Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hope Box....Lynne Forsythe

Howdy Peeps.......Lynne Forsythe here!!
This months Guest Designers.

What a week it has been.....
and I have to admit....this week
my "get up and go".....
got up and LEFT!

I ACTUALLY had to force myself
to create.....YES ME!

So....I just jumped in....
with no plan and NO IDEA
what I was going to create!!

I pulled out the 
and just BEGAN!

I randomly colored on the box with the Gelatos...

I then spritzed the "colored" box with water.

With the Stipple brush
I swooshed the water around,
blending the colors.

I then pulled out a package of
Christy Tomlinson's ~ Coffee Filter Words,
and tore a sheet into strips.
I dipped my paintbrush into
 a jug of Claudine Hellmuth's ~ Multi Medium ~ Matte,
and applied it to the box....randomly!!
I squinshed up the torn pieces in the
Multi Medium.

When dry, I then applied a layer of
Viva Colour ~ Crackle Base Coat for Porous Surfaces,
to the blank areas.
When dry I applied a liberal coat of
Viva Colour ~ Black Crackle Paint.
(these supplies will be arriving in the
epShop SOON!!)

I love how the Gelatos show through the cracks!!

(Now this is when the creative juices kicked in
and I forgot to keep taking pictures......SORRY!)

I sliced off a bit of the "Aqua Dolce" Gelato
and mixed it with a puddle of
Claudine Hellmuth's ~ Gesso.
I did have to spritz the mixture with water occasionally.

I then applied the mixture through Dyan's 
Dylusions Stencil ~ Checquered Dots
with the Stipple Brush.

Now if you know anything about my style....
you know there
HAS TO BE a FLOWER involved somewhere!!

I pulled out a package of CMC ~ Darjeeling flowers,
a bottle of Butternut Shimmering Mist,
and sliced of another chunk of the
"Aqua Dolcue" Gelato
which I spritzed with water on my Craft Mat.
I also spritzed a puddle of the Butternut Shimmering Mist
on my Craft Mat.
I then spritzed the flower with water
and let the coloring begin!!

I cut different size leaves from a piece of
Patterned Paper from the
Bo~Bunny Mama~razzi 6x6 paper pad.

I rubbed some Forest Moss Distress Ink on my craft mat,
spritzed it with the mist.
I then painted the mixture onto the leaves.
I then dabbed on some
Shabby Shutters ~ Distress Stickles.

Here is the end result of my
"unmotivated" creative time!!

Hope you've enjoyed my little project!!
Do come back next week for
another creation!!


Kim said...

Stunning, Lynne! I adore the crackle paint mixed with the gelatos and those flowers are beautiful!

Classygirl said...

Gorgeous! So totally inspired by the techniques and the colors!

Mary-Ann Maldonado said...

This is beautiful. I love the flower clump too!

Donna-Marie said...

Can't wait for the Viva D├ęcor paints whooot whooot!!!
Love how the gelatos peek through the black paint crackle :-)
Lots of great inspiration here!!
You rocked this one

Erin Smetak said...

This is gorgeous Lynn! I love how you used the gelatos and crackle paint!!!

Micki said...

Wow, that turned out fabulous absolutely love it.

Tracy said...

Waving hi turned out gorrrgeous and oh my your flowersbare Amazing!!

Karen Fullam said...

Beautiful work, such an inspiration! I've got to go get my craft on!

butterfly said...

Glorious creation, Lynne - love that crackle, and of course your flower is fabulous!
Alison x