Friday, 15 July 2011

Vintage ATC

Good morning peeps
Waking up to glorious sunshine when I expected rain is always a plus point in my book; don't you agree? I thought I'd take this moment to share a couple of things . Firstly there is my take on vintage for The Stamp Man's ATC swap do pop on over there if you would like to join in the fun.
Keeping it simple, I used my new texture trade embossing folder, Katzelkraft cog stamp, distress ink and a vintage tape measure.

Then, yesterday, one of the things I finished was this birthday book. Again, this was an exercise in texture!
I cut out the flourish from card and using the negative and Dreamweaver crackle paste added the flourishes. I used the flat of the palette knife to add paste onto the rest of the cover too and left to dry.
When dry, everything covered with various shades of distress stain and a generous layer of clear Rock Candy crackle glaze.
The flower is tattered floral Kraft Glassine paper, finished off with a wood embellie and large brad coloured with alcohol ink copper mixative.

So, I'll be back later today with my project for the new challenge at The Stamp Man so until then; be blessed in your creative journey.


Bella said...

Love both the ATC and the Book.

Alison said...

Just had a lovely potter about your blog Neil! So much fabulous artwork! Love the texture on your recent books!
Be blessed yourself too, & have a great weekend!