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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Beauty and Simplicity

My last project I'll be sharing today is an Art Journal project inspired by a number of challenges: Rubber Dance Color Challenge, HLS Watercolor Challenge - Smooshing and Mixed Media Challenge - BooksSTAMPlorations Mixed Media ChallengeCraft Stamper TIMI Challenge and Simon Says Make Your Own Background.

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This was a fun project with lots of ink smooshing, spraying, stencils and splatters.

Here are the supplies I used:
Stampers Anonymous Flower Garden
Tim Holtz Perspective
Distress Oxide inks
Zig markers 
Dylusions sprays
Stencils - Dot Fade, Stripes, Pebble Background
Script stamp
Gesso (splatters)
Chipboard and torn pages for base


   Take It, Make It Challenge   

Thanks for visiting and your encouraging comments, they make my day!  Have a wonderful week.

Zelda x


  1. Very pretty vintage background, so warm and calm. Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  2. Oh wow! This is beautiful. Thank you for joining us over at Rubber Dance and STAMPlorations! Hugs, Susanne.

  3. Just lovely! Thanks for joining us at Rubber Dance!

  4. This. Is. Stunning! Looks so artsy!

  5. Zelda this is beautiful, the colours and stamps work so well with the watercolour effect, and the white really makes the colours pop. Thank you so much for joining in with our Rubber Dance challenge, and I hope you join us again today for our new one. Sue xx

  6. Beautiful.. Love those flowers. Hugz

    1. Thanks for joining the Rubber Dance challenge. Hugz

  7. Love the wonderful watercolour look of this card, Zelda!!!!! Your flowers are really pretty and I love how you've painted the bg and how you've done the great look of the card base!!!!! What a lovely sentiment, hey!!!!!! A lovely little work of art!!!!
    Groete, Petra XX

  8. Wonderful! I love all the smooshing you have done and the colours are brilliant. Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

  9. I love how the smooshing looks. So much fun to do. Your cone flowers look so pretty. Thanks for sharing with the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge.

  10. This is so beautiful! Love all the different techniques you used to colour your background and flower.

  11. Fabulous color combination and love the textures you have created. Thank you for joining STAMPlorations March Mixed Media Challenge.

  12. lovely!!! thanks for playing along with us at STAMPlorations mixed media March challenge!!!

  13. Hi Zelda, your card is awesomely pretty. The multi-layer watercolor smooshing and stenciling over book texts background fit perfectly to our theme. Thanks for playing with us at Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge. Hope to see you next month. Helen, HLSMM DT

  14. Great colours love the effects!!!
    Thankyou for playing with us at happy little stamper mixed media challenge, All the best!!