Wednesday, 25 June 2014

WOYWW 264 : Lavinia Stamps Fairies On Fabric.

 A big welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.
 
I have just realised that it is the first anniversary of my blog on Friday and almost missed it.
If you pop back on Friday I will have news of  a little something I will be giving away to celebrate.
Happy crafting, Angela x
 
Hi Workdesk friends.
Angela here to show you "what's on my work desk this Wednesday"(WOYWW) and if you visit Julia you will have access to desks throughout the world, so hope you will hop over to the Stamping Ground and all will be revealed.


If the desk looks untidy I am not willing to apologise Lol!
So there!
I am working on the fairy journal and hope to combine Lavinia Stamps with her Fairy Downloads, I posted information about this on Tuesday.
 

While I was going through some of my boxes looking for samples (Lavinia Stamps and Downloads) for the fairy journal, I found these.
 
 
I made these some time ago by stamping onto silk with embossing ink, adding embossing powder and then heating it.
When it's cool you can add the colour with which ever medium you prefer and then iron it between sheets of paper which absorbs the embossing as it melts again, leaving you with an effect similar to Batiking.
 
On this sample I have stamped using a crackle effect stamp on felt, using a pigment ink.
The ink needs to be nice and juicy as the felt is very absorbent.
I added the colour before stamping.
 


And here is the piece I made using these samples.
This is a copy of an ATC that I made some ... well years ago actually, for Tracey at Lavinia Stamps.

 
And inside...

 
I have always loved this stamp.
If you would like to see the range of stamps available you will find them at Lavinia Stamps.
 
 
The leaves come as a separate stamp so that you can add them or not, it's up to you.
I also added some stickles glue to the leaves, lace, which I coloured with the same ink as the fabric and the little angel brad to complete the ATC.
 
I hope to include some of these samples with the Fairy Downloads to create the journal.
 
So that's what's been going on this week, hope you will pop over and visit some of the other desks too.
 
 
Back soon,
 
Angela x

 

28 comments:

Neet said...

What an absolutely delightful atc you made. Great backgrounds done on fabric too.
Have a good week.
Thanks for visiting earlier whilst I was shopping (food) Hugs, Neet xx

Angie said...

Loving the look of your desk!!! Very pretty!!! Your stamping on silk is gorgeous!!! Sweet image too!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Now, that's just clever! I didn't realise you could stamp on fabric like that..it makes for a fab background :-)
Hugs, LLJ 16 xx

Redanne said...

Love the result of your stamping onto fabric Angela, it looks amazing. Happy (nearly) first anniversary too, goodness only knows where the time has gone..... Anne xx :)

Regina M. Hamilton said...

Happy blog Anniversary. Your work is amazing. #4

Gillian Pearce said...

I like that technique of embossing on silk. Thanks for the tutorial.
Have a fun week
Gillian #66

Diane Baker-Williams said...

Clicked on all of the links, such awesome stamps! Really looking forward to seeing the completed fairy journal. Will stop by Friday for your blogiversary.

Fuzzie Fingers said...

Your desk looks great. It's fun going through old creations. I have been doing that myself recently, Happy WOYWW

StampinCarol said...

Love that embossing on silk! Don't think I've seen that before, or at least I don't remember. Fascinating ATC. Happy WOYWW!
Carol N #61

glitterandglue said...

What a lot of fun you have been having, Angela. Hope you manage to use all those pieces - they are great. Silk and felt are such wonderful fabrics, aren't they?
Margaret #20

lisa said...

You always have such interesting things on your desk, Angela. I would never have thought of stamping on silk, it looks stunning and is perfect to hold your lovely ATC.
Hugs Lisax #38

Karen Ives said...

Thank you for your visit last week, sorry I didn't get round to replying! Lovely fabric samples so delicate. Karen

Robyn said...

Oh fun technique with the silk and fairies ! thanks for visiting!
robyn 10

Nikki C said...

This is so pretty with all the silk and that cute fairy popping out of the tree house. Such pretty colours you've used and it is so true no matter how many brads you own your still searching for the one you saw in the store that's not in your collection. Think I have so many because they are so small and fit in a tiny box :) hugs Nikki 11 thanks for the visit

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Thanks for the visit. What lovely photos you have shared. This color combo is awesome. And very unique. Here they are weekly making Fairy Gardens. So cute. Have a fun weekend.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hullo Angela wow love your bird up above with the various stages and this silky method really is very interesting too :D happy anniversary for Friday and happy WOYWW Shaz in oz.x #14

RosA said...

That's a great effect! I always love a crackle stamp too.
Super steampunkish bird above, colours are great!
Thanks for stopping by earlier, much appreciated!
RosA

Sue said...

Fab ATC.

Loving the crackle glaze.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Happy WOYWW. Sue 24

Mrs.D said...

Gosh gorgeous stuff there Angela, I love the idea of stamping on fabric, maybe I will try that some time. Those coloured silks are real jewel colours.
Thanks for sharing and for visiting me
Chris #25

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Angela,

I really like the technique on the silk material. Very cool looking. I don't think anyone needs to apologize for an untidy desk. That just means that you've been busy!

I'm wondering about the snakeskin also. I thought of maybe making a basket of some sort (maybe out of twigs from the yard) and incorporating the snake skin. I also collect rocks, mostly that remind me of hearts. I could glue things I find outside onto sticks and make some kind of wall hanging. That would show off the snakeskin better and maybe not be as morbid as putting it in a nest!

Thank you for visiting me already!
Happy WOYWW
Hugs, Kay (17)

fairy thoughts said...

that is a great effect on the silk.... never thought of that I have done it on paper but silk .....well that's a brilliant idea.so effective
janet #21

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Angela, happy WOYWW and thanks for visiting my desk. I love how you experiment with different medium and your fairy ATC is so lovely...I checked your other posts and I'm liking these Lavinia stamps a lot. Cheers and congrats on the 1 year blogging...I'm addicted Hugs RobynO#29

Sharon Madson said...

Wonderful what you did to that fabric! I like the look of your desk, and I especially like Felix who is blinking at me as I type! How fun!! Thank you so much for stopping by earlier! Congratulations on a year of Blogging. I don't even know when I started, but about a year ago I think. :)
Hugs #71

Diana Taylor said...

That's a fabulous technique on the silk - what a wonderful effect, and I love the tree ATC - very pretty indeed. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog, hope you have a great week.
Diana #59

April Story said...

What beautiful works of art you've created. Thank you for stopping by my blog earlier. Happy crafting. And Happy Blogaversary.
April #69

Laura said...

Fab desk, not at all messy!! :) Happy anniversary!
Belated Wednesday Wishes. Sorry I'm late returning your visit!
Laura

dottielottie said...

Hi Angela you have a lot of gorgeous things on your desk the stamped and coloured fairy houses are lovely and I love the paper with the leaves on too.The ATC with the fairy tree on is stunning. I would so be seeking you out for a swap next year lol. Thank you for visiting me.
Hugs Lottie

Lisa-Jane said...

Oooh! I love those backgrounds with the silk! I don't think anyone should ever apologise for the state of their desk - its your desk and you work the way you work, nuff said! #30

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