Sunday, 19 March 2017

Hey Chick! for Easter | Crazy Crafters Blog Hop | Special Guest Rachel Tessman


Hello and welcome to the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with special guest Rachel Tessman from the United States. Rachel has been a demonstrator for 17yrs, and her blog 'Stamp your art out!' is full of inspiration, I particularly like her "outside the box" projects and her scrapbook layouts.  I was so tempted to CASE and create a scrapbook page, I have so many that I need to complete! In the end I decided to CASE the below technique that utilises the Fine Tip Glue Pen to create a resist image:


This is such a great technique that allows you to add sponging to a project without altering the colour of your image, here is my project:


The Curvy Keepsake box is one of my favourites, you can dress it up or down depending on your reason for creating a favour/gift box. I used the cute little egg from the Sale-A-Bration set "Hey Chick!" and stamped the lower edge of Curvy Keepsakes diecuts and then coloured with Watercolour pencils and a Blender Pen.

I used the Fine Tip Glue Pen to cover the legs of my little chicks, when dry I sponged Wild Wasabi for a grass effect along the base of the box. I decided to sponge So Saffron on the top of the box too with the colour deeper on the handle and blending down to nothing towards the stamped chicks - kind of like the sun is shining :)


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Want to make this project? Here are the supplies used:



Stamp sets/bundles:
Hey Chick (free with $90AUD purchase during Sale-A-Bration) Curvy Keepsake Thinlet Dies
Ink: 
Wild Wasabi, So Saffron, Momento Black, Watercolour Pencils
Cardstock: 
Whisper White and So Saffron 
Adhesives & Embellishments:
Basic Black Bakers Twine, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Tombo multipurpose glue, Sponge Daubers, Stamping Sponges


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12 comments:

  1. This is such a fabulous little box. I love the Wild Wasabi and So saffron sponging and those cute little chicks. Very cute. xo

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  2. Adorable project Sue! I love how you've coloured the handle and then sponged on the top. xo

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  3. Oh my goodness, this is FANTASTIC! Totally CASEing you!

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  4. This is soooo cute Sue...Great sponging, colouring over the whole cute package...Adore this xx

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  5. Fun idea, Sue!! I'm so glad you participated in this hop. I need to pull my box die back out and use it now. I love your box.

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  6. Sue this is such a great idea.....very cute

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  7. How cute for Easter treats - so gorgeous Sue and great for this time of year xx

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  8. such a cute little box! love it

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  9. Cute project Sue. Perfect for easter gifts.

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  10. love the little box, so cute. Perfect for easter treats. ty for the inspiration :)

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