Saturday, 31 August 2013

Inspired by Darcy

Darcy did a fab birthday post over on the Paperartsy Blog, last night, using her new stamps, I feel I need these!! But I thought I must have things in my stash that I could use to have a go with. So I dug out my sheets of metal that I used way back when I went to Lin Brown's classes at Olney,  I started with a mountboard tag, coloured using the black side of cut and dry, this is another good technique by Leandra. Mixed Grunge Paste with a paint and applied through a stencil, dried applied more paint and sanded back. The flowers and butterflies I stamped (these are Paperartsy stamps) with Archival Ink on to metal and cut out, mounted on to the tag using silicon glue to keep the height. oh and I went over the back of the metal with a stump. So here is the finished item and the paints I used.



7 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Margaret, love the butterflies! Aren't Darcy's stamps fab - think I'll be treating myself to some of these very soon!!

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  2. I agree with you and Helen: I too need those stamps! But what you have created here is just gorgeous. I love the effect of the metal and butterflies are my favourite image! Julie Ann xx

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  3. Gorgeous, those butterflies are lovely, which plate are they from? They work perfect against your background, they really pop.

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  4. This is beautiful Margaret, I LOVE your metal butterflies xx

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  5. Gorgeous Margaret!!those butterflies are great!!

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  6. You make beautiful projects I have started following you because I would like to see more of your work. Anneke.
    www.annekescardart.blogspot.com

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