Friday, 7 March 2014

Craft Stamper New Take It make it Challenge

Hello sweet friends, I am still running on a high and pinching myself at being picked to be part of this team . . . me!
Thank you to everyone who left me such warm comments here and on facebook, big hugs to you all, your words mean a lot to me !!!
I am looking forward to the new journey ahead and making new friends along the way.

Onto the challenge -
Challenges will go live on the 1st Friday of each month, followed by an Inspiration post 2nd Friday of each month and the winners will be announced on the last Friday of each month.

  The theme for March is 

 Technique: Add paint in a random way to an acrylic block, then pull a print from it (as you would if using a Gelli plate!) Use this print as a background for your project, or cut/die cut the print and use it in any other way on your project.
Now I have to confess at never having tried this technique before, so please treat me gently at my first attempt, grin!
I call it my splodge and splat style with a little wonky tonky stitching thrown in,lol!
 To create my monoprint I used a mixture of
 Liquitex Paints, 
Distress Paints 
 Dylusions Ink
and a wee touch of
Light Modelling Paste
quite heavily on my Acrylic Block to give texture plus achieve a second print from it to stamp my pretty image on.
Can you see how yummy all the ripples in the paint are?

The image was created by stamping onto the second print with
 Christy Tomlinsons She Leaped  by Unity Stamp Co.
{ another of my all time favourites }
 More stamping and doodle doodle doo`s was added to the image and background to add more interest, along with my wonky tonky stitching and I was done.
I can`t begin to tell you how much fun I had creating this!

Be sure and stop by the 
  for more inspiration from the rest of the team
why don`t you come and join in the messy fun, you will looove it I promise!!!
Till next time
Thank you for looking
Big hugs

Woohooo I just realised I can join in with my Unity Friends with Flair today, I have missed you guys!!
Wishing you all a great weekend.


rachel said...

great technique Tracey and much painty loveliness - fabulous xx

Gez Butterworth said...

WOW! Fabulous Tracey ♥♥ You have a great taste in stamps and painty colours ♥♥

Gotta try this!! Hope you have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Gez xx

Unknown said...

And you were WORRIED? THIS is FANTASTIC! I would pay cash MONEY for this lovely piece (smile) How much? (bigger smile) I LOVE the technique and I love the art even more. I am absolutely going to go try this out. Thanks so much for sharing!! (HUUGS)

Redanne said...

I have to say that I am in total awe of this gorgeous creation! Like Lynne above I would pay money for this too. It really is the most wonderful technique and you have shown it off brilliantly! Anne x

Kris said...

OMGosh Tracy this is just one awesome work of art. Love all the texture and colors.

glitzzy said...

Beautiful work of art totally unique I adore the techniques you have used must try them soon don't know if it will look as great as yours though lol xxx

Renee said...

What a beautiful way to demonstrate the challenge. It is a gorgeous piece of art.

Gaylynn said...

WOW, this is GOOD. Your work always amazes me Tracy. Stunning in every way. :)

KristyLee said...

I just got this stamp in the mail! Now I want to go play, seeing your amazing, and creative creation! I am so totally blown away, by your skills! You have done a severely great job! I found you through Unity's Friends with Flair.

Ruby said...

Stunning project. I love the stamp that you used. TFS and describing how you did this. Very creative.

Traceyr said...

Another technique for me to try thanks Tracy for the heads up and I'm looking forward to getting painty. x


Ink Art Designs said...

Hi Tracy...this oozes with fun!!! Great colours and texture. And the journaling style looks awesome. Love this stamp too!
Dot x

Sandi said...

OMW...this is amazing!!!!!! Love it!!! I want to hang it in my studio!:)

Angeline Choo said...

Tracy, this is AMAZING!! LOVE LOVE LOVe.. your art is just stunning.

Beejay said...

Amazing!!! I spent the week with my Gelli plate but this is a great idea!

Rachel said...

wow wow wow. this is so beautiful and has so much beautiful detail. im going to try to follow you on bloglovin now... can't wait to see more!

joybear said...

Amazing, love all the detail!

ElizabethR said...

Good moring from North Wales xxx That is just so gorgeous, I love the colours and texture, not tried that tecnique before either, but will do again! Still bouncing Elizabeth xxx

Unknown said...

Another amazing mixed media project! Love the colors…and the contrast with white/black words - it really stands out.

Cynthia said...

Great mixed media project, Tracy!

Crystal said...

This is just gorgeous!

ddazzled71 said...

Stunning project Tracy! I love the heavy bodied textured effect of your monoprint from the acrylic block and the colors have all blended so beautifully. xx

JPScraps said...

Wow! This is fabulous! I might just have to try this technique.

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

All of that texture, makes me want to run my fingers over the project! Love it!

Mandi said...

Wow that is amazing!! Congrats on getting picked for your new crafty team. I am so going to try that technique let the mess begin :)

My Paper Epiphany said...


FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Fabulous texture technique!! Your project turned out it!

Donna K said...

Love your splodge and splat style and that wonky tonky stitching is FABULOUS! your project is to the moon and BACK…just gorgeous Tracy!

Miwa said...

WOW, this is such a gorgeous creation! Beautiful!

Linda said...

Hi Tracey, this is stunning. Fab colours and so much texture .... love it!!

butterfly said...

Absolutely stunning, Tracy - the ripples you've created with the block are just beautiful - especially on her face - love this big time!
Alison xx

Annmaree of Oz said...

Amazing! as always, my fav stamp!