Thursday, 5 December 2013

Craft Barn Alpha Challenge - letter S

Not many weeks left before a new challenge will start; this fortnight we have letter S to play with.   Check out the Craft Barn challenge HERE, lots of fabulous pages to check out :).

Was thinking Snwflakes or Snowmen as they are a current favourite but as usual, it never quite pans out like that!! I was rummaging around for some festive snowflake confetti and I stumbled across some really old Egyptian stamps.......along came another thought....... lets do a SCARAB beetle Egyptian style.

The background is smooched with gold paint and a pearlised blue ink, I used my Egyptian stamps to create a border.  I made my own Scarab stencil and mask, using black and purple inks to add colour.  
It looked better without being coloured in but its too late now.  
The sun is a mix of orange, red and gold paint.
Had fun using my new stencil cutting hot pen, I'm sure practice will make perfect!!


  1. Great word choice and image fab page


  2. Fabulous scarab beetle, great page.

    Sylv xx

  3. Brilliant, love the image and colours
    Reminds me of a Miro painting