Monday, 12 August 2013


Good morning folks and a special welcome for my new followers, so lovely to have you on board ladies and I'm so pleased you've decided to follow my art journey. I hope you all had a good weekend and managed to get some crafting done as I did, some of which I'll be sharing over the next week.
Today's piece of artwork is my inspiration for the new challenge over at Make My Monday with a theme chosen this week by Rosie who would like to see a creation with a 3D Element or Dimension.
I decided on a little wall hanging heart which I picked up at our local branch of The Range for just £1 and knew it was just made for altering.

I first added some Paper Artsy Fresco Finish paint in Vintage Lace applied with a sponge as it gives a much softer effect than using a brush.
I then stamped on at random the second largest daisy from the Crafty Individuals Elements set CI- 206 Flower Heads using Archival Olive ink. I then used second generation stamping with the same ink to add more smaller daisies in between.
When the paint was dry, I painted the larger daisies with Titanium White paint and allowed it to dry. I then knocked the colour back a little by brushing over with a wet brush. This softened the paint up for a softer look.
I then stamped several more of the daisies on to smooth white card with the olive ink and coloured them with pastel pink and yellow and soft lime Promarkers. I cut them out with decoupage scissors.

I stamped Little Lu-lu by PaperBag Studios with VersaFine Smokey Gray ink and when the ink was dry, coloured her with Promarkers. I trimmed around the image on the left side and added her to the painted heart with foam tape, trimming off the excess down the side of the heart.
I added the daisies with foam squares, layering them up a little and finished off with stamped text and some pink pearls.

Have a great day and hope you will enter the challenge, you'll see from the DT inspiration how many ways you can add dimension to your creations.

Fliss xx
Some challenges for my wall hanging wooden heart:
One Stop Craft - Pastel Colours
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - No Squares Allowed


Sally H said...

It's gorgeous, Fliss! I love it! Fab colours and great stamps too. I love the Range for things like that - always something to alter

Buttons said...

This definitely made me smile Fliss. Love it. Hugs, Jenny x

Mrs.B said...

Great alteration Fliss, love the image.
Avril xx

Fandhmum said...

This is just gorgeous
Rosie x

Deborah said...

It's gorgeous, Fliss - the colours are just perfect.

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

So cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our QKR STAMPEDE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
A Little Bit O' Paper

brenda said...

Just back from my hols so popping in to say hello Fliss and look at your work which is great at always. Catch you again as soon as the dreaded washing is done.

B x

butterfly said...

So fresh and pretty - this just made me smile - lovely!
Alison x

Deonna Bemish said...

Gorgeous Heart Door Hanger! I love everything about it. Thank you for sharing your work with us this week at QKR Stampede.

Claire Phillips said...

Super project Fliss... very pretty indeed! We are midst the mad rush to get organized for going back to school!! Cheers Claire x

Sue C said...

Fabulous wall hanging Fliss ! I've got some good news for you on my blog, you might want to send me an email ;-) Sue C x