Wednesday, September 1, 2010

GC69: Tiled Time for "Ancient Ages" Challenge

Our newest Chestnut Theme Challenge on Gingersnap Creations is "Ancient Ages" where we celebrate the ancient civilizations.

I couldn't make up my mind which stamps to use - so I used a bunch. I stamped an old architectural textbook page as a base and overstamped a variety of "ancient" characters before I sponged distress ink all over everything - including my fingers.

Tiled Time
Buddha postage (Cherry Pie); greek heroes (Stamp Francisco); egyptian lady (Beeswax); griffin and architectural text page (Above the Mark); roman soldier (Stampington)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie and Chocolate Chip (Stampin Up)
Ink: Timber Brown and Saddle Brown (StazOn); Scattered Straw, Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Dried Marigold (Ranger Distress Ink)
Tools: 1 1/4" punch (Stampin Up); sponges

See how the Gingers are making history over on Gingersnap Creations!


  1. Hi, Shar! I absolutely love this!!! Those tiles are awesome!! Thanks for the fabulous inspiration! :)

  2. Very cool Shar!! I'm loving your tile work here!! :)

  3. Mmmm, just LOVE all the inky layering here!!

  4. wonderful work with the tiles and distressing. it is stunning!

  5. What a great idea using the old book! Love how this came out!

  6. Shar, this is a great piece of art!

  7. Shar your card is stunning! What a gorgeous effect on the images and I love the composition! Hope you have a wonderful Labor Day weekend! :)

  8. Amazing - the layering of the stamped images, the colours, the tile effect. Fabulous. Lynne M

  9. Loving the layered look on this card - fabulous!

  10. Love this Shar, how creative to use such a mix of images. It works so well for the theme,

    Lucy x


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