Wednesday, November 16, 2016

"Dia de los Muertos" Halloween Tree Angel!

Feliz Dia de los Muertos Lost Coasters!
Leigh here today with some Day of the Dead inspiration!
 The fun never ends over at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity as we rolled straight from Halloween into our Day of the Dead Celebrations!  Come and join the fun and enter your Day of the Dead projects in our DOTD linky party by 5 to midight on Nov 18th for the chance to win LCD/CV Bucks to spend in our online stores!
My project today was made for Day 1 of our Day of the Dead celebrations and features a new addition to the Lost Coast Designs stamp line.  This gorgeous Day of the Dead Angel is available in two sizes:
 4.5 inches - unmounted $6, cling-vinyl $8.50, mounted $12
ATC size 3.4 inches - unmounted $4, cling-vinyl cushion $6.50, mounted $8
We have loads of fabulous Day of the Dead themed stamps in both our stamps lines!
Pop on over and check them all out!
Lost Coast Designs Day of the Dead collection
Carmen's Veranda Day of the Dead collection 

Now for my project...I used the 4.5 inch version of our new DOTD Angel and made a 3D Angel to sit on the top of my black Halloween tree.
I stamped her twice onto Neenah solar white cardstock in Onxy Black Memento ink.  I fussy cut out one entire image and then just the following from the 2nd:  the flowers from the wings, the largest flower on her skirt, her skirt bustle, upper body and her halo.  I coloured everything with Copics and adhered red jewels to her bodice and bedazzled the fringe along the bottom edge of her gown.

To give her lots of yummy dimension I layered the fussy cut out pieces onto the main image with pop dots and also added even more dimension and sparkle with touches of Viva Pearl magic transparent white dimensional paint to the entire image.

To make the tree topper I cut a piece of acetate and formed a cone and manipulated the angel by curving the cardstock to fit the curve of the cone and adhered it in place with double sided sticky tape.  The finishing touch is her halo which I attached to a thin strip of acetate so it floats above her head.

I had a devil of a time trying to capture how prettily she glows in the dark but you can sort of see the effect in the photo below.
Thanks for stopping by to see my project!
Happy Stamping!

 Leigh S-B


1 comment:

  1. I bought this stamp (and a few others!)because of this fabulous Dia de los Muertos angel you made. I cannot wait for my stamps to arrive. Thanks for all your inspiration.


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