Saturday, 27 October 2012

Simon Says - Inspired by Wendy Vecchi

It has been TOO long since I had time to join in one of the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenges - but with the challenge being 'inspired by Wendy Vecchi' I just had to make time this week - and just creep in with a day to spare.

I took a square canvas, my Dylusion spray inks and some Wendy stamps & an Art Part.


I spent an age faffing about with the sprays on the canvas, blotting and re-spraying until I got the colours (more or less) how I wanted them - which is more fun than it sounds. I love these sprays.

Then I took the script stamp from the 'live and make art' set, inking it with coffee archival, and rolling it randomly over the sprayed canvas to get partial impressions.  I had prepared the art part flower for something else initially, but it didn't work out for that piece, so decided to use it here, overstamped with the matching stamp.  I stamped the same flower in black archival on the canvas twice and added the text on a piece of kraft card.
For a final touch, I lightly brushed (with my finger) the tips of the art part petals with Treasure Gold wax (Spanish Topaz which is a gorgeous goldy bronzey colour but I don't think it quite shows up, the light here is dreadful today!)

Thanks to Simon Says for another great challenge, and for one lucky randomly chosen entrant, a $50 prize voucher. If you're quick, you can still join in!

10 comments:

brenda said...

Ooooh yes Helen, that part certainly is fun.

You've got a beautiful fusion of colours here, really like it.

B x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fantastic card, great colors.

inkypinkycraft said...

Great yummy colours in the background! Love the way you have used art part and stamp to match! Hugs trace x

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Hi Helen, lovely canvas, lovely warm colour tones and I love the added text in the background. Lovely use of stamps and art parts. Great to have you joining along in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Sandra said...

Beautiful canvas! The background is just wonderful! Great use of the art parts and stamps! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

flutterbycrafter said...

Ooooo lovely colours in your canvas & the use of the art parts is super xx

Sarah said...

I really like the combination of the flower stamp with the Art Part...great colours too. Faff on I say. Thanks also for joining in with Simon Says Stamp & Show. Sarah

Julie Leake said...

ewwww i really need to get this art part you have a great way of showing it off! love

Samantha Elliott said...

Lovely canvas there Helen. Did you make this in your square on the floor then? Hee Hee!

Gabrielle said...

LOVE the canvas! The colours are fab and go perfectly with that stamp set!