Finally!

I love altering dominos (among many other things) and I finished this little one off last night. It was my intention to photograph Birdie-Pin for the Artygirlz ‘Alter it’ challenge, but I couldn’t get a decent pic of it no matter what I tried. So I had another go this evening whilst taking pics of a couple of ATCs I am making for a swap on an artgroup. Here’s my Birdie-Pin!

He’s so cute! I had to make a nest for him from some tiny bits of scrap hessian and a bit of blue paint. Don’t ask! I’m obsessed with paint and gel medium at the moment…

Here are the 2 ATCs I’ve completed so far – they are Summer and Autumn – I still have Winter and Spring to complete. They’re on handmade backgrounds and I have used transparent dome stickers on them which fits quite nicely with Wednesday Stamper’s ‘Transparent’ theme.

I have the task of making this set of 4 to send to Trish Bee, whom I admire greatly! So, as a sort of tribute to her and all the background techniques I have learnt being a member of NGS, I am using my handmade backgrounds for it… and they are all different! I thought it’d be lovely for her to compare my results with her techniques (IYSWIM!). Stamp on the left is Oak, Ash, Thorn from Third Coast and I can’t remember who the poppy heads is by, but the backgrounds are (left) poured paint and (right) glue resist.

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16 Comments

  1. Sandy

     /  September 3, 2008

    Wow Rosie they are fantastic pieces.
    Gorgeous designs. Love them.

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  2. Great work Rosie – I love the effect you got with those ATC’s

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  3. I love the shimmery domino – do you prime it or anything before altering it? I assume you are using the “stone/marble” ones to alter?? Wonderful ATC’s as well:)

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  4. These are absolutely gorgeous! So rich and exciting in texture and tone. Hugs, Gayle.

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  5. What fun you’re expressing in your pieces lately! I love all the techniques, mediums and color combos!

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  6. hastingshall2

     /  September 4, 2008

    Rosie, the ATCs are gorgeous and so is the birdie pin!

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  7. Fun ATCs. Love them.

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  8. They all look fabulous!

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  9. crissi

     /  September 4, 2008

    awwwwwwwww a Birdie pin just like my Birdie bag cool.

    Atc’s are fab to rosie

    Thanks for joining in with the Arty Girlz challenge.

    crissi xx

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  10. WOW! Eye-popping color! These are wonderful, Rosie! I love the stamp in the one on the left–it’s one of my favorites that I see on your blog. And I LOVE the one on the right! Colors, design, all of it! And the thick and glassy texutre is just yummy!

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  11. Wonderful work!

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  12. carolann

     /  September 4, 2008

    Wow Rosie awesome work hun I love the dominoe well done hun xxxx

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  13. Great art work again Rosie!

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  14. Fabulous work as always Rosie

    Thanks for joining in with Arty Girlz and congratulations on being published woo hoo xx

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  15. Beide ATC’s wunderschön, toller HG.!!

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  16. Gorgeous pieces.
    Trish must be happy to receive this happy mail 🙂

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