Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Sending you roses....

Hi folks... A little take on last week’s Creative Expressions Design Team project for this week’s post!! Still using the Damask Stencil, but this time with Texture Paste..

You'll hopefully have noticed the addition of some Roses? Which, you may be interested to know were also made from Texture Paste?!!
So, if you fancy giving it a go, here's a step by step to help you on your way!!

As I generally do these days when using Masks, I started off the project by embossing the image..

Place the Mask back over the area which has been embossed

and apply your Texture Paste (Decadent Denim)

Remove the Mask and put to one side to dry, this could be anything up to an hour depending on how heavy handed you have been with the Texture Paste.

Once dry, matt and layered with some complimentary card stock.
If like me you sometimes struggle to find the right colour of embellishment to go with your project then I guess the best thing you could try and use is the same product, but in a different way?!
This is how the Roses came into being...
Now, I grant you, Texture Paste is a gloopy "liquid", but not when it's dry!!

Spread some of the Paste onto a non stick mat and allow it to dry overnight...

Once dry, it will simply peel off of the non stick sheet, this is the back

once turned over you have a nice smooth surface to play with.

I know this material will die cut quite well but I decided to make my Roses free hand, so I cut a "rough" spiral circle

and "Quilled" it into a flower.

Applying a few to my project

before attaching my sentiment which was stamped in Perfect Medium and "dusted" with Decadent Denim Mica Powder to tie the project together.

finishing off the centre of the flowers with some Decadent Denim Twinkles...
I must admit I'm quite in awe as to how the Texture Paste has developed into a secondary material which can be used in a different way than it may have been intended.

I've got a couple of other colours and mixtures on the go at the moment.
Looking forward to seeing how they pan out!!!
Thanks for checking us out, see you soon.

Ingredients Used:
Creative Expressions Damask Mask
Decadent Denim Texture Paste
Decadent Denim Mica Powder
Decadent Denim Twinkles
Perfect Medium
CEC712 Scribble Rose Elements

1 comment:

  1. This is a fabulous card Andy and the roses made from the texture paste are so clever. Thank you for sharing these techniques at the class on Saturday - it was a super day.
    Toni xx