Friday, May 29, 2009
I've had a different kind of week- apart from it being my sons 18th (very busy) and school holidays (need I say more), I put my back out and couldnt sit stand or lie down for many minutes without being in a massive amount of pain. So as the pain began to ease I was really keen to get something made a) because it destresses my mind when I craft and takes my thoughts elsewhere and b) I'd recently received the new Crowns and Castles Paper Artsy plates and really needed to get cracking with those.
Wednesday Stampers theme this week is Purple and green. Funny enough my entry last week for the challenge were using those colours so I made sure I created something that used very different shades.
The background is built up of several layers of stamping....first using the mini castle arch, then the thin ribbon stamp (from Love and Kisses 1) and ontop of that, my favourite stamp of the range, the very detailed panel from Crowns and Castles 6 and finishing with the birds from C&C 3 and the phrase from plate 8.
Kind of got a bit carried away with all the different plates, but I was trying to create a background which reflected the printed textiles I used to do way waay back.