Saturday, 7 May 2011

EWV says - take a ticket

I've been a bit slow getting something fixed for this challenge on the Everything Wendy Vecchi yahoo group - to use a ticket - not really sure why!   We are working on book 2, page 11 but you don't need the book to play - just join the group.

I woke really early today, (I hate that, on a Saturday!!) but after I'd done the food shopping and some washing, it was time to get down and inky.
 First I had to do some prep - die cut some of Tim's butterflies in a mixture of grungepaper, glassline paper and patterned papers and then stuck them together.
Worked on a chipboard shape, gesso'd and inked with shabby shutters.  I stuck some ball chain to the chip with glossy accents at the back.
All stamps are by Wendy, all idea-ology is of course Tim's.

Hmmm my butterfly sandwich making doesn't look very good.... I was trying to save paper and not glue loads to the grunge before die cutting but the paper wasn't all double sided and the butterflies aren't symmetrical... next time I'll do it right.
 Couple of close ups.
If you want to join in, click here - all you need is to join the group. It's lots of fun.

10 comments:

Kaz said...

love the chip board looking fab helen! I picked up the butterflies today .....but had to put them back, after seeing this I may have to go back and buy them lol xx

kazxx

Kay said...

That's so pretty, love it!

Zoechaos said...

Helen this is fantastic lots of work but on a damp Saturday what else is there to do and the finished result soooo worth it. XOXO Zoe

flutterbycrafter said...

Gorgeous love all those butterflies xx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely delicate piece Helen, I love the colour on the background piece. Tracy x

Netty said...

Beautiful piece Helen.

Lori said...

Fab piece, Helen! Love the background with the gesso first, makes a really lovely color. And I think the butterflies are great! Thanks so much for joining the Making Art Challenge!

Jennie Atkinson said...

A beautiful piece Helen. Love all the colours - very summery.

Alison said...

This is beautiful Helen! I love it! x

Lesley said...

I always love a butterfly or two and this is really gorgeous.