The third ATC that I made for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge is chock full of techniques and layering. This one is actually a reworking of one with the same stamped sentiment that I previously did not like how it turned out.
So I stripped it down to the base and covered the background by scrapping gesso on it to hide the previous background and prep the surface. I then, painted it with Dina Wakley Tangerine Heavy Body acrylic and once dry, I stenciled it with the Magenta Quatrefoil stencil with gesso. I stamped the Magenta sentiment with Tim Holtz Black Soot Archival ink and then covered it with clear fine embossing powder and heat set it. Next, I adhered the mesh with gel medium and then splattered the base in Black acrylic paint and with a white poster marker. Once dry, I assembled the ATC from little bits that I both reused from the original project as well as some leftover little pieces from my past creations. Besides the mesh, I reused the punched butterfly and sequins from the original project. From previous projects I used the muslin glass bead gel stenciled flowers that I fussy cut out and and the silhouette cut foliage which I coloured with Cracked Pistachio Distress ink to match the mesh and .
Learn more about the current Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge and see the DT inspiration ATCs here.
Gorgeous ATC Cassandra :-) the background is fabulous and I love how you made a trellis, very clever. the flowers and butterfly are very pretty too :-)
thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
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I love your ATC. The background is beautiful and the pretty flower, butterfly and sequins add just the right touch. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
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