Struggle by Moira Sutton


Donna Downey Signature Stencils – Alphabet Rerun  and Poppy Stems
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics – Titanium White, Primary Cyan, Ultramarine, Green Gold and Black

We have all been playing with the new That’s Crafty! white/greyboard journals which come as a pack of one A4 and one 3 x 5 inches. Being board they can take a lot of punishment without warping so using paints, texture and stencils is a joy.
I took one sheet from the A4 Journal set and gave it a coat of gesso, it’s optional but I always do. Next I pounced black paint through the alphabet stencil. 
Next I added dabs of the two blue and green gold paints to the board and used a baby wipe to move them around so there are patches of distinct colour but the whole has a covering. I pounced with the white paint through the Poppy stencil to create the flowers and when dry added a further layer lower down with the green gold.

Finally the quote was stamped in white paint. 


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  1. Love this Moira, the white flowers look so striking against your beautiful bright background.
    Fliss xx

  2. Oooh gorgeous,a really striking creation :)
    Donna xx

  3. Love the white flowers on the gorgeous background! Fab quote too. xxx

  4. Love this page Moira the white of the flowers looks great against your background
    Amanda x

  5. So gentle and the white is lovely set against the background.


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