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Sunday, 10 May 2015

Anything creative goes at PanPastel UK

Good morning my lovelies, todays project is for our 'Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes' at We love 2 Create with Premium Craft Brands. I had loads of fun creating this project

I began by applying texture paste through a Dutch Doobadoo Chicken Wire stencil to my canvas, once that was dry I distressed with Burnt Sienna Shade PanPastel. I played with my Pearlescent PanPastels, colouring up stampbord inchies and then stamping with some of the gorgeous stamps from Premium Craft Brands (you can find links to all the goodies I've used at the end of this post)

I used the inches to create a frame for a piece of a pretty floral napkin that I decoupaged with Maimeri Matte Medium. I added some pretty pearl trim around the frame.

Next I coloured up a load of die cut flowers and leaves and added them to the project, popping pearls in the centres. I stamped and embossed the butterfly stamp from Postcard several times on acetate and had a bit of a happy accident, I used White Pearl WOW EP instead of the opaque white. It looked a bit wishy washy but I found it really picked up the colour of my pearl pans beautifully.
I punched some holes with my cropodile and used seam binding ribbon to hang the project up.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:

Allsorts: more than two die cuts
A Vintage Journey: spring colours
Crafty Ribbons: anything goes with ribbon
Fab'n'Funky: may flowers
Fussy and Fancy: lots of flowers
Papertake Weekly: anything goes
STAMPlorations: stamps and leaves

Thanks so much for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. Gorgeous canvas, I love the stampbord pieces and butterflies!

  2. very gorgeous Claire - love the pastel colours xx

  3. This is so beautiful I love it. Thanks for playing at crafty ribbons. I have some candy on offer

  4. A stunning creation for our theme this week Claire, thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  5. Fabulous creation, beautiful die cuts, just perfect for my theme at Allsorts;-))m

  6. Gorgeous creation Claire. Wonderful colours and detail.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday. hugs, Pat K x

  7. What a fabulous mixed media piece. Thanks so much for linking up with Fab 'n' Funky for our 'May Flowers' challenge. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

  8. What a gorgeous spring colour palette - love your patchwork of panels and such pretty flowers. Thanks so much for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
    Alison xx

  9. Such a gorgeous and elegant project! Love those wonderful details. Thank you for sharing at STAMPlorations.


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