More Asian Artistry

Published by under classes,stamp club | May 15 2010

Hello! Thanks for stopping by.

On my last post I showed you the lovely flower stamp from Asian Artistry which I'd been watercolouring with Baja Breeze, Close to Cocoa and Kiwi Kiss inks. Well, after playing around with the design for a couple of days I came up with this one…

 

Asian Artistry

Just a simple one, but I think it works. I used the Colour Spritzer tool on the card base, with Close to Cocoa and Chocolate Chip markers. The yummy eyelet is from the new Designer Hardware collection that you can find in the Autumn-Winter Mini catalogue – this one is from the Soho range which features exactly the colours of today's card! This eyelet was easily attached with the Cropadile, and instructions are on the pack explaining which settings to use so I didn't have to worry about mucking it up and wasting my precious hardware. LOL. 

To cover the back of the hardware and pretty-up the inside of the card, I lined it with some beautiful Designer Series Paper from the Urban Oasis collection.

Our two stamp clubs met yesterday and both groups were a pleasure to teach, as always. I love it when the girls bring in some of their cards or projects to share, and this week was no exception when Lisa brought in an amazing Kusudama flower ball (origami) that her daughter had made at school. Amazing!

The current rounds of Stamp Club are coming to an end and I'm now taking expressions of interest from new members. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month, from 1pm to 3pm (just in time for school pickup if you live in Ballarat, Creswick, Daylesford or surrounding areas). The evening group runs from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Well, actually a little later because we spend a lot of time chatting!

I'll be back soon to share with you some of the projects we make at stamp club, including pages from our Technique Journals. Oh and don't forget the fabulous BIG SHOT NIGHT CLASS will be on in about two weeks, on 28th May from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Cost is $20, with the cost refunded if you have purchased a Big Shot from me or purchase one on the night. I'll be showing you lots of things to do with the Big Shot, and just how versatile those dies are. Spaces are limited, so contact me for more details or to reserve your spot.

Happy stamping,

 

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3 Responses to “More Asian Artistry”

  1. melissaon 15 May 2010 at 5:23 pm

    This is beautiful, I just love watercolour and how you have used your hardware too….Mel

  2. Andrea L - EnchantINKon 16 May 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Very pretty, Simone! Love the idea of having a stamp club group … on an afternoon … just in time for school pick up! Might have to think about that one! Hugs xxAxx

  3. Andrea L - EnchantINKon 18 May 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Hello Simone!
    Hope you are taking care of yourself … and hope that "atypical pneumonia" is beginning to respond to the meds! Big hugs, hunny!
    xxAxx

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