Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Gothic Arch New Year

Here is my offering.
I stippled.......like that word makes a change from swooshing!.......the background using a cheapo shaving brush with DI's Spiced Marmalade and Shabby Shutters then spritzed some copper glimmery mist which miraculously I seem to have captured again on film!! LOL
.....stamped the clock in Impress chocolate.....the sentiment in DI Fired Brick and embossed the chandelier with disco black......dabbed some Adirondack dimensional acrylic in terra cotta onto the scroll and stamped bits near the top and bottom.....tattered the edges with my scissors and used Walnut Stain around the edges..........word fragments stamped onto a piece of same background and edged with DI WS.
Not too sure this is finished quite as I am hoping to join in with a few more Gothic arches this month and depending on how many perhaps turn it into a triptych or a book or maybe this will be the only one in which case it might be the cover of a little journal book.....who knows?!
.........I have such good intentions LOL.
Thanks for looking
xoxo Sioux
P.S. As a bit of fun I've added a vote widget about Distress Ink colour matched ribbons on the side bar.....closes end Jan


  1. Fab arch, I'm going to have to try stippling I think.

    Have voted xx

  2. A gorgeous tag, I love the gothic arches.
    Your colours are brilliant, they work so well together and the sentiment is perfect.
    Love the idea of a book made out of them. A great keepsake.


  3. Great arch. Love your stippling & well done for catching all that shimmer on film. :-) Hoping to make mine into a book too! Great minds!! Have voted too.xx

  4. I too love the book idea. Fab arch! ... and too funny -- love the vote !

  5. wowza ~ what a fabulous arche chickie! awesome techniques..and love the idea of doing a book with arches! perfect sentiment! fabulous work as alwayz


  6. Wonderful arch and so many interesting techniques to try. Sentiment is perfect and the idea to use the arch inspiring. Thank you also for your kind comment over at my place.

  7. great arch. love the background and the way the stamping brings it all together.

  8. this is fab hun love it great design too love cheryl xx

  9. Love this arch! Background is wonderful. Anesha :-)

  10. Great Gothic arch. Love all the bits on it. There is a Gingersnap challenge with embossing and time. You may want to think about that?

  11. This is fab :-) Love all your ideas for using it - mine's currently propped up on my mantelpiece but I'd love to use it on a layout or as part of a minibook or...!

  12. Love your Gothic arch Jen!!!
    Just wanted to thank you too for my Tags prize that arrived during the week- it was a fabulous pick me up- as I was stuck in the house because of all that snow!!!
    love GlitteryKatie X

  13. Love your work and all the techniques ... Have you ever considered being in a DT ? Over at www.fiskarettes.co.uk we are running a call for DT members it's a 3 month position and you get Fiskars tools to experiment with.Check out how to apply on the home page.
    We have lots of challenges,competitions and inspiration if a DT post isn't your thing :D


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