Friday, October 7, 2011

Sing Out A Pretty Time

There are many reasons I blog, for friendship, to show my work and also to challenge myself. Trisha Too had a swap awhile back where she sent you some of her stash and we had to create something out of it. It was wonderful to see how everyone put their own spin on her stash. I didn't know what supplies I would receive and it was fun opening the envelop and being surprised.

I made an ATC using a little of everything Trisha put in the mailer. Her cut vintage girl image carrying the basket was the starting point. I even used a bit of her lace to make the basket. stand out The base of the ATC was some shiny crinkly paper and the background is a piece of patterned paper I painted over. Some rhinestones, Stickles and the sentiment Sing Out A Pretty Time were the finishing highlights.

Hope you get to sing out this week.
artfully yours, gerri

"Sing Out a Pretty Time"
"Pretty lace basket"


  1. What a fun concept for a challenge!! Beautiful result! I love the embellishments with the stones and tulle. Just fabulous as always.

  2. beautiful piece.
    such a great swap idea!

  3. Gorgeous ATC- that was such a fun challenge!

  4. What a fatnastic ATC Gerri - looks like you got a great assortment of goodies from Trisha!!! I bet she loved what you did with it all!! I think that's a fun challenge to do - great to see what everyone makes!

  5. Very pretty, love the soft colours. Valerie

  6. too much fun, Gerri. You did a great job .. love the little basket. xxDonna

  7. Fantastic ATC Gerri. This is so beautiful and sweet. Lovely.
    Have a very nice weekend and my lovely greet

  8. How creative Gerri, fabulous colours and a fabulous ATC.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

  9. That sounds like fun.. I would be scared I wouldn't be able to come up with anything..
    Your ATC looks fab.. All those sparkly's look great!!

    Hugs, Linda

  10. Just so adorable. I love how you prettied up her little basket.

  11. Such a romantic piece, great use of the lace.

  12. This is divine and so beautifully blingified another stunner !


  13. Love the lace to showcase the basket! and the little netting for her hat. cute!


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