Thursday, August 1, 2013

Lindy's Stamp Gang colour challenge!

One of my favorite manufacturers, Lindy's Stamp Gang is hosting a color challenge!  I love an excuse to use lots of my favorite products!   Lindy's is also having a Design Team Call (how exciting), so would like to submit this layout as part of my application.

These were the gorgeous colors for the challenge....

And here's my layout...

I started with two sheet of plain white cardstock and built up my layers of lace, gesso, washi tape, & doilies. I sprayed  Scintillating Silver Glitz Spritz to add heaps of white shimmer to my paper.  I added color with Tiffanylou Blue , Bachelor Button Blue  and Afternoon Delight Denim Starburst sprays.

I painted my Twiddleybitz chipboard pieces with gesso, and white acrylic paint, then sprayed them with Scintillating Silver Glitz Spritz.  Once dry I stamped with VersaMark and embossed with Morning Glory Azure Embossing Powder.  The beauty of these embossing powders is they are translucent so are affected by the color you emboss on.  I achieved a soft dreamy effect over a white base, but if I had stamped with a darker ink it would have been a stronger contrast. 
I die-cut a butterfly from white cardstock and painted it using  Rhododendron Red Rose Starburst.  I then embossed it with Terra Cotta Rust Embossing Powder whish really enhanced the color.

(Love those embossed butterflies)

The Twiddleybitz chipboard leaves were left raw (no gesso undercoat) and painted with Afternoon Delight Denim Starburst Color Shot.  Just one coat, and I got this amazing depth of color and shimmer.

The large leaves were painted with Afternoon Delight Denim Starburst Color Shot, and then sprayed with Tiffanylou Blue Starburst.  (My hands are also that color at the moment!)

Twiddleybitz products used:

FER004 - Fern leaves assorted
WIR002 - Chicken Mesh Wire
BAN003 - Banner Small
BAN001 - Banner (triangle)
FAIR005 - Fairy Blossoms Large
TWBT11 - Tweeny Cogs
FER001 - Fern Leaves set of 4
SPK002 - Flying Butterfly Clock (Steam punk)
TEM006 -Chicken wire stencil

Thank you for visiting my blog, I hope I've inspired you to get messy with Lindy's Stamp Gang, and play with some Twiddleybitz.


  1. Gorgeous!!! I loveeeeeeeeeee the flowers, the butterflies and the textures!!

  2. What. An amazing job you've done here Tina! Fantastic!! And all the best for the DT call :)

  3. Wow! Great page! I love all the texture on the background and the pop of red is fantastic! Good luck with the DT Call! =)



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