Sunday, July 5, 2015

Feature a Creature

This month our theme in the Stamping Sensation is: Feature a creature.  It can be any creature you can think of. I made a bookmark with little birdies.


For the bookmark base I smudged different Distress inks (colors listed below) to the plastic sheet, sprayed it with water and placed watercolor cardstock into the inks. After drying the bookmark with heat tool, I placed it to the inks again. After I was pleased with the background I stamped some script all over it with stamp from DoCraft Botanical Print set and Memento Rich Cocoa ink.


I used Crafty Individuals Birds and Branches stamp set. Branches and leaves was inked with Memento Pistachio ink and birds with Rich Cocoa ink.After stamping I took waterbrush and added some water to the image. Then everything was dry, I added some details with black, green and white pens.



Sentiment is computer generated and printed out to the white cardstock. I cutted sentiment to pieces and inked them with Memento Desert Sand ink.

Sentiment: "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."

I kept the back sidde of my bookmark very simple. It is colored same as front and I draw some white stitching lines. 


We are thrilled to have Little Claire as this months sponsor again who are offering a fab £35 store voucher to spend on their products. Little Claire is a team of 3 consisting of Gill (Little Claire) Steve and Carol (long suffering member of staff/friend/all round good egg – but not as beautiful as Gill!). Necessity is the mother of invention’ this is the saying that sums up the creation of Little Claire Designs – we love stamps and what better way to satisfy the stamping ‘urge’ than to create our own designs exactly as we want them!
http://www.littleclaire.co.uk/
 

Materials used:
Stamp credits: DoCraft (Botanical Print), Crafty Individuals (Birds and Branches);
Inks: Distress Ink (Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Salty Ocean, Broken China),  Memento (Pistachio, Rich Cocoa, Deser Sand); 
Dies: Spellbinders (Pierced Rectangles, Labels Four Small);
Cardstock: Watercolor Cardstock;
Others: Cornner Rounder, Gelly Roll White Pen, Stabilo Pens, Twine, Fussy yarn, Printed sentiment;
Thank you for the visit!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

8 comments:

  1. Loving your tag Eret, the birds and branches and especially the way you added the sentiment.

    Hope you have a good Sunday.

    B x

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  2. Your bookmark is wonderful, Eret, beautifully made and coloured, and a great sentiment!

    Lynne x

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  3. A stunning bookmark, Eret! Gorgeous stamping and perfect colours! I love it!

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  4. Fabulous bookmark. Love the colors and all the little details.

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  5. This is a gorgeous piece! Love the colors and the sentiment is so sweet!

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  6. I just love your project! I love birds and you have done a great job using them!

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  7. I love that you featured birds for this challenge! Lovely!

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  8. très belle création, paisible et charmante, biz

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Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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