Thursday, 23 February 2017

JOFY Stamps/Tracy Scott Paints by Nikki Acton







Hi everyone. A little change of style from me today! I recently bought the new special edition Tracy Scott PaperArtsy Fresco paints so decided to have a play. A friend also lent me some older JOFY stamps – so I have combined the two to make a few cards.

I started with some backgrounds using Prawn, Butternut, Tangerine Twist and Chalk Fresco paints.  Some swiping with a credit card – building up layers, another background using a paint brush and one spritzing the leftover paint and building up a splattered background.








Next I started stamping, cutting and punching – I used the flowers and butterfly from JOFY 32. The cut out flowers are mounted on kraft card that I have added some gesso to. I use an acrylic block for this – paint it with white gesso, turn it over and lay on the card. I love this effect.



   

I had lots of my backgrounds left – so made a couple of other cards too. The swirls are from Tracy Scott’s stamp sets – ETS01 and ETS08. A little bit of doodling with black and white paint or gel pens adds some highlights where needed. The birthday greeting is from my stash. 






See you next week!

Nikki

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7 comments:

  1. Glad I came to look! Those new colours are fabulous and I love how you have used them here! Chrisx

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  2. You have been busy Nikki! Really love all these, so pretty and lovely detail on them.
    Fliss xx

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  3. Oooh these are lush, absolutely stunning cards with beautiful colours
    Hugs
    Donna xx

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  4. Wow these cards are so effective nicky, lovely,

    Lucy x

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  5. Fabulous set of cards! Beautiful spring like designs and colors!

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