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Thursday, 4 June 2015

An ATC for Stamps and Stencils



Julia is our hostess for the new challenge theme over at Stamps and Stencils,
it is called --'Small is Beautiful'.
One of the suggestions was an ATC  and as its a while since I made one of these small cards, I just had to give it a go . You can find all the details here and I hope you will pop over to see what we all made.


The ATC blank was given a wash using watercolour paints, before adding a small flower stencil using modeling paste.


Next a  stencil  for the background. 
Then giving a bit extra colour  to the flowers using  Weathered Wood distress ink, then  a light cover  using White Fire Treasure Gold

The butterfly is one of Tim Holz new stamps from the water colour set, water coloured then given a coat of glossy accents.
I smeared a few patched of DecoArt crackle paste and then patiently waited for it all to dry.
This made the colours of stencil bleed a little into the background


A little extra colour round the edges  and bit of trimming and  all it needed was a little trimming. with some ribbon from my stash.







Thank you for stopping by to take a look, the comments you leave for me
 are always very much appreciated.


20 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous ATC, love the delicate colours, too. Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Stunning ATC. Love the colours and textures.
    Avril xx

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  3. This really is a little beauty Yvonne! So many gorgeous layers for one so small. I really love the effect of the crackle glaze on the background too! Julia xx

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  4. Beautiful! So much lovelyness on an ATC.
    Love
    Amanda x

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  5. Brilliant ATC something I could not do, too small but love what you have designed...xxx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

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  6. An amazing project Yvonne! Love to see the steps as well!
    Thank you for sharing!
    oxo
    Susi

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  7. This ATC looks gorgeous. The butterfly looks so real.
    Lovely frech green color. Beautiful background.

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  8. A gorgeous ATC, I love the super background and the butterfly is beautiful.
    Jean x

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  9. So much beauty on a small scale! Love your ATC and the butterfly is wonderful! Enjoy!

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  10. Beautiful ATC Yvonne, I just love the greens with the touch of brown. hugs :)

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  11. Beautiful ATC with a wonderful background

    Love Chrissie xx

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  12. Gorgeous ATC and lovely colours, Yvonne!. Love the flower stencil and the beautiful butterfly.
    Hugs, Mar

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  13. Beautifu ATC Yvonne ! Love the layering and the stencilling and the shade of green is gorgeous! Sue C x

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  14. Such pretty colours Yvonne!

    Sally

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  15. A pure delight of an ATC! Gorgeous colours Yvonne, just fabulous. Ruth x

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  16. Really lovely and cleverly made using just greens.
    I enjoyed reading the details of how you made it and the butterfly is amazing.

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  17. This is so pretty, love the colors you've used too!

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  18. Beautiful Yvonne, Small isnt easy but you have done this perfectly. Nxx

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  19. It seems a long time ago since I visited you on your blog, and you really made a lot of gorgious stuff!! I still love your art, and will follow you, bewause I can really injoy your amazing work!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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