Hello everyone. Day two of the blog hop with Stampendous, DecoArt and the Princeton Brush Co.
Stampendous continue their weeklong blog collaboration with DecoArt Paints, Princeton Artist Brushes,
and inspired by Willow Wolfe
. If you missed Monday's excitement, here's the LINK.
creates so many fantastic paint products, our team was excited to try so many! We know you'll be stunned when you see what these great products add to your stamping! When you combine them with Princeton Artist Brushes
and Catalyst Wedges
used on the Stampendous Creative Palette
, well WOW!
To take part all you have to do is:
What's in it for you:
Ready for your trip around the world??? Let's get Hoppin!
- Stampendous will choose three blog posts from all the designer posts this week and then choose a winner from each to receive a prize package - Princeton Artist Brushes, through Willow Wolfe, is sending a Select 3750 Brush Set and a Catalyst Wedge, and we'll be adding a Stampendous Creative Palette so you can use all the new techniques you'll learn here this week. (America and Canada only)
- Bonus goodies are on offer for some lucky people who SHARE our Facebook posts and Pinterest Pins.
- For International commenters: DecoArt has agreed to mail out three fab Media Paint sample packages to international bloggers as well. YAY!
Here's the artists who are taking part today:
If you find one of the links doesn't work, simply click on the blog header or look for 'Home'. Broken links will be mended as soon as possible throughout the day.
The Official Rules
For my second project, I've used this Frantage encrusted Jewel Kit in Teal along with the stamp and stencil set shown here - both are by Stampendous
I know I made a tag yesterday, but I couldn't resist making another with that lovely dress form stamp! I was listening to some old music whilst creating and a few David Bowie tracks came on - you'll see how one of these inspired me when you scroll down:
|Stencil some numbers randomly on the tag using DecoArt Media Modelling Paste (not shown). Leave to dry. Colour the tag using the shades shown in a random but blended fashion.|
|Die cut the edge of the lower tag piece. Add pieces of Washi tape randomly to the project.|
|Add stamped texture to lower edge.|
|I used the DecoArt Tinting Base with my chosen colours to ensure that the custom colour I created was permanent. Always use a brush to create a thin layer of paint on your craft mat. Tap the stamp lightly onto the paint a few times then apply to your project. Clean stamp immediately to avoid dry paint clogging the stamp.|
|Colour the naked edges of the die cut edge with chosen colour.|
|Die cut a label plate and create desired finish using the products shown.|
|Prepare a painted scrap of card for the label plate and add label made using label maker - I've done mine on clear tape so the background shows through.Add painted brads before attaching the label plate to the tag extension. Apply some mica flakes from the Stampendous set.|
|DecoArt Media Interference paint has been added here and there to add a wonderfully subtle sheen - I LOVE this range of interference colours! Anybody recognised the Bowie track from my little labels yet??|
|The edges of the tag were sponged with some Prussian Blue fluid acrylic to frame the piece. Don't you just love how that Stampendous Frantage powder works? Another product I LOVE!|
|Some curled rusty wire and more coloured cotton tape finish the top of the tag.|
Want to know which David Bowie track inspired me? Click HERE
to have a listen!
Don't forget that Andy Skinner
is also giving this gorgeous piece of work to one lucky blogger who comments on our blogs this week:
|Could you find a home for this little beauty? If you want it, you'll have to visit everyone in the hop and leave a comment!|
Thanks so much to everyone who left such wonderful comments for my project yesterday - it's much appreciated!
Love the color and details.ReplyDelete
What an amazing tag! Thanks for a tutorial of how you created all the detail. This is really lovely and worth the time and effort!ReplyDelete
Great tune!! LOVE David Bowie! Your tag is absolutely spectacular! I am in love with all the shimmer and sparkle on it! The layers of textures are also quite incredible and the colors are just amazing!! Love the tutorial and I am now trying to figure out how to get the goodies to make something similar! I would die if I got a goodie package with all of these amazing goodies in it!! TFS!ReplyDelete
We are the goon squad and we're coming to town! FASHION!! Love that song! Love your tag, too! It's gorgeous and that's one of my favorite jumbo stamps! Nicely done!ReplyDelete
She is a lovely piece. Great color choice too... thank you so much for sharing it with me. -conReplyDelete
Love those colours. Such detail in a tag, inspiringReplyDelete
Wow - just love this tag. Than you so much for the inspiration and a great blog hop. Best regards from KirstenReplyDelete
This is so gorgeous. My favorite colors too.ReplyDelete
Great tag. I love it!!!ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing all those fantastic close ups of your brilliant tag, Julia!ReplyDelete
They are like the most wonderful landscape photographs to me! And the tag is utterly beautiful!
I love the colors and design...ReplyDelete
Wow you are on a roll Julia, lovelyReplyDelete
Loving all the detail and arty touches on this tag (is it still called a tag when its so awesome and mixed media?)ReplyDelete
The tag extension is a great idea and I adore how you've attached it! The closeups really show the texture and detail. Beautiful work :)ReplyDelete
Beautiful tag. Love the stamps. All of the embellishing makes the tag so pretty.ReplyDelete
I'd love to win Andy's piece.
I love tags and this has inspired me to get my box of bits out, because I can cope with this size with my foot up.ReplyDelete
Cool process. Tags are so fun and are instant gratification.ReplyDelete
Wow! Such a fabulous tutorial, really cool photos amazing qualityReplyDelete
I just love the colours and the variety of textures and colour you have created
The label plate and the detail on the dress form is beautiful!
THanks for showing all the detail. This is such a fun piece. Can't wait to try out some of these products myself!ReplyDelete
This is GORGEOUS!!ReplyDelete
ab fab Julia - love this to bits xxReplyDelete
Do you observe me? You've created a daily shot in front of the mirror with my customers. This would be a nice pin for my office to remember all my assistants at *Customer First* (:o) Brilliant ♥ReplyDelete
Wow!!! I am a lover of tags, and this one is just FAB-U-LOUS. Thank you so much Julia!! Coco xReplyDelete
WOW, fabulous tutorial. I need to try some of those techniques. very pretty!!!ReplyDelete
Fantastic tag, Julia! Such gorgeous texture and absolutely luminous color. A terrific share for our blog hop today, thanks so much for participating!ReplyDelete
Wonderful fashion tag!ReplyDelete
Beautiful! Love the colors. Love the distressing to the label. Love the stamping. Awesome work! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Tags are one of my favorite things, and yours have been beautiful...and I LOVE the beautiful colors of this one...wow!!ReplyDelete
You all look like you are having so much fun, I am so jealous! Fantastic project!!!!! Love!!!! Go Fashion!ReplyDelete
So fun - love it! Those close ups really inspire me. Love all the textures.ReplyDelete
So many lovely bits on this. The texture (love the crackle glaze especially!) and colors..yum.ReplyDelete
Beautiful - love the ocean colours and those little splatters of gilding - a delight of a tag!ReplyDelete
Fabulous ideas for using the products! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Amazing colour and texture...ReplyDelete
Awesome tag! The texture is fabulous, and love the words!ReplyDelete
She is lovely. What great turquoise shades & textures you've created. I just adore tone on tone work. FabulousReplyDelete
I love the mannequin stamp. Tag is so cute.ReplyDelete
I think it has already been said but this tag is very uplifting Julia, love it!ReplyDelete
Julia I love the way you incorporated two things you love in the tag. I love the colors and the mixed media aspect is gorgeous. I had a cat just like your Frankie ( could be a twin) his name was George. That breed are such loves. I am glad you get to do things that keep you healthy now. I really enjoys your blog post. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us.ReplyDelete
This is awesome Julia!ReplyDelete
Wow! Another fab make - loving the colours on this!ReplyDelete
Wow! Another fab make - loving the colours on this!ReplyDelete
Beauteous! Love the texture and how the dressform looks so lovely on your art!ReplyDelete
I have seen many dress form stamps, but this form is outstanding! The textures, colours, are in rare form! 3 thumbs up!ReplyDelete
Beautiful tag design! I like how you cut off the bottom portion and reattached it. Great job :)ReplyDelete
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