Today, We remember with happiness
the loved ones who have left us!
Happy Day Of the Dead...
"Feliz Día de Muertos"
this is a small bride skull that I got in Mexico! Isn't she cute?
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As every 2nd of the month, Lavinia stamps has a challenge, for this month the theme is snow and glitter...
You have a whole month to enter at Lavinia's Challenge blog using at least one Lavinia stamps for the chance to win a £40.00 voucher to use at Lavinia's web store. All the DT will love to see your creations...e-mails entries are accepted as well...
And check out their NEW website, just beautiful! and NEW stamps and DIES!!!!
here are my 2 design team (DT) projects for your inspiration!
a snowy Christmas Ornament
and a snow Winter scene using some NEW Lavinia stamps
Step by step; Snowy Christmas Ornament
ink "Stazon" in black, white tissue paper, decoupage medium glue and sealer "Mod Podge", "Lavinia" Fairy Stamp "Sky", "Floral Spray" and "Stars 1" , 1 ornament, some mica flakes
1- stamp on tissue paper with "Stazon" ink the "Fairy, floral and the stars" stamps on the tissue paper
2- trace shape of ornament on tissue paper , cut with scissors
3- glue this circular piece to the back of the ornament using a sponge brush with "Mod Podge", Give a light coat, let it dry
4- take off the metal piece of the ornament, add inside the ornament some "Mica flakes"
5- brush metal piece with "Tombow" glue and dip in "Diamond Dust", let it dry
insert back on the bulb/ornament.
Note: (the flower soft, the clouds template & the Stickles are some of the supplies for the next card)
6- attach strings and plastic leaves from the metal piece
glue silver string around the bulb
View from the back
Step by Step; Winter Scene Card
1- Sponge the background with the acetate template of clouds (photo below) using gray inks
2- Stamp all the images ("floral spray", "silhouette house pods" and "3 dancing fairies" with gray ink first
then all of them again with black ink (a little off set) to give a shadow effect
3- with a brush and some white acrylic paint (photo supplies above) stipple and splash the whole background (to add white spots)
4- add glue in the shape of icicles, sprinkle "Diamond Dust"
4- for the bottom add glue randomly (shape of a mount), sprinkle flower soft
5- add "Stickles"