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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Ooh La La



When I saw the challenge theme, my lovely shopping diva stamp came to mind straight away.  I wanted to combine this with the use of old photos as this is becoming my favourite technique of the moment!!

I decided to transfer my background photo image to my card so I painted it with matte soft gel and applied it face down to my card before leaving it to dry thoroughly.  Patience is the key but once it was fully dry, I rubbed off the backing leaving just the image.  I used acrylic paints to frame it into the page.

I stamped my diva onto a transparency and coloured her in suitable shades for such a fabulous shopper!  Both the striped fabric and the pink ric-rac are from garment tags which also tie they in nicely with the challenge theme.

9 comments:

  1. ooh la la! love the image--what a great place to shop!

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  2. That is just so fabulous!!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  3. Bonjour ....I think this is "fabulous darling" lol:) Love the faded background and the brightness of the image in the foreground.

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  4. This is very French and totally cute, love the poodle.

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  5. Wonderful piece...Love your backgroung technique. Dont know if I could wait that long! LOL.gerri

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  6. You have a wonderful blog!
    I’ve just made a blog with free vintage images that you can use in your beautiful works if you want to :-) Cheers!

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  7. Thank u for yr sweet words on my mermaids...Im getting a group of us mermaids together to swim the vast seas...You are welcome to join us. LOL. take care, gerri

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