Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Stampotique Challenge- Favourite Stamp

The new challenge is to use your favourite stamp

Mine is actually 2 Moth Fab and Mothloved, they were my first stamps and they belong together!
My Favourite, Fabulous Stampotique Females!

Appied a variety of scraps of card, papers and lace to a piece of chipboard with DecoArt Matte Medium
Once dry applied Crackle Paste randomly

Once dry applied DecoArt Media Fluid acrylics in stripes blending with water

Wiping back the colour on the raised areas

 Dry brush gradually with Titanum White

Highlight with Metallic lustre Brilliant Turquoise and Silver Spark

 Finished with a wash of Carbon Black

Stamped the Favourites onto card, coloured with Promarkers & Spectrum Noir

For info on taking part in the challenge please click here

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Stampotique Word Up Weekend and Anything Goes!

Time for Tags!, This year im going to do more of them!!
I started doing a few the backend of last year as I have found a company that do really large and heavy duty MDF Fernli Designs link here

Heres my Tag for Stampotique 'Word Up Weekend' which is a Design Team project showcasing the fabulous words and phrases available Stampotique Link
and it also fits the current 'Anything Goes' challenge using the fabulous fossil 'Fishbone' from France Papillion and 'Best Fishes' 

I applied a thin layer of DecoArt Media Crackle Paint Allowed to dry for a couple of hours
I then applied brushstrokes down the length and with my finger, DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Cobalt Teal, Prussian Blue, Vermillion and Diarylide Yellow and using the Barcode stamo with Titanium White
I stamped Back Stazon using Stampotique Honeycomb and Barcode
Stamped Fishbone with clear embossing ink and sprinkled with an Antique Gold embossing powder
The tiny label tag was painted with DecoArt Metallic Gold followed with Quinacridone Good 
Stamped the text with Black Stazon and edged with the gold embossing powder 

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Stampotique Christmas

It's Christmas time! 

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

I had purchased these wonderful MDF Christmas trees from That Craft Place and decided to create a Stampotique Winter Wonderland
 Applied DecoArt Media Modelling paste heavily and allow to dry overnight 

 Apply DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylic Cobalt Turquoise Hue and Phthalo Green-Yellow

 Darken on one side with Prussian Blue Hue

Once dry antique with washes of Quinacridone Gold

 Highlight with Gesso from left to right a bit like heavy dry brushing

Highlight the trees and base with Flower Soft Polar White and Cosmic Shimmer Glimmer Jewels Iced Snow 
The snowballs were made from white paper clay covered in glue and rolled in Polar white 

The Characters were stamped, cut out and coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum Noir pens 

Stampotique Stamps

Merry Christmas

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Stampotique Naughty or Nice Challenge

Its the second week of the current Challenge theme  "Naughty or Nice".. 
Have you been naughty or nice this year? Are you on the naughty list? Will Santa bring you some coal or a few goodies for Christmas?? Well, either way we want to see your best "Naughty or Nice" projects this week.

I used Karen's gorgeous Tree and Magda's Reindeer and Whatever stamps coloured with watercolours

You can find more details on joining the challenge here

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Human with Animal Head New Challenge

Goat in a Coat!
Stampotique's new challenge is animal head mash up!
Let's switch it up this week, litteraly!!
Give one of our human stamps an animal head and have fun with it!!
Click here for more details

As its autumnal and getting colder, Gloria goat put on her coat and went out to jump in the leaves!

I stamped Mokiwea, Gloria Goat and Fofe. cut them out and reassembled and coloured with watercolours
The tree was stamped on to A4 and colour washed with watercolours, stamped the leaf and coloured with watercolours and distress inks


Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Mixed Up Magazine-Peacock Hues

I am so pleased to be included in the second issue of Mixed Up magazine
here's a sneaky peek!

You can find the full tutorial using lots fabulous DecoArt products, the magazine is packed with tons of fabulous features, tutorials, goodies and much more.:)
Follow the link for more information on getting the latest issue,

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Stampotique Halloween Challenge

Trick and Treat under the Twisted Tree

Its the second week of the Stampotique Halloween Challenge
click here to find more info on taking part

Heres how I created my Trick or Treat gathering 
Applied DecoArt Modelling paste thickly with a palette knife the tree is from That Craft Place
Allow to dry overnight

Apply DecoArt Media Fluid Acyrlic Carbon Black, once dry highlight the texture with Metallic Lustres Black Shimmer, Copper and Orange

 The Lettering is from Calico Craft parts and was covered with DecoArt Texture sand and painted black and once dry highlighted with Cadmium Orange Hue and Diarylide Yellow.

 I stamped all of the Stampotiue characters and critters onto 300gsm card except ghostie where I used tracing paper
These were all coloured with  Promarker Alcohol pens
They were all adhered with Cosmic Shimmer glue and double sided tape, the bats water fixed onto thin jewellery wire

Stampotique Stamps
L'il Tetewea
Angel Boy
Jasper Fruhling
Patio Lights
Fruit bat
Halloween Cube 1
Halloween Cube 2