Hope you have all had a lovely weekend. This week on Sunday Stampers run by the very talented Hels Sheridan at http://pinkleart.blogspot.co.uk/, the theme is Pretty in Pink.
My entry is this heart shaped piece:
I took a chipboard heart, painted it in pink acrylic paint and then covered it with worn lipstick distress ink. I inked around the edges in aged mahogany distress ink. The dress form is a Stampendous stamp which I inked in archival ink and stamped onto the heart. I stamped again onto some freebie papers that came with Cardmaking & Papercraft magazine this month. I glued this on and added some pearls for buttons and some mulberry paper roses over the image of roses on the basque. I curled the rose wires to give some dimension. The sentiment is a Tim Holtz stamp from his Good Thoughts stamp set.
To finish off I punched two holes and finished them with eyelets using my Cropodile and threaded through some lovely pink twine. The lace edge is some gathered stretchy lace that I had in my stash and finally I added three more pearls to balance the heart.
I made a second piece using a rectangular shaped canvas, the techniques are the same but I added some of Tim Holtz rose ribbon which I coloured in worn lipstick distress stain and I used a different sentiment from the same stamp set as above. I was experimenting with stamping onto canvas but this has not turned out quite as well as the first.
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