Saturday, 2 May 2015

Empty Box Project #18 - Carnaby Street


I was thinking about how I could join in with the 1960s Retro challenge at Try it on Tuesday  when I remembered some Art Journey stamps I had in my empty-box-project box, the woman and the dots/circles top left (and more faintly in the background).

Just to recap:
On New Year's day I revealed my stamping shame - a big box of unused stamps - and started my Empty Box project. My aim is to work through the box , one stamp/ stamp set at a time and see if I can use them. If I can't use them, I will dispose of them. The aim is to finish with an empty box.

While I was playing with my ideas for this I was watching the Paper Artsy sprays video and that inspired me to get my sprays out. 

I inked some card with coral ink and then stamped the woman and masked her with a post it note.  I stamped the spotty stamp several times also in coral.  Then I got playing with two colours of sprays and  two stencils. 

Finally I added the 'have fun' rub-on . I really don't know why I keep using rub-ons - they always let me down. It's like a bad marriage that you've invested so heavily in, you just can't walk away...

As well as Try it on Tuesday and Paper Artsy, I'd also like to enter:
Simply Create Too Pretty Woman 

8 comments:

  1. This is terrific Marina. The stamp is great against the background.

    So pleased you joined us at Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. Wow.. stunning card Marina! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday!

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  3. A cool design inspired by the 60s, very suitable for a teenaged girl or young woman!

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  4. Oh yes! Fabulous image and a perfect background! Glad you could join us at Try it on Tuesday! Chrisx

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  5. Oh - love this Marina. Your background is so great and then just to have the gal alone is so perfect... super! j.

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  6. love this stamp, good luck on the challenge you've set yourself. Great background xx

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  7. Fantastic card, thank you so much for playing with Simply Create Too.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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