Friday, 27 March 2015

Stampendous - Dreamweaver - Woodware - Blog Hop - Making Texture

This week we’re going to celebrate with the awesome Stampendous Design Team and the Dreamweaver Stencils Dream Team all of the two companies have come together and we are excited to be able to kick start this marriage with the great Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencils products that we at Woodware make available to the UK market.
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 We’ll be offering three prizes in the UK and three in the US. Each prize package will consist of  Nathalie Kalbach’s terrific Grunge Mixed Media Cling Rubber Stamp Sets and the beautiful Zen Butterfly Dreamweaver Stencil! Both products are ideal for adding texture and backgrounds to your projects!
So remember to visit and leave a comment.
Both products are ideal for adding texture and backgrounds to your projects!
And that’s our theme!! Making Texture. We hope you’ll enjoy the wonderful inspiration that three talented teams will bring you this week! Be sure to visit all the blog links listed and leave your comments! Each comment will count as an entry towards one of the terrific prize packages.
Well this has been a busy week for this collaboration from three great companies. I love Stampendous and Dreamweaver and have done for a long time. Although I must admit I do not use my stencils as much as I should do.
Here is my contribution, a tag using a combination of two sets of new Stampendous stamps, one from Nathalie Kalbach and the other an Andy Skinner set. I have gone with a Steampunk style. And I have kind of done a step by step as I sometimes get asked how to build up backgrounds to get depth and texture.


 


These were the stamps I used and here is the Dreamweaver stencil LJ915


I started off with white tag. I stencil embossed each end of the tag using the metal stencil.Then I stared blending dye inks over the top of it.


There was a plastic stencil/mask with the Nathalie Kalbach stamps which I used next to add to my tag.


Next I added some stamping in soft colours.


Then some distressing with splatters of water. I also used a pearlescent gold mica spray to add some lovely shimmer.


Now to start adding some stamping in black to make the images pop.



I also added some fine splatters of black ink with a fine paint brush.

I used some gold embossing on some stamped images and Frantage powders around the edges of the tag to add more texture.

 And then I added the clock which I die cut as a circle and raided my "hardware" box for all the finishing touches.
And here is my finished tag.




Talking off busy weeks. We have decided to move house to give us a bit more room for when family and friends come to stay. The house went on the market on Sunday and by Wednesday we had sold it. I am still in a state of shock!! The realisation that it will probably take me a month to pack up my craft room, is starting to worry me!!. Never mind, it will be all worth it in the end.
I hope you have enjoyed the hop this week. There have been some amazing projects and it's not finished yet. Be sure to follow the links below :


See you all next week. 
Siobhan x

30 comments:

  1. MIND BLOWN! This tag is absolutely spectacular! I love the muted colors and all of the stamped textures. I think you did the perfect amount of gold embossing to make it really pop! Thanks for sharing it with me!

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  2. I love how you explained step by step and the transformation of the tag was awesome!!! TFS your talents with us!!!!!

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  3. Gorgeous tag and great tutorial. TFS!

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  4. Beautiful tag. Thanks for the great directions on how you made it.

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  5. What an awesome Steampunk tag! I love all the different elements to add to the texture.

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  6. Love seeing your process making this fabulous tag!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  7. Awesome tag. Love the step by step photos on how you created your master piece.

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  8. Gorgeous inky layers and lovely metal embellishments... perfect steampunk feel!

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  9. Nicely done background! Thank you for the step by step! I like your work!

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  10. Wow, this is gorgeous, I loved it at each step! Good luck with your move.

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  11. LOVE your fab tag! Thank you SO MUCH for showing step-by-step!!

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  12. This is wonderful! Wonderful steps.

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  13. I love your tag! The stencils are going on my wish list. I love the Steampunk definition too.

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  14. luv the tag and thanks for the photos showing how it's all built up. i don't get to take classes as there are none available where i live so seeing the process like this is very helpful.

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  15. Gorgeous!!! Love the blended ink colors & the lovely layering.

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  16. I'm a sucker for tags and yours is wonderful. I love your stenciling and ink colors. Thanks for sharing how you put this together.

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  17. first time in the blog hop i actually caught your banner title - luv it lol

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  18. I love your beautiful artsy tag!!! Terrific fun with all the metal hardware, images and splattered paint which made it so much more interesting!! It's all in the details!!!

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  19. Im in love. What an amazing tag. I love Andy Skinner too, so that was a perfect choice. Beautiful detail. You have inspired me so.

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  20. Fabulous Siobhan, not your usual style but I really like it. Muted colours and a great finish.

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  21. Love your tag! The steampunk theme on this is perfect. Good luck with your move!

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  22. Absolutely wonderful!! Thank you so very much for showing/sharing the steps, now I can tackle some layers of texture and text!!!

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  23. Thanks for sharing how you made this wonderful tag.

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  24. I love this tag—all the soft colors and combination of stenciling and stamping!

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  25. I love the colours and the combination of stamping and stenciling which I am trying myself these days. Thanks so much for the blog hop Karen x

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Thank you for taking the time to comment. I really appreciate them.
Siobhan x

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