Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Damask w/Red - so pretty!

I love the combination of 
black/cream damask with rich red. 
This classy combination turned out beautifully 
on this 5x7 wall hanging. 
I started with a layer of book paper then added damask tissue paper by Hallmark, adhering and sealing with Mod Podge. The heart is made using the Large Heart Stencil by Wendy Vecchi. First I put down a light coat of gesso then colored it in with Faber Castell Gelatos. I used just a little pink in the center but mostly used red, blending it with my fingers. The shading is done with Faber Castell Big Brush Pen in cold grey III. The metal key comes in a brass finish and I colored it with Tim Holtz Distress Stain in brushed pewter. The words are in the "Traveling Typewriter" font. The edges of the piece and the words are distressed with Tim Holtz Distress Ink in black soot.
The products I used can be purchased at the amazing eclectic Paperie online store, I have linked them up for you!


Tracy said...

Teresa Jaye I love when you play...beautiful and oh so elegant wall hanging, adore the heart..looooove!!!

Kim said...

Teresa - This is stunning! What a beautiful piece! The red heart on the black and white background is amazing!

Gery said...

Wow, lovely heartart!
You did a great job by creating this.
Love the use of the bookpaper first and adding tissue paper over it.
Groetjes Gery

Unknown said...

Wonderful! It's so beautiful!!

Howsewears said...

So pretty!
Fondly, Tami

Howsewears said...

So pretty!
Fondly, Tami

Donna-Marie said...

Sooooo Pretty!! My fav colors too :-)

Annette Green said...

So simple, yet so lovely. Perfect sentiment for a wall hanging. Love it!

Bonnie Irvine said...

This is so striking. Love the text peeking through that gorgeous damask. The heart looks fabulous...so much depth in the colouration. The key makes a wonderful statement and provides just the right amount of shine. beautiful!

butterfly said...

Gorgeous work... the damask is the perfect background for that fabulous heart!
Alison x

Erin Smetak said...

I so love damask! Love your project!!!