Sunday, 24 November 2013

Craft Barn - Alpha Challenge - S

The fortnightly Craft Barn Alpha Dictionary challenge is nearing the end - this time we are set "S" of which my dictionary had lots of options... so I've chosen one and used a few others along the way!

so my main word is "season" and I used a set of Hero Arts stamps and stamped each of them in distress ink on a piece of white card (bundled sage, mowed lawn, rusty hinge and iced spruce seasonally!)

 I painted the background with lilac Kaisacolour paint, and stencilled a border round the page using dusty concord distress ink.  I cut the images into squares with some squiggly scissors and setting some of them at a slant on my page... ok, it's getting silly now! (I did spare you the colours!)


close up of winter!

This was a quick, fun one to do!

Can't wait to see how many different S's there are!


*edit*  seeing your comments I thought I'd clarify things about these stamps - they are a set, of 4 all slightly different stamps - look closely and you'll see Spring just has leaves, Summer has flowers, Autumn the leaves are falling and Winter, it's snowing...

16 comments:

Laura said...

Love it :)

TwinkleToes2day said...

Super :o)

Sarah Dunkley said...

Lovely page Helen. xx

Julie Ann Lee said...

What a gorgeous little stamp and how beautifully you've coloured the image. Great journal page. Julie Ann xx

BJ said...

Oh far too quick but thankfully your FB entry nudged me as we have been away this weekend so I've been busy. Great page. BJ

butterfly said...

As a complete tree-lover (IRL and on stamps!) this ticks so many boxes for me... I love the stamp and your alterations of it to create your seasonal variations. And that stencilled border looks fab.
Alison xx

Scrapmate said...

I love this set of Hero Arts stamps. The stencilling round the edge is really pretty. Looks like you caught the S bug too.

Elaine said...

Great idea to use the same stamp for each season - love it!

isisimaginings.com said...

Oooh, that's lovely! Fab colours & the border looks great.

Pat said...

Nice set of stamps and a lovely treatment.

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

magnificent idea of using same stamp of tree for different seasons. Beautiful choice of word.

Frea Konings said...

Love your page and I really like the effect of that border. Hugs Frea

Maggie said...

Great pages and with a favourite stamp of mine which I still don't own!!

MaggieH

Sylv said...

Wonderful tree stamps, just right for your wonderful seasons page.

Sylv xx

Craftyfield said...

Great page, love the stencilled border. "S" was such a treat with all the choices possible!

Jools Robertson said...

Beautiful colours and a really lovely way to illustrate the season