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Saturday, 3 May 2014

In The Night Garden

It's been a very busy week over at PaperArtsy, and when I saw the doorhanger that Doreen had made I knew that I wanted to try it out. I've used tissue paper before but I've never really painted it, and I also liked the idea of using a dark background. 

 Doreen used black paint for hers, and I've used Baltic Blue, Eggplant, Squid Ink and Claret for mine.  I think I'm in love with Squid Ink!
I've used JOFY stamps for the flowers and leaves, these are lovely to paint 'cos they are nice and bold. I wanted some stars on too so I've used a mini stamp. The sentiment is one of Lin Browns. The tissue paper looks fab over the dark background, really grungy :-)
Thanks so much for the inspiration Doreen, and thanks very much for looking x

13 comments:

  1. That's a gorgeous door hanger.

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  2. Wow Sue that is fab! Love the bright smiley JOFY stamps with the dark background, really works :-) xxx

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  3. Beautiful hanger Sue! Pretty used Jofy's stamps xx

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  4. Loving the dark background, the dots and stamps really pop against it.

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  5. Beautifull made, love the colours and stamps you have used. Hugs, Valerie

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  6. Very beautiful door hanger with great ideas

    Love Chrissie x

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  7. I think this is gorgeous! You have such a way with colour: I love the combo of colours on the background! Julie Ann xxx

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  8. Blimey, you've been busy!! Great hanger, love the colour combo xxx

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  9. You used gorgeous colours Sue, your hanger is beautiful!
    Alison xxx

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  10. Love this doorhanger, Sue, and am thinking of making 3 for graduation gifts (along with the $$$$$) with the word STUDYING on them! Hopefully, while at college, some of my nephews might use them! Not likely, but I like the idea! Your is great, and I love that darker background!

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  11. Oh hun this is really beautiful hun those colours are amazing hugs cheryl xx

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  12. I love these JOFY stamps too, and your hanger is really lovely!! It's a delight for my eyes this morning to look at all your last makes Sue, they are all great! ;) xxx

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  13. There's something so enchanting about this doorhanger.

    I truly love everything about it, but especially the color scheme.

    Gorgeous piece of art. It should come live with me.

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Thank you so much for your comments x