Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Try It On Tuesday - Guest Designer

I was thrilled to find that a tag I'd made had been chosen as one of the top 5 in the Try It On Tuesday Book Pages challenge and I was even more thrilled when I was asked to be a guest designer.


I have made a couple of postcards for my GD spot - the theme of the challenge is Sun/Moon/Stars.


For my sun postcard I used modelling paste with a Memory Box stencil, then I gave it a coat of gesso. To colour the background I used acrylic ink sprayed with water.


I kept adding more ink and water until I got the colours that I liked.


I stamped the PaperArtsy flower onto some white card twice, I coloured the flowers with the inks and cut them out, I glued one of the flowers to the card and then I cut the outer petals of the second flower and glued it over the first flower.


My moon and stars postcard was made the same way as the sun card.


I used a Crafters Workshop stencil with the modelling paste and used acrylic ink to colour it. I dry brushed some white acrylic paint over the top of the stars and then I added some stickles to the stars. The Clarity stamp moon was stamped onto white card, coloured with watercolours, cut out and attached to the card with thick double sided tape. I wrote the W. Clement Stone quote and added it to the card.


Please take a look at the challenge to see the fabulous samples that the very talented design team have made and I hope you can enter the challenge as well.

15 comments:

  1. Both pieces are wonderful, lovely to have you with us at TIOT, hugs, Valerie

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  2. Two gorgeous cards Hazel. The textures and designs are fantastic. Thank you for being our Guest Designer this time.
    Yvonne xx

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  3. Stunning cards Hazel! Sooo glad you are our Guest Designer over at TIOT. Crafty hugs!

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  4. They are both super Hazel. I love all that texture. Great colours and I particularly like the colours on the first. Barbxx

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  5. What fantastic cards, Hazel! Great textures and beautiful designs. Thank you for being our Guest Designer for this challenge. Mar xx

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  6. Hi Hazel, Love these two fabulous pieces, both full of gorgeous textures and colours. Thank you for joining us as our Guest Designer for this challenge.
    Hugs, Avril xx

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  7. Both is stunning Hazel! Absoultely gorgeous projects!
    Happy rest of the week!
    oxo Susi

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  8. Both of these are fabulous and it's great that you are guest designer this time. I especially love the sun shining onto the sunflower - so beautiful! Chrisx ps Apologies for getting here so late!

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  9. Many congrats on your guest spot - and what wonderful postcards for the theme. I especially love those fabulous textured rays in such glowing colours!
    Alison x

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  10. Both stunning pieces Hazel and great to have you as guest designer

    Love Chrissie xx

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  11. Congratulations Hazel. Fabulous pieces created for your guest spot xx

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