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Sunday, 18 December 2011

Travelling Around The World


Well its that time again for another Fashionable Stamping Challenge and what a welcome relief not a Santa or reindeer insight, well just a touch of ivy LOL. So do please head over and feast your eyes on the gorgeous creations of the Fashionettes for some truly stunning inspiration. This challenge is all about Travel, it could be a card, ATC, canvas, box you name it as long as it features some stamping, the world is your oyster.
So to be in for a chance to win this gorgeous set of stamps from the lovely Marina from Cottage Crafts all you have to is blog your entry here.




I decided on a canvas of famous cities around the world, which I gessoed then went a little mad stamping on and used inktense pencils to add some colour. I have a penchant for travel themed stamps, so I had plenty to choose from. I used Crafty Individuals CI- 228 to stamp on eco board which I then tinted with water colour and triple embossed with UTEE.

Other stamps used
 Curious by design - Paris Voyage
Stampersanonymous - Urban chic
Stampendous cling - Carte Postale

Blog Candy has now finished and it will be drawn tomorrow, winners notified and hopefully I will get to the post office before christmas.

Apologises that I haven't managed to visit all your lovely blogs, but I'm even more unorganised than normal and late doing everything. My new years resolution is definitely to organise my time and workspace better wishful thinking perhaps!!

Have a great Sunday and Happy Crafting XX


13 comments:

Astrid Maclean said...

Stunning! Another winner I'm sure. You have the most amazing stamp collection!

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Paula...it's the contrasts that you have created here that are outstanding for me. The triple embossed pieces on the canvas background - Stunning! The tags and tickets tie it all together perfectly. You must have the most amazing stamp collection lol. From my family to yours we wish you all a very merry xmas and a great New Year.
Dot x

Fliss said...

A fabulous canvas Paula. Love the shabby background and the little panels look just stunning.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Gisèle said...

Wonderful once again; I adore your style and art.Happy Holidays...xoxoox

Elly said...

I'm blow'n away from your colour arrangement, again. Sure, the stamps are beautiful, but the way you use them is amazing for me. (:o)Elly

lynne said...

Paula
Incredible stamping to achieve depth on your canvas.
I am also apologising for being unable to visit blogs, between elderly relatives, boiler breaking down, new boiler and radiators plus Christmas - I am booking myself on that Around the World trip this instant ROFL.
Wishes
Lynne

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Paula, that's a wonderful canvas, love all the stations of your journey.

Terry said...

Beautiful travel canvas! The background and images are stunning! Love all the detail!

Well I hope some of your new found organization will rub off on me!! Wishing you Merry Christmas and organized new year! Hugs!

florenceandfreddie said...

Hi Paula. Fabulous canvas. Love the background and the images.
Regards Florence xx

Yvonne Garner said...

Paula, I feel like I just took a trip around the world! An absolute dream of a project. So glad you joined us at FSC. I'm so glad to call you my friend. Happy Holidays! Bet, Yvonne

Mrs.B said...

This is gorgeous Paula, I love the softly coloured background canvas, perfect for displaying your 'picture' gallery. Fabulous stamping as always.
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
Avril xx

Joanna King (aka Asia K) said...

Your canvas is super gorgeous, love the colours and the fantastic selection of stamps! Have a lovely Christmas and New Year! Hugs, Joanna xx

Shirl said...

Brilliant Canvas with such a fabulous use of your stamps, paint and pencils. Lucky you for having a selection of travel stamps my stash is limited lol.

Hugs Shirley x x