Sunday, February 28, 2016

Just Playing Around . . .

Hello friends and Happy Sunday!

Yesterday when I should have been catching up on some DT work,
I spent most of the day JUST PLAYING AROUND!
I think we all need to do that from time to time just to keep it interesting!! LOL

 And besides ... it's one of my good friends fault (you know who you are, lol)
for introducing me to and inspiring me to do stenciling with more than just 
ink and a sponge dauber.  I'm talking about texture paste and reinker.

Here's the outcome of my playtime . . .

 Yep ... pretty cool ... I'll be doing this technique more often I'm sure!

As you can see, I'm STILL working on using up some of those Heartfelt Creations die cut flowers from last years convention demo.   It's actually pretty nice to have so many sitting around already cut just waiting for me to choose the color I want to use and shaping them.  

Obviously, my color today is purple (my favorite).  Actually it's Tim Holtz 'wilted violet' distress ink.  I've used the reinker to color my paste (although my camera insists on making it look blue) and a sponge/ink to color around the outside edge of my background panel.  Of course I've sponged my flowers with the same ink color as well as my tag sentiment.

Challenges to share in today are:
Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge #4 - For the Ladies 
Craft-Dee Bowz February Challenge - ATG w/handmade bow
Country View February Challenge - Make Your Own Background

Thanks so much for stopping by today!
I hope YOU are doing something FUN today!

As always . . .

Papers:  White cs, Deep Purple cs
Stamps/Ink:  Heartfelt Creations Classic Sunflower The Stamp Pad/ Tim Holtz 'wilted violet', Memento 'dandelion'
Dies:  Sue Wilson 'Laurel Leaves' #CED1437 Heartfelt Creations Classic Sunflower Die Memory Box 'Garland Greenery' #99229, Poppystamps 'Stitched Main Street Tags' #1268
Accessories:  Really Reasonable Ribbon satin ribbon, twine, Tim Holtz bubble stencil, Ranger Texture Paste, Tim Holtz 'wilted violet' reinker, Kaiser pearls, Heartfelt Creations flower shaping kit, Craft-Dee Bowz bow making tool

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