Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Smile

Hello everyone,

and happy Wednesday to you.
There is a new challenge up over at Stampotique and the lovely Gezzy is our hostess. She chose the theme "Favourite, favourite stamp!" and this is what she said :

'We've ALL got one! What's yours! We would love to see your favourite Stampotique images (if you can't pick one!) on your creations this week. Which stamp makes your heart skip a beat!'

Although I love lots of Stampotique Stamps, I always come back to little Smile. He is so cute and when you look back over my projects, he features quite heavily ! 


Sorry for the slightly wonky picture.. 
This page in my art journal was started with model paste and a stencil. When it had dried I brushed it with gesso and then coloured it with Lindys Stampgang Sprays and Magicals. I used 2 starbursts: Marigold Yellow Orange and Pretty in pink Pink. The edges were done with a magical in the colour Midnight Rendezvous. I decided to use some chipboards from my stash. I embossed them with WOW embossing glitter "Black glint".  The white stripes were done with acrylic paint and an old credit card. I also went around the edge with a blending tool and black soot Distress Ink. The background was stamped with "Fax to Wolfgang" but you can hardly see it.  I used my all time favourite stamp "Smile". I stamped him on tissue paper which I glued behind the frame and again on white card stock. I coloured him with Copic Markers, cut him out and adhered him to himself on the tissue paper. The whole thing was then adhered to the page. I used diluted white acrylic paint to lighten the area inside the frame. I then glued the other chipboard on and that finished the page. 



Here is a close up of the embossing. 

I used only two stamps:


Why not play along with us and have a chance of winning one of two $30 vouchers to spend in the online shop at the end of the month ! Just remember NO digi's and only one entry per person per challenge. 

Thank you for stopping by ! 





13 comments:

  1. Fabulous Corry and such great textures on the background! Love that bright and cheerful colour combo!!

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  2. Soms toch nog best lastig kiezen als je veel mooie hebt... Maar zie ik idd regelmatig en ook nu weer op een mooie manier! Groetjes, Gerrina

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  3. Mission accomplished, Corrie! He made me smile!! :)

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  4. Just fabulous Corrie, this stamp suits so well to you!!!! :) Coco xx

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  5. Oh wow, I just love this, the color is amazing. Some of my favorites! Well done!

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  6. Je hebt er een eervolle pagina van gemaakt Corrie...erggg leuk en creatief!

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  7. Smile I did! Love the background colors and textures!

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  8. Each time I see "Smile" I just have to smile back, Corrie! I love your very detailed background which provides strong support for your focal stamp (love the frame). Great work here--as always, my friend. Mwah!

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  9. Absolutely darling page Corrie ♥

    Love what you have created for the challenge is week, thank you, hugs. Gez xx

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  10. This is really beautiful Corrie, great choice of stamp xx

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  11. Loving all your postcards Corrie :) :) :) xx

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