Saturday, October 22, 2011

Tim in Ten...

Hello Saturday Blogettes,
Just some dabblings from the world of inky stuff. I was really happy when I saw Linda's theme for Grungy Monday this week.Tim Cards in Ten. I love making cards and love making them quick. Be spontaneous and go with the flow! Sometimes you end up with something much better than if you faff all day! I also love to dive into my scrap box and see what beauties are just waiting for their day. I felt a shabby mood coming on so I started with Kraft cardstock which I love.

 Then a swish of white from my dabber followed by some torn Tissue tape. I then stamped the Papillon butterfly onto a piece of Kraft Glassine and stitched it onto the card with a book page scrap underneath. A length of twine, stamped words, a button and inky edges...I'm done!


Just some overlapping and simple layering. Although it's shabby I'm still thinking about the vertical and horizontal focal lines crossing at right angles. I've been doing lots of colour this week so I enjoyed being back in the Sepia zone..

It's so quick to put together so I grabbed some more scraps and went for another...Again just playing and not thinking for too long. I've got lots of off-cuts from the Tattered Florals die and they can look really good placed on the edge of something...cards, an art journal page or layouts...
 I stamped the LOVE WISH DREAM onto a scrap of dress pattern paper to get a translucent effect and just stapled it to the card. More twine, but off-centre and sewn through the card. I'm mad on string, thread and twine - use it on almost on everything! Again a button for a little colour and interest and all done. I hope you like them and might feel inspired to raid your scrap box too! Have a wander through Tim's blog too and see what you can do in ten...

It's the last week to enter October's My Mojo Monthly! Got some creative surfaces going on or another inspirational artful gem you like to share, please join in! There's some great entries and a fab set of Tim stamps in the giveaway too!
I'm off, there's a whole weekend of creating and living that needs doing... Thanks for visiting, have a great weekend! Sarah.

22 comments:

Ali said...

Wow. Gorgeous cards. And lovely idea. I'll have to have a play myself. :)

inkypinkycraft said...

This is fab, can't believe you have made it in ten minutes fab!!! Trace x

Sylvia x said...

brilliant...i love it

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

What a superb card!!

greetings, Alie :-)

Juls said...

Hi Sarah

I am still playing catchup in blogland at the mo, I have enjoyed taking a look round your blog at all that I have missed since I have been on my hols.

I love these cards, Love how all the collage is just on one corner of the card - fab inspirational work as always!!!

Hugs Juls

Sandra said...

Just love your tim in 10 cards! It's obvious that not overthinking is the key to creating beautiful things. Wonderful job!

Peggy Alborn said...

Love the simplicity - and such a wonderful use for the many scraps I create!

Lori said...

Love these simple ideas that turn out a gorgeous card!

Heavens2Betsy said...

I find these breathtakingly beautiful in their clever simplicity. Love your creations. Such great design. penny

Kaz said...

Simply gorgeous x
kazx

shirley said...

Fabulous cards.

Gabrielle said...

Ooh! I love how simple and incredibly effective this is - truly wonderful x

Susan King said...

Great design on these cards, Sarah. And you made it sound all so effortless!

Sam said...

Loving these tags Sarah. Got to do mine tomorrow after we collect our new babies - 3 ex-battery chickens. Made three jumpers out of a fleece m lovely hubby donated. Hope they approve and are nice and cosy! I only used the arms so he has a fleece body now LOL! Maybe he can start a new trend!

kissinia said...

oh my god, oh my god, oh my god! adorable!

CraftyLoops said...

Stunning Sarah and such a great way to use up the "wee bits" that are lying about. Lee x

Alison said...

Fabulous use of your scraps Sarah, they're beautiful! x

Lesley said...

I love this Sarah! At first glance we see a fabulous, simple, C&S card but then another look brings in the many layers and details. Lovely.

Ann B said...

I love craft card and it is just right for your scraps. Clever, beautiful cards

Anonymous said...

Really like your cards! Thanks so much for supplying us with details.
Judy

Ros said...

Wow! I love these!!

Liz Fedyna said...

Inspired!