Monday, February 21, 2011

Friends - A Vintage Wallhanging




Here we are again at the beginning of another week and another marvelous Monday with Simon Says Stamp and Show.  This week our challenge to you is to show us your Stripes.  And as usual, only a small amount of my pretty wallpaper inspired DP peeks out  :(  I used a large chipboard circle as a base and then covered it with brown wrapping paper.  I stamped the  Tim Holtz "Creativity is" stamp from the Regal Flourish in Memento Tuxedo Black and then ink distressed it with Vintage Photo.  The corrugated cardboard was painted with a Snowcap Adirondack Paint Dabber and ink distressed with Vintage Photo.  The Spellbinders die cut frame was stenciled with Picket Fence distress crackle paint.  All the layers were glued together with Claudine Hellmuth Multi-Medium Matte.  If you haven't tried that stuff, you should.  I am fairly new to using it and I just love it.  It is perfect for mixed media art like this!

My little hanging sign is a piece of holiday chipboard that I covered with DP and Vintage Photo distress inked the edges.  Then I ran it through an embossing folder.   I used a couple of jump rings to hang it from the doily and added a crystal from an antique chandelier to each side.  

Now it's time to take yourself over to the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge blog to see the rest of the striped goodies.  And how about joining our challenge this week?  Our ever-generous sponsor is offering a $50 shopping spree to the lucky random winner of this week's challenge.  That's reason enough to enter, right?


Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I do so very much appreciate your comments!

10 comments:

Carla aka scrappypug said...

As usual a totally fabulous creation..love the texture and the use of the soft colors!

Jani said...

Another lovely creation as always!

I am giving you a Stylish Blogger Award! Stop by my blog to copy the picture and see your link.
http://papercompulsions.blogspot.com/2011/02/my-first-bog-award.html

Jani

Janiel/ janny said...

WOW girlie!!!!!!! THIS IS TRULY STUNNING!!! I just love your creations!! ALL OF THEM!!!!!!!!!

Your post to me yesterday put a HUGE smile on my face!! THANK YOU!!
hugs, Janiel

Heidi said...

This is gorgeous!
Lovely details:)
Have a nice day.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Conniecrafter said...

Oh so sweet, lovely image and great framing of it. Clever idea to hang the sentiment like that!

Beverly Gotthardt said...

Another amazing piece of art.

Netty said...

A fabulous piece of art Linda, so much beautiful texture. Annette x

Justine said...

I love it Linda. Wanted you to know that I have listed you on my blog as being my go to spot for challenges. Thank you for updating your challenges and making it so easy for me to find challenges to inspire my creativity

Lori said...

Gorgeous, Linda, love all the textures and layers!

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Hi Linda,

This is gorgeous, I love the layout and this image is just so adorable ..love it!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp

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