Monday, April 10, 2017

Simon Says...Hip Hop

Hi Everyone...welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog...thank you for joining us for last week's challenge...we hope you can join us this week too because...

and the theme for this week is...
HIP HOP
I created an art journal page using the very "HIP" goat from Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Hipster stamp set and to tie in with the HIP HOP theme...added some musical sections from Idea-ology Melange Tissue Wrap...

I created the background using a brayer...randomly applying Cracked Pistachio Distress Paint...
followed by Twisted Citron...
and then torn strips of Idea-ology Melange Tissue Wrap fixed down with Distress Collage Medium Matte...
I inked the Stampers Anonymous Halftone and Rings with Walnut Stain and Fired Brick Distress Oxide Inks to create some background interest...
and applied Black Soot and Fired Brick Distress Inks with a blending tool through stencils from Mini Layering Stencil Sets 2 and 27...
I stamped the goat image from the Stampers Anonymous Hipster stamp set 3 times on to Ranger Watercolor Card with Black Archival and the tie section with Carnation Red Archival...
coloured the images with Distress Re-inkers using the Ranger Detailer Brush...
and die cut with the matching Sizzix Framelits...I love that there is a die for his specs...
Then it was time for the old "stamping the sentiment on to Plain Tissue Wrap with the Misti" trick...
applied to the background with Ranger Collage Medium Matte.  I added Idea-ology Transparent Tile Alphas...Quote Chips and Label Letters on Vial Labels...
and Grunge Paper Alphabets.  The Grunge Paper line of products is now discontinued which means I've gone into "use it sparingly" hoarding mode but Simon Says Stamp still has packs of Grunge Paper in stock which means you can die cut your own alphabets if you have suitable dies...such as Sizzix/Tim Holtz BigZ Word Play...
I added a Collectors Layer inked with Fired Brick Distress Oxide ink...
and I have to confess the background was looking a little bit uninspiring and needed something to liven it up a little so I added circles using Candied Peel Distress Paint and the cap from the bottle as a stamp...
repeating with Picket Fence Distress Paint and a slightly smaller bottle cap...

You can find all the products I used over at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp online store...just click on the links below...

Why don't you pop over to the Monday Challenge Blog and check out the amazing creations from my very talented Design Team mates and as always you all have the chance to win a $50 gift voucher to spend at Simon Says StampYou have until Monday 8am Ohio time...1pm UK time...2 pm CET to join in...

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please add #sssmchallenge to your entry uploads so we can see them on there too
I look forward to seeing what you create this week...
Have Fun and Happy Crafting
Hugs Kath xxx

17 comments:

Lee said...

Hi Kath.Hoping all well with you.Just Loving this fun creation and great colours too.Huggles and a Huge Cuddle for Buddy.xx

Janette said...

Fab creation Kath, it looks such fun...xx

Linda Simpson said...

Brilliant journal pages. I love the colours and layering.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Catherine said...

I love your fun and colorful journal page, Kath. So cool!

Cathie ♥

Macarena said...

WoW! This is so bold! The green background is so vibrant and almost neon! Great surface for a black contrast sentiment. Love the hipster goat the most! Hugs, Marzena

Redanne said...

Your journal page is such fun Kath, gorgeous colours, bold stamping and the fabulous hipster goat - he is just adorable!! Hugs, Anne xx

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Super HIP art journaling pages, Kath! Love the way you put this together with the bright background :)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Sara Barker said...

I never thought I'd need these hipster stamps, but you have me moving them to the top of my wish list! Great journal spread with fabulous bold color and stamping!

misteejay said...

Super fun pages Kath.
Toni xx

Maura Hibbitts said...

Great take on the hip hop theme, Kath! From your hipster to the music notes and the eye-catching colors! Totally fun pages! Happy Easter! Maura

Emma Williams said...

Fabulous HIP journal pages with so much detail on that wonderful background! Fun, bold and a fantastic interpretation of the theme... Happy Easter to you and yours Kath, hope you have a lovely weekend! Hugs xxx

Anna-Karin said...

Such fun pages Kath! I LOVE the sentiments and they are perfect together with that image. Beautiful background too. Happy Easter!

Wanda Hentges said...

These are so fun!!! Love your pages!!!

Barbara Schiassi said...

Fabulous journal pages Kath! Love the colors you used and your Hipster is fantastic as well as the background you've created!Happy Easter to you and your family! Barbara

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your beautiful journal pages, Kath. The colors and the patterns you created are fabulous. The sentiments are awesome! :)

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

What a totally whimsically wonderful project! I love to see the unique and clever ways you use Tim's products. Your ideas are always fresh and this one made me smile for sure!

Sandra said...

Such amazing pages, Kath! Love the bright greens and the hipster is fabulous. Hugs, Sandra

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