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Thursday, 11 April 2013

Oh Mr Darcy

I've been having a play with my new Indigo Blu stamps (if you're looking Neil they're not new - had 'em for ages', cos you know I'm sticking to my spending ban right?!!) Ahem so... little play, and I made a hangy whatsit.
The hanger has been painted with lots of Fresco paints in neutrals, browns and blues, then out with the stamps.
I've randomly stamped the crackle from the Alice plate in white, then the netting and lace from Mr Darcy along the top and bottom. The swirl from Poppy Meadow has been embossed over the top in Distress EP. It's been a LONG time since this came out of it's box, but it's given a great shabby feel. Birdcage lady and silhouettes have been stamped onto tissue paper.
My beautiful wooden love birds are from        Crafty Emblies and have had a touch of gilding flakes. It doesn't show up too well here 'cos guess what - no sunshine again! The sentiment is from the same stamp set and has also been gilded. 
The rose is from Crafty Emblies and it's far too nice as it is to alter.
So this is me getting in touch with my feminine romantic side :-)
I'm entering this into the following challenges;
Indigo Blu Words and Phrases
Crafty Emblies Anything Goes
Artistic Stamper texture

Thanks very much for looking and I hope that the sun is shining where you are xx

12 comments:

  1. Love your hanging wotsit (yup, we need a name for'em!)... great painty background and those stamps are luscious! I'm gritting my teeth not to give in, but I don't know how long I'll hold out!
    Alison x

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  2. Mmmmm.....where is that Mr Darcy hiding? LOL Love the hanging and all the texture too ;) Thanks for playing at The Artistic Stamper this month.
    xoxo Sioux

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  3. Very pretty piece, the stamps are lovely. But where is Mr D?? Hugs, Valerie

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  4. As I am all about vintage, when I am not being whimsical, I love your wall hanging. Sweet stamps, too (mum's the word)! Great technique painting the hanger to age it for this great piece! You go, Girl!

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  5. Great Wall hanging, I love the way that you have used the stamps....brilliant....Thank you for joining us over at the IndigoBlu forever 21 Challenge blog....Jo. X

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  6. loving your pretty wall hanging, great background and stampings.
    Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Such a beautiful hanging, love the details.

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  8. I'm gonna call this a pennant and it is beautiful. You've used those old stamps of yours really well - so glad you rediscovered them (nudge, wink!) Hugs, Jenny x

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  9. this is fabulous Sue ! Lovin the comment for your other half too :0

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  10. This is absolutely gorgeous I love it! thanks for participating on Crafty Emblies Blog challenge this month. hugs, Kim, Crafty Emblies DT Member :)

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  11. Fabulous wall hanging. Great use of the stamps and I love the colours.
    Thank you for joining in with the Indigo blu Forever 21 Cahllenge. Good luck. Linda xx

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Thank you so much for your comments x