Saturday 22 July 2017

Welcome to today's Guest Designer, Lula !

Hello and welcome ! First of all a huge apologies as I'm late, lost track of everything and then technology let me down ! So, I won't waffle on but move straight on to hear from Lula, the winner of the Fabric and Fibres challenge.

My name is Lucyna Marynowska, aka Lula. I come from the north of Poland. Fifty-eight, retired widow, mum of two grown up boys and a happy grandma.
I started my crafting journey 5 years ago as a card maker and immediately became an addicted paper-lover.
I enjoy creating anything from cards to altered art. I'm very keen on experimenting with various types of mediums.
Recycling is also very close to my heart and I just love using ordinary items in my projects.
I love challenges to spark my creativity and making crafty friends all over the world makes me very happy.
You can find my creative project on my blog:

I am thrilled to have been invited to guest design for Stamps and Stencils. Thanks bunches Ladies for this wonderful opportunity! I was inspired by two things from the moodboard: lace and metal parts.

My starting point for this project was an oval passepartout which I filled with some lace.

Next some texture paste was stenciled on the surface.

When it was dry I covered all with white gesso.

I mounted some wire with beads on it, some chipboard elements, flowers and leaves.

Then I started to colour the piece with Gelatos and Tattered Angels Glimmer Mists.
I also rubbed some Metallic Gilding Wax to the background, mounted a small button and a metal frame with a sentiment.

A playing angel's image completed my work.

To finish off I decided to give more interest to the background by strewing some microbeads and doing some stamping.

I needed another passepartout and some wire to complete my hanger.
Hope you like it!

Thank you so much Lula for your beautiful project !  If you would like to join us for the current challenge of Colour, Texture, Shape you have plenty of time !


  1. Beautiful creation, Lucyna thank you for sharing tutorial.

  2. It's beautiful Lula! and so lovely to see where you've taken your inspiration from, great combination of metal and lace ...thank you for sharing your work and joining in with my choice of challenge this month. Ruth xxx

  3. How beautiful is this! Oh Lula, thanks so much for sharing your outstanding creativity with us! I believe you can transform ANYTHING into art! I just love how you completely altered this panel and created such depth with the color and dimension. Splendid! Hugs, Autumn

  4. Gorgeous Lula! Such a creative way to use the passepartout. Love the way you have used the lace and embellished it. Thank you so much for being our guest. ! Toni x