Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Circle Layering

Here is my entry for the Craft Barn fortnightly challenge. The theme this fortnight is circles and they must be in the background. A good opportunity to play with stencil layering again.


Stencils used:
Finnabair Elementals "Bubbles"
Crafters Workshop " Mini Cornflowers"
Distress Inks :
Peacock Feathers, Squeezed Lemonade and Picked Raspberry.
Stamp :
Paperartsy  Squiggly Ink SM15

I applied gesso through the bubble stencil first as a resist. Then added the distress inks and let it dry. The next layer was the stamped circles in archival ink and finally I added the cornflower stencil using black versamark ink. Highlights have been added to some of the circles with a white pen.




9 comments:

  1. Hi thanks for popping over to my blog so thought I would do the same and now your latest follower.

    Love your card. Just my cup of tea.

    Crafty hugs Pen x http://groovyquail.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thank you Pen. I am your latest follower too.

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  2. Wow wee! :) I haven't said that in years but as soon as I saw your project that is what popped into my head. Stunning project Julia. Hope all is well.
    Hugs Flo x

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  3. Wow, it's lovely! I keep meaning to try & get my hands on the flower stencil too....must try harder!

    Sally xx

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  4. Stunning! There are lots of colours and yet it looks clean and zingy, love it!

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  5. Well done on the win & thanks for the tipoff!

    Sally xx

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  6. Fabulous and a worthy winner of the Craft Barn challenge. The cornflower stencil is the favourite in my collection.

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