Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Stripes and spots

Hi everybody!

It was rather disappointing last week that so few people joined in, so I am hoping that this week there will be more!

 Our theme this week is 'spots and stripes' - or is it 'stripes and spots'? Whatever, I had fun striping and spotting, or was it stripping and spitting or....?

I used my lovely cup stencils, painted them with black gesso onto some white scrap card, and then just played with a white gel pen when it was dry - it was fun! The butterfly was flying around my table, and fitted, so now it's here. I mounted it onto some black matting, and that was it!



Looking forward to seeing your tags this week, and hopefully, lots of them!

Have a great day, take care, and thanks a lot for coming by!

Valerie

9 comments:

  1. Fabulous tower of spitty stroppy, err, spotty stripy cups Valerie! ;)
    Love them. I'm after a new cup and would love to find one like these. Your butterfly is very pretty too. :o) x

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  2. Anonymous20 May, 2014

    Lovely tag Val, black and white is always a fashion statement. I used to have cups like these back in the 60s! Have a great day, hugs, Sarah

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  3. Reminds me of the black & white china I had in my kitchen/diner at one stage :-) lovely!

    Sally

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  4. Okay, I am finally inspired enough to run out and buy some black gesso. The white gel pen is perfect on there! Sooo cute!

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  5. this black and white is stunning and the tag is just beautiful. i do love it. i had a crazy week and couldn't play last week but i'm back this week! xo

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  6. Love this, Valerie. There is something very appealing about the wibbly wobbly pile of cups and I love the black and white - so chic! Carolyn xx

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  7. Black and white is such a good choice for stripes and spots and I just adore what you have done with the cup stencil.

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  8. Fab black and white tag. The patterns on the cups really show up in monochrome. Very striking tag.I want to buy some black gesso and try it out now!
    Jane x

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  9. The black gesso is really fantastic, and great fun to work with!

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