Saturday, December 5, 2009

Play at Simon's Challenge with Wendy Vecchi!

This week, we have a VERY special guest designer with us on our Simon Says Stamp Challenge, Wendy Vecchi. Wendy has an amazing blog! It is a must follow! She is pure talent! Not only does she design her own stamps - studio 490, she does design work for Maya Road, Tim Holtz, idea-ology and Ranger. Wendy is also an exclusive demo artist for Ranger and was demonstrating on the same Mexican cruise as our very own Heidi and Terra a few weeks ago !! If you haven't been to her blog, you REALLY should .....just click on her name and it will take you right there!!!! Here is Wendy's project & a supply list and instructions so you TOO can create something as wonderful!!!!


Products used:

All stamps by studio 490/Stampers Anonymous available at Simon Says Stamp!
Inks and stickles by Ranger jet black archival, olive archival & coffee archival
brushed corduroy, black soot, faded jeans, spiced marmalade & peeled paint distress ink
One page from Maya Road's 5 inch sq. banner book
grungepaper, idea-ology
muse token, tim holtz, idea-ology
rock candy distress stickles
trinket pins by Maya Road
bling by Heidi Swapp
Sakura glaze pen, black

Ink the chipboard base with brushed corduroy ink & edge with black soot, using the blending tool
Stamp the background stamp using coffee archival
stamp the alphabet border, using black ink
stamp 3 ferns, using olive archival
stamp a large & smaller studio 490 flower on grungepaper, cut out & ink with faded jeans on both sides
overstamp the flowers with the polka dot background stamp & black ink
shape the petals
stamp 3 leaves on grungepaper, cut out & ink with peeled paint, then stamp the backs with any background stamp
stamp the butterfly onto grungepaper, cut out & ink with spiced marmalade, then shape wings
mask off butterfly & stamp just the antennae toward the left side of the hanging
assemble as shown
add rhinestone borders & rhinestones to the butterfly and rock candy distress stickles to the flower & butterfly
add accents with the glaze pen and the trinket pin
use 2 swivel clasps & a jump ring to make the hanger

(per Wendy) - sign & date the back...sit back & admire the art you created!

Won't you please join our "Charming" Challenge? You could win a great prize. Click here to see!

-Chris from Simon Says Stamp Challenge Design Team

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1 comment:

  1. Love Wendy's Art, she has so many great idea's. Thanks for sharing.


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