Saturday 21 July 2012

Challenge 27 - Sun, Sea and Sand

As the main holiday season gets underway, school holidays looming when families will be zooming off to sunny climes, or even heading to a UK beach (weather permitting lol).  Sun, Sea and Sand, please use all three elements, either as visual e.g. a seaside scene, or you can use the names as the various colours e.g. use a sand colour with blue and yellow, in your project.. Or indeed both.

This week, we are proud to feature one of our excellent Design Team members, Brenda.

Brenda has produced this stunning piece for this weeks theme.

Brenda's Recipe

Those of you who have worked with PanPastels will know how versatile they are, they can be used with any of your supplies, including on mixed media projects, such as the little domino book I have created for our ‘Sun, Sea and Sand’ challenge this week.

This piece has been made using yellow, blue and green PanPastels, Distress Ink and Archival ink for the inside pages and then alcohol inks, painted cheesecloth and shrink plastic shells and sea horse for the dominoes.

The stamps used are Crafty Individuals plates 284 and 272.

On the inside I cut black card for the accordion pages and used white card on which I used the pastels and stamps for the beach scene. By cutting the scene up and moving the pieces around I created unusual mixed image pages adding the beach bunting to provide the title or focus.

To finish off, the cheesecloth and shrinkies created a very textural cover for the book and I tied it all together with vintage gold thread.

I would love it if you popped over to my blog to see more photos.

Our other DT members have again made these wonderful pieces, due to the current weather in the UK, they   bring a little sunshine into our Blog

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful work from the DT, definately entering this one as I live by the sea! Xxx


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