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Saturday, 14 May 2011

Time for a new Lets Ink It Up Challenge

It always surprises me how quickly a month goes by....I cannot believe its time for the next DT challenge for Team B at Lets Ink It Up.  Its a great challenge - use a sentiment and create a 3D flower - no other focal image to be used - and remember no digis are allowed! 

Kreativ Hobby is the sponsor for this challenge with a terrific prize up for grabs!!!!  Who are a Norwegian rubberstamp producer – with more than 1000 different designs.  The winner of the challenge gets to pick 4 stamps.

I used an old tatty photo frame which I picked up from a local charity shop, which I sanded down and then painted, stencilled and stamped.  I used acrylic dabbers; gold and stream with a french text stamp and the swirl from the Paperartsy plate.

For the background I used old music sheet (which I picked up from a secondhand shop in Llangollen).  This was stamped using the gold acrylic to give it a little more texture.  The sentiment was also stamped using the acrylic paint.
My flower stamp is from an Elsuive Images which I have stamped onto grungepaper (coloured again witht he Stream and Gold dabbers) three times. This was then embossed with UTEE.

Pop along to the Let's Ink It Up blog to see what my fellow teamies have been up to.

I am also entering my frame into the following challenges:- 

Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes with a Sentiment
Oldie but a Goodie - "Say it with Flowers"

10 comments:

Fliss said...

A stunning creation Suzanne and such a lot of techniques on your frame.
Fabulous colours and a gorgeous flower.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Claire said...

Beautiful work Suzanne, the colours are wonderful and I love that sheet music. You've worked wonders with that charity shop frame
Claire xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow what a gorgeous flower
Thanks for joining us at oldie but a Goodie this week
Lisa x

Esther said...

I loved this the first time I saw it - I'm a big fan of anything with music score on anyway but your frame is just lovely..Esther xx

Shar said...

Gorgeous! I love all the fabulous detail!

Francesca said...

What a beautiful creation

Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE this time and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

Wooow, gorgeous frame, Suzanne! I love your stencilling, it reminds me of my art journalling classes ;) And how fab is this flower???? Big hugs, Joanna x

Lisa M. said...

Thank you so much for playing in our Sentimental Sunday challenge! Your creation is just lovely! I hope to see you playing with us again very soon! Good luck!

♥ Lisa SSDT

Brenda Brown said...

Just beautiful Suzanne - I love the colours and the flower is stunning.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Alicia said...

This is absolutely stunning!! Amazing work here.
Alicia xx

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