Sunday, 24 February 2013

First go with the gorgeous Lin Brown tulip!

Well, after recovering from the joys of Stevenage, I had to have a go....

I started by stamping with paint on black card, as shown so well today by Lin.   The set I have is Eclectica  ELB02.

I used Honey Dew, Tinned Peas and Hey Pesto for the leaves/stem and Honey Dew, Pansy and Egg Plant for the flower head.  I wasn't too happy with my first (2) attempt but 3rd time was a bit better! (though the stem is still a little patchy - need to practice with this technique!)

For the background, I pounced a mixture of Vanilla, Honey Dew Tinned Peas and Hyde Park on the tag. I sanded it back a little, and pounced some more round the edges. Then I stamped the 'flora and fauna' from the stamp set, in both Honey Dew and Tinned Peas

I used the leaves from the stamp set and hyde Park, stamping it across the top corner.

I used one of the spare tulip heads and cut out 2 of the petals and 3d foam mounted them to the main image.


FauxPainter - Dee Paramour said...

Gorgeous, very effective and good colours

Yours Artfully said...

Wow Helen, you must be the fastest crafter ever!!! Thank you again for choosing my stamps.... it's such a thrill to not know that you purchased them but couldn't wait to get home and try them!!! Love your colour choices, your tag looks fab!

Lin x

Gillian .... said...

This is beautiful Helen, the soft colour hues look great with Lin's stamps. x

Anonymous said...

That's lovely. I do like that tulip.

sam21ski said...

Oooh fantastic tag Helen, glad to see you wasted no time in playing with the new stash!!

Sam xxx

brenda said...

I wonder if we brush shoulders Helen ?

I didn't really lift my head very often as I was intent on seeing as much as possible. I was determined to get round on my legs because on the scooter you miss so much.

Inspired by you I bought half a dozen Dylusions and itching to have a play, not to mention quite a few other things that weren't on the list.

B x

Alison Scott said...

I see you had a good time. Love the colours that you have used here. Very soft and pretty.

flutterbycrafter said...

Gorgeous, so effective xx

Leandra Franich said...

Ohh that looks superb Helen. Adore the BG tag too!! Awesome!!

Virginia said...

Oh gorgeous tag!

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