Friday, 6 July 2018

Be Authentic

Welcome, today I have a canvas for you. This was one of those projects that I got totally lost in creating, I just went with the flow and it was such a joy to do. I am showcasing my A4 Stamp, Layered Grunge, my A7 Stamp Set, Date It and my Butterfly Stamp Set all available from AALLandCreate. A list of our stockists are available HERE, simply scroll down.
I began by layering my texture and Kassa's stencil #18 was perfect for the background. I then began adding layers of paint and this time around I used Distress Paints Twisted Citron and Peeled Paint. I adore green.
I also added a vintage oil dropper to my piece which gives fantastic dimension and adds another element of interest to my design. My butterfly sat perfectly on the dropper and I also incorporated some stamping on the wings using my A4 stamp set.
I incorporated an mdf piece in the background, again to add wonderful dimension. Can you spot the little face, I couldn't resist but to use this in my piece, it was lying on my desk and I thought, why not!
Some wonderful random stamping in the background using my A4 Stamp Layered Grunge and my Date It Stamp Set.
I also incorporated some micro beads for added texture and some gears for added interest. I also added my trademark cotton threads for further texture.
Delicate white splatters echo the white on the butterfly.
I also added some stamped numbers using my Date It Stamp. I love adding vintage elements to my designs and I am so pleased with how this piece came together.

These are the stamps incorporated in my canvas.

Thanks so much for stopping by. Tracy x x

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Redanne said...

Tracy, this is stunning! The green is so beautiful and I love how you set the butterfly atop that fabulous oil dropper, it looks amazing! Hugs, Anne xx

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said...

Oh Tracy you can really see from the sheer movement of this canvas how much you have enjoyed creating it. Those moments are just the best as if creating with our eyes closed only to open when it's complete.
The green is divine and I love the layering and detail upon the Butterflies, they are fabulous stamp sets although I have yet to get the A4 one tut tut!!
Thank you for sharing wishing you a wonderful weekend.
Hugs Tracey xx

World of Animals, Inc said...

You are very talented, this is absolutely incredible that you were abele to make this yourself. Very cool share. Hope you have a great weekend, thanks for the share.
World of Animals

Paper Wishes said...

What a wonderful card. I love your whimsical butterfly and all the detail on it beauty and interest wherever you look. Thanks for sharing it.

Amanda said...

Fantastic canvas Tracy looks absolutely brilliant in the green, I need to make friends with green
Amanda x

Dorthe said...

Gorgeous,gorgeous layers and use of your wonderful butterfly stamp,
only to love, Tracy - <3 xoxo

Annie said...

A wonderful make Tracy and I just love your stamps x My A4 stamp has now arrived and I hope to play next week x The layers here are stunning and I love all the elements especially the dropper xx
TFS and Happy Sunday
Annie xx

Kate Yetter said...

So pretty! I love the green with all those circles and micro beads.

Jackie P Neal said...

Wow Tracy! This is over the top gorgeous! I am so happy you shared those close ups...I don't think I would have noticed all of the very cool details!
loving on that green as well-
You may call it grungy but call it grungy beautiful!
Jackie xo