Saturday, March 12, 2011

A little bit of me

is now on an airplane on its way to the Graphic 45 headquarters :) - was very nervous handing over my 3.7kg parcel to the post office - all out of my hands now lol - can't do anymore!! Good luck to the other 24 finalists too

1. Amanda Phillips - Goose Creek, SC
2. Laura Denison - Maple Valley, WA
3. Jane Tregenza - Australia
4. Karen Wilson - Prescott Valley, AZ
5. Gloria Stengel - Oceanside, CA
6. Tara Orr - Canada
7. Michael Jack Putman and Lesley Fisher - Mesa, AZ
8. Sherry Cheever - Jeffersonville, IN
9. Jamie Dougherty - Ramona, CA
10. Hilde Janbroers - The Netherlands
11. Tracey Locher - Escondido, CA
12. Leica Forrest - Canada
13. Karen Bearse - Fairfax, VA
14. Lynette Carroll - Braintree, MA
15. Natalie Dever - Sheboygan Falls, WI
16. Nicole Eccles - Springboro, OH
17. Robin L. Shakoor - Fredericksburg, VA
18. Melanie Forbes - Australia
19. Nancy Wethington - St. Louis, MO
20. Jade Moore - Belleville, Il
21. Tonya A. Gibbs - Keystone Heights, FL
22. Tomoko Takahashi - Japan
23. Jason Jones - Whitesboro, TX
24. Jenny Svensson - Brakne-Hoby, Sweden
25. Yuka Hino - Japan

I have been blog hopping and OMG some of their work is out of this world! It will be tough to chose the final 10 - glad it isn't me who has to narrow it down :P I decided to create 3 new projects especially for Round 2 - something that reflects me and my style and my capabilities :) So spent last weekend playing and then left them for a day to ponder over and give final touches to before posting off. Hope the glass front doesn't break on the way eekkk!! Anyway I have decided to share - all projects had to be sent by yesterday so there's no harm I guess rofl!! And you know me - love to share so here it goes

Layout - the photo is one I took when playing with the camera off auto at the beach a couple of weekends ago - hence the photographers talk for the title!! Lots of distressing and ink and chipboard :)



Card - I tend to overthink cards and turn them into little masterpieces - only addition to this card is I added lots of beautiful mica to the flowers




and my OTP item - I chose a clock to alter - bought a cheap one from Homeart here and it was hideous lol - pure white background with primary coloured butterflies scattered on it....well a bit of paper, 3D mount tape and lots of playing resulted in a very Steampunk inspired clock! Now to pray it makes it in one piece - it has been wrapped up very carefully!!!!






Well there you have it - all 3 projects!!! Thanks for all the special messages too - it is nice to know people are excited for me!!! Off to clear up my scrap desk and scrap some more :)

6 comments:

Sonia said...

geez Mel, you have certainly done some tweaking from the sneak peaks i saw... wow they all look amazing!! love the danglies on the bottom of the clock, and the Lo has just come to life now.. it was great before but has the wow acor now!
good luck chickadee.... everything is xxxxxx'ed for you!
mwah! Sxx

sandra said...

omg Mel I am soooo excited for you!
These creations are just awesome!!
Everything I can cross are crossed for you
good luck chook!
xx

Natalie said...

beautiful work Mel - good luck xxx

Jo Kinder said...

Far out brussel-sprout!!! lol these are just amaazing Mel, you've out done yourself again!! I have everything crossed for you to make the team!

Carol said...

YOU GOOOOO....GIRL !!!!
So loving your style.....
You so deserve it....your style is soooo G45...
X X Carol T X X

scrappylikethat said...

omigosh...I love that clock! And the picture in your layout is absolutely gorgeous! Great job on your final projects...Good Luck.

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