{ 2 Challenges done in one! }

Good Afternoon!

I had a great morning! Just played around a bit and decided to do a collage for Ethel's challenge, but decided to incorporate another challenge into this one! It's a Gothic Arch challenge, on ink-stains.

I am not the best with collage, it truly is a challenge for me, as I tend to like things a bit more organized, and have a hard time just letting go! lol I traced the template for the gothic arch, then wrote a verse from Titanic around the arch, I know you probably can't read it, but it says "Near, Far, wherever you are, I believe that the heart does go on. Once more, you open the door, and you're here in my heart, and my heart will go on and on." Oh I loved the movie, and this song seems perfect for this picture, (thanks for the great idea Holly!) Then I had to use a found object, a button. I had to use a photo, or magazine piece, so I used a collage sheet from Artchix. Also used Stampers Anonymous scratch stamp, SU french script, and Stamp barn floral border. I even used some rub-ons on this, which I have NEVER used before, but have alot of! lol I am surprised they work so well, going to have to start using them more!
I was going to scan this on a piece of black c/s, but I didn't want you to think it was a card, so I just left the white in the background. Might go ahead and scan on black anyway, I think it would look better! LOL As you all know, I am still not getting along with my camera! lol

Thanks for looking, and thank you for the challenge Ethel!!!
Off to create some more! lol


PMB said...

oooo this is how soft and romantic it is!

Lisa said...

This is so pretty! Great job putting it all together.

manicstamper said...

Ooooooooh Kim that is just so pretty. I really love it.

Flower said...

I agree: gorgeous!'re back in the creative mode! (and are able to create a beauty straight away...*jealous* lol)

J@cqueline's craft nest said...

This is very pretty Kim!! (I hope you received the envelope I sent to you, probably about two weeks ago already??)

Ethel Amutan said...

Kim, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your arch! Thank you so much for participating! I'm so glad you did!

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Kim this is stunning! love it!

Rein said...

Ooh, this is pretty!

Gillian Hamilton said...

Oh Kim this is such a Delightfully Beautiful beautifully composed.. love it!

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