Thursday, July 16, 2009

Ready Steady Stamp challenge


This is something I haven't attempted before - an online challenge - I think they are a brilliant way of getting the creative juices flowing, but I have never dared enter one before! Anyway, here goes. The challenge is on Ready-Steady-Stamp! and here is the link: http://www.readysteadystamp.blogspot.com/
The challenge is an interesting one - there is a list of "ingredients" and they all must be included, along with at least one stamp, but how you include them is open to interpretation. They are: Cats or dogs; black and gold; three different brads; faux-batik technique and a book or newspaper page. Anyway, go and have a look, I'm sure you'll find it intriguing and fun. Oh and they have a rule - no cute. Suits me!


18 comments:

kiki said...

beautiful !
kiki :)

poupetteval said...

really nice !

Carol said...

Love the sparkly take on the challenge

I left a message on another of your projecs - I hope it was Ok to link to you - if not please contact and I can remove the link from the forum.

Have a great day
TC

Sue said...

Wow Chris, that is great! Pretty good for your first online challenge!! Fun isn't it??
Sue

Line said...

a beautiful inspiration!

Tinkertaylor said...

Love all the different elements and colours

IsaNorris said...

hi, it's not always easy to see on a picture, but we are wondering if you have used the faux-batik technique ingredient. If so, where ?
Thanks for letting us know (readysteadystamp@gmail.com)
The RSS team xx

Lavender Rose said...

I love what you have done with this Chris, so much detail and wonderful combination of colours. I am sure you will be joining in more stamping challenges. I see to be stuck in 'cute' mode at present!

chris farnsworth said...

Hi everyone and thanks for your kind comments. I hope what I have done to make the yellow cat in the middle qualifies as faux batik. I sprayed the paper with yellow glimmer mist, then stencilled the cat on with versamark through a stencil and embossed it with clear EP. I then sprayed more glimmer mists over it, in deep orange and dark brown, and when it was dry I ironed off the EP leaving the yellow cat showing. I hope that's OK.

nefertiti said...

Very great work!!Beautiful card!

scrap-hil said...

This realization is superb! I adore!
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Neet said...

Wow Chris - I love this. Composition, colour, everything about it - great!

Angelnorth said...

Great job, I love the cats page you chose as your background and the silhouette cat looks great in the centre of that compass!

cardesque said...

Love your interpretation, loads of detail and colour!

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P'tite Plume said...

Beautiful piece!

Trish said...

This is really beautiful! Good work!



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