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Friday, October 4, 2013

Delicious Solitude

Happy Friday!!  Today I want to share a little wall hanging I created with two stamps from Rogue Redhead Designs Nature Notes RRD011 plate.  I had been using the flaps of a box (out in the garage) to hold thing for a quick spray( of what ever I needed to use) .  The inside of the box was printed with words and I kept telling myself I needed to use it for something.  I finally went out and cut the flaps off and piled them on Betsy (my desk).  I cut off a piece about 3 3/4" x 4 3/4" and started to tear some of the paper off the corrugated side.  I don't think this is what they meant to happen, cause it was on there tight!  I added a light coat of Gesso and some Broken China distressed inks and set it aside.  The picture was stamped onto a tan cs with black ink, then I used the script stamp from the Rogue Redheads Designs Behind the Scenes: RRD012.  and stamped over the whole image, and cut it out, and finally distressed the edges. I stamped the face image again on white paper, colored it with pencil and marker, and trimmed out just the head and glued it over the first image.  
I took some cloth tape, added Gesso and distressed ink, then using  StazOn Timer ink I repeatedly stamped the sentiment onto the tape, and tore the edges of the tape.  I added some silk leaves that were toned down with some Gesso, a brown button, some twigs off my tree, a chipboard bird and some little tiny pinecones I had picked up at a campground this last spring.  A piece of raffia for a hanger.  I think this is my favorite hanging, or maybe it's just that I am ready for the fall, the cooler weather and all the fall colors.  It is my favorite time of the year.
Inky Hugs
Krihsa

7 comments:

  1. Interesting when you use corrugated paper what effects come from painting and stamping. You must be having a day or two to yourself.

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  2. very cool! awesome work
    thanks for stopping by my blog today and taking the time to write such a kind comment

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  3. Ooh, this is gorgeous! I love the idea of "delicious solitude." I think that all crafters know what that means. :) I also love that you upcycled cardboard for this project. It goes perfectly with the autumn colors.

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  4. I really like how you used all the different elements. Nice.

    Darla

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  5. Love how you used the cardboard as your base and those tiny pine cones are so sweet! Great project!
    Hugs Lynn

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  6. This is a wonderful hanging
    Rosie x

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