Saturday, 20 August 2016

Not my Circus by Donna Gray


Hi everyone,


Donna here today with a funky monkey from Katzelkraft, isn’t he just a cutie?!







What to do:


Apply a thin coat of Gesso to the larger That’s Crafty! MDF heart, dry thoroughly.

Stamp the monkey onto the heart using black Archival ink and then proceed to smear a selection of Gelatos around the monkey.

Place a Dinky stencil over the Gelatos and start removing some of the colour via a moist baby wipe gently dabbed through the stencil.

Next step is to colour in the monkey using a selection of Distress Markers, add some Stickles to his belly for a little bit of bling.

Stamp randomly on the background with some Carabelle stamps.

The 2 smaller hearts were painted with a red Fresco paint, stamped with a Katzelkraft circles stamp, edged with Stickles and the fab Tim Holtz sentiment added…..appropriate I thought!!

Mount the smaller hearts to the larger one, stamp the Carabelle stamp under the monkey so he has something to ‘sit on’, then draw a couple of black lines so it appears he’s holding the small hearts, use a white pen for the little highlights.

Love this little Zen monkey, peace and love with attitude!



Supplies Used:


Katzelkraft Stamp Sets – Les Jungles and Les Rondes
Carabelle Sudio Stamp Sets – Follow your Heart, Bloom and Dancing in the Rain


Hope you like it

Donna x

10 comments:

  1. Now how did I know that you and I would just LOVE those Junglies? This is great. Really must break mine out of their packet. Lx

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  2. Tee hee! This really made me smile Donna and that monkey sure is a cutie. Fab heart.
    Fliss xx

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  3. That's just brilliant Donna! Love the crazy stamp and your wonderful style of making the most of it.
    Hugs, Lynne x

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  4. You can't help but love him, fab creation. I need to get mine out again!
    Love
    Amanda x

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  5. Fab fun Donna - really made me chuckle :)
    Love the expression on the quirky monkey with one eye closed, one eye open. I went and looked at those great stamps and almost forgot to come back..
    Cool project - love it! Gill xx

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  6. Donna this is fab so bright and humourous love it

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  7. Love that Zen monkey, and the doodling and the fab colours.
    Alison x

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  8. This is brilliant, I love him! xx

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