Hello ! Today I'm sharing my Frilly and Funkie DT project for the Funkie side of the team. The current challenge has been chosen by the lovely Jenny and is called Bloomin' Marvellous - flowers, lots of them, but they must be made by you (not bought/pre-made).
I had a fabulous day on Saturday as I attended the retail training day with PaperArtsy so I decided to use some of the fab new products on this piece. I covered a chipboard shape with some of the new Chatsworth paper and gave it a coat of Glue 'n' Seal to protect it. I then used used one of the new Lin Brown stencils with Snowflake Fresco Finish. Once it was dry I brushed some Chartreuse and Autumn Fire Fresco Finish over the top.
I used one of the new JOFY stencils for the bullrushes and built the Fresco Finish colours up in layers, drying in between colours.
The stencilled leaves are done using the Wendy Vecchi From the Garden stencil and I've used the Wendy Vecchi Vintage Mesh stamp with Tree Branch Archival ink. The die cut leaves are made using the Tim Holtz Garden Greens die and I've painted them with Fresco Finish paints. The sentiment is also by Wendy Vecchi and is from the Framed Art set. I've mounted it on some cardboard that I've painted with Chocolate Pudding Fresco Finish paint and then brushed some Treasure Gold around the edge of it.
For my flower instead of making lots I made one large one ! I covered some Grunge Paper with the paper from an old book and then I used one of the new Lin Brown stencils with Walnut Stain Distress Ink. I used the largest flower from the Tattered Florals die to make the flower. To finish I brushed two pearl stick pins with Treasure Gold and I rubbed some around the edge of the board too.
I hope you get chance to join us for this challenge, you've still got a week to go, and do make sure you hope over to the Frilly and Funkie blog to check out the rest of the DT's fabulous projects.
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