Monday, 18 March 2013

Cool Coaster Set by Deborah


 
 

The stamps and stencils I chose to work with this week with suggested a cool, funky theme, ideal for a teenager or student.

I’ve had a pack of chipboard coasters for ages that I haven’t done anything with (what’s new!) so I thought it was about time. Mine are around 10.5 cm across. These mdf coasters are a similar size.

I am rubbish at painting or stamping straight onto a substrate so I have covered my circles with painted papers made with a gelli plate (coming soon to That’s Crafty!) and various Tim Holtz Distress Paints.  I glued them together with Mod Podge: Matte.

I edged the coasters with Festive Berries Distress Ink applied with Ranger Inkssentials Cut N Dry Stamp Foam and a Black ProMarker, making the line deliberately wonky.

The figures are from the new Dina Wakley stencils for The Crafter’s Workshop: Mini Sally & Carly and Mini Casey & Penelope. You get both the positive and negative masks in each set - I placed the positive mask down and inked Ranger Archival Jet Black around the edge with the Cut n Dry Foam.

The word stamps are the new Ali Edwards stamps for Technique Tuesday: Incredible.

You Are Incredible:
The heart stamp is also from Technique Tuesday: Incredible. The arrows, dots and chevrons are from The Crafters Workshop: Mini Funky Tags, sponged with the black Archival and Hero Arts Neon Blue Dye Ink.

So Totally Cool:
The arrows are from Technique Tuesday Incredible. I’ve sponged black Archival and Neon Blue inks through The Crafters Workshop: Mini Cosmic Swirl and Mini Gears.

You Are Marvellous:
The chevron and mini camera aperture stamps are Bo Bunny: Mama Razzi 2. The dots stamp is from Bo Bunny: Distressed Textures, inked with Evergreen Bough Distress Ink.

So Totally Fantastic:
Arrows from Technique Tuesday: Incredible; flower stamp from Hero Arts World Dolls (stamped with Adirondack:Terracotta).

To use these as coasters, it would be a good idea to protect them/prolong their life with a couple of coats of Ranger Inkssentials Glue n Seal which is waterproof or Mod Podge: Outdoor.
 
Deborah

15 comments:

  1. WOW, Lynne This is fantastic, Love this image & the tutorial, The backgound is amazing.. Perfect male creation.. Hugs May x x x

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  2. These are gorgeous, arty coasters Deb! xx

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  3. What a fab idea Debs. So bright and funky!
    Fliss xx

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  4. Wonderfully arty.
    Would make such a great gift idea.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  5. Great coasters.I totally love the images and the colours are so fantastically vibrant.
    Juliax

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  6. Incredible cool - amazing colours, and fabulous stamping! LOVE these...
    Alison x

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  7. These are so cool. I love them!

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  8. I love your amazing arty coasters, the colours are fabulous.
    xxx Hazel.

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  9. I don't know about teenagers and students, but I'd love to use them too - lol.
    The words on them describe the coasters - they're all great! xx

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  10. Great coaster set, the stencil images work really well on these!

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  11. Fabulous coasters, as usual the colours are spot on and I love how you've used the stencils and text stamps together - they look like they were made for each other.

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  12. Gorgeous modern coasters and thanks for all the details on how you made them.

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