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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Leave A Little Sparkle

Good morning and happy Wednesday. I'm really excited about our new challenge over at Rubber Dance. Our first themed challenge is 'layers' and here's mine.





I love layers so I was more than happy with this challenge. I started by gessoing and stencilling some texture paste on an MDF plaque.


Then I roughly painted with some Distress Paints in pink and purple. Yes I do photograph them all together so that I can remember what I used lol.

Time for some more colour now, some yellow and orange again through a stencil.

And now lots of background stamping. I've used the bricks and hearts from Textured Houses, the circles from Pick a Number, Vision from Collage Mix, and the circles are from Round in Circles


Time for the main images now. I stamped the houses and bits and bobs from Textured Houses and coloured with bright Distress Paints.

Lots of cutting and layering.


And some acetate stars and a moon to add another layer. The sentiment is a Tim Holtz sticker. It mentions sparkle so I added a few sequins :-)


All done, and great fun to make. So it's over to you now, please join in with our lovely layers challenge, link it up, then I can come and visit.
Thanks very much for looking and have a great week xx







11 comments:

  1. Lots of beautiful layers and colours! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Hi Sue. I loved reading how you made the background for this...gorgeous layers with loads of yummy texture.
    Dot x

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  3. This is wonderful Sue. Just the sort of place anyone would like to live. All the layering is terrific

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. Oh hun this is brilliant you always make incredible backgrounds and designs hugs cheryl xxx

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  5. Your work is wonderful. I love the background and these awesome layers.

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  6. Such fabulous layers, Sue - loved seeing them building up - and the acetate moon and stars are simply inspired. Brilliant!
    Alison x

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  7. Wonderful and so creative with the layering. Gorgeous colours and lots of detail. Great job on the stamping and the fussy cutting. Gorgeous project x

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  8. LOVE your inspiration make for our challenge, Sue! Thank you for showing the steps. So cool!! xx

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  9. Thought while I was here I'd have alook at what else you've been up to and pleased I did. Loving this so full of colour and images. Happy crafting, Angela x

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  10. Aww such a dreamy piece, those stars and the moon finish it off perfectly :) xxx

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  11. Is this a journal page? Absolutely wonderful Sugar and I do appreciate you giving me a clue how to do this!!
    sandy xx

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Thank you so much for your comments x