Wednesday, 15 August 2018

So many reasons to be happy

Hello everyone,

I was really happy when Autour from AALL & Create asked me to stay on for another term ! Yay !
For my first project I have made a garland with 3 flags. I think this would look great in any child's room and the sentiment is one to live by !

And here's how :

started with these ready made flags, I slapped on some gesso. I didn't want it to be very neat. I then put model paste through Stencil #22 by Autour de Mwa. 

After the gesso and model paste had dried I painted yellow and green paint where the gesso was. I mixed some dark green paint with Glazing Liquid and painted it onto the model paste and left it for a little while. I then rubbed it off with a baby wipe. The paint will stay in all the nooks and crannies. Next I added some stencilling with white paint and stencil #11 by Autour de Mwa. 

I then randomly stamped the background using stamp set #68 and #89 both designed by Fiona Paltridge. I used green and black Archival inks. 

It was then time to stamp the main images on the flags. I also stamped them on white card stock to colour and cut out. I used :
#89 Gwendolen 
#91 Asher
#92 Brinley

After colouring I cut them out without the doodle lines and glued them on the top of the stamped images on the flags. This way they look perfect ! 

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I thank you for stopping by today. 

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  1. So in love with your project! good to hear that you stay in the dt of AALL & Create, lucky you xx

  2. Congrats being asked to stay on and fabulous banners love all the layers-stamps and sentiments
    Carol x

  3. Beautiful colours and sentiment.....

  4. What wonderful flags, Corrie - I'm all over the fabulous colour, and in total agreement with the quote. Just another reason to be happy. :D