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Wednesday, 7 May 2014

it's all about the words

As soon as the new Clarity stamp challenge was announced I decided that I would decorate a candle. I'd recently bought the dandelion stamp and wanted to use it. So I set about looking for an inspiring verse.


My eyes fell on this verse and i decided to go with it. I think it is awesome. So I got the tissue paper and stamped verse in black archival. Then i inked the dandelion stamp with fern green and dandelion archival ink. I stamped one image from the bac an one from the front thus obtaining a mirror image. (It wasn't that simple though! I only had to do it 6 times before I was happy with the result :) .)


Then I cut out the image and wrapped it around the candle and held it in place with wax paper. I then heated the image with the heat gun and as the tissue 'melted' into the candle it was changing colour. 


And this is the finished result. I know it is not an intricate project but I wanted the verse to be the main 'attraction'.
I hope you like my make and i would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Clarity stamp challenge - it's all in the words
Sunday stamper - walk of life


28 comments:

  1. I love it Theresa. Good luck in your challenges. xx

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    1. thanks Emma. sunday stamper is one just for fun you don't win anything xx

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  2. It is lovely. Sometimes simple and minimal make for the best results. Happy Crafting x

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  3. I just love this candle, great verse and the dandelion stamping is wonderful.

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  4. Cor, this is fab Theresa.. never done a candle before, love how the colours really pop and the sentiment is just perfect... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday STamper x

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    1. i can hardly believe that Hels! thanks for you encouragement xx

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  5. A very lovely candle Theresa! Good luck to you and thanks for entering the challenge! xx

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  6. I came from Hels Sunday Stamper, this is so lovely, am now a following you x

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  7. Oh Theresa this is lovely and such a great project. Perfect for our Clarity Challenge...and the words just set it all off....Jo. X

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  8. Theresa this is a lovely candle and I love the words...perfect thanks for entering and goo luck x

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  9. Teresa its a beautiful candle, and perfect colouring for spring. Thanks for sharing and good luck. xx

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  10. Such a pretty make. x Love this verse by Gandi awesome.

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  11. That is a really lovely candle, Theresa. A perfect stamp and a perfect verse to go with it. By the way, what I am "up to" is making a load of ATC's to swap as part of the celebration of 5 years of WOYWW at the end of the month. I have done 25 following Maria's design, the one she was demoing at he NEC. Now I need to choose another design to do a few more to make sure I have enough. Have a good week. xx Maggie

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    1. thanks Maggie . luckypeeps to be getting your atc's xx

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  12. Love this candle, really lovely and the sentiment is perfect xx

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    1. thanks Lisa. and yes that sentiment is super xx

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  13. Oh Therese, this is just beautiful, so elegant, I love the touch of colour too. Best of luck with the challenge xx Claire

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  14. Lovely candle Theresa, a really lovely verse and the flower crooks are beautiful. Good luck with the challenge xx

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