Monday, 17 June 2019

Wishing You Happy Everything

Welcome, today I have a mixed media piece using my newly released A5 Stamp, Eclectic Stems #199 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.

This stamp coordinates beautifully with my Doodled Blooms Stamp Set #140. The A5 stamps allow you to use these stamps together or individually so you can create larger projects and have a better scale of design and I have also incorporated new sentiments along with two new images too on the same set.
I opted to decorate one of That's Crafty MDF Chunkies this time around and my A5 flower sits perfectly on this substrate, I am so thrilled with this piece.
I began by adding layers of vintage book pages to the back, front and sides of my substrate and once dry I then began adding layers of paint.
I applied many layers of Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints and once dry I then stamped my A5 flower onto the background. I then added layers of Turquoise Acrylic Paint around the flowers. I also rubbed away some areas of the paint as you can see from this picture. I love how the vintage music paper is visible below all the layers of paint.
The flowers pop against my backdrop and to make the design pop further I also added some delicate splatters of white paint and added touches of further paint with my finger, randomly around the background.
I applied Distress Crayon around the edges of my substrate to give definition.
I then added my sentiment to the bottom of my piece. I love this sentiment.
I hope you are enjoying seeing the new release, as much as I am enjoying creating with them.
This picture shows you the comparison in size of my A6 stamp and my newly released A5 stamp.

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support during my creative journey.
Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving a comment, I appreciate each and every one. Tracy x

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Friday, 14 June 2019

Flourishing Frame

Welcome, today I have a mixed media framed piece, using my newly released A6 Stamp, Flourishing Vase #213 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
I have created a framed piece today and this is also one of two workshop samples. I will be teaching this in a workshop on 13th July for Cal Summers. There will be a choice of two framed pieces, you can make either this one, or this framed piece HERE. We will be adding lots of layered elements to our design, creating a tactile piece in the company of like-minded people.

If you would like to book the workshop on the 13th you can contact Cal Summers whose Facebook page you can find HERE.  You can book a place with Cal using her on-line page HERE. The workshop will be held in Stafford.
I have quite a few detailed shots so you can see all the texture up close and personal.
Lots of layered elements and textural pieces are added to this design.
I have also incorporated some twigs for added interest along with hand stitching, paste, vintage book pages and layers of paint.
Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment, I appreciate every one. Tracy x

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Friday, 7 June 2019

Layered Domino

Welcome, today I have an accordion using my Border Stamp, Layered Domino #151 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
Whilst reorganising my room I came across this MDF piece and thought it was perfect to showcase my Layered Domino stamp. I created a textural backdrop and added lots of layers to my design.
I love the detail in this stamp and to add further to the detail, I also incorporated some vintage book pages along with some small layered tags.
I also incorporated a draw pool and vintage penn nib to add further interest and dimension to my design.
This would be perfect for Father's day too. I added numbers to echo the numbers in my stamped image and a wooden 'D' to represent Domino.
I love how the paint also pics up all the texture in my background too. I applied Distress Crayon around the edges of my piece to give definition.
I kept the twine from my tags to add a touch more texture.
Thanks so much for stopping by, I really appreciate all your comments.

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Monday, 3 June 2019

Grow where you a planted!

Welcome, today I have an accordion using my A6 Stamp, Doodled Blooms #140 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
I love working with Kraft so this time around I showcased my Doodled Blooms on an inky background combining Distress Oxide Inks Worn Lipstick and Picked Raspberry. I love the pink with the Kraft.
I added some delicate stencilling to the background again using Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink over the stencil.
I added some delicate touches of vintage book text along with some dots of paint. I also included a small tag with the wording Grow stamped and also incorporated some delicate splatters of white paint.
I added two layers to my flower for added dimension and included some cotton behind for added texture.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Tracy x x

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Friday, 31 May 2019

It's Your Time To Bloom

Welcome, today I have something a little different. I found a heart box when cleaning my room and thought it was perfect for decorating to house a gift using my A4 Stamp Time Flies #143, combined with my A6 Stamp, Doodled Blooms #140 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
I am quite please with how this turned out. I began by adding texture to my box with Texture Paste and then adding layers of paint using Distress Paints.
I added a stamped clay piece for my focal image which adds a wonderful textural element to my design along with added texture.
I adore the texture around the sides of my box and I added darker tones to the edges with a Distress Crayon.
I added two flowers stamped onto Kraft card and shaded with pencil to the top of my box and then sentiment worked perfectly with the imagery. I also included some Tissue Tape around the edges for added interest.
I incorporated a touch of stencilling using Autour de Mwa's Lotza Dotz Stencil, adding only touches here and there so as not to over power the background.
Art Pebbles have also been included, again to add further interest to the design along with some delicate splatters of white paint.
Thanks so much for stopping by. Tracy x x


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Monday, 27 May 2019

Flower Accordion

Welcome, today I have an accordion using my A6 Stamp, Doodled Blooms #140 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
I think the warm weather we are having is dictating my colour choices this week. I opted for a bright palette to start the week this time, using Dina Wakley Lemon, Tangerine and Magenta Acrylic Paints brayered onto my background.
I stamped each of my flower heads onto vintage book pages and added some white background stamping using my Border Stamp, which you can find HERE.
I also added touches of black with delicate black splatters and some scratchy lines using an old credit card and the black stickers echo those marks.
I also incorporated some doodling with my white gel pen.
Thanks so much for stopping by, Tracy x x
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Friday, 24 May 2019

Bloom

Welcome, today I have a card using my A6 Stamp, Doodled Blooms #140 from AALLandCreate. Our stockists can be found HERE.
My background was created on my small Gel Press with Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints, Tangerine, Magenta and Lemon. I also added some detail with Autour de Mwa's stencil Lotza Dotz pressing the stencil onto my Gel Press.
I added two layers to my flowers to give further dimension and also created a pot from the same colours.
I added some touches of white and pink with my Gel Pens and also incorporated some touches of vintage book pages.
I added delicate splatters of black paint and added a pearl to the centre of each flower.
Thanks so much for stopping by, Tracy x x

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