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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Winter Solstice (by Rachel)

Well we have reached the third and final week of Rachel's guest posts and today she has the most beautiful project for you using the individual stamp, Winter Dawn. 

  • For my last project I have taken a paper mache frame which I painted with black acrylic paint. When dry I added a cover of crackle medium and then the cobalt blue paint as the final coat. TIP - when using crackle medium by varying the thickness as you apply it you will get a variety of small and large cracks.
  • I stamped the image on white stamping card using blue archival ink and then coloured her in with pencils. 
  • Next I created the background with distress inks, sprinkling with water in some areas to create the droplet effect, and then attached the picture to the back of the frame.

I have really enjoyed my guest month, I hope you have too and I look forward to joining you again next year.  Have a fabulous New Year.


We have certainly enjoyed the last three weeks Rachel and thank you for giving us such varied projects. 

Don't forget to pop back in tomorrow for another inspirational post from one of our regular Design Team girls.


  1. Absolutely stunning Rachel, gorgeous colours and design, it's such a pretty image and your frame is fabulous, Kate x

    1. thanks so much Kate - you are very kind xx

  2. I have loved seeing your beautiful projects. Thank you.

    1. thanks for your lovely feedback too! Hugs rachel x

  3. What a beautiful crackled frame Rachel and I love that blue which complements your prettily coloured lady perfectly. x

  4. Gorgous crackled frame and beautiful image!

  5. The contrast between the frame and the delicate image is beautiful!


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