Monday, 14 April 2008

Challenge 10: Framed

Hi Everyone! This week's challenge is: 'Framed'. Hand draw a frame, use a die cut frame, cover your frame in flowers or embellishments, make as many frames as you want. You can make a Card, Tag, ATC, Skinny, Scrapbook page, Fatbook Page (4x4) Gothic Arch, Moo Mini card, Skinny, Inchie or Altered Art. We hope you have loads of fun making your work!

If you don't have a blog email your work to,

This week's prize supplied by Tanda Stamps, is a 10 Medieval Knights Stamp Set'. Everyone that takes part in this week's challenge will be entered into a prize draw and 1 lucky person's name will be picked out of a hat. We will announce the winner next week!

Kate, Wendy, Lesley, Fifi, Becky & Jo


For my card I have printed a Frame from Joanna Sheen's Dancing With Shadows CD and attached it to my card base. I have then stamped my lady which is a Hampton Arts Stamp called 'Pearls and Plumes' onto card stock and coloured paper to paper piece the dress and head band.Once coloured the image has been popped into the frame and I have added sticky back gems to her bracelet, earring and corners.

To make my card I stamped Simon and Lola and coloured the image in with pencils. I then threaded some little Prima flowers onto craft wire and wound them around a frame which I placed over the picture. Finally I added some chipboard shapes and chalked around the edges with pink glimmer chalks.

I used Basic Grey Infuse - Purify paper & lilac cardstock. I cut out a frame and distressed it with pink, purple and brown ink pads. I then cut out a vintage image and coloured the dress with my Petal Point purple ink pad. I distressed a music sheet image and used my Paper Artsy words stamp on some pink paper. I stuck on some bronze beads in a swirl shape and printed out some words and coloured them with my chalks. I finished off with a purple flower, and some gems.

I used a versamark inkpad to randomly stamp the flowers on to the cream base card. I made the frame by scoring and cutting out a recess in the centre of the card. I stamped the 'friends' image on to cream card with brown ink and then matted and layered this and placed it in the recess. Out of brown card I cut out a flower. I stamped the message onto cream card with brown ink cut around it and placed it in the centre of the flower. The flower was mounted onto the edge of the recess.

The papers and frame I used are from a large Brenda Pinnick kit from QVC. I stamped just a quick note in versafine. I added a photocorner made on my wizard. Ribbon and gems were then added to the frame.

I stamped a frame onto my card with Plum Archival Ink and watercoloured it in with a co-ordinating Marvy Le Plume, and heat embossed round the oval with gold embossing powder. I did the same with the stamped image.

With thanks to,

Andrea, Anesha, Ann, Carolyn
Hilda, Jane, Leona, Den
Nessy, Orange Daisy, Rosie
Shelia, Val
Cynthia, Daisy, Heidi


Andrea said...

they are fab examples ladies and look forward to trying this one xx

Anne said...

Lovely cards girls, I can't hope to come anywhere near but here's my effort anyway! x

Val dulac said...

hi ! girls

great theme and beautiful examples !
here's my framed bookmark look on my blog here :

bises ! val

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Anonymous said...

Great challenge and examples ladies :-) Here's the link to mine :
My Pages


Rosie said...

Great examples... here's mine!

Carolyn said...

Great Challenge.

Here's my attempt

Rainbow Lady said...

Here we are ladies, earlier this week. Thanks for looking
Love Cynthia x

Rainbow Lady said...

Here we are ladies, earlier this week. Thanks for looking
Love Cynthia x

daisy said...

Here is the link to mine.
Take a Moment

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

great samples

here's mine

hugs jane x

Andrea said...

I have added my ones to my blog today x

crafty creations said...

Lovely work ladies.

here's mine

nessy said...

fab challehge !! another scrap page for me!! second ever!!
here it is
thnaks for looking
vanessa xx

Heidi said...

Thanks for the challenge, I was inspired to make two ATCs. They are at

Leona said...

Hi LAdies fab challenge last but not least lol. ....... i have made a card for you guys to see over on my blog...... TFL Leona x

Leona said...

Sorry just finished my post now...... so you can have a looksie thanks leona x

Crafting Queen said...

Hope I am not too later but my bag should fit this challenge.

orangedaisy said...

have added my framed card to my blog
first time i have joined in on this blog though i have been looking

love the examples ladies

Denise said...

Wonderful DT cards, here is my effort:-