This week's theme on Simon Says Stamp and Show is to do a project in the style of THE Wendy Vecchi! Now...Being a HUGE fan of all things Wendy... I couldn't wait to break out her Studio 490 stamps and Art Parts!
Before we get started.... since I haven't mentioned it yet... I am getting SO excited because Wendy is coming back to The Queens Ink to teach in just a couple of weeks! And wait! There's more! My very bestest BFF from the UK is coming back to visit and go to the classes with me! That's right... Hels is coming back to America! Can you stand it??? Me and Hels... sitting in classes with Wendy ALL weekend??? It's just too perfect!!!
OK... back to our project....
I started with a 5 x 5 canvas frame, applied distress stains to the background and sides, and then started with the stamping.
I did some script and alpha background stamping, and then used some flower art parts (from THIS set and THIS set), painted with Ranger paint dabbers and then stamped with the polka dot background and checker/flower background.
Then added a scalloped border (from THIS set), stamped the sentiment on white card stock, cut the words apart and arranged on the canvas, inking with antique linen distress ink. Added an antique skeleton key, and some idea-ology accents.
Hope you have time to join in the fun this week! If you haven't used Studio 490 stamps and Art Parts before you simply MUST give them a try - I promise you will love them! Plus, if you do enter the challenge and link up your project, you'll be in for a chance at winning a $50 shopping spree from Simon Says Stamp!
So... it's really a no-brainer... make some art and maybe win some free stuff!
Have a great week! Thanks for stopping by!