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Saturday, 13 December 2008

Gothic arch challenge (trees)

I had the opportunity to play with my new distress inks while doing this weeks Gothic Arch Challenge and oooh they is gawgus!! Didn't buy the tool to use them with so used a makeup sponge to apply them and I love the effect they give. I wanted to have a bit of fun with this one and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The trees and bird are Crafty Individuals stamps, Mona is from Lost coast designs, nests are from Lisa's altered art and Little Mona from Artchix. I even used some of the sticky ribbon I've had in my ribbon box for about 4yrs...lol How good am I? ;-0
hugs
Chris xx

8 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow very inspiring arch.
So wonderful work Chris.I love them.

Kristen Hermanny said...

I missed you this week, girlie! Very neat effect. I also love your sayings. The makeup sponge worked just great!
Thanks for the comments you left to me. I was waiting for your comment on the puzzle piece.
xxx

Willy said...

What a fantastic arch, Chris!

cleo said...

your archis so stunning. I like all the colours, the images, everything about it
thank you for joninig me on this weeks theme
hugs cleo/Sandra

Shashi Nayagam said...

It is lovely the way you have done it and the colours are beautiful too.

Dawn said...

Well I'm lovin' Mona's head dress!!
The background is amazing - I so struggle with blending inks - they always go streaky and you see the sponge marks etc, I need a distressing class!!! LOL

Dawn
x

Chriss Rollins said...

I watched you create this piece and how we laffffed at Mona's head gear and our first attemp with those inks.

the result is great.

chriss x

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Brilliant arch, enjoy your playfulness very much! The nests are super!