Saturday, July 09, 2011

Picture within a Picture.

The challenge over at Get Funky this month is to follow the sketch. Now this caused a bit of consternation for me as I was determined not to produce a card!! Having looked at the sketch details for a while I realised I could turn it into the following:

A 'Picture within a Picture' with all the elements of the sketch included. I refuse to be beaten.



I have used papers from the Get Funky 'Shabby Saturday Flowers' collection for the background, flowers and decorative strips. I mixed paint to match the yellow and used it on the picture frame and mini canvas both from my stash.

The image is a free download from Home and Heart sized to fit within the canvas to make a second picture frame. Brads and flower edging were also from my stash. Background paper behind the image is from the Get Funky 'Paper Blossom' collection.





A close up showing the punched decorative edging on the two strips made to look like lace.





And finally a close up of the flowers using a Hero Arts stamp (stamped on the reverse side of the paper and then cut out) showing the edges done with a brown water colour pencil, spritzed with water , dried with a heat gun and glossy accents added.

Entering into the following challenges.


Get Funky: Follow the Sketch.


Simon Says Stamp: Show a Flourish.


Charisma Cardz: All about Flowers.


Divas By Design: Diecuts & Punches.



Crafty Catz: A Vintage look.


Creative Belli: Custom Made Bellies.


19 comments:

  1. Thats gorgeous. xx (Has your new arrival arrived yet??? lol)

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  2. A beautiful creation,thankyou for joining us on this week's challenge at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  3. Hello Mrs. A. Great idea, as always you come up sith something different and very special, its fantastic. A definite challenge winner. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xxx

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  4. This is stunning, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  5. Hi Mrs A

    What a brilliant idea!!!

    I love the finished look and all of your gorgeous embellishments.

    Thank you for sharing with Get Funky!

    Love Jules xx

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  6. Wow, this is another masterpiece. The flower lace/ ribbon is a brilliant touch and good way of making the sketch work for you. Is there something I need to know? What new arrival?!
    xxx

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  7. OOOh Mrs. A that is just faberoonie!! I love the way you used the sketch and the little mini canvas is awesome!! thank you for getting funky with us, hugs Lou xxx

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  8. I love the Shabby Saturday papers and the image /lace/trims etc you've used are just perfect together
    Thanks for playing along with our Get Funky Challenge this month!

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  9. What fabulous work thanks for sharing at Divas hugs Rebekah xx

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  10. Another wonderful creation Mrs A.You never let anything beat you and it has turned out beautifully.
    Thank you for joining in with this months Get Funky Challenge
    Anice xx

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  11. I like your idea of a picture within a picture! Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

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  12. Beautiful, Mrs. A. You're so darn clever putting a picture within a picture - it's so gorgeous. I just love the pinks and the image is wonderfully perfect for the papers and the beautiful flowers! Love your creativity!

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  13. lovely card, love the colour combination x

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  14. This is so beautiful. Thank you for playing in the Divas by Design challenge.

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  15. Wow what a fabulous project! Stunning, such a great way of using the sketch too. Gorgeous! :)

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Get Funky this month.

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  17. Do like your take on the sketch! And it all works so well together! Thanks for entering the Get Funky! Challenge – hope you can join us again next time on the Funky Fifteenth! Get Funky!

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  18. oh how refreshing to see a 'non card' made with the sketch! Love the vintage feel & those shabby flowers! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at Get Funky! We do hope you can come along & join us for our new challenge which is all about the boys!

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