Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Inky Again for MAC #41

How wonderful it feels to have inky fingers again!! It's been a weird and rather rough spring for the Zoo Crew (and their Mama, too).  My mojo has fled and, well...

'NUFF excuses!!!

Making Art Challenge #41
Lori, our fabulous and challenging hostess over at Everything Wendy Vecchi tossed an ATC challenge to the group, based on Wendy's Book 3, page 20.  Working with these adorable little canvases is fun stuff!  I enjoy this format, so figured I should just dive back in.  That said, this didn't quite match up to my "vision" but that's OK....I finished it!  To quote a stamp I recently acquired...'bad art is better than no art'  !!!

I started with a couple of Wendy's super cool Art Parts...an ATC and the stemmed flower.  I covered the art parts flower with some Basic Grey Out of Print paper, then stamped the corresponding Studio 490 stamp (Art in Bloom).  A little clear embossing powder to shine it up and finished it off with a stippling of Spun Sugar and Shabby Shutters.

The background is sticky-backed canvas.  It's spritzed with walnut & cherry blossom inks, then overstamped with the spotty Wendy background from Ticket to Art.  Sentiment is another Wendyism (from Tools for Art) stamped onto sticky backed canvas; used a little Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar to color that up. Bottom lace edge, buttons and baker's twine are all from my stash.  Journey charm & memo pin are, of course, from the fun Tim Holtz collection.

Sadly, my photo doesn't do it justice....the color combo is quite nice, if I do say so myself!

I'm picking up Tim's Spring Distress Ink set tomorrow...can't wait to start playing with those!!  Wouldn't say the mojo floodgates have opened, but....I'm feeling the flickerings of *some*thing going on in those dusty creative cogs....YAY!


wendy vecchi said...

this looks...GREAT!!!

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Wanda H said...

Fabulous atc, Angie!!! I've left you an award on my blog!!!