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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Stencil Give Away Winner and Maria's Second Guest Spot

Hello everyone,

Give Away Winners

Firstly, a BIG thanks to everyone who stopped by my blog last week for the Paper Crafter's Library spotlight on my company. I really appreciate your support and thoughtful comments :) A big congrats to the winners!!! I'll be sending a free set of stencils to these two women:
The Paper Crafter's Library winner - Debbie Cudley
Give Away on my blog - Brenda Perkins

Maria's Second Guest Spot

Next, I've got some beautiful art to share with you from Maria Daeyaert from Belgium. I featured her work a couple of weeks ago in this space and am back with some more for you! This time with a little info on how she made each piece. If you would like to pay her a visit here's a link to her blog: http://marjasknutsel.blogspot.be
In this piece Maria used Flowing Branches (stencil) and Celtic Start Set (stamps) as ornaments. Doesn't the white glow around them have a magical feel to it? Love how this turned out!
Maria's Process for this Piece:
"The background was made with some Glittermists from Tatterend angels (coffee shop, walnut gold, sunflower, bronze , delphinium) and some salt. For the tree I used the tree mask and memento dye ink -Rich cocoa, the stars are stamped with versa mark and embossed with bronze embossingpowder , to make some structure I used embossing enamel - aged scarlet from stampendous. To give it some accents I took my white gelly pen "sharpie" and the text stamp is from CB!!!"
Three Leaves Set (stamps) falling from Flowing Branches (stencil)
Maria's Process for this Piece:
"I made the second card with dyllusions ink. First I spread some water all over my card then I used yellow , orange, green and red on it and let the colours blend together a little bit. I put some salt here and there and let it air dry. I then took the tree mask and with a baby wipe I took the colours out of the tree in the background!!!(2 times) When everything was dry I took the mask again and placed it in the middle of the card. To colour it I used some dark brown distress ink starting in the middle. To make the other smaller trees I used some of the smaller branches from the stencil. Lastly, I stamped the beautifull leaves with versamark and used some golden embossing powder. After melting the powder with my heat tool I used a very fine black pen and went around the leaves to give some black accents."
In the background of these tags Maria's used Fiddlehead Set (stamps) and Three Leaves Set (stamps). Notice, she's also used Flowing Branches (stencil) as the flower stem. Nice touch!
Maria's Process for these Tags:
"These two tags are made with Dylusions ink. I used black and bronse embossing powder for the leaves and golden embossing powder with Fiddlehead Set. The tree mask is used as stalk for the flower"
Last but not least, Here's an underwater scene using Spiral Shell, Clownfish, Kelp and Rising Bubbles (stamps).
Maria's Process for this Piece:
The card is made with bister powder and water. I stamped Kelp with some distress inks for the background. Wanda and Spiral Shell were stamped with memento black and coloured with watercolour pencils, copics and watercolour paints."
Thank you so much to Maria for Guest Designing with my stamps and stencils! I've really enjoyed seeing your art so far :) All inventive and vibrant works! I'll be showcasing more of her work soon.
Thanks to everyone else for stopping by to see what I'm up to. Wishing you a wonderful rest of the week. I would love for you to leave me a comment and I am sure Maria would love a visit as well if you have the time: http://marjasknutsel.blogspot.be
Bye for now,
Ryn

20 comments:

  1. Stunning creations, the colours are amazing.

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    1. Thank you very much you are very kind!!!Yes I love bright colours!!!!
      Greetings
      Maria

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  2. Again real Maria-cards abd tags....lovely colours and creative way of using the stamps...A really nice blogpost Maria!
    All the best, Alie :-)

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    1. Thank you very much dear Alie, we admire each others works very much!!Thank you for all the nice words you give me!!!
      Greetings
      Maria

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  3. they are all so stunning and keep your eye moving all over the print.

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    1. Thank you very much Vicki , Yes somethimes everything is a bit full, but that's me, colourfull and much to see!!!
      Greetings
      Maria

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  4. These gorgeous pieces of work by Maria are so bright and the layers and techniques used make for some awesome finished pieces. Just stunning! x

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    1. Thank you Pat, I'm a bit like you , loving bright colours!!!!

      Greetings
      Maria

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  5. Sorry, I meant to say congratulations to the winners of your lovely stencils Ryn. x

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  6. OMG!! Thats fantastic!! Can't begin to tell you how excited I am!! Thank you so much!!! :) :) :) xxx

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    1. Congrats Brenda, hope to see some beutiful work with it!!!

      Greetings
      Maria

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  7. So, so pretty Maria. In love with your color choices and design. :)

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  8. Also wanted to mention how much I love how you created that really cool white shading like a glowing effect around the ornaments. Really cool!!
    Congrats to the lucky winners too :)

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    1. Thank you very much Kellie, I made those shadows with a white crayon, so nothing difficult about that, and I love bright colours, so that' me!!Thanks for liking my work!!
      Greetings
      Maria

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  9. So great these artworks from Maria!

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    1. Thank you Gerrina you are very kind!!!
      Greetings
      Maria

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  10. Congratulations Debbie and Brenda!
    And Maria made beautifull cards to see again. The celtic ornaments really do have that magical feel to it, very well done. The second card reminds me of an Autumn breeze (or storm), with the golden leaves swirling around. Gorgeous :)
    I also like the summer-like tags and the underwaterworld, great effect of the background (the bister powder) like shadows of further away kelp.
    Thank you for sharing it :)
    Greetings,
    Debbie

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  11. Thank you very much Debbie, I feel honoured when you say so much goo about my cards!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  12. Wunderschöne Karten sehe ich hier. Mir gefallen die Stempelmotive und die Farben sehr gut. Alle sind mit viel Liebe zum Detail gearbeitet.
    Liebe Grüße, Anja

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