Friday, 16 February 2018

Paperbabe #67 ~ Sketch Challenge.. A bottle of Love & Luck.

Happy Friday everyone, i'm so glad you are here!!

There's a new Paperbabe Blog Challenge today and it's time to get your 
thinking caps on and create within the #67 ~ Sketch Challenge requirements.

Here is the Sketch to use as your prompt.

The flower can represent an image or embellishment and the Paperbabe text a sentiment.
Flip it or move those prompts around and have fun being creative.


Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year ~ The Year of the Dog.

Although there is no dog amongst my design the richness of the reds and golds
have been a big influence in this creation.. 

Here is my Paperbabe #67 ~Sketch Challenge design
and those How to do's.. with some hidden *Candy*..

Using red card I blended black ink through a stencil and heat embossed with gold.
This will be my background.


Stamped and embossed a continuous strip and mat and layered.


Three bottles were stamped and embossed, filling two 
with frantage and the third only half full.


Those full bottles were given a stamped stopper with the half full bottle being fussy cut 
to expose its insides. Labelled with Love, Luck and Elixir they were ready to be mounted.


The vapour stamp from the bottle of stamp set was stamped onto the background;
see how the fussy cut half bottle lets the vapour peep through when placed over it.


Time to layer up all those elements to create my Sketch Project piece.


With a dot and dab of glitter glue, some stars from the Bottle of substrates kit 
and a large Lucky Red Ribbon my #67 ~ Sketch Challenge piece is complete. 


To show my appreciation and give thanks to you 
all for your support I would like to share the Paperbabe love and
offer a *GIFT* to one of you lovely people in the form of a candy giveaway.

I have an extra set of Paperbabe Bottle of Stamps and if you would like to receive them
simply let me know in your comment on this post I will draw out the winner from the 
*Mad Hatters Hat on Friday 2nd March*

Wishing you a wonderful weekend
with lots of love and luck.

Creative Hugs
Tracey xx

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27 comments:

  1. Wow Tracy, this is absolutely fabulous, what a treasure. Have a great weekend! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Hi Tracy, this is a great card. I so love that texture on the background and the bottles are so much fun, I would love to win a set of these so fingers crossed. Have a lovely weekend, Angela xXx

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    1. Hi ya Angela, they are great bottles and can be used for so many things. The whole stamp set is a delight. Happy you like it.. Enjoy your weekend xx

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  3. Tracey,it is a gorgeous piece of art, the frame is fantastic, and I love how you filled the bottles with magic, - and vapour coming from one--maybe not something I would be ready to smell, lol- A little like Aladdin`s bottle ..---
    And to answer the note to me, in the older post...I agree, no eyes would ever be able to create the same beauty, in a Dinky size stencil , dear friend.
    Big hugs to you , I hope your weekend have started out, wonderfully.
    Dorthe, xxxx

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    1. I'm not sure I would want to smell it either Dorthe hee hee!!
      The bottles are fabulous as is the set with so many intricate stamps included as well as wording which is always a bonus.
      You can create great alchemy with it all..
      Wishing you lots of creativity this weekend Big Hugs xx

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  4. Such a fabulous card!!! Love those botles and the way you used them is just genius, so, so clever, love it! Cool and elegant all at the same time!

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    1. Thank you very much Astrid, I do love those bottles.. I think it's their cheeky little shape hee hee xx

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  5. Oh my, what a stunning card, I do love red and black together and those bottles look amazing the way you have filled them and the red bow is just the perfect finishing touch! Hugs, Anne xx

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    1. Thank you Anne, there is just something about red, black and gold that brings out the oriental side and it seemed very fitting for this fortnights challenge. Have a super weekend xx

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  6. Gorgeous card Tracey and I must admit I do love a bit of bling :)

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    1. Thank you Donna, I have to admit to having to *Bling* it out every now and then.. Big Hugs xx

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  7. LOVE the bling and the fabulous results. Great sketch.xx [aNNie]
     ❤️

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  8. This is a real beauty Tracey, there's just something about these colours together, so rich and luxurious, and definitely Oriental. The bottle and the vapour and the bling are all so eye catching - can you tell that I love it lol. I'm going to have to go away and have a think now 'cos I do love a sketch challenge, and I would also love to be in the draw for these fab stamps. Have a very happy weekend, Sue xx

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    1. So glad you love it Sue, I had other plans for those bottle but thought they would work well with the challenge theme so had to think quick on my feet with it all. Your name is now in the Mad Hatters Hat ;) Enjoy the rest of your weekend xx

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  9. Wow! This is such a beautiful card with those gorgeous embossed bottles Tracey! I love it!
    Happy Saturday,
    Alison xx

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  10. A fabulous card Tracey, love the rich red and gold with the black. The bottles look amazing and that's such a fab idea with the vapour of the Elixir bottle.
    A wonderful giveaway, I would love to take part.
    Hugs, Avril xx

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    1. Aww Thank you Avril, they are great stamps to play with and there are lots of them.. Your name is now in that hat too :) xx

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  11. Oh WOW - Mixed Media on it's best! GREAT!
    Happy weekend Tracey!
    oxo Susi

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    1. Happy you like it Susi, have a fabulous weekend xx

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  12. Oh my god! Tracey you are sooo talented! Wow! I LOVE your fabulous card! Kisses, my friend.

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  13. Do not put my name down for your generous candy huni as I already own this set of stamps and stencils.

    Thank you so much my friend for sharing this and your fabulous talent, I love how you have used the bottles and the way you have cut out the inside of part of one of them is just genius! Awesome inspiration lovely lady, your talent is endless and now I know how I can use these stamps in a much better way, thank you! xx

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    1. Glad you like it Karen and really happy to hear it's given you some inspiration. I look forward to seeing what wonderful designs you createxx

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Creative Hugs Tracey xx