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Thursday, 3 September 2015

Fly away little Bird. for Stamps and Stencils

Up, up and Away.....with a twist.

is the challenge theme for September at Stamps and Stencil
Sharon wants us to show e.g. a plane, bird, feather, anything that can go up in the air.
The twist is  to use Autumnal Colours copper, burnt orange etc
Please pop over to see what we have all been making




I have to admit that taking photos was the last thing on my mind  as I was creating this project.
The base. a 6 x 6 inch canvas  was layered with a few  pieces of washi tape and scraps of lace.  Next came the stencils [Tim Holtz and Clarity]  and paper artsy Grunge Paste.. I left this to dry and gathered together a selection of spray paints including  Dylusions-Gold Mica, Amber and Sweetened orange. Using these until I was happy with the colours of autumn I hoped to see.



The bird stamp is from a  Dina Wakley set and was water coloured.
This I fussy cut and perched it on a twig from my garden.

The leaves and acorns are die cuts, but as my storage system for these was on a  magnetic sheet,  the makers packaging has been lost.





Thank you for stopping by to see me I always appreciate the comments you leave me.

18 comments:

  1. Very beautiful canvas. You are so talented to use many kind of materials.
    Have a wonderful day,
    hugs xx

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  2. Your canvas is wonderful, love the glowing colours. Hugs, Valerie

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  3. Lovely burnished background to show off your beautiful bird Yvonne

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. This canvas is fabulous. Love the textures and choice of metal colours. Beautiful details too. Mar xx

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  5. Gorgeous sumptuous piece, love the colours ... Gill x :)

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  6. love your take on my theme, I thought the background was actual copper. Beautiful x Sharon

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  7. Fabulous background Yvonne and like Sharon, I thought you'd used a piece of copper sheet! The bird perched on your home grown twig is a wonderful touch too.
    Juliaxx

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  8. Gorgeous your background !!! really fantastique Yvonne !!colours, stencils, all very beautifully, I love this little bird, and the twig is a great detail!! I wish you a very nice day, big hugs. Caty

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  9. Fabulous theme and make Yvonne. Love the rich vibrant colours.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
    ShirlsCards.

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  10. Beautiful colors and texture, the bird and leaves are perfect additions!

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  11. Wowww, that is fantastic. Beautiful colors , backround and design.
    Greetings Carola

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  12. I love the gorgeous colourful metallic background you made here, and the arrangement of autumnal leaves is beautiful. Cute little bird sitting on his garden twig too.
    Jean x

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  13. As soon as I saw this pop up on the blog I thought perfect autumn colours and beautiful composition! Love the background texture build up and the feathers and bird are just gorgeous. Wonderful work Yvonne! Ruth x

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  14. Love all the background textures here and the colours look so rich, great embellishments for your little bird soo

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  15. A real beauty... the colours glow - especially that golden sun - and I love the little bird perched on his twig. The background is fabulous with the stencilled texture over the lace. A really wonderful canvas. It makes me happy looking at it.
    Alison xx

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  16. Beautiful canvas Yvonne, love the warm, rich colour of the background and all the texture you've created. Sue C x

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  17. This background is so beautiful -love the little bird too! Chrisx

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