Hello again! It's week two of the Compendium of Curiosities Challenge, hosted by Linda at Studio L3.
This week the challenge is from page 62 of Tim Holtz's book: Fragments basics. Essentially, this means creating our very own versions of his image-backed fragments.
I'm starting this by telling you that between Linda, Mr. Holtz and Sue at Reno, Nevada's Scrapbook Paradise, my tiny crafting budget is quickly running dry (dearest Sue helped me to find my first pack of fragments, and a whole new project I'll post about later this week).
The worst part is that this technique is ANOTHER one that will probably get used a lot in my craft room. Folks, I just don't need anything else to draw me off into the Crafty Twilight Zone -- my attention span is already in the negative range.
Oh well. At least I got to make this cool card! K&Company paper forms the "curtain" over the beaded tassels and the main background. The 1920's flapper girl highlighted on my very first fragment also is from this paper pack!
The yellow background features pressed embossing from a Hello Kitty folder and heat embossing from Stampendous powder in silver.
The sentiment frame is a soft chipboard piece colored with Close to my Heart sunflower and Distress Ink wild honey. The rim has been dotted with Stickles pearls.
Ah, the sentiment. I love this part: vis chaque jour avec enthousiasme: JOIE.
A literal translation is, I think, Screw each day with enthusiasm! JOY! I'm sure that someone who actually reads French would say the translation is fill each day with enthusiasm.
But, if you're like me, you probably prefer "Screw each day with enthusiasm! JOY!"
Honestly. How often do you get to say that? Prost!