Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Stamptacular - #6

It's been a couple of weeks since I was last at Stamptacular Sunday and I had been thinking of practising a bit more masking with my stamps and this sketch suited it to a T.....how could I refuse to join in? LOL
I love the look of all the great collage stamps you can get........I drool for quite a few!!.......and the other day I took a long hard look at exactly what is is that appeals and tried to recreate the look with the stamps that I have.

All the stamps used here did not cost me a penny!!!....ooh sorry.......I lie.....the letter stamps for the word "time" cost me 99p...what a bargain.....so much so that when I drove to the shop a couple of weeks ago.........hoping to get a couple more different fonts.............they did not have any left and did not expect to get anymore :(
The rest were either free from a magazine, part of the subscription to CS from Paperartsy or part of a prize quite some time ago (again Paperartsy)......I was itching to use the ticket stamp that came as a freebie with Craft Stamper this month......The papers were again from the wodge that I got from Lyndsay (SSBFL)........I realised after a while that the papers looked familiar and it turns out I have quite few of them already in some 6x6 pads.........it's the same old story............had for ages can't bring myself to cut them.........so using these is not bringing me out in a cold sweat in case I can't get anymore! LOL.................................The wording "is Relative" was computer generated.

Here is a bit of a close up of the main panel.....Thanks for looking and thanks again Stamptacular for the great sketch..........will really be using this often................off to practise some more.

xoxo

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful job! I love your collage work and the bargain you got. Big bargain hunter myself. Thanks for joining in our challenge this week:)

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  2. WOW, your card is just gorgeous! I love the stamped collage look and your papers are perfect! Thanks for joining us this week. Hugs, Carly

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  3. Hi, your card is just fabulous, so many details in that collage and the stunning colours really suit it so perfectly. thanks for joining us this week. Joey.xxx

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  4. Wow Jen, what a lovely collage you've put together with your stamps, I too love some of those old collage stamps they have out, but I've yet to buy any, and after seeing what You've done with individual ones, guess I won't need too.
    Thanks for playing this week at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge
    hugs
    Donna.

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  5. your card is just gorgeous ,lovely collage

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  6. Fab card Jen! You have done a great job with the masking and the papers work so well with it. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

    Liza x

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  7. oh wow this is stunning...I love that vintage look Jen and you have done it perfectly xxx

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  8. Hi Jen

    Wonderful take on the sketch, love the collage.

    Thank you playing along with the stamptacular challenge.

    Joanne x

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  9. Ohhh my! This is gorgeous!!
    Love the colours and the details!

    HÄnglar stamps are only sold in Sweden and Norway...
    Hugs from Maya:)

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  10. I really like the colours of these
    cards and the fact that you have used your stamps in such a creative way to produce your own collage look.
    I also wanted to ask you whether you could give me some advice on images on my blog? Why do some images get bigger when you click on them and others don't. It seems as if you have alot of digital knowledge. I have spent time trying to work it out but have not found the answer. Any help much appreciated. Many thanks.

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  11. Beautiful card! I love the collage look, this is just simply stunning! Thanks for joining us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
    Pleasantly,
    Paula

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  12. Wow, your card is fantastic! Love the collage and all the little details you've put in.
    Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!

    Hugs, Line

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  13. Great card! Love the collage!
    Thanks so much for joining us at SSC this week! Hope to see you next week - Good Luck!
    --x Dee

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  14. Many thanks. I have got your message re photos. If it makes it easier my email is
    lauraliddell@waitrose.com. Whenever it comes to light it would be great to know.
    Cheers.

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  15. Great card ;)

    Thanks for joining us at SSC this week ;0)

    Janneke X

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  16. Fantastic card thank you for taking part

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