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Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Farm Fresh



I am absolutely thrilled and honoured to have received and invitation from the  talented, artistic folk over at Gingersnap Creations to be a Visiting Artist for November.  Thankyou so much for the invite, it took me quite a while to get over the excitement, especially having to keep it a secret since August.

 This month the  the overall theme is 'On the Farm'.
GS  125      Farm Fresh, is this weeks theme.
For this piece I used ' The Outpost'  set of  stamps by  The Artistic Outpost.
 Tim Holz die for  the fir trees, and a Martha Stewart twig punch.  The shading is  tea dye, shabby shutters and  peeled paint  distress inks, I coloured the stamped image with watercolours. At this stage I decided to make a frame, [  this  was starting to make its own agenda ]. Those of you who visit my blog , know I don't do less is more very well.


 So into the kitchen  cupboard  to find the pumpkin seeds, which I  had fun sticking down on my homemade frame.   I tried colouring them with mica power first of all but ended up using Copper paint.




Thankyou for stopping by to take a look, I realy appreciate your comments

14 comments:

  1. Oh Congratulations Meggymay,
    That is such a huge honour, and well deserved!
    You go girl!!!
    Dot x

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  2. Congrats Yvonne on your Visiting Artist! You kept your secret quite well!! Your piece turned out wonderful here. Love the texture of the seeds on this frame!
    Pam

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  3. Oh my! This is stunning Yvonne. Congratulations.
    Regards Florence x

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  4. Fabulous - those pumpkin seeds are superb! xx

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  5. Great piece Yvonne and congrats on being visiting artist, looking forward to see what other nice things you create! Hugs, Valerie

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  6. Congratulations on being GC visiting artist! Love your farm fresh creation and the added seeds is brilliant!

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  7. Congratulations Yvonne - they're lucky to have you. Your card is beautiful and real seeds - wow - a great touch xx

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  8. Congrats on being a GC visiting artist :) You've created a wonderful card, love the use of the pine trees.

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  9. Yay brilliant news Yvonne and so well deserved - congratulations. Love your piece with that fabulous stamp and those seeds on it.
    Sorry I am awol, can't wait till Christmas when I will have some time back again.
    Take care of yourself.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  10. congratulations Yvonne so well deserved, I love the seeds for the frame around your great image
    hugs

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  11. So pleased you are one of our visiting artists Yvonne, so welcome aboard my friend.
    Loving your VA piece, such a great idea with the frame. Annette x

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  12. Beautiful piece! The seeds and watercolour are awesome!

    Louise

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  13. This is gorgeous - I love the pumpkin seeds! I'm so glad you could join us at Gingersnaps this month :)

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  14. LOVE those watercolours but I especially love the pumpkin seed frame - great idea!

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