Saturday, 12 May 2012

Compendium of Curiosities 2, Challenge 5! Simon Says Stamp and Show ... Anything Goes!



This weeks Studio L3  challenges us to do a project "Shattered Stains" from Tim Holtz's A Compendium of Curiosities, Volume 2, page 48, sponsored by Simon Says Stamp.  I have done a canvas with "Shattered Stains" butterflies and twig and leaf from Tim Holtz's magnetic dies.
I am also submitting this project to Simon Says Stamp and Simon Show
I used grungeboard, distressed crackle paint and distress stains to do the Shattered Stains.






I used a canvas 8" x 8" with  papers from Tim Holtz. The central section I stamped with the words "Love Wish Dream" from Tim Holtz's "Stuff to Say". On the blue section I mounted all the "Shattered Stains" items and on the outer section I used pink again.  I used distress inks broken china and victorian velvet to distress the edges of the papers. Finally I used Tim Holtz's idea-ology corners to complete the canvas.


7 comments:

  1. Hi Carol, the colours on your canvas are beautiful and I just love the corners and your distressing. Anne Rx

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  2. Love the background and use of butterflies and leaves. It makes a lovely image.
    Love Dev.

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  3. Its very nice - the effect looks great on butterflies doesnt it.

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  4. That's a lovely background, and your choice of colours go really well together. The butterflies are lovely and just suit my 'Butterfly Mind'. Love, XXX

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  5. Carol....just love what you did with the butterflies!! PERFECT accent to your card!!

    Thanks bunches for joining this weeks challenge at Simon Says Stamp and Show!!

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  6. This is sensational, Carol The shattered stain work is perfect, and those colors-- WOW! Great job on the CC2 Challenge!

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