Mixed-media paper crafter; stamper, freelance craft tutor, designer of PaperArtsy JOFY stamps

Art journal doodle flowers....


In my recent release of stamps and stencils for PaperArtsy (you can see them HERE and HERE) I designed a big loose flower and matching stencil:

  

I planned to use them on a journal page and one of my 'clean your paintbrush and use up the paint' 'patchwork' pages seemed ideal:


I started by adding the flower stamp.

Then I added stencilled flowers in pale colours - making sure that the stencil IS UP THE RIGHT WAY!!... or the stamped image won't fit over the top! (not going to lie - I found that out the hard way on another project lol)

Here are the stencilled flowers with the line image stamped over the top...

I used a black pen to colour the background - I found this easier/quicker than using paint - this isolates and defines the doodled flowers...

I stamped the flower image onto book text and added pieces of this to the page... I finished the page with some white and gold pen doodles..


Really happy with how the flower stamp and coordinating stencil work together... I think this is going to be used often! 

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  1. Love this, really effective! x

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  2. Wow Jo, they really pop off the page. Love your floppy flower and colour choice is wonderful. Xx

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    1. Thanks Hazel - its one of my favourite flowers from this release x

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  3. not sure how I missed the stencil at Stevenage... this was my first must have stamp set of your latest release, and I love it ... this is a fantastic page!

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    1. Thanks Helen - I can't believe you missed it either! xx

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  4. I think this pairing is going to have to go on my shopping list! Love the colours of this spread (and the one before using this stamp)

    Sxx

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    1. Hi
      I don't think you'll be disappointed with them! xx

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    1. Thanks Jo... I really like it too - might 'need' to do another one :o)
      x

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