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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Hand-made Flowers at Try it on Tuesday

Well it's time for another challenge at Try it on Tuesdays and this time we would love you to show us your Handmade flowers.

I have a box that is full of hoarded 'intentions' as I like to call it,  and after a little rummage, I found just what I was looking for.  The door hanger for the 'craft room'.  After painting it with Geeso, it was  dry brushed with PaperArtsey Fresco Mermaid paint, and then stamped with a crackle stamp using Tumble Glass DI .  I stamped the image, which is from Flonzcraft, and the Tim Holtz words onto tissue paper, my lady was coloured with Distress pens, fussy cut  and glued with a very watery pva, I wiped some Mermaid paint over the edges of the words with a baby wipe.    When this was dry, I gave it a coat of PA Satin Glaze.  My 'handmade' flowers were cut with a Joy die, the leaves are from the Tattered Floral strip die.
The rest of the DT have some  amazing creations to show, so please pop over to the main blog to take a peek.

I am entering this at:
  Make it Monday - Anything Goes
  Bunny Zoe's - Something Blue
  Vintage Stamping Challenge - Anything from your Garden

Before I go, I would like to say 'hello' to my new followers, it's lovely to see you and I hope you continue to visit.

Have a great week,

Avril xx


Valerie-Jael said...

Lovely hanger, love the colour too. I know what you mean about intentions! Valerie

Anonymous said...

This is beautiful. That is a gorgeous image and the sentiment is perfect.
I am sure you had fun as I've altered two this year and so enjoyed it as the possibilities are endless.

Shirley Chillman said...

Don't you just love that stamp Avril. You have teamed her with a fabulous sentiment and some beautiful flowers. Blue is the perfect colour for her mood lol.

Crafty hugs from Shirl.

Thank you for sharing with Vintage Stamping Challenges as well. x x

Paper Profusion said...

Hi Avril - this is gorgeous as are all your makes. Awfully pretty flowers too!

Nicola x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A gorgeous creation. Fabulous flower.

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous hanging Avril, love the floral additions.
Yvonne x

Joan said...

Lovely hanging Avril, love that stamp ! and such pretty flowers

butterfly said...

Lovely door hanger, Avril - such an inspiring make to greet you as you enter the craft room. Beautiful painty texture, and the flowers are lovely.
Alison x

Tina henderson said...

such a gorgeous creation, I’m glad I saw it on MIM x Tina-Maree x

Loz said...

Fantastic door hanger. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Rene said...

Gorgeous door hanger! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Good luck,
Rene :D

Wendy McCarthy said...

What a pretty door hanger! Lovely colour and image. Popped by from MIM xx

Bee and Dee said...

A super door hanger the colours are beautiful and I love the layout. Hugs Bee

Sandee Setliff said...

Beautiful door hanger, would inspire me every time I entered my craft room! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

Pia S said...

Your door hanger is beautiful - love how you decorated most of it with sentiments, and the vintage image and own made flowers are lovely!

Sandy said...

Hey Avril! Your flowers are gorgeous and your door hanger looks so good. Your image is really intriguing. She looks like she is deep in thought!

brenda said...

Sounds like lots of lovely inkiness going on here Avril and your flowers are beautiful.

Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts and FlonzCraft Vintage Stamping challenges.

B x

Alexa said...

Glad to see your intention has become a reality. The turquoise is wonderful and so are the flowers. xx

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I love the soothing shades of blue in your door hangar and its flowers. Blessings!