Stamping With Paint, Using Chipboard!

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Introducing new design team member Amy Lynne Lassiter:

 Amy-Lynne

 I am Amy Lynne Lassiter, the wife to my best friend from college, and mom to three lovely, creative, musical and artistic girls, aged 17, 12, and 10. Our family lives on the prairie, right by a lovely lake; and shares our home with an Ewok dog, two spoiled cats, and a Betta fish named Captain America. I am a librarian by day, and a trained operatic soprano that also holds a job as a church soloist and section leader.

As a designer, I am absolutely in love with mixed media style scrapbooking, mini book making, altered art, and upcycling. I also very much enjoy photography, embroidery, sewing, antiquing and thrifting, swimming, camping and the outdoors.

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Hello! It’s Amy here today, with my first post as a design team member, sharing a project and technique.

I think it so fun to paint using acrylics on my ScrapFX chipboard pieces, infusing color into the gorgeous and intricately cut details. One day, I thought it might be interesting to take an element that usually repeats itself in nature, like the twisted reeds (2013047), and stamp with it, to create a realistic background. Check out the simple technique in the video below:

http://youtu.be/Ci78XbuyUz0

The end result is very fun, when paired with the actual chipboard piece to create dimension.

adore close bottom
The background of the page was created using dots of white gesso that were then smoothed with a brayer; onto kraft resist paper. To make the “sky” I then applied dots of blue paint over the gesso, again smoothing with the brayer, and wiping lightly in certain areas with a damp sponge.
Adore Full
The gorgeous “Adore” (2013065) wordlet looks perfect with a light layer of iridescent white paint, as does the lovely angel wing (2011070). I’ve had a recent obsession with feathers, and I like how the photo and angel wing made it reasonable to add them to this page. haha.
painting close
I’m pleased with how my layout (featuring a photo of my 13 year old daughter, taken by my 18 year old talented photographer oldest daughter) turned out….so pleased in fact, that I framed it and put it on my wall!
Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today, I hope I left you with a little inspiration.

6 Responses to “Stamping With Paint, Using Chipboard!”

  1. Great idea Amy and a cool video. I am inspired!!! Love the gorgeous page you created!
    M xx

  2. This is gorgeous and such a great idea!

  3. Amazing Work,love how you used the twisted reed as a stamp!!!!

  4. lovely page and great idea!

  5. Oh my sweet friend, love this beautiful page!!! We certainly were creatively in sync with the stamping idea, messy scrappy sisters unite haha. Loved your video showing the technique in action. The photo of your daughter is gorgeous and I love how you used the wing chippie paired with the feather. This really gives me a feel of what your homestead might look like. Fantabulous first post!! 🙂

  6. wait. whaaaa? I LOVE this idea!!!! RUNNING to try it out. You page is STUNNING!!! I love the details- the feather next to the photo- the gorgeous color palette- WOW!!!