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Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Pieces of Heart


I was in pieces trying to decide what to do with Darcy's FANTABULOUS new stamp designs I bought recently( Electrica  Darcy 01 from Paper Artsy).
I had started a different project, but got carried away with the yellow...it went BLAH!!!! so is now in rehab.
Then I spotted a pack of 2 blank jigsaw puzzles in a kiddy craft section of a large store and knew they would do nicely :D
 I started by building a base layer of colour using TH distress ink pads
 adding colours til satisfied...(no yellow)
 Next I simply stamped Darcy's images over the background using black Archival ink.
 Even on this irregular surface the images stamped amazingly crisply.
Then I added touches of deeper colours using promarkers (very carefully as I wasn't sure how the different layers of ink would react on the coated card surface)
 I used a gold metallic gel pen on the zippers. 


 I love the warm colours that formed, and hope Darcy likes how it turned out :D
This could be a great project for children during the wet days to come, using any stamps you have laying around lol.
I am entering this for Manon's Paper Saturdays challenge, and counting it as my Piece a Week
Enjoy :D XXX
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9 comments:

  1. This is lovely Gina and it reminded me of the faces puzzle you made once that was wonderful too! Happy Paper Saturdays! Nice to hear from you and I hope you are well! ManonXx

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  2. This is beautiful. I love your choice of colors.

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  3. This is beautiful. I love your choice of colors.

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  4. Love the magic of your colors, my Gina. Someone is going to have a blast putting the warm yumminess and the black hearts together ;-)

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  5. So cool, that's an amazing piece of art.

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  6. Loving the melty hues and gorgeous results, and great idea for pressies this Chrissy! Hey I saw you were doing a fund raiser in your last post, your heart is as awesomely huge as your pool of creative talent, good luck and hope you make a motza for it :)

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  7. What a great idea and I love how it turned out..the stamps are beautiful and I love how you filled in the colors into something soft and tender ♥ Conny
    Piaroms Art Journaling

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  8. Gina, I am back! Computer is fixed! Yepeeeee!
    This project is so cool! I love how it turned out!
    Big Hugs ;o)

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  9. I love this idea, and it turned out very pretty :)

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