23 Jun 2010

In Fragments......

Compendium of Curiosities- Challenge 2# Fragments Basic

Linda has set Week 2 challenge over at Studio L3 from Tim Holtz Book A Compendium of Curiosities, I am really enjoying these challenges and looking at all the beautiful art that is being created.  As we don't know what order the challenges will be set I had a rummage through my TH stash to see what I would need I quickly made a list (not hard at all ) and ordered from The Artistic Stamper, super quick delivery meant I had my goodies before this challenge was posted and Yippee yes I had some fragments, also TH Paper Stack Retro Grunge and some Tissue Tape - isn't this fantastic tape!!!!  The challenge is to follow the technique in CC book (sorry can't share) Fragments Basic, so very reluctantly I cut - yes cut into my very new and very gorgeous TH papers - for this weeks entry.

 I cut shape with my large labels Nestabilities Die from the papers which already have a distressed look and stamped  a with Rusty Hinge DI and Harlequin stamp - it is so much in the background you can hardly see it, then I stamped the main design in black, I added a piece of Tissue Tape (really really love it!) distressed with Wild Honey and attached a Fragment to highlight a word which just happened to be,  lol - De Chocolat it is spelt that way.


I stamped crown and small butterfly onto contrast paper from the page with small squares so I didn't have to cut into a large page - just couldn't do it!! I know how sad am I !!!!
I attached the Fragments, distressed the edges of page with Black DI . Page 2 of my book completed -wonder what next week will bring!! Roll on Monday - never before have I wanted Monday to come so quickly LOL.









I have not used Fragments before - don't know why not, but will be again, Thanks Linda for a great challenge and the push to try something different.
 Stamps used TH Stampers Anonymous;Shabby French plate
DI Wild Honey and Rusty Hinge Black Versafine

Bye for now
Sorry for the blurred photo!

15 comments:

  1. Great job on this! Love the colors you used!

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  2. Maggie, it's wonderful! So much attention to detail here. I love how the chandelier seems to be suspended from the flourish, and the subtle tone-on-tone action in the background. And hey, if I were going to highlight a word, "Chocolat" would be it!

    Thanks so much for playing along again this week! I'm really enjoying your creations.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous! I love everything about it!!! Very well done!

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  4. I love what you have done here. It is beautiful. This is such a fun challenge. I wait for Mondays too!

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  5. This is gorgeous Maggie, I too feel a shopping list coming over me x

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  6. This is lovely, must try and join in the challenge :)
    Jennie

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  7. Thank you so much for all of your lovely comments and taking the time to visit my blog and become followers.

    Maggie

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  8. Maggie.. i want you to know you are not sad.. for i too only cut from the small squares of my timmy pad lol.. as i'm sure have many others out there...Your piece is super by the way :)

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  9. I love this. I am trying to use small bits of my paper stack too, that way it will last forever!!

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  10. I love the way you did the crown and chandelier. Everything turned out very cool.

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  11. Maggie, this is just stellar work! Love the colors and your use of fragments...bravo!

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  12. So many elements to look at. Just loved it all.

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  13. Lovely colours and stamps.

    Marilyn

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  14. wonderful fragments here Love anythng French ha ha but this is wonderful and the colours are fabby

    Love Dawn xx

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