Thursday, 9 June 2011

Bloom by Alison Hall

I decided to carry on the current Monthly Challenge theme of 'Monochrome plus one colour', and to make an inky ATC to show you.


For the background, I used worn lipstick, victorian velvet, & spun sugar distress inks. I stamped some floral images from the Botanical plate 2, using worn lipstick DI, to add some depth.

I dried the background thoroughly, then stamped the daisy image from Botanical plate 1 a couple of times, using versamark ink, & embossed it with white embossing powder.

The large butterfly & the bee (Insects & Butterflies plate 1) were stamped with black Archival ink onto the ATC. Then the butterflies & bee, & the word 'Bloom' (Botanical plate 2) were stamped onto white card, then cut out & attached to the background, placing the large butterfly & the bee over the previously stamped images.

Hopefully this all makes sense! I have a horrid summer cold & my brain's all fuzzy!

Thanks for looking!
Alison x

9 comments:

Sid said...

Ohh sorry its two butterflies and a bee !! Lovely project !

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is brilliant! I don't normally like black and white but I love the strong pink background and then the striking black and white images. It works so well,

Lucy x

Artyjen said...

Could it be hay fever from the lovely flowers? LOL
Take care
xoxo sioux

Artyjen said...

Could it be hay fever from the lovely flowers? LOL
Take care
xoxo sioux

Anesha said...

Great ATC, love the colours and stamps you used.

Kirsten Alicia said...

Very pretty!! Hope you feel better soon.

Von said...

Love the atc Alison such a lot on such a small space :)
Hope you feel better soon
xxx

Kat said...

Cute little ATC, Alison,
have a grate day,
Kat.

uhooi said...

Uhooi,,
Waw,, This butterfly is very nice, sweet and beautiful,

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