Monday, 24 June 2013

Stampbord Plaque

I've been playing with stampbord again!!  I coloured the individual pieces with the brighter of the shades of distress inks; mowed lawn, mustard seed, rusty hinge, spiced marmalade, peacock feathers, salty ocean and festive berries.  I stamped the PA and LP images in black stazon and did the scrapy thing!!

The mdf plaque was coated in gesso and then in snowflake fresco paint.  The background was coloured with mowed lawn, salty ocean, barn door, rusty hinge and mustard seed distress paints and edged in black soot.

Unfortunately it's a bit of a dull day today so the colours aren't as bright as they are in real life.

Anything but a Card have challenged us to get messy, and I certainly did with this one!!


Paula Whittaker said...

wonderful mix of colours...very striking.

Deborah said...

Love those bright colours, Sam. Your walls must be covered in plaques by now lol.

Helen said...

Gorgeous, love the distress paint colours, (suppose I better save up for some!) and the images are fab.

Lin said...

this is very nice the way the top one's colours match up with the back ground as if it's transparent.. great stamps and lovely bright happy colours!!!

craftimamma said...

Love this Sam. One of the things I like about Stambord is the ability to do the scrapy thing to highlight areas and/or create some texture and these images are perfect for it. I agree with Lin about the colours on the top one.

Lesley Xx

Carol Q said...

love the way you've matched your stampbord to the plaque colours Sam. very striking.

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous colour blending and such a wonderful piece
Hugs Kate xx

Amanda said...

Love all the colour blending, great technique. Fab make.
Amanda x

Marianne said...

I totally love this colourful piece. As you know me... I use the vibrant and bright colours a Marianne

chrissies said...

A very striking piece Sam with wonderful bold colour and lovely images

Best wishes Chrissie x

butterfly said...

Brilliant colours - wow!
Alison x

hazel said...

I love this Sam - the colours are fabulous.
xxx Hazel.

Margaret said...

Wonderful use of color and I really like the bold images too! Thanks so much for sharing your colorful plaque with us at Anything But a Card!

Dagmar said...

Wow - it´s fantastic!!!!


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