Lots To Do!

Let’s face it – I always have lots to do… 😉 A new challenge blog to me, but already it’s week #9 and the challenge is to “Alter it” – alter anything! So I took a placemat I’ve had kicking around and altered it using acrylic paints and the African Stamps from Home Impressions.


This just needs a couple of coats of varnish and I’m sure Ria will find a use for it!! The stamps are fab quality – deeply etched – red rubber, unmounted and I placed them all on the painted sections till I was happy with the layout. I then used black stazon to stamp the images onto the paint. The doodles, etc. were done with Giotto metallic markers, a black sharpie and a white Sakura Gellyroll pen. Although the white doesn’t show bright when first applied, I think you’ll agree that it really hits you in the eye when it’s dry!!

I think this design will look good on fabric too, so that’s what I shall be trying next! 🙂

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  1. ang c

     /  February 28, 2009

    this is a great placemat – love the colours its so bright and the stamps are fab too

  2. Hiya Rosie and thanks so much for entering the Lotstodo Challenge this week with such a stunning piece

    x Hilda

  3. Love it..Beautiful colours and love those stamps..

  4. Great placemat, wonderful stamps , Jaqi


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