Thursday, 31 March 2016

Pot Of Tea, Anyone? CQC 335

What a lovely inspiration at Colour Q this week. The naive felt image suggested a teapot to me. At another stage of my creativity I painted ceramics, and teapots were one of my favourite pieces. Today I 'painted' the teapot with daisies from Grateful Bunch. I used bleach in an Aquapainter to remove some of the colour from the inside of the petals after heat embossing with white embossing powder. Next I filled in new colour with an Only Orange Stampin' Marker from my mother's stash. Soft Sky has substituted for Cool Caribbean, and I daubed some more colour around the edges. One sentiment is from A Nice Cuppa, the other from Happy Happenings.
It is awfully handy having the Cups and Kettles framelits and a punch for the Grateful Bunch daisies. Not half as messy as sanding back a ceramic piece and preparing it, before painting and then glazing. I'm very glad I found stamps and ink!

I thought you might like to see a bit more detail of the teapot and how nicely the grouping of three flowers placed onto the pot. There doesn't seem to be a lot of difference between my Only Orange and Calypso Coral, but it is a very old marker.






I think I might just go brew a pot of tea now
Cheers, Rachel

4 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card, Rachel. Love the orange daisies on the teapot and holding banners - Sweet Kobylkin

    ReplyDelete
  2. One of the prettiest tea pots I've seen! The floral accents are wonderful. Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Your card is so very pretty. I love your tea pot--it's so delicate and beautiful. Thanks so much for playing along at ColourQ this week.

    ReplyDelete

It is lovely to receive your positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Rachel