Monday, 25 May 2015

What the rabbit saw

We used to have a pet rabbit who loved to hop around the garden looking for a way out. I imagine a rabbit mooching round the flower beds and looking up the garden to the child swinging at the other end....

Before I get carried away let me tell you what I used here. As I was using paint I used the back of a cereal packet as it's a bit firmer ...and it has creases and flaws which add to the texture. For the background I used acrylic paints and Distress Ink Spray . I stamped the tree swing (Stampin Up) and grasses (Indigo Blu), drew the fence by the tree ( I think this is as far as my drawing talents take me)  and stamped the flowers (Impression Obsession) in a mix of paints. Finally I inked the edges and accidentally squewged a big dollop of 'wink of stella' over it ....after a rescue, managed to leave a sparkly sheen on the flowers.  But does it show up in the photo????? Smudges etc show up; subtle glittering never does!

I'd like to enter:
Anything but Cute  vintage garden
Mixed Media Monthly  May flowers
A Gem of a Challenge flowers
Uniko  flowers
Stamping Sensations  flower power

19 comments:

  1. What a brilliant garden scene you've created Marina.
    Simply awesome and love your colour choices.
    Thanks so much for playing along at Uniko Studio. Sarah

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  2. This is just stunning Marina!! I can almost feel the summer breeze as it blows the flowers back and forth! Excellent use of a cereal box! You have really created a stunning and effective garden scene!

    Thank you so much for joining us at Anything But Cute for our 'Vintage Garden' challenge! Hugs, Pamellia DT :)

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  3. Absolutely stunning vintage garden scene, Marina! Amazing stamping and colouring! What a clever idea to use a cereal box!
    Thank you so much for joining as at Anything But Cute for our 'Vintage Garden' challenge!
    Branka DT x

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  4. Marina this is beautiful! The flowers, the tree, the background, everything is gorgeous. I think you did an amazing job on the fence. Yes, every little glue mark or hand mark shows up but never the glitter! Michelle x

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  5. Wow Marina! This is really stunning and I just love those painty flowers which remind me of delphniums. Love it!
    Fliss xx

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  6. A terrific idea with lovely artwork Marina

    Chrissie xx

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  7. You should have carried on with your story, I was quite intrigued! Loving this painterly artistic scene :) Thanks for sharing and joining in on the Uniko Studio Challenge. Hugs Bev x

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  8. Love this! Beautiful colours! Love to think about what the rabbit saw. :)

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  9. I can see why the rabbit was in the garden! This is marvelous and rich in color. Awesome sauce on drawing your fence! I do so enjoy that swing and tree. Fantabulous vintage garden scene you have created!

    Thanks for joining in our first challenge, "Vintage Garden", at Anything But Cute! Hugz! ~Niki DT

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  10. A really beautiful creation Marine, I love the misty hue you have achieved looking down the garden past the Hollyhocks.

    Thanks so much for joining in at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  11. I love the view from your bunny's eyes! I think he should be very content to be in this field of holly hocks! I love your swing in the background and wow! you drew your own fence--very cool! These elements add wonderful perspective! A very pretty, serene scene!

    Thank you so much for joining our Vintage Garden Challenge at Anything But Cute! Hugs! Sara Emily DT

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  12. Such a fabulous card! great inkiness! Thanks for sharing it with us for our floral theme at Stamping sensations this month and good luck!

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  13. Not a trace of the smudge. I'm really impressed by how this scene looks, what a great job combining different stamps, hand drawn details and paints!

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  14. Beautiful project, such gorgeous colours. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  15. Stunning piece Marina!!! Thank you for joining Vintage Garden at Anything But Cute!
    Samra DT

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  16. Very pretty, love the color combo!! Thanks so much for linking up to the Uniko Studio challenge!

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  17. This is beautiful! Love the scene you created! Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

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  18. Beautiful scene
    Thanks for sharing with us at a gem of a challenge
    Hugs kelly

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  19. This is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

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