Saturday, 30 March 2013

the craft barn - alpha/dictionary challenge - letter p

p for poppy

'russell english dictionary' circa 1958

page primed with gesso and 
coloured with 'distress ink' vintage photo.

'crafty secrets' poppy stamped using 'archival ink' jet black
 and coloured using 'dylusions inks' postbox red, cherry pie, dirty martini and cut grass in a waterbrush.

'tim holtz' papillon butterflies stamped using 'archival ink'
 jet black and cut back using water brush to remove 
vintage photo ink revealing white paint underneath.

'poppy' and square cut from red card and 
'inkssentials' wondertape, using 'alterations' word play 
die for the letters, and then adhered in place.


  1. Perfect background for the adorable poppies. I especially like how the word square in the corner keept up the red colors. Well done.

  2. ohhh, beautiful Poppy page
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn