Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Life Is Good by Alison Hall


That's Crafty! have added some fabulous new stencils to their That's Crafty! Dinky Stencils range, and I've used two of them on a card for my nephew. That lovely Carabelle Studio gentleman made an appearance again!







Here's what I used...


That's Crafty! Dinky Stencils - Jewelled, Screwheads
PaperArtsy Fresco Finish Paint - Zucchini, Mermaid, South Pacific, Snowflake, Little Black Dress
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Remnant Rubs - Botanical, Life Quotes
White Card Blank - 6x6 inch
Brayer, Stencil Brush, Large Bubble Wrap, Scissors



Here's what I did...


1. I began by creating a background using the Gelli Plate, the blue and green Fresco paints, and making patterns with the bubble wrap.


2. I cut out a square of background, then stencilled the Jewelled design repeatedly across the middle using Snowflake Fresco. Leaving the stencil in place, I used black Archival ink to stamp the Prima Messy writing through the stencil. I then outlined the design with a fine black Sharpie.


3. I stamped the Man and Bird onto the background, then again onto white card, then cut him out and glued him over the image on the background. I stencilled some Screwheads in two corners with Little Black Dress Fresco, then added the Remnant Rubs bird and words.


4. To finish, I matted my design onto black card, then adhered it to a square white card.



Hope you have a creative day!


Alison x

10 comments:

  1. Loving those new stencils. They're perfect for the fab Carabell studio man and his bird. Lx

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  2. Gorgeous card Alison. Great work with the stencils and love that background!
    Fliss xx

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  3. This is so effective, Alison, I love it!

    Lucy x

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  4. Gorgeous colours and I love that stamp xx

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  5. Never tire of that guy fab background for him
    Love
    Amanda x

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  6. Oooh now this is wonderful! Hmmmm I think I can't resist getting this stamp much longer!
    Hugs
    Donna xxx

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  7. He's a right stunner fab work

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  8. Brilliant use of the stencils Alison on this fabulous card.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  9. Great use of these fabulous stamps!
    Alison x

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