Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Stencil Mania at Frilly and Funkie!

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Welcome to my bog!  I'm here today with a project using stencils for my Funkie week at Frilly and Funkie.  Stencil love continues with a fresh line-up from the Funkie side of the team.  I had a blast making this mixed media piece - can you tell?  I started with a 5x7" piece of heavy chipboard and painted it with Cracked Pistachio distress paint, leaving a few spots bare.  Then I slathered it with Glue 'n Seal and laid a piece of Melange tissue wrap over it, scrunching it up a bit in places to give it some texture.  Once dry, there were areas that were not glued down securely so I took advantage of those and ripped the tissue wrap off those places.  Then I sponged the entire piece with Vintage Photo DI. 

For my stenciling, I grabbed a favorite stencil from Wendy Vecchi, the Checkmate stencil and applied her black embossing paste through it.  For my embellishments, I created a paper flower using my favorite Tattered Flowers decorative strip die.  The back layer was cut from canvas with the Tattered Florals die, all sponged with Vintage Photo.  I used the Spring Greenery decorative strip die to cut a couple of pieces of (non-green) greenery from velum and added a Kaisercraft laser cut wood embellishment topped with a tiny black butterfly from the Butterfly Frenzy decorative strip die along with a banner that I stamped with a sentiment from the Tim Holtz #hastags stamp set, because this whole piece made me happy when I was playing with it.  

The butterfly was cut with the new Butterfly Duo die and embossed with the texture fade that comes with the die.  I really don't remember how I painted it because it was one of those leftovers from a previous project that pile up around the periphery of my work space.  I believe it was colored with several colors of alcohol ink mixed with Pearl mixative to give it the shine and of course I sponged over that with Vintage Photo.  My little corner filigree started as bronze and was painted black with some Vintaj metal paints.  I cut out an easel stand using the Small Easel die so the piece will be free standing.  Love this one - it is still making me happy.  

Thanks so much for stopping by.  I hope you will visit us over at Frilly and Funkie and maybe link up a vintage style creation or two using stencils.  We would love to have you come over and play!









All the products below were used to make this piece and are available at my on-line store The Funkie Junkie Boutique where Wendy Vecchi, Tim Holtz and most other name brand products are always 20% below MSRP.


11 comments:

Buttons said...

WOW Linda! There is so much to see in that fabulous background! Another fantastic canvas. Jenny x

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous canvas Linda, love the pistachio colour and the wooden clock co vines with your gorgeous flower and butterfly. Hope,you are well. Tracy x

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Combined with that is supposed to say sorry lol x

Georgie C said...

Oh wow this is just stunning!! The colours, textures, it looks like pure magic on a card xx

Patty O'Malley said...

I love this, Linda! It is beautiful!

Lynn Price said...

Incredible background, Linda!! I love all your patterns and colors.....lots to look at, which is always high on my list. Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on my post - and for your encouragement. You continue to be an inspiration in your own designs and also the teams to which you've introduced me. And of course, all of the wonderful stock at Funkie Junkie Boutique!! xxx Lynn

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

That is wonderful Linda, your background is just fabulous and love the black gesso through the checkerboard stencil. Wonderful butterfly as well, it just glows!

Sue said...

You've packed so much into this canvas. I love the colours and the texture.

Linda Breedlove said...

Gorgeous, Linda... love this!

Kathy Grigas said...

This is beautiful Linda. I especially love the butterfly.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Linda! Your background is just amazing and I just added a bunch of new things to my wish list!! Love the warm flower amid all the cool tones! hugs :)

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