Sunday, 22 August 2010

Sunday Stamper - You Don't Bring Me Flowers

This week's Sunday Stamper theme is "flowers" so I thought I'd go back to grungepaper!!

It's been a while since I made some grungepaper roses and I had to check the tutorials!!

I used as a base, the CD I'd started to alter on Friday - this was already gesso'd, inked (wild honey) and then I used the crafters workshop flower template although you can't make that out now!  I stamped the Paperartsy single flower again (see Friday's tag) and then out came the grunge!!

I made two grunge roses with Wendy's roses - the two smaller sizes - and one using Tim's tattered floral die (I only had two die cut, but still had the "space" from which one was cut, so used that to trace on another piece of grunge, to make the 3rd leaf. That worked OK!

The two Wendy roses I inked and stamped with Wendy backgrounds, and added distress stickles the tattered one I left plain ink, but sprayed with some reinker/pearl mix.  Then I cut out some rose petals and the yummy already patterned flower from Be Inspired - Make Art - I think this is one of my FAVE Wendy stamps (though I have a few..) I had some trouble sticking the roses to the CD base, and things keep popping off or lifting up!!
Used a philosophy tag in the centre and some distress stickles on the leaves. It's still drying in the photos....
 I couldn't get any decent close-ups, sorry.

9 comments:

Netty said...

So beautiful. Annette x

Gez said...

Very beautiful. Lovely colours.xx

Hels Sheridan said...

No close ups?? Well in that case I think you should send it to me for inspection ROFL... actually.. THIS IS DIVINE!!!!! Loving those roses... I cannot get enough of roses at the moment... I do like Quality Street as well though LMAO... hey, I have been in the sun and think I have had too much! Thanks for joinin in hun xx

Joanne said...

I think is is just gorgeous especially those leaves. Fab.
Luv Joanne xx

Kay said...

Three of the little suckers! well done! This looks gorgeous BTW, especially love the tattered floral one. You are certainly getting a lot of use out of the CW template!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Wow - this is totally fabulous! Love those beautiful Roses (they are my favourite flower).
Hugs, Sylvia xxxx

Lori said...

Wowza, Helen! This is fabulous! Your roses are perfect, and I love that middle flower, I really like that particular stamp! Fab work!

craftytrog said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Love your roses! x

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