Monday, July 6, 2020

Simon Says Stamp - Play With Paint

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

The first challenge of the month means that the Design Team are showcasing a particular designer or brand and this month we will all be using the fabulous products from Dina Wakley. You don't have to use them to join in the challenge but if you have them, we would love to see how you use them.
We are also welcoming the lovely and very talented Sheila Wy aka 216 Alchemy Lane as this month's Designer In The Spotlight. If you haven't visited Sheila's blog before, pop over and say Hi, you are in for a real treat.

and the theme for this week is...
I created an Art Journal Page in my Dina Wakley Blue Edition Media Journal using Dina Wakley Media Collage Collective Book, Collage Papers and Paints, Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Splotches and Grime Layering Stencils and Tim Holtz/Sizzix Alphanumeric Shadow Lower Thinlits

I used one of the pages from Dina Wakley's Media Collage Collective Book as a foundation for the background. I added part of the page on the right hand side and torn strips on the left fixed in place with Distress Collage Medium Matte. I added torn strips of Dina Wakley Media Tape in a matching colour to balance out the left hand page and brayered on a light coat of Dina Wakley White Gesso to mute the colours slightly.
I added drips of Dina Wakley Blackberry Acrylic Paint to balance the colours and encouraged it run down the page by spritzing with water using my Distress Sprayer.
I applied Dina Wakley Lemon Acrylic Paint and Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Paint through Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Splotches and Grime Layering Stencils using Ranger Cut 'n Dry.
I use a tray of water to soak stencils that I have used with paint until I'm finished and can wash them with warm soapy water.
I added images from Dina Wakley Media Collage Papers, fixed in place with Distress Collage Medium Papers.

I die-cut Tim Holtz/Sizzix Alphanumeric Shadow Lower Thinlits from scraps of Distress Watercolor card and Ranger Black Alcohol Ink cardstock.I decided to use the shadow section of the white die-cuts only but will store the left overs for another project.
To finish, I covered the die-cut letters and added splatters of Black Soot Distress Paint. This project was a bit different from what I normally create but I was really happy with how it turned out and using that page from the Media Collage Collective Book was a great time-saver.

You can find all the products I used over at Simon Says Stamp, 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 have until Monday 8am Ohio time...1pm UK time...2 pm CET to join in with the chance to win a $25 voucher to spend at Simon Says Stamp Online Store.

You can also follow Simon Says Stamp on Instagram
and if you use Instagram...
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

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  1. Fabulous artwork Kath, I am always amazed at what you come up with next, this is stunning.x

  2. Gorgeous use of colors and layers here, Kath!! Love it! hugs, Maura