Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Caution by Amanda Southern






Hi Everyone

I would like to share with you this week a piece I made for last month’s Craft Stamper magazine, myself along with the rest of the design team all made pieces using That’s Crafty! MDF hearts. As everyone doesn’t read the magazine I thought I would share with you all today.




Here’s What I Did:-

I started with a selection of That’s Crafty! MDF pieces, large tag, large heart and smallest heart. I gave each piece a covering of gesso. I them randomly applied colours of PaperArtsy paints in greens and blues to the tag and large heart. Once I was happy with the colours and they were dry I stamped the crackled texture stamp over both of them. I then stamped the large X’s. Onto the heart I stamped the caution sign and image. For more texture I flicked slightly watered down paint in red and white onto the crackled pieces. Further additions of red paint were made using an old credit card. I wound fine wire around the large heart before glueing onto the tag.

The smallest heart was then painted with red PaperArtsy Fresco paint and I then stamped my image of the eye on it. I added a little white coloured pencil to the eye to add some contrast. This was then glued onto the large heart.

The saying I found on the internet and typed out on my vintage typewriter and added with matte medium which really seals them onto your project.







Here’s What I Used:-


Stamps are Stampendous Andy Skinner “Toxic” and ‘Curiosity
X’s Stamp from my Stash
Fine Wire
Typewriter

Hope you like it and I will see you next Tuesday

Love
Amanda X

8 comments:

  1. Great make Amanda... Love all the layers and the wire binding is fab! Nikki xx

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  2. Do love this all the laureates and pop of colour with the red

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  3. This is one of my favourites of yours,fantastic make
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. Great tag, I love the wire wrapped heart Amanda! xx

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  5. this is gorgeous and mysterious! xo

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