China Blue Challenge

I don't need an excuse to use this stamp as i just love it and i thought it was perfect for this challenge.It is the Oriental Poppy from 'Aspects of Design Sheet 1'
Here i have used Starburst stains for the background.Then i stamped using versamark and again used the 'Pigment Powders'. I stamped the poppy again and cut it out and triple embossed it,first using ultra thick and the top layer being moonglow ep 'Midnight sapphire Obsidian' and 'Venus Violet Blue'.I inked the poppy with brilliance pearlescent Blue and stamped into it while still hot.

The Japanese paper on the left is what my Japanese Penfriend sent me. For the centre of the poppy i have used micro beads.



All the embellishment are also from The Stampman

10 comments:

Clarky J said...

Wow how stunning is this! The colours are fantastic and your attention to detail perfect - love the micro beads - would never have thought of that!

Dragon said...

its beautiful debbie. I love this stamp too and have used it a lot. Thanks for playing
Frankie
xx

Christine said...

WOW Debbie, this is GORGEOUS, I can see I have a lot to live up to with this challenge of Frankie's.
Your colour tones are lovely, will have to check what I have in Aspects of Design range of stamps.
Lovely to talk to you today.
Hugs
Christine xx

lisa said...

This is truly beautiful Debbie. Triple embossing is great fun when you want to play isn't it. Your blues look so shiny and I like the micro beads for the poppy centre that's really clever.

Lisax

Anne said...

This looks phenomenal! Thanks for sharing how you made it, too.

AliMayes said...

Absolutely stunning!!
Ali xx

Michelle said...

Fantastic tag Debbie, some amazing techniques!
x Michelle

Lynne said...

Love the colours they are gorgeous!! The micro beads make a great centre.

sue said...

hi debbie this looks stunning love it i'll have to have a go

Nicki said...

WOW i love this! i have these stamps, would never have thought to create something so pretty as this tho! thanks for the inspriation
Nicki
x