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Friday, October 21, 2011

A Stripey Little Number


This little square hanging plate started with a piece of 6x6 7Gypsies printed striped paper which I then treated with acrylic paints applied with a make-up sponge in maroon, toffee & mushroom applied through a square mesh and then a numbers stencil to build up colour layers around the edges.  Once happy with the effect I stamped a shell stamp from one of the Lynne Perrella plates from PaperArtsy in Archival black ink, randomly over the painted areas.

I think this one fits the bill for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge which this week is 'Stripes'.






Base complete, I then coloured some Grungeboard numbers with more of the maroon paint and when dry applied in relief as shown with Glossy Accents.





The main image is another Lynne Perrella collage stamp from the same plate, stamped in Archival Ink and coloured in toning colours with Marvey Alcohol brush markers. This was trimmed out and applied on foam pads. The top rosette has been stamped again, coloured and applied on a foam pad.





The larger rosette, again from the plate treated in the same way and applied on foam pads at the side.





Final touches were to matt onto tan textured card and apply a piece of metal chain with two gold brads and edge the matt with maroon chalk ink.

Sid xx

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17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous wall hanging - I love the grungy colours :)

    Marie x

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  2. Great piece, love the layering of elements and images!

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  3. love that fab set of stamps - super wall hanging.

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  4. Fabulous wall hanging, love the stripes in the background and the image is a perfect combination. Thanks so much for joining in The Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

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  5. What a great way of useing printed paper and makeing it your own :)
    Well done Sd it's wonderful !
    Von x

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  6. This is a really great piece Sid! It really shows a lot of creativity and I love the use of stripes :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

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  7. I love the white you sprayed with the numbers!! This is a really cool, original piece!! Total grungy goodness!! : D

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!
    -Sarah

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  8. Love what you've done with the new Lynne Perrella stamps, Sid.

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  9. Wonderful piece! Love all the stenciling and how you've layered up your collage.

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  10. Fab wall hanging Sid. Love the depth with all the layers. Thanks for sharing and have a great day. Angela

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  11. Hey there Sid, really like your wall hanging, fabulous colors and your image is just great, thank you for joining the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show. Good luck, hugs terry xxxx

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  12. Great piece Sid - can see the LP connection now I have seen your other piece.

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  13. great work! love that Lynne Perrella stamp.

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