Friday, 26 July 2013

Clutch Bag

There I said it all in the title - when I was mucking around with a doily stamp I decided it was a tad too large to fit the whole thing on a C6 card so cut one in half - then I stuck half to a card and presto - that looks like the top of one of those really really expensive clutch bags - then I took ages to work out how to get the bag bit underneath - so silly to stick something down before working it all out - that's where the paper piecing came in - so I could stick little slithers under the doily...

 
Once I had that all worked out - what to use as the sentiment - I had a sticker where the happy was already removed and decided - maybe it could represent a hint to a budding suitor that a handbag is a great present and lo n behold - they were talking about just that on the telly ... its funny how things just come together sometimes...
 
Materials used: Stampin Up Hello Doily cling stamp - have to share - it was way too large for my blocks so after advice from my sister - I laid it down face up - inked it up with versamark and laid my cardstock over the top then pressed down with my hands - lifted the card stock and embossed with gold ep...  dp free from a magazine, hand drawn clasp with black Zig gel pen and bling flower and card stock from stash 
 
I am linking up to the following challenges with this creation
 
CASology - cue word is "Gold"
 
Make It Monday #150 - sharing creativity
 
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
 
Thanks for stopping by... Mxx

7 comments:

  1. What a clever idea!! The gold embossing looks great on the black. Glad the inking worked laying the stamp down and pressing the card on top. Looks fab :) Cathy x

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  2. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are #3, #4, #98, #152, and #154.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark… and become a follower.

    Hugs,

    Julia

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  3. I love purses one can never have too many. I saw your creation on MIM. I love this idea and great choice of papers, wonderful idea.

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  4. Love the dimension this gives - really fun colours, too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!

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  5. What a wonderful idea Maudieroff and your bag looks terrific. love the papers and the doily top..gorgeous.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  6. So true, Maureen, there is serendipity all around us all the time! Your clutch bag is the most innovative idea I've seen in a long time! Well done!!

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  7. Very cool clutch card...never thought to use the doily stamp that way but it is perfect when embossed in gold! Thanks for playing along at CASology!

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