Star Gazing – Lavinia Stamps

It has been almost a year since I posted but I never stopped creating I just never found the time to add my work. I hope to fix that over the next couple of weeks. Todays creation started with two stamps from Lavinia Stamps; Star Gazing and Meadow Grass. Once I had the stamps picked out I started creating my background. The paper is 140 pound Hot Press Water Colour paper. I inked the background from top to bottom with Tim Holtz colours; Chipped Sapphire, Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky, Green Moss and Expresso. Once I was happy with the background I started stamping the grass, then the star gazing couple and then the grass. All were stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black, I then coloured the images with Copic Black 100, the rocks with Touch Markers CG9 and CG7. I then made the stars by mixing Copic Opaque White with water and then spraying the card so it looks like stars.  I have jars of MicroBeads in all colours of the rainbow so I used them add some depth to the Meadow Grass.  The wings on my fairies are coloured with Stampin Up Gold Glitz Dazzling Details.  Finally I added the moon, this was created using Opalite Sterling Frost.

 

 

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5 thoughts on “Star Gazing – Lavinia Stamps

  1. Very cool card Dee! Great techniques… I love how you used the micro beads for the flowers.

  2. Tracy says:

    Gorgeous! So many things to love about this – the sky, the textures, the sparkle, the mood. Lovely!

  3. Hey, was wondering if you were still crafting. So pleased to see your blog show up!!!! Love the piece you did. As usual lots of good ideas and tips….. Waiting to see what is on your Art Table now!!!!

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