Sunday, March 5, 2017

Stamp Review Crew: Rose Wonder Edition

Welcome to the Crew's review of the lovely Rose Wonder stamp set.  Rose Wonder is a beautiful line art stamp set that can be used for so many cool techniques.   I decided to try a completely new thing for me.  Painting on fabric!
For the black fabric I stamped with Whisper White Craft Ink and on the white fabirc I used Basic Gray Archival.  Since I painted over the lines they are not seen in the finished project and it is not a big deal if those wash out.  

I used a metallic fabric paint by Lumiere which is soft and washable once it is heat set.  The flower is just two colors- a purple and a white.  I painted each petal separately starting with the full strength color then mixing in some white and finished with white.  In the center I have some smaller petals that are all purple or all white so they don't run together.  
The leaves were done in a similar fashion with green and white paint.  This was really fun and actually simple to do.  I am not confident with shading so I looked on Pinterest at several samples of how people had shaded this stamp with watercolors to give me an idea of where to place the dark color.  Once I had done a few petals I got the hang of it.  Both came out very pretty- I kind of like the one on the black fabric a bit more as the contrast of metallic and black is more pronounced.
I have been missing sewing (especially in the winter I get the bug to sew!) and made these into oversized potholders.   My potholder/hot pad collection is pretty lacking at the moment so these will be put to immediate use.  



                                             
Supplies:
Stamps:  Rose Wonder
Ink: Whisper White Craft Ink, Basic Gray Archival Ink.  Lumiere -Halo Violet Gold, Pearl White and Metallic Olive Green
Accessories:  Paint bushes, fabric, heat resistant batting, thread

9 comments:

  1. Wow! These are so creative and simply beautiful! I don't know if I could use these a potholders…more like framed on the wall!

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  2. Oh my word, Betty!! These are spectacular! What a great idea!

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  3. These are fabulous Betty! What a fabulous use of the stamp set. Love it! Rochelle xo

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  4. Wow! So beautifully done. Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Absolutely beautiful! This is an excellent way to use this set, and your painting (and shading!) are perfect!

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  6. Wowzers - your pot holders are absolutely stunning. Go you for trying something new - it totally worked out! Kelly x

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  7. Very pretty, Betty! I love the different use of our stamp images -- of course this requires some talent with painting to recreate! Great job.

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  8. Wow, Betty, these are beautiful! The painting and shading are wonderful. I can't imagine putting anything on them, though... I would have framed them!

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  9. What a fabulous use of papercrafting supplies. These are really lovely Betty, well done thinking outside the box.xx

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