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Thursday, 18 April 2013

Triptychs


 I have been making lots of cards using the triple stamping technique -
 and I started thinking about triptychs -
 where an image is illustrated in three parts.

I made the following some time ago - a tiny version where I cut a stamped image into three parts,
 matted and embellished them. Think along the scale of an ATC.
The butterflies are from SU's Beautiful Wings.


I had the following sketch to work on which I thought lent itself to a triptych:


This is what I came up with...it uses two of the lovely stamps from IndigoBlu, matting papers from my scrap bags, a little ribbon and butterflies from a Cheery Lynn Design die.



And something completely different - this image has been sitting on my work table a couple of weeks waiting to be coloured. I went for pretty Spring colours to match the lovely ribbon I had in my stash.
 I used the SU topnote die, matting some pretty papers,
 the base one of which was distressed around the edges with 'Shabby Shutters'.
I am submitting this to the House Mouse & Friends Challenge 'Springtime" #HMFMC142


Happy Crafting!

4 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, so many beautiful cards, you have been a busy gal. Your House Mouse creation is wonderful, awesomely colored and the papers and trims finish it off so beautifully. Thanks for joining us for the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Nicely done.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  2. Gorgeous cards Susan :-) all of them are fabulous and I LOVE your cute meeces with the stunning ribbon ! so pretty :-)

    thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Challenge
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. so beautiful and love the image, so pretty, thank you for sharing with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  4. Hi Susan love this fresh spring colour combo lovely ribbon & die cuts..great take on the Spring chall theme.

    Thanks for sharing with us at HM & friends chall this time.

    smiles Christine x

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