cornflower 6” x 6”
Gold Embossing Paste
Sentiment Stamp by Wendy Vecchi from my stash
Blue Card
Card Blank

Thanks and see you next week

Love

Amanda X

8 comments:

  1. Absolutely fabulous Amanda! xxx

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  2. Simply glorious - the colour combination is spectacular - and the stamping and stencilling are beautiful.
    Alison x

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  3. Love it in particular the colour combo is really striking
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  4. Love this Amanda, the orange and blue look fabulous together and your background is just gorgeous.
    Fliss xx

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  5. This is fab Amanda so br8ght and delicious

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  6. Great title post!
    The colours are so beautifully and blend together so harmoniously. Really beautiful card.
    Lynne x

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