Monday, 6 October 2014

Migrating Geese


One of my favourite sights and sounds of autumn is the migrating geese.

Here I used a Tando chipboard arch and frames. I painted them and built up layers of paint, ink, gold misting spray and stamps (leaves and script) . Then I clear embossed the leaf stamps ( Hero and Stampin Up) and slapped more ink over the top for a subtle resist effect. The geese were cut out on the Silhouette electronic die-cutting machine.

For the frame I used a brickwork stencil and randomly inked through it. Then I sprinkled parts of the inked areas with copper embossing powder.

I'd like to enter:
Artful Times Arches
Stamplorations embossing
Fashionable Stamping Challenges  anything goes
Use your Stuff  fall
Craft Hoarder Anonymous fall

17 comments:

  1. Hi Marina

    Nice to see you back with us for this challenge.
    I agree that the sight of migrating geese is wonderful and you have captured it delightfully in this arch.
    Thanks for joining us at Artful Times
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  2. I love the richness of the colours here Marina. And the clear embossed background so subtle..I have to try that x

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  3. This is wonderful Marina.

    Love Chrissie x

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  4. What a gorgeous fall project. Love the leaves.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anon :)

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  5. Just beautiful, love the technique! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  6. This is just beautiful and wonderful Fall colors. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  7. Love the colours you have used on your lovely arch, fabulous. Thank you for sharing with us on Artful Times.

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  8. This is gorgeous and so unique. I just love it!
    thanks for playing along with our Fall challenge at UYS this week and hope to see you again.
    Tammy DT

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  9. Beautiful autumn project! I love the colors! xxx

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  10. Nice project, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  11. Beautiful work with nature on the creation.
    Thanks for sharing at Use Your Stuff!

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  12. This is gorgeous! I love the way you captured the fall colors in this piece. Thanks for sharing with us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  13. Beautiful....Thanks for joining us on the Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog.

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  14. It's so wonderful that I could click on your picture and see a larger image. There's a lot of nuanced detail that just doesn't show up at first glance. Your colors and textures are divine, and you've done nature proud. Thanks for sharing this fall creation!

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  15. This is wonderful. I miss the geese! Years ago, I lived in Minnesota and we had geese flying over in the fall...I love the sound of them going overhead. I did not so much love then they stayed overnight in the back yard and left us "gifts"! hee hee I live in southern California now...no geese! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

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  16. I really like how your embossed leaves are so subtle in the background. Very pretty project. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations this month.

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  17. I love the embossing and the orange BG on the shaped card :) thank you for sharing with STAMPlorations!

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