The minute I saw this perfume bottle I could see a hot air balloon :-)
The next picture shows the actually stamp I used and
the Tim Holtz stamp really goes well with it, don't you thing?
I really loved doing this, I had so much fun :-)
You will see how to make them in the step by step, I have shown
this picture early so you can see the stamp :-)
Lots of close up pictures :-)
And now for the step by step ............
To start with I wanted to make some cloud embellishments so
I used the That Special Touch Stencil with the Cosmic Shimmer Texture Paste Clear.
I try and make them slightly thicker as I want them not to break. Mind
you I was surprised, one of them was thick, but because the texture
paste is like a soft plastic when it has dried they didn't break or crack at all :-)
I then sprinkled Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels White Ice over them.
Next I took some cardboard from a box and peeled some top layer
away so you could see the corrugated cardboard. I then painted with Eco Green Paint white.
I gave it two layers :-)
Next I took some Wendy Vecchi Clearly for Art white,
and painted it with the Eco Green white paint, I did try without but
it didn't work as it's plastic.
When the paint was dry I spritzed it with water and added the following
Cosmic Shimmer Watercolours - yellow sparkle, lava red, golden scarlet,
topaz sparkle and tropic yellow.
I dabbed each colour on and then heated it dry, the plastic does get a bit
soft but I used a low heat setting and the water kept it cool.
I carried on spraying more water, adding more watercolour and drying,
I got a bit carried away and forgot to take more pictures lol
A couple of close up pictures
Next I took some shrink plastic and added Adirondack Alcohol Inks in butterscotch,
watermelon, red pepper, lemonade and peach bellini. I wish I had only
used the two lighters ones as it's a long time since I have used shrink
plastic and I forgot that the colour darkens, oops :-)
I just kept pouncing to mix the colours.
Next I stamped the Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Single Stamp Murano Glass
on the shrink plastic with staz on and I stamped on the White Art page we
I then outlined the sides with a black alcohol ink pen
Next I heated the white art and shaped the balloons and then shrunk the plastic.
Before I shrunk the plastic I added some holes for the wire.
Now to start on the background, I used the same technique as earlier
but this time with Cosmic Shimmer Watercolours in pastel aqua, harebell,
blue pearl, marine sea and sapphire sparkle.
I kept spraying water, adding the colours, heating and then started
again until I had the background I wanted.
I then used my favourite product for splashes the Cosmic Shimmer
Acrylic Inks in Denim and Blue Blush. They make such small drops,
I just tap the top or flick, it also gives great depth to a flat piece. I also
went around the edges with the black pen.
Next I took the stamp from Creative Expressions Texture stamp set and
the new Creative Expressions Sue Wilson stamp Scented Border and
not using an acrylic block I stamped with Archival Aquamarine and Jet black ink pads.
I love the interest it gives to the background :-)
I used two different coloured wires to do the hanging at the top, I twisted
in places to add a bit of drama!!!! lol
I added wire to connect the bits together and used Comsic Shimmer
Pearlescent pva in Berry Red.
I highlighted some areas with the coloured pva.
Remember the clouds earlier, they are now dry, don't they look fab.
I would like to try it with the texture paste white.
I added to Creative Expressions Metallic Gilding Wax in summer blush.
The clouds didn't pop enough on the background so I went back
and added Gilding Wax Enchanted Gold around the edges.
Earlier in the step by step when I was painting the White Art page, I kept
cleaning my brush on a scrap piece of card, this is what I used for the wording.
I stamped Tim Holtz Stuff To Say in Archival Jet Black twice.
I then cut them out, I stamped twice so I could use every other row of each
stamping which makes it easier to cut up :-)
I hope you got through the step by step ok lol, hope you enjoyed it :-).
Happy Crafting :-)
Hugs Kezzy xxxxx