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Saturday, 21 February 2009

Time on my Hands

This 7"x7" piece is presented for 2 challenges - TGIF, hands, and ABC Challenge, B for blue and brown. Early ideas for the "hands" challenge were already used by a couple of other people (note to self - get going more quickly or change your time zone!!! LOL), so I had to think again. Hands on clocks seemed to fit the bill, so here they are....

Most of the stamped images are from the UMount plate, time, plus a dandelion-lookalike-agapanthus by Stampendous, and a couple from the set Avante Garde, by Stamp in the Hand. I did something for the background that I have never managed before - I used My Craft Studio to import some images from Google, then manipulated them until I was happy. I ran the card through the printer, and printed directly on to it. The stamping was mostly done straight on top, and embossed with clear ep. The whole clock was given new hands + hands and the little clock was perched on to the new minute hand... Daft but "cute" - well, as cute as I ever do!!!!

9 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

OMG this is absolutely stunning.
Incredible card. Love them.

Thanks Frankie for your inspiring work to TGiF.

Femmy said...

great card!!!!

Ann Whitfield said...

WOW!! There you go, proving my point again - wonderful work Frankie. Absolutely stunning!
Ann x

Beryl (bik59) said...

Wow, wow, wow Frankie, whate else is there to say!!!
Beryl x

Christine said...

Beautiful Frankie, your work speaks volumns
Hugs
Christine x

herminesplace said...

Fabulous and great idea!

Beryl said...

Great work Frankie. So many different elements all brought together to make a fabulous piece of work.
Beryl xx

Janny said...

Beautiful!

Silvia said...

Fantastic collage.