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Sunday 6 July 2014

Roses are a girls best friend at PanPastel UK

Good morning folks, you've still got a week to enter our Roses are a Girls Best Friend challenge at PanPastel UK to be in with a chance of winning some gorgeous goodies from Premium Craft Brands. I had a lot of fun creating this project but its been a nightmare to try and get a decent pic of it, those metallic pans shimmer so much lol.

I created the backgrounds using Dutch Doobadoo stencils (Large Roses, Chicken Wire and Brick) and Maimeri Light Modelling Paste. I layered up an old zip and lots of paper roses (all those weird and wondeful colours that you accumulate but never use lol) and then gave everything a coat of black paint. Once it was dry I applied versamark ink with a little cut and dry foam and then dusted on Light Gold and Rich gold PanPastels using a brush. You do have to be a little careful with brushes and you PanPastels, make sure its really really soft. I added a little Magenta Extra Dark here and there too.

I stamped the butterflies, sentiment and frame on black card using Versamark and again applied gold PanPastels. I sealed everything with hairspray to finish off.

I'm entering this in the following challenges:
Crafting by Designs: anything goes
Crafty Creations: things with wings

have a lovely Sunday and thanks for popping by
Claire xx


  1. This is just gorgeous Claire,love all the

  2. Claire this is gorgeous!!! I love the effect from the Metallic PanPastels - perfect xxx

  3. Hi Claire! This is so beautiful! I love love love it! Amazing work! Ingrid x

  4. amazing piece claire. wonderful texture xx

  5. Wow a stunning creation Claire, I love all of the texture and the roses all coloured with the metallic pan pastels.

    Sue xx

  6. Wow Claire! My jaw dropped when I saw this. It's absolutely stunning and the metallics look so beautiful.
    Fliss xx

  7. Just gorgeous Claire! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘MONOCHROMATIC’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  8. Wow, absolutely gorgeous. I keep telling myself to pull out my PanPastels more often and this is just the push I needed. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Monochromatic challenge.

  9. Have to try this, it looks amazingly beautiful!!

  10. So rich and elegant - I love the metallics. I never heard of Doobadoo stencils but I'm going to go searching now to find out more about them :)

  11. Love all the texture on this!! Beautiful :) Thanks for joining us at CVC xx


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