Tuesday, 7 July 2015

More Paper Artsy fun....

Hi all and thanks for dropping by.
Today I am sharing two further projects created with some wonderful new Paper Artsy stamps. You can see the first project I made here, just in case you are interested and missed it.
Here is the first one for today:
I used the same two stamp sets the first project, this is what they look like:
This is the main one I used for today's projects, with a bit of background stamping using this one:
I started with a size 10 tag and created my background using a stencil and some Grungepaste. I then coloured with a mix of Nougat, Stone, a tiny bit of Blush and Squid Ink Fresco Finish paints.
Both the background and focal stamp were then stamped straight onto the background.

Next I painted a small scrap of card with Squid Ink, making sure to keep it lighter in the centre:
I then stamped the main poppy stamp again on that and fussy cut it.
I added some further high lights with a white Stabilo All pencil  and finally stamped some of the seed heads still, coloured in the same way and that was pretty much it.




The last project was another tag/bookmark, using the other main poppy stamp from set HP 1505.

This time I only used Distress Inks and the stamps of course:

I added a bit of stencilling in the background and stamped the poppy twice, bending the stem the second time. I fussy cut part of it and adhered it to the first one in such a way that it looks as if both poppies are growing out of the same stem.


A little paper clay butterfly finishes it all off:
Well, that's it from me for today. If you want to see the other stamps in the collection, just hop over to the Paper Artsy Blog.

Thank you for visiting like always

37 comments:

  1. Great samples Astrid. You make those stamps shine !
    Corrie x

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  2. These look wonderful Astrid. Nicola x

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  3. these are stunning Astrid - I adore the purple one especially - just beautiful - lovely stamps xx

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  4. These are beautiful Astrid and love those purple hues. Such gorgeous images too.
    Fliss xx

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  5. Wonderful tags Astrid. Valerie

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  6. Beautiful tags...especially the purple one touches me Astrid!
    Greetings, Alie

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  7. Absolutely stunning Astrid, I so want those poppy stamps now and I just love the script! Wonderful makes. Hugs, Anne xx

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  8. More mouthwatering PA creations - stunning!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  9. Oh Astrid, die sind einfach fantastisch!!! Ganz liebe Grüße, Dagmar

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  10. Beautiful tags Astrid, more wish for stamps.
    Yvonne

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  11. Wonderful stamps und georgous results!!

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  12. gorgeous makes as always x hugs x

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  13. 2 fab projects showcasing the new stamps.

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  14. Wonderful tags here as always. Both are very very beautiful and perfect made, and in such awesome colors too.You did an outstanding job with these beautiful stamps here, they fit just perfectly for tags.
    Have a wonderful day and week ahead.

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  15. Stunning tags. Tour backgrounds and colours bring the stamped images to life.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  16. Wunderschön wie du die neuen Motive in Szene gesetzt hast, ich bin begeistert :)

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  17. What pretty colours Astrid, especially the purple one and as it's Poppies ticks every ox for me.

    B x

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  18. Wow, these are stunning Astrid! What a great stamp set and you rally made these flowers take center stage on your gorgeous tags! Love the addition of the butterfly, so quaint! hugs :)

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  19. This tag gives me great inspiration for these stamps! Love the texture and layers, and especially the stamped images!

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  20. I've got my eye on these hot picks Astrid and you've u confirmed with these fabulous tags that I have to get them :-)
    Suzi B xx

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  21. How would a person choose between the two of these???? Well, yes... I'm sure it's easy for some just by the color changes... but for me... not easy. Are you ready for my decision Astrid????

    Ok... here it is....

    Ready, set, go....

    BOTH. I have to choose both... I tried and tried to split it up but just couldn't. Heheheheheh. Guess you know by now that - in my book - these are BOTH INCREDIBLE. What a great tribute to the hot picks designs for this week... j.

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  22. Astrid, the colors are so pretty and both are just wonderful botanical delights! Hugs!

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  23. Astrid,
    Your tags are beautiful! I really like these stamps and will be investing in some and the colors as well.

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  24. Oh, Astrid they are both beyond stunning! Those stamp sets are on my wish list now! Love the texture and layers! Thank you so much for a great inspiration!
    Branka xxx

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  25. Oh Astrid!! These are just gorgeous tags!! I love your palettes!! Wonderful stamps sets as well!! xo

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  26. Gorgeous tags ... loving these stamps! Thank you for sharing the process.. always an inspiration! xxx Ann Marie

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  27. I loved all your designs Astrid and couldn't possibly choose a favourite! I have to say though that I think the way you created a second poppy appearing to come from one stem on the second tag was so clever. I ordered my first set of Hot Picks stamps from this release last night but it was so difficult to pick just one as you and the rest of the team showcased them so well I want them all!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  28. An amazing magical background Astrid! I love the glint in the stencil. Beautiful colours xx

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  29. Both amazing Astrid!! The stamps are going to have to on my list!! Chrisx

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  30. Stunning!!! Love those poppy stamps and the colours are just gorgeous!! Awesome little projects!! xx

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  31. Oh Boy Astrid!! Simply GORGEOUS!! Both of these poppy tags are stunning!! I love poppies and these new PA images are beautiful!! You've done these images proud!! XOXO-Shari

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  32. Love the soft glow of the pinky backgrounds, and the flowers look stunning. Love your extra bendy poppy!
    Alison xx

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  33. Beautiful Astrid, those poppy stamps are wonderful and really love the background stamps in both sets. Gorgeous colour palette, thanks for sharing your techniques.

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  34. Love what you've done with these new stamps.
    Avril xx

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  35. What a gorgeous tag, Astrid. You have showcased these new stamps so beautifully!

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