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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

WOYWW 196 ????

Hello my dear friends!

Huh! WOYWW 196!!!!???? Well we have certainly come a long way with our Wednesday meetings at the Stamping ground with our Queen Julia in charge! I am looking forward to the ATC exchange - must start making them!
I see some of you are very busy all preparing for spring! Well I am too although I don't have anything spring-ish to show you!
 I have been asked by my daughter to make a card for her friend in Klimt style! As you know a few months ago I made a little Klimtesque canvas so this time I had to gear up for a card! Not the easiest task but I did my best and I hope my daughter or more so her friend will like it! It was very time consuming but I think I have done well - have a look and tell me what you think!

The background is made with gold paints - various ones from GOLDEN, LUMIERE and LUMINARTE...all the stamps are from De Stempelwinkel - the focal point as well as the background - it is a Klimt plate! I also used GOLDEN gold flakes - love that stuff! It costs a lot to buy but it is worth its money! Initially when you put it on it looks like if you put dabs of porridge on but then you leave it to dry and it changes to these lovely chunks of gold! Amazing! I think Klimts art was so decorative because of all that gold he used so I just had to go that way! Oh yes for the lady I have used about 5 or 6 metallic mica markers - I am not sure if the photos show all the shine!  Anyway that is my make of the day...
I will show one more thing I have done that sort of shows that I am trying to do some spring-ish tidying...
I have bought one of these boxes on wheels and have put all my paints, sprays - anything to do with coloring (except my ink pads) into this box which I can wheel out anytime I want and have everything in front of me - also I have made a bit more room on my shelves by putting stuff in this box! I like this solution! 

So there that is my WOYWW 196 edition! Enjoy the snoop - I will be around to see you too!
Thank you to everybody who came round to see me last week - I think I managed to get round to all of you - I have a few more to visit who have visited my TH 12 tags of 2013 post and I have to blog about an award I have recieved which I will do tomorrow so have a look later this week!
Have a lovely day!
Lots of hugs to all of you,


  1. Well done if you did visit everyone last week! Love your Klimt card. Have a good week. well done on the award, I am afraid I don't pass them on any more!
    Helen 8

  2. Love the card...how clever of you. Also what a fab new storage box.
    A x # 44
    ps don't forget to call by at mine on Friday this week :-)

  3. Hi Dolores, hope you are well and happy.
    You really made an excellent job of the card with really effective detail. I'm sure it will be a huge success for DD's friend. Great idea to put all the inky painty stuff in a wheelie box. Makes life easier and is also idea if ever you get a leaker too! hope I can skype on Friday....and hope I have some samples for my dem day to share too.
    love jo x

  4. What a beautiful card! I have never seen Klimt before. What lovely detail and the color is extraordinary!

    Have a great day!
    Belinda (88)

  5. Great card, love the shimmer of the colours and so much detail x
    Happy WOYWW Heather #59

  6. Hi there, thanks for the peek into your creative world this week. Love Klimt and your card is gorgeous!
    Neil #23

  7. It is a great Klimt card! I'm sure your daughter's friend will LOVE it! Happy woyww, Marit #94

  8. that card is looking fantastic I am sure the person it is for will be over the moon with it what a master piece
    Have a great WOYWW thank you for sharing your workspace today
    Ria #39

  9. That looks amazing almost like something you'd see at the museum! Wonderful job!

  10. WOW! That is an amazing card,LOVE the details and all that shiney is right up my alley! Thansk for sahring
    Krisha #126

  11. hi dolores,
    well you certainly fulfilled your brief with this one it is very Klimt, so shiney, love it. Had to laugh at the thought of you putting porridge on your card though. The storage is a good ides .... you cant have too much can you never enough space is there
    thanks for sharing and have a good week
    janet #43

  12. Please ignore my first comment, I sent it to the wong person...what am I like, Lol!

    I bet all that colouring took an age to do but it was well worth it because the card is stunning. I love all the texture on it too.
    Happy Crafting!
    Sue @86

  13. Wow, the card is amazing, quite beautiful. ANd in the same breath WOW - the wheeled box is such a good idea...gives you breathing space too, huh!

  14. Love the card!! Looks like lots of work!! I'm sure the girls will love it!

  15. Like your tidying and something on wheels is always good to have so you can wheel it out when you need it.
    Great Klimt card, you captured the essence of his work perfectly in this.
    Thanks for sharing, ~ Hugs, Neet 36 xx

  16. Gorgeous work as always. Yes, must start thinking about the ATC thing! I'm just starting my desk visiting as I rested yesterday so I could go to footy last night. We won! So I am a very happy Zoe today. Take care Zo xx 92

  17. Wow Delores, this card is absolutely gorgeous! Your daughter's friend must be someone special as you put alot of work (and inkiness) into this card.

  18. Beautiful card! I was trying to explain to my daughter about the Klimt girls and how Graphic 45 uses something like them in almost all their paper pack. I love them! Great idea for the colors. I need to get that organized too! Little late getting around this week but better a little late then never! Hope you have a great week. Vickie #11

  19. I love the Klimt look! You have done a brilliant job there. x Jo

  20. I think your card turned out beautifully. Did you color each of those areas on her skirt - wow! April #145

  21. A truly stunning creation and I love the colours (the photo shows them up really well which couldnt have been too easy either).

    Kyla 151

  22. I think you have done a splendid job with the Klimt card. I think your daughter's friend will will be so pleased!
    The gold really gives some punch.
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