Wednesday 4 June 2014

Dragonfly Board

GET TEXTURE  Vintage Journey 

ALL ABOUT TEXTURE  That's Crafty Challenge Blog
THINGS WITH WINGS    Craft room challenge

Very pleased This canvas was awarded......

 A challenge entry canvas 

Featuring my favourite things of the summer DRAGONFLYS, I love summer because of them
Otherwise I don't like summer, I cant stand the heat, wrong hair colour I attract loads of insects!! 
This is a 10" by 8" canvas board that was made primarily for the texture challenge at Vintage Journey.
The theme was to use as many of tim Holtz techniques as possible
Firstly some white card was coloured using the wrinkle free distress technique using DISTRESS STAINS in WILD HONEY, DUSTY CONCORD,  and BROKEN CHINA.
The edges of the board were painted in acrylic paint
I cut out pieces of the coloured card and embossed them with a selection of TEXTURE FADES & ALTERATIONS EMBOSSING FOLDERS, that had been covered with black may notice I got some of them the wrong way round!
These were then stuck to the board and left to dry
To add some more texture I used SHATTERED LAYERING STENCIL  to a couple of areas using grey memento ink,
Used some CLEAR TEXTURE PASTE with ROCK CANDY GLITTER to the right side corner.  Added some butterfly's from IDEAOLOGY TISSUE WRAP, die cuts GARDEN GREENS.
Then finished off with my favourite things DRAGONFLYS wich are of course coloured with DISTRESS INKS!!
This is also entered in,.,.,.THATS CRAFTY CHALLENGE BLOG
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Annie said...

Wow!! What a stunning entry to our texture challenge. Wonderful colours and fabulous textures in true Tim Style. I adore your wonderful layout.

Thank you for joining in with us at A Vintage Journey

Hugs Annie x

Deborah said...

Gorgeous! I love all the different texture techniques you used and the colours are divine.

Jenny Marples said...

Positively wonderful Jill!!! I'm so glad you walked us through it so I could truly appreciate the layering of textures on this. Loving that touch of sparkle in particular. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Jenny x

S@ndy Diller said...

I really like this, the colors are fantastic and the texture is spot on. Thanks for traveling with us at A Vintage Journey.

Zoechaos said...

Annie didn't mention it but our Things with Wings Challenge at Craft-Room is her challenge with us this time. Personally I adore your canvas board, the choice of colours is vibrant and lively perfect for dragon flies, simply fabulous creation thank you for sharing with us. XOXO Zoe

Mervi said...

Fabulous creation, love the textures and colours.
Thank you for sharing your creativity at Craft-Room Challenge;-))m

Jennie Atkinson said...

Wow ! what a fabulous creation - wonderful layering of textures and a gorgeous colour palette. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Jennie x

Alica said...

oh wow! what a fabulous creation! Love the colors, texture and everything on it!

Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Hugs, Alica ;)

Mrs Beez said...

Fabulous canvas. Love the background layers but that amazing dragonfly is definitely the star of the show.Thanks for sharing at Anything But A Card this time.

mytawnyinspirations said...

Love this canvas. The techniques you have used for your layering and introducing different textures has produced a stunning artwork. Fabulous dragonfly. Thank you for sharing with us at Anything But A Card. I look forward to seeing more of your creations. Cheers, Di

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