Monday, 11 March 2013

Green is the New Blue

Hello everyone, welcome and so lovely to see you here, A special welcome of course to my new followers.

The other day Butterfly from Words and Pictures posted a little hanging made from a Kaisercraft MDF piece. I loved the idea and being the stash hoarder that I am, of course had quite a few of these tucked away in the bottom of a drawer waiting to be turned into a mini book one day. Feeling inspired I decided to create a little hanger of my own, so here is my version, in what seems to be rapidly becoming my new favourite colour, namely green.
The little board was coloured with some Fresco Paint colours, I only have a few so I added some Golden fluid acrylic colours into the mix too. Texture was created with a Dylusions stencil, and the stamp is Graphics 45.

Here are a few close ups still:
Some flowers sprayed with a mix of Cosmic Shimmer Sprays, a bit of lace and a Tim Holtz pen nib

Sewing Machine charm from The Ribbon Girls and some background stamps from my stash

Like usual, the raised bit were high lighted with Treasure Gold
Well I hope you like it, these colours remind me of Spring,  just can't wait until it will get a bit warmer and sunnier here in the north. Thank you for visiting and just to let you know that I  so appreciate your comments, thank you for always taking the time for that!

32 comments:

  1. Lovely piece, the flowers look gorgeous as if they are growing right off of the paper! ~Diane

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  2. This is gorgeous Astrid. Love the wonderful background and the image and embellishments are beautiful.
    Bring on the Spring!
    Hugs, Fliss xx
    (From an extremely snow covered Sussex!)

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  3. Loving this creation Astrid. The colours are amazing. Hugs Rita xx

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  4. What a beautiful hanging Astrid. I love the colour combo and the layers you created.

    Fabulous piece

    TFS

    Annie x

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  5. Hello Astrid
    This is a gorgeous wall-hanging, it is very artistic, with the yummy texture and colour palette co-existing with the metal elements. It is very pleasing to the eye.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  6. Hi Astrid, I'm new to your blog, found you through Pintrest and I'm SO happy I did!! You create the most Gorgeous art!! It's been so much fun going through your blog and see all your delicious creations. Looking forward to more of your postings - oh, and Thank you so much for the beautiful freebies, they are wonderful!!

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  7. Oh so gorgeous! I love the texture around the edges! The flowers are the perfect touch.

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  8. Another beautiful piece Astrid. Love your colour combination and those flowers almost pop off the page. Gorgeous!! ox Marg

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  9. Wonderful artistry on this piece.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  10. Mein Gott, Astrid, was ist das schön.
    Die Farben sind fantastisch, das ganze Tag ist traumhaft.
    Ich liebe es...

    Sophie xx

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  11. I love blue and green together and love the way you have done this

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  12. You´ve just again created themost gorgeous piece of art here Astrid. This is so gorgeous, but blue and gree is always sooo perfect together and this looks gorgeous. I love it really much.

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  13. What a splendor !
    I love the style, and the colors are... wahoooooo !!

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  14. I'm new here, Astrid, and I'm so happy I found you! I love your little hanging. Green is one of my favorite colors also. This is really lovely.

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  15. Loving your beautiful hanging with its wonderful colourings. Hugs Annette x

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  16. Dearest Astrid, what amazing colours, you have mixed for this beautiful, and spring fresh piece. MDF is a kind of wood-isen`t it?
    So lovely all are matching ,like the lace, and stamped words, the flowers are gorgeous in their blue-green shimmer!
    Hope you had beautiful sun like I did,today!
    Hugs and love,Dorthe

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  17. Superb art work Astrid, beautifully put together. Thanks for warming us up with those lovely colours.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  18. How very lovely this is ... I love all the details ... beautifully done!

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  19. I adore how you get so much texture into each of your projects and this is no exception. Love your mix of colours here. Hugs, Jenny x

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  20. Oh my gosh Astrid this is so cute! Love the girl, the colors and the flowers are fab! I was also happy to see you joined CDAC and I hope that you'll get involved with the challenges and the swaps (which I am hosting). Big hugs,
    ~Deb~
    CDAC DT Member
    A Look Through My Eyes

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  21. I love this - the lady is almost has a 3D look on the tag. The colors just pop out at you - well done. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. Das Tag ist so wunderschön geworden, Astrid, die Gestaltung und die Farben sind atemberaubend, mein Kompliment!
    Liebe Grüße, Bärbel

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  23. The colours are beautiful, and do remind me of spring, cool waters and pretty things.... your creations are always breath-taking ... xx

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  24. What a masterpiece, Astrid!

    I really love every single detail, the colours and all the care that went into this lovely, gorgeous hanging!

    Hugs,

    Claudia x

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