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January 22, 2014

Artistic Outpost January Blog Hop

Welcome to the Artistic Outpost Design Team Blog Hop! Each month, the fabulous designers at Artistic Outpost showcase projects created with various Artistic Outpost Plates/Themes, this months DT Blog Hop theme is Designers Choice.

I created a Mixed Media Card using a combination of Artistic Outpost plates, Acrylic Paints, Just a Trace Stencils and the Gelli Arts Plate.

The background was created using Acrylic Paints, the Gelli Arts Plate, and the Small Cabin Stencil from Just a Trace.  I stamped the pennant from the Artistic Oupost Cowgirl Strength plate onto the background, then stamped it again on a scrap and cut out the pennants and adhered them over the stamped image with dimensionals.  The quote is from the Artistic Outpost Quote and Quotables plate, stamped on a scrap piece of the Gelli Arts background, sponged in Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and adhered in place.  The grass is from a sentiment found on the Typography plate, (I cut the grass portion away from the sentiment so that I could get dual use out of it), the grass is stamped in Black Archival using a SAMJ.  The butterfly is from the Flower Market plate, stamped in Black Archival on a scrap Gelli Arts background.  The sweet girls are from the Birds of a Feather plate, stamped in Black Archival on White card stock, painted with Acrylic paints and colored with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Markers.  Once the paint and markers were dry, I stamped the image again using a SAMJ, and attached the girls to the Butterfly Wings, then to the background panel.  To further embellish, I added some doodles with a White Gel Pen, and some Gesso Circles.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Birds of a Feather, Typography, Cowgirl Strength, Flower Market, Quote and Quotables
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Mixed Media Paper, White, Black Bermuda Breeze
Other - Gelli Arts Plate, Acrylic Paint, Brayer, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Markers, Dimensionals, Scor-Tape, White Gel Pen, SAMJ, Gesso, Sponge Dauber, Just a Trace Small Cabin Stencil

Challenge Entered - Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Challenge A is for...(Artistic Outpost, Acrylic Paint)

Looking for more inspiration, be sure to stop by the Designers Blogs to see what they created! 

Gerrie * Lisa (you are here) * Sue * Tracy * Linda * Alison * Terry * Kate

Thanks for stopping by!
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Kate Yetter said...

Oooh, I love it! Between the winged little girls and the turquoise theme it is Amazing!! Again, you rock those gelli plate backgrounds.

Words and Pictures said...

Love how the stencil shapes in the print echo the bunting - fabulous colours, and the winged girls look amazing!
Alison x

rachel said...

such a fabulous piece - I love the colour and the girls but its the sentiment that does it for me - fabulous xx

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Beautiful colors and perfect sentiment for your Gelli background.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Such a gorgeous color and background! Love the way you have combined so many sets to come out with a sensational piece. Absolutely wonderful!


Connie Fossenier said...

Lisa stunning card and color combo...love seeing what you gals did for this blog hop.

Terry said...

Lisa, those little sisters are beautiful wings and all against that stunning background! Love how you combined all these images and that grass is a great touch! I had to go take a look at that stamp!!! Enjoy!

Candy C said...

Lisa..I really like your card! That bright background with the black stamping really works! Very neat contrast! I like the addition of the random white in the background, too. The Artistic Outpost stamps you have chosen are so sweet. I love the little winged girls and the bunting stretching across the card. Love the sentiment, too! <3 Candy

Ivy (Ivette) said...

This really came out nice! Love it all!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Hi Lisa, wow what an amazing colour, the backdrop is gorgeous and I love love how you have added wings to the girls, very clever combined with the perfect sentiment. Love it. Tracy x

Anonymous said...

Those girls are perfectly at home on this card with that amazing background.

Maggie said...

Gorgeous card and fabulous gelli background


Win Dinn, Artist said...

Great card, Lisa - gotta love that Gelli plate action!

Cocofolies said...

Fabulous background with the Gelli plate, the stamps are gorgeous too... that's a really beautiful card, thanks for the inspiration! Coco x

Anonymous said...

wonderful contrast in this piece! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! - Ashli :)

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