Saturday, 9 July 2016

Florrie's Party

The new theme at Stampotique this week is
PARTY
so Florrie has put on her best dress to join in the fun.


Florrie is the latest addition to my Stampotique family, so perhaps the party is in her honour?

I started by finger painting a piece of white cardstock with some yellow yummy-ness in the form of Art Alchemy acrylic paint in 'pure sunshine'.  This is a metallic paint I bought recently just to try out and now I'm wishing I'd bought more than 1 little pot.  It is so vibrant and the thin layer I painted dried almost straight away.  I then went back and added a little more to create a bit more texture.
I then added little touches of Silk in 'pretty peridot' and 'bolivian blue' around the edges, again finger painting.


It's very hard to get a photo of the metallic finish,
especially as this morning is a bit gloomy.
[Where is the sun that was out earlier this morning?   ..... And where did those grey clouds come from?]

Anyhow, back to Florrie ...... I started by colouring her with Prismacolor pencils, but when I got to her dress, I decided to stamp another image onto patterned paper and so she has a pretty spotty dress.  I then fussy cut Flossie being extra careful with her thin little legs.

Her party hat was coloured with a red gel pen and the balloons were painted with the same Silks mentioned above.

Flossie was given a piece of washi tape to stand on.  All images were popped up on dimensionals.

Stamps
Stampotique - Flossie Doodle Dolly
Stampers Anonymous [Tim Holtz] - Crazy Things

Challenges
Craft Stamper - July : Anything Goes

Happy Crafting!

16 comments:

  1. Aww, she really does look like she's having a good time!
    Thanks so much for joining in our party this week at Stampotique :)

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  2. She certainly deserves a party in her honor! You did a beautiful job fussy cutting her - those legs are tricky. I'm really intrigued by the paint you used for your background. My wallet has taken a beating lately though so I'll just have to be patient. :)

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  3. Her best dress is very sweet! I like the texture on your project! Thanks so much for joining us at Stampotique for our party this week!

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  4. Florrie looks so fabulous on that gorgeous textured background. Awesome job fussy-cutting her too!

    Thanks for playing along with us at Stampotique Designers Challenges!

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  5. She's so characterful, love how you've used her. Cara x

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  6. That is terrific, good texture and what a cutie!! Thank you for joining in our part at Stampotique Designers Challenge :D

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  7. Fabulous party project with Flossie. Great colors and texture. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique for this challenge.

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  8. Love this ! Great for our part challenge
    Thank you for joining us at the SDC blog
    Jackie

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  9. Awww love her...coloured beautifully, you also really get a sense of how floaty those balloons are. Thanks for joining the party at Stampotique Designer's Challenge

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  10. I have this stamp too, love her. This is perfect for the SDC this week. X

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  11. Gorgeous entry for the Craft Stamper challenge this month; thanks for joining!
    xxx Ellie Knol xxx

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  12. This looks fab! Thanks for playing along with the Craft Stamper Challenge xx

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  13. Florrie looks gorgeous at her party!
    Thank you for joining the Stampotique Party Challenge

    Jools x

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