Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Old Fashioned Girl for Cheryl


I made this atc for Cheryl as she kindly agreed to swap her beautiful Mask atc with me.
This atc has quite a few techniques on it. The background is watercolour paper which has been scribbled on with a Krylon gold leafing pen. I then painted over the top with green and yellow watercolour paints. When dry, I sponged the paint off the gold leafed areas with a baby wipe and stamped on it in black Memories ink using a Hobby Art flourish stamp (I was partly responsible for Chris designing this particular stamp after nagging him for more background designs lol)
The heart is card cut from a paper template I made and is covered in dark red pressed bougainvillea petals. You just glue them on all over with a clear drying glue and trim off the excess round the edges when it's dry. I love the soft textured look of the petals.
The girl is stamped. She's part of a Crafty Individuals stamp as is the title. The pieces are coloured with Prismacolor pencils.

6 comments:

  1. Fantastic Fliss you are one talented lady ,keep up the great work
    Sandra xx

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  2. Cheryl this is beautiful. I have left you a thank you at creationsbyjj.com
    Hugs June xxx

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  3. lol fliss my apologies ... i thought i was on cheryls page ... duhhhh how embarrassing. I was just looking at other posts here and realised it was yours lol
    Hugs June x

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  4. Gorgeous, Fliss! I love the vibrant colours.

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  5. hi hun its great to know how you made my atc hun will treasure it and thanks again for going to all that effort lots love cheryl xxx

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  6. Please visit my Blog to collect your Award :-)
    xx

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Fliss xx