6 Oct 2015

Cheeky Autumn Owl Trio

Hi
Today I would like to share a trio of ATC's. I used the  owl free stamp with November Craft Stamper Magazine, I will also be joining their October TIMI Challenge.
I love owls and really enjoyed making this trio. I started with the background using distress inks and stamps building up the master board until I was happy.  I meant to take photos of the master board in progress but I forgot as I got carried away in the moment :)  Below are the details.

Master board - I started with distress inks on white card, crushed olive, mustard seed, frayed burlap, dried marigold, vintage photo, applying them in a random way until I was happy. I cut this to size and then the next step was to use a TCW stencil with rusty hinge  distressed dots (at bottom of ATC's.) Stamps used are Sheena Douglass - Ageing Beautifully set,  a great set for distress effects.  I used the fabulous distressed corner stamp with black archival, the crackle was stamped in aged mahogany (behind owls), and script (at the bottom) in black archival


I made another master board with distress inks peacock feather, tea dye, frayed burlap. I dabbed the pads directly onto craft mat added water and swiped the card through the inks, stamped the owl in black archival 6 times to allow me to add layers to the wings and eyes with foam pads, which doesn't seem to show up in the photo. :(
Edges of each were distressed  and inked with aged mahogany.


Using Tim Holtz tattered pine die I cut leaves in kraft card and inked with distress inks aged mahogany, crushed olive, frayed burlap, vintage photo and added pieces of burlap and layered buttons. Lastly I added chit chat stickers - creating-altered-treasure.  words which fitted my creations perfectly for me as I love making these little treasures of art, they give me real pleasure not only to make but to keep.  I used to swap them but haven't done so for a very long time.

The challenges I would like to join are

TIMI Craft Stamper Magazine - Take a Technique - I used inks and stamping

MMW#7 -Anything Goes with Autumn Colours

Try It on Tuesday - Autumn

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10 comments:

  1. What a lovely trio! Gorgeous ATCS!
    Thank you for sharing them with us at Try It On Tuesday!
    oxo
    Susi

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  2. Gprgeous make!I Have come to follow you to see more of your lovely creations :)
    Nessa xxx

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  3. Three wonderful projects with great colours. Thank you for jpining us at Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. This is a gorgeous trio! Thank you for joining us at the Craft Stamper Challenge :-)

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  5. These are adorable!! Feel free to add a link to your post and link to the ATC swap party running at Mixed Media World ;) Thank you very much for sharing it with us at Mixed Media World! Ingrid X

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  6. Nice set of ATC's!
    Thank you for joining us in the Craft Stamper challenge!
    xxx Ellie Knol xxx

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  7. What a fabulous trio they make! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  8. What a fab set of ATCs ..... Thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge ...... good luck! Linda xx

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  9. I love this trio - delicious colours and the little owls are adorable!
    Alison x

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