Thursday, October 21, 2010

A few of my favorite things, PLAQUE

This is what I've been working on. I took a wood plaque that I bought on clearance at Hobby Lobby for $2. and painted it brown. The large dress form on the right is My Minds Eye paper (lost and found) Along the bottom I used a Tim Holtz measuring tape. The iron fence is a Halloween Martha Stewart punch I cut the little bats off of.
The other dress form is a stamp from Oxford Impressions (the dressmaker) I stamped it on canvas and frayed the edges and inked them to age it a little. I put lace along the top edge.
I cut the flowers from Tim Holtz tattered floral die and the leaves from his tattered leaves die. I cut them out of grunge paper. On one of them I stamped the text first then used Tim Holtz distress inks and colored them. I added old buttons in the center and a few feathers to top them off. I used Tim Holtz swivel clasps to hold some charms I made out of his fragments. The paper behind them are also Tim Holtz.

I've never entered any challenges before but I really like the way this turned out, I think I will enter it in a couple of challenges.
I think it will qualify for the Practical Scrappers challenge. Distressing.
If you know of any other challenges I can enter into, I'd appreciate you letting me know.
What do you think? I love your comments, Shari



11 comments:

  1. Love it! What do I think? Well its simply fabulous! Love the distressing and antique look of it.

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  2. I am a newbie to everything. I just recieved a cricut for my birthday. I have never scrapbooked or stamped or anything. Hubby was told by someone in his office that I needed one and my obsession is beginning. I LOVE your plauqe. It would be a perfect gift for my niece. But I think for this year I will stick to the gift card. I may have to give up my weekly coffee to fund paper alone.

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  3. Shari, this is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!! Love it, love all your elements and colors, very, very pretty!

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  4. Wow, Shari, I LOVE this plague!!! And what a great idea you had in removing the bats on the fence to fit it!!! I'd say it's a "favorite" thing!!!

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  5. Shari, it's simply beautiful!!! TFS! :-)

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  6. What a grate take on this weeks theme,
    love the vintage colours,
    how did you do that fence at the bottom?
    is it a die?
    Kat.

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  7. I love those fragment charms! :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week- Thank you!

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  8. That flower is gorgeous! I love how it flows! TFS!!!

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  9. This is just way beyond cute. Everything...every detail. I love the flower, the bingo card...every little detail is wonderful.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog to leave a sweet comment and to play in the BBTB2 blop hop.
    Carole

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