Welcome to August's Creative Challenge. Thank you to everyone who
joined in last month's challenge.. it was a not at all Distressing to see such gorgeous creations!
month the theme is Anything Goes, and can be interpreted any way you like,
as long as it has rubber stamps on it.
To join in with this
challenge (we are limiting the challenge entries to 3 per person), is simple;
all we would like you to do is, make a piece of artwork, making sure
that you include the theme and some rubber stamping. Pop
back here to link up using the Inklinkz at the bottom of this post, so
that we can see what you've made and then, leave us a comment to let us
know you have joined in with the challenge.
As always, there will be
candy for one randomly picked entrant - the winner will receive a stamp of their choice from The Artistic Stamper .
In addition, you can enter the same challenge on Facebook! There is no prize on there, it's just for fun!
To join us on just go to our new Facebook group, and send us a request to join..
don't forget....if you use The Artistic Stamper stamps on your entry, you
will entered into the draw, twice!
To get you started here are creations fron some of the team...
have a canvas board to share with you that I decorated for this months
challenge of Anything Goes. All the paints I used were tester pots from
the DIY store and I loved how the canvas worked out mixing them with
great stamps from The Artistic Stamper. You can find out more here.
Anything goes : let's make a tag !
First you cover with black gesso a tag you have cut out of a cereal box.
Then you colour a piece of drawing paper with sprayed distress ink.
all over the paper, and ink the borders with your ink pad.
cut it out and stick it on the tag, in-between a piece of dry and used baby wipe you have torn.
The final creative touch is to stick a piece of the dry paint you collect on your colour tube...
can be forgiven if you think that I stamped the hydrangeas on a book
page, but it was actually an image transfer (or is it called a resist
technique??) from a magazine page done on the gelli plate..a Birgit
Koopsen special!. The image didn't come out too well so I just added
some light stamping with the Tracey Scott Background 6 stamp,
then stamped the flowers onto a gelli print, cut them out and stuck
them onto my background, then added the sentiment, both from the Botanical 3 stamp set.
first created two backgrounds, one slightly larger than the other with
Tracy's Background 8 stamp. On the larger on I added Seedless Preserves
Distress Ink and on the smaller one I added Shaded Lilac.
mixed some texture sand paste to a smearing of Seedless Preserves
Distress Ink and made another batch with worn Lipstick Distress Ink and
mixed on to a craft mat. I added the two mixes to a separate piece of
card. When it had dried, I tore a piece of the card and added it to the
then coloured a another piece of card with the Seedless Preserves ink
and stamped Neil's Heart stamp on to the card, then cut them out and
adhered the hearts over the top of the textured card.
that you will join in this month's challenge, and also join us on Facebook too.
We look forward to seeing
your creations. Don't forget to add a comment when you have posted your
Have a very creative month