Simply create a random design with Lucy Bird 2 stamp using Sunny Day from Studio Calico's Color Theory inks. I intentionally left a space in the middle for one stamped image. I wanted it to be a brighter color to stand out. So I went with Studio Calico's Coral Bay ink.
Taking the acetate cover of the heart-shaped IKEA frame, I traced it with a light colored pencil, and cut out. If you are worried about pencil marks, remember most frames cover the edge; however, you can always erase the pencil marks. I wanted the bird off center so I made sure there was plenty of yellow birdies covering the frame size.
Once finished, I placed in the frame and added to my collection of items on my TV unit. This is such a simple and easy (and inexpensive) way to change out art for the seasons. I love the birds because they are so full of happiness reminding me of the warm spring days to come.
Next up on my Pattern Play plate (say that 5 times! :) was acetate Project Life 3x4 cards/overlays. I am such of fan of Becky Higgins' Project Life as it allows for so much creativity and usage of stamps and embellishments. For this project I used Doodle Thing and Lucy Bird 2 with Stazon Teal and Midnight Blue inks.
The end result of these journal cards is simply LOVE!!
I ended up with a space on my Doodle Thing card that wasn't big enough for another stamp, so the easy fix was slapping a cork sticker on it. Love the contrast of colors.
For Lucy Bird 2 card, I made a stamped image that was really blurred (need a sturdy touch when stamping on acetate or slick surfaces). Yet the easy fix was covering it with washi tape and another cork sticker. Gotta love Happy Accidents!
I adore how the birdies are flying one way and the arrow is trying to direct them in the opposite direction. Those silly stubborn Lucies! :)
Last but not least.....
Clay PLAY 3x4 Journal Card.....
Yes, you can make cards from air hardening clay...
and what other stamp would I use for this other than the PLAY stamp.
I went with a DAS color clay. (This saves the step of having to paint the entire dried clay a darker color to bring out the grooves.) Also used a pre-cut journal card for a template.
Smashed a thin layer of clay onto the card.
Stamped a pattern into clay.
Trimmed the edges and let it dry.
Then paint gently with a dry brush over the top hitting only the raised elements.
And with a little clay scrap left, I made a few Lucy's. Such fun!!
I completely adore these simple and easy project using RubberMoon stamps
Hope you enjoyed my first posting on RubberMoon blog. I TRULY DID :)
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