Thursday, 21 March 2013

TATTERED FLORALS





...to practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow...so do it...
- Kurt Vonnegut -


...hello everyone, today I'm sharing with you a little canvas that I'm going to put in for Tim's tattered floral challenge, hope you like...



...the tattered floral die is so versatile...


...I have used music paper and vintage V&A papers from my stash...


...apart from the twiggy heart and the rusty wire all products are by Tim Holtz...


...depending on fabric, paper or grunge board, great dimension can be achieved with these amazing petals...


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...didn't realise this challenge was taking place as I don't get much time to create these days, and it's now the eleventh hour, but we still have one more day, if you haven't entered yet you can by going HERE ...

...thank you so much for dropping by today...

XXX














27 comments:

  1. What a beautiful canvas, good to see you are making the most of your limited time. the flowers have come out great, lovely textures. I really like the pop of blue for the sentiment. x

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  2. Hi Mel, great to see you making art again, albeit with limited time. This is a fabulous canvas, love how you dressed the form with the gorgeous flowers and the amazing rusty wire elements. Gorgeous work! Hugs, Anne x

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  3. Love the layers of paper youbhave used to craete tose yummy flowers...lve the rusty wire too...just love that stuff! Great make hope all is well trace x
    Sorry one handed typing so few errors!!

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  4. A really beautiful canvas Mel and such luscious flowers you've created! Your layout is inspiring as are your combo of papers and colours. Is so good to see your creations....I agree with Anne xx

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  5. Really exquisite make, Mel - so glad you found the time to join in, as this is really something special! Gorgeous flowers, so delicate and ethereal and of course I love all the text and manuscript paper you've included - wonderful!
    Alison x

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  6. Hi Mel

    Oh this is fabulous good luck with your entry I think you deserve to win ;-)

    Thanks for your lovely comment over on my blog too!

    Big hugs

    Tina
    XXXX

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  7. This is stunning Mel. Love the flowers and the mannequin is so special. Great to see your work again, hugs Jenny x

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  8. Beautiful canvas Mel, Full of Wonderful flowers, The papers are perfect & I Love the use of wire.. Good luck... Hugs May x x x

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  9. Loving your wonderful canvas with its musical flowers. Good luck with the competition. Hugs Annette x

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  10. Delicate, beautiful and elegant. I love this canvas along with the crackle, the wire and the twiggy heart. Inspirational and so you.
    Juliaxx

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  11. Wow, your flowers are gorgeous and the whole piece is outstanding.

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  12. Fabulous canvas Mel. Your flowers are super and I love the metal twist "stamens" - gorgeous papers too!

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  13. Great canvas, looks so dimensional and such fab details. xx Flora

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  14. Fabulous canvas, looooove the flowers,thanks for sharing and good luck, have a lovely day...

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  15. Your flowers look wonderful and very 'Tim'

    Love Chrissie xx

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  16. wow stunning - absolute amazing!!!
    XOXO SanDee

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  17. Hi Mel
    I have been such a poor visitor lately...forgive me!!
    Your canvas is gorgeous. I love the cool colours you've used, they suit the weather at the minute!! and those tattered florals are beautiful. The combinations are really lovely.
    Good luck with the challenge.
    Hugs Lisax

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  18. Stunning canvas Mel!
    Hope you get some more crafty time this weekend!
    Alison xx

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  19. Beautiful canvas Mel! LOVE your flowers, the twiggy hearts is such a cool idea! Great papers for the petals and flowers, stunning piece of art!
    Hope your doing fine, have a nice weekend, hugs Yvon xxx

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  20. Wonderful canvas Mel - really well done and your flowers are gorgeous!!!!
    Sandy

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  21. Gorgeous Mel, I love the little bits of twisted metal in the flowers and the quote is just perfect!! Good luck in the contest!! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

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  22. Thanks for popping by Mel, I have been remiss in my visits of late. I seriously LOVE how you used just the pop of color in this gorgeous artwork. Sometimes less is more, very effective and inspirational {code for making the rusty windmills of my mind turn} Keep smiling and creating

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  23. BEAUtiful, and in a neautral palette as well! I love it!

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  24. Lovely little canvas! Love how you added the dress form with all the gorgeous tattered flowers! Beautiful!

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  25. This is really nice, Mel, love all the depth you got with the layers of the flowers. I've got to get me that die! xxBarb

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  26. Hey sweetie, WOW this is just gorgeous!! Hugs Pops x

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  27. So pretty! What a gorgeous creation! Kim

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...thankyou so much for taking the time to drop by my blog...I hope you like what you see...warm wishes...Mel :)