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Sunday, 15 July 2012

Inky and Messy.

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Challenge 26 over at Fashionable Stamping Challenges is, 'Lets Get Messy and Inky'. Now how can you refuse an invitation like that, its a crafter's dream.
Please pop over for all the details and see what we have all been making.
I hope you will join us this time, remember we like to see stamping on your projects.

Where to begin to tell you how this evolves. First of all a plain canvas and cream acrylic paint. Followed by a good spray of Dylusions Bubble Gum pink. Some random stamping which appears like smudges now  in the background.
Out with the masks next, I had no idea where this was going, but by now I had hands that looked like they would never be clean again.
Crushed Grape was the next spray I used  closely followed by a lot more pink.
Now shock horror at this as I am not normally a pink person.
I decided to go well girly and used some stamps by Sam Poole for my images, with a bit of paper piecing for the dress, water colour on the wings and she was stamped on news print.
The textured corners are a mixture of embossed Frantage powders.


By now I'd went searching for a frame and found a plastic false wood coloured one that had seen better days and had been pushed to the back of the cupboard.. A few undercoats later, then out with the pink spray again closely followed by a  light spray with the gold mica . I added a bit more embossing powder to  parts of the frame, not a good idea using a heat gun on plastic, but I managed to get a little bit melted and stuck down.
This is another scheduled post.
I thank you all for stopping by, I realy  appreciate your comments .

24 comments:

  1. Can see you had fun making that Yvonne :)
    Von ♥

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  2. Gorgeous work, must have been fun, and where would we be without our inky fingers? Love the colours you have used!I still have a pattern on my arms from yesterday, it will need some time before it goes away completely! Valerie

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  3. Wow...this is an absolute masterpiece Meggymay. The fun you had really shows through. Gotta luv stamping in inking!!! Very girlie, and very fun.
    Dot x

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  4. Lots of different things went into making this terrific piece of art--just love it and I am not a pink person usually

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. Hi
    Those frames are always ripe for altering.
    She looks right at home inside the frame with the wonderful stamped details.
    Fabulous.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  6. Beautiful Yvonne haven't made a canvas yet never seen one that inspired me to make but this one certainly does, it is gorgeous and stunning.

    Hugs Shirley x x

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  7. Beautiful altered frame! Love the juicy pink shades - such a lovely girly project lol ;)). Hugs, Joanna xx

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  8. Love this altered frame! Too funny what you said about not knowing where this was going, because I felt the same! The canvas background is fabulous! The girl in yellow and the hearts really are a great pop of color! Beautiful!

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  9. Love the cheery pink and yellow colour combo, definitely a happy piece of art. xx

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  10. Love the contrasting colours, and the gorgeous background - fabulous!
    Alison x

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  11. Wow, that's a great project, all details fit well together. Love it.

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  12. Fabulous framed canvas Yvonne, I love the colours, the splash of yellow really pops against the pink ! Sue C x

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  13. Great results Yvonne and loving the picture you created. Annette x

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  14. Sounds like you had a lot of fun with this one, with great result. I like the embossed corners and the touches of yellow. Jean x

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  15. bubble gum pink.....what a scrummy name, just loving your inky frame
    hugs

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  16. This is inky, and I bet messy!
    Love the altered frame and the colours. Great pop of yellow with the image.
    Avril xx

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  17. You truly look like you enjoyed yourself Yvonne. Beautifully done!

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  18. It looks gorgeous! Loving all the paint and spray layers, and what a darling stamp image!!

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  19. Bet you had fun making this one Yvonne

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  20. wow another stunning creation. Love this
    Big hugs
    Doreen xx

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  21. You sure got messy and inky! LOVE it ...

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  22. Great card on TIOT love the layout and mono colouring, cold not find the card on your blog to comment. Hugs Bee

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  23. Totally gorgeous! Love how you've planted a heart garden and perched the bird on your sign.

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  24. Gorgeous project. Fab alteration to the frame. "Bubble gum pink"!! Yummy!
    Regards Florence xx

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