Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Just Hanging Around

It's Wednesday, which can mean only one thing, it's Stampotique Day! A new challenge at the Stampotique Designers Challenge Blog and this week our hostess is the very lovely Jackie, check out her blog here.
Jackie is inviting us to use Bows in our creations, here's why:

Ribbons have been around since the Middle Ages. Merchants travelled the world, buying and selling ribbon, many of which had gold and silver in the silk. ribbons were a sign of nobility and worn only by the rich. By the  seventh century ribbon was part of the fashion industry and was part of clothing.
Today ribbon has numerous uses, and it is a favourite crafting accessory, I have lots of it! 
You can make fabulous bows with it to adorn your cards, scrapbook page,  tags, journals etc.
So I would like to see you adding a bow to your project, if you don't have ribbons, bows can be made out of many mediums such as paper, clay, string to name but a few!
I looking forward to seeing your creations with a bow!

I grabbed some wire to make the frame and stamped Blessed Skellie on some fabric, I painted her, added beads to her heart and glitter to her flower. I glued her feet to the frame and used some invisible thread from her head to the top of the frame to keep her stable. Then I just got busy with bits of ribbon and tied bows around the wire frame.
Hoping you find time to join in with us at Stampotique.

Wishing you a lovely day, Sam xxx

19 comments:

  1. Love your pretty and colourful hanging Sam, Annette x

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  2. This is super cute Samantha. I love all your pretty colors and bows

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  3. Really like this, Sam, anything that's a bit of Day of the Dead. And what a great use for ribbon offcuts! I have lots of ribbon and rarely use it.

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  4. This is fabulous and how clever to use the invisible thread.
    xxx Hazel.

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  5. You went out on a wire for this one, Sam, and came up with a winning design! Blessed Skellie looks beautiful all gussied up with glitter and beads! Love your "bow-mania"!

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  6. Wow.... Bows bows and more lovely bows!
    Thank you Sam for making such an amazing project this week for my challenge
    Jackie

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  7. What a fabulous project! Love it!

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  8. Just love all those pretty ribbons...fabulous hangy art Sam! xxx

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  9. It's so lovely and bright Sam! xxx

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  10. AWESOME Sam, love your card very much, loads of inspiration and what a wonderful way to celebrate the bow :-) xxx

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  11. This is gorgeous Sam, I love your fabric skellie, and your bows are really cute xx

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  12. Very creative Sam and a great way to fulfill the challenge and use up ribbon. I rarely use ribbon on cards, it always looks rubbish when I do it so I have found a new use for it - making taggy blankies for the little ones :) Love your hanger with skellie balanced on the frame.
    Hugs to you and Poppy xxxxx

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  13. Eheh you make me always smile , the festive ribbons not prepared you to the almost scaring stamp, also so funny .

    Have a great creative weekend Sam!

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  14. I love how you always come up with something different ! Love this one too !
    Corrie x

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  15. Love the ribbon detail :-) xx

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  16. Really awesome project Sam!!! Love it!! XOXO

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  17. This is fantastic Sam - love everything about it xxx

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  18. So fun and so beautiful!!!! I saw it on FB, made me giggle!! :D xxx

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  19. Another fabulous creative and imaginative piece Sam, brilliant.
    hugs Brenda xx

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a comment, Sam x