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!


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

  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.


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

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

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

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


  7. 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 :)

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

  9. Brilliant! Love it!

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

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

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

  13. Lovely colours and stamps.


  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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