Showing posts with label rubber stamps. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rubber stamps. Show all posts

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Retro prints for the brave ones^_^

Something a lot different than butterflies, something not so sweet but rather daring..
Using rubber stamps of geometric shapes and textile inks in strong, bold colours I have created this retro cushions:

I have to say the job was a very messy and time consuming one. Nevertheless very enjoyable and fun!^_^

The heart for example is made up a lots of triangles, stamped one by one.
Once the first colour was applied I had to wash and dry the stamp in order progress to the next colour, then back again to the first colour.

This design was more thought through:

This item can be purchased HERE

This one however was more unplanned, random, see- what- comes- out- of- it kind.
I have to say it is my favourite^_^

This item can be purchased HERE

And what are your thoughts? I would love to hear your opinions.



What has become of my butterfly prints

Remember my post with those lovely butterfly stamps?

 I finally made a good use of those fabric swatches! I then took my rubber stamp out again to stamp some more and more..

That's my rubber stamp

 I ended up coming up with a small butterfly collection.
 Home ornaments...

This lovely pillow can be purchased HERE

This one has hand embroidered details added: 

Hear ornaments in red and blue:

How sweet my room looks now!^_^

 And when tea time comes I get to place my mug on one of these lovely coasters!^_^
This sweet coaster can be purchased HERE

This heart ornament can be purchased HERE

This lovely pillow can be purchased HERE

.. And of course I didn't just stop there, there was some fashion too- a lovely linen blouse:

Fading effect..

And what do you think of my small collections? I have to say I am quite pleased with it!^_^


Thursday, 4 July 2013

Pretty Butterfly Stamps

Hello again!

Here is my latest carving and stamping experiment.
Sweet butterflies stamped on medium weight linen, lovely light background- like blank canvas awaiting to be filled with creativity! I love this fabric!

I really like the blue butterfly! It's a double stamp, first in white colour and the second one stamped on top of it is in metallic blue, I love this effect!^_^

I am thinking of using these swatches and make throw pillows, wouldn't they look just lovely on a sofa?? Hmm.. I think so!



Monday, 17 June 2013

Time to carve some rubber stamps!

Happy Monday evening!

I have definitely fallen in love with hand printing.
In the past few days I have been carving rubber stamps and I couldn't stop! ^_^
The whole process- from carving to stamping is much easier and more enjoyable than carving linoleum.
Stamped impressions on fabrics look more precise too.
The rubber doesn't crumble or break and therefore allows you to carve in smaller details, it's so soft too. When I carved lino stamps I cut myself a few time cause it was so hard..
Rubber blocks are a bit more expensive but for what you get it's worth it!

Ok now it's time to share some for the results!^_^

Flowers stamped with rubber stamps on kitchen towels
 (I made this kitchen towel as a gift for my mum, hope she likes it!^_^):

And as a comparison flowers stamped with lino stamps (this is also for my mum^_^) :

And here I was totally experimenting with new designs. 
Carving doll stamps:

Stamps on fabrics. First just plain  in black ink on two different backgrounds and then with hand painted colours added in:

That's it! What do you think of my experiments? I would love to hear from you^_^