Saturday, 17 November 2018

A mail art envelope

Hello everyone,

It's my turn again to show you some inspiration with the lovely AALL & Create stamps and stencils. 
I have made a Mail Art envelope for today. 

Here's how:

These are the stamps and stencil I am going to use. 

I started with masking off the place for the address. I then brayered lemon yellow acrylic paint over the envelope, from and back and when it had dried I added turquoise, also with the brayer. Next I took the stencil and a baby wipe and took some of the paint off thought the stencil. Nice effect I think. I did this front and back. 

Next, I stamped one of the borders from this set by Fiona and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. Later one I decided it didn't stand out enough so I filled the little shapes in with a white paint pen. 

I then used this fab new stamp set by Louise to make a kind of bouquet of flowers. I used Distress Oxide inks to stamp and then heat embossed them with clear powder to make them permanent. I also used a marker to colour ing some of the shapes, here and there. After this had all dried I went around some of the shapes with a white pen.

As a border I used Stamp set #118 by Louise Nelson. I didn't take a picture here but you can see the set in the supplies photo up top. Finishing touches are the Dina Wakley washi tape pieces, the doodling around the address part and the postage stamp in similar colours. I used the postcard stamp from set #125 and stamped it over the postage stamp for a bit of fun. 

I added some of the elements to the back of the envelope too, to make it a little more interesting. I hope you enjoyed this mini tut. I will have to take more photos next time. So sorry ! I get carried away while I am crafting and then completely forget about taking pics. 

I have used the following stamps: 
#93 by Fiona Paltridge
#118 by Louise Nelson
#125 by Ada Domisiewicz
#133 by Louise Nelson

Stencil: #11 by Autour de Mwa

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  1. What a fabulous has my mouth watering with all the colour and wonderful elements. Beautiful!!!