Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Beautiful bleach!

Di is introducing some new shapes and a new sort of board as part of the Tando Creative range. Carol and I have been putting things through their paces and you can see the results of the first experiments -Distress Ink backgrounds- over on Tando. Yes, I really did use bleach here (and yes, I really did have to go buy bleach just for stamping!) - check out the full details and some pieces from Carol too on the Tando Creative blog.

Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms):
Ornamental Beauty (Rummage Bin line)

Tree Swallow Silhouette


Paper:
White coated chipboard arch (Tando Creative)

Ink:

Tim Holtz Distress ink by Ranger (Shabby Shutters and Peeled Paint)

Stazon by Tsukineko (Timber Brown)


Other:

Bleach

Seed beads

Wire
Dangle from old earring
Copic markers (to tint white beads as I didn't have anything the right kind of colours).


Thanks for stopping by today!

14 comments:

Caroline said...

Love the bleached effect Joanne. Its one of those techniques I keep meaning to try, its so effective. Gorgeous arch....x

Sue said...

Absolutely beautiful Joanne.
I love the way the bleach works with the colours you have used and so clever to bleach out the breast feathers.
Sue x

Heavenly Anarchist said...

So beautiful and so effective, lovely work

Linda Elbourne said...

Really beautiful work ... Really beautiful ... I have admit to dribbling slightly at the mouth watering pictures on the Tando blog ... I hope I have it under control now :0)

Paula said...

wow what a beautiful effect youve achieved using bleach...you have such a wonderful way inks and stamping!

June said...

The effect is stunning. I have used bleach before but this is outstanding
hugs June xxxxx

Dan said...

I love the delicate feathery effect you have in the background - I'd better put bleach on my shopping list! :)

Karen said...

Stunning Joanne!!! XXX

Lucy Edmondson said...

This is gorgeous,

Lucy

Marcy said...

What a beautiful effect you achieved on this! I love the color scheme too.

Hels Sheridan said...

Simply beautiful art...it is so delicate and effective...love it! x

Ruth said...

Wow!! But seriously even i have bleach in my house and I never clean!! The bird stamp is simply devine I am off to have dreams about it right now....night night...xxx

Di said...

This is simply stunning Joanne, I really must try the bleaching technique, what a fantastic effect.

Traceyr said...

Beautiful bleach work there Joanne.

:)