Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tropical Queen and Sweet Pea Stamps


I hope everyone’s having a great week. So far mine is going real good. This week I am trying to get my studio a little better organized, but I would much rather be in there creating. It's going to be a very long process me thinks.

I have an art card for you today from Sweet Pea Stamps (SPS). Of course it is from one of my favorite artists at SPS, ching chou kuik, and is titled “Tropical Queen.” You can find “Tropical Queen” in digi format, which is what I used for my project, or as a rubber stamp on Plate #248.



“Tropical Queen” was first colored with Copics, and I added some glam with Spicas and a Viva Décor pearl pen. I then die cut the image with Spellbinder’s deckled die. I added Gathered Twigs DI and mounted on cardstock. I used a Zutter distressing tool for all my distressed edges. Love that little machine!

Copics used:
Skin: BV0000, E000, 11, and R20
Hair: E41, 43, 47
All others:
R20, 22, 29
B93, 95, 97, 99
BG23
G82, 94, 99
Y32, 35, 38
YR61, 65, 68

This project has a lot of dimension. The die-cut flowers (Spellbinder’s Sizzix Tattered Flower Garland), and the butterfly (Spellbinder’s Les Papillion’s Two), were enhanced with Viva Decor 3-D stamp paint in metallic lime green. I love adding 3-D paint to my handmade embellishments. After attaching these elements on the card, I added flat-back pearls to the center of the flowers.


We, at SPS, have so many places that you can visit for inspiration. Please stop by SPS Design Team blog every day to jump start your creative mojo. After you are finished with your little piece of art with one of SPS’s stamps, come share it with us at our new Sweet Pea Stamp's Facebook group. Also on Facebook, we have our Sweet Pea Stamp's page with all the happenings. Not finished yet...Sweet Pea Stamps also has a monthly challenge at One Sweet Challenge. Lots of fun places to be!

Thanks for stopping by. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate asking.
Aletha
SPS Design Team

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