Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Tartan Rock for Daring Cardmakers

On Daring Cardmakers this week, their dare is to use tartan. I found this tartan paper, and for some reason immediately thought of the guitar from the Indie Art cartridge - maybe it was a subconcious Rod Stewart connection, although I am not a huge fan of the wee Scot.
So I covered the front of the card with the tartan paper (HOTP), and found a scrap of music paper for the centre. The guitar was cut at 4 1/2", once in black with the blackout feature, twice in black without blackout, and a layer in red. I threaded it with red cotton, I haven't a clue how many strings a guitar has, and was not about to break off and google it - so this is an artistic interpretation!
The guitar really looks quite dimensional, I popped each layer up with silicone glue, and in my usual fashion rushed to photograph it before the excess glue was dry and I could peel it away... never mind, you get the picture

I'll be back tomorrow with a couple of sneek peeks...........

26 comments:

  1. Love that guitar and that Tartan wonderful. Hugs

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  2. This card rocks!!! Sorry! Couldn't resist :-)
    Fab card, Rod Stewart would love it!
    I got some little electric guitar charms at the weekend and had no clue until now how to use them...thanks for the inspiration!

    Jane
    x

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  3. this card absolutely rocks, enfys! love, love, love it! so awesome and cool! hugs!

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  4. wow En...great take on the challenge and love the guitar and no I am not a RS fan either...big hugs kath xxxxx

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  5. Oh wow what a fantastic card!
    Love your tartan and your guitar is fabulous!
    hugs
    kim x

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  6. I think it has 6 stings - but don't take my word for it. Love the 3D!! Love the guitar. & what do you mean you don't like the wee scott? Don't you think he's sexy? LOL! (I hate that song!)

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  7. Hi Enfys, well Rod Stewart look is definitely in for me, but I was thinking it was more Bay City Rollers myself. Your card is lovely and just right for a young person of the 70's my daughter is a Rod Stewart fan. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

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  8. oh Enfys, this card just "ROCKS" - really like the color combo and the guitar looks great, like how you added the strings - great idea to pop it out, too! Paper just works great with this card; this card makes music! :)

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  9. Nothing like a bit of Tartan Enfys - great card! x

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  10. Love this design its awesome - i am so going to have to buy this cartridge!
    love tasha xx

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  11. Great card, that guitar just pops right off the page. Beautifully done, as always. hugs, eileen

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  12. I agree, this card rocks! The guitar is awesome!

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  13. Wow this is fun AND fabulous - great take on the tartan theme.

    Lynda xxx

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  14. love the guitar and the tartan is brilliant love cheryl xxxx

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  15. I think, a lot of work, but it was worth it!!! Too cute!

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  16. Some dude is going to just love this. Love all the dimension of the guitar, I am sat next to my sons guitar and they have 6 strings but wouln't have known that without couning them.

    hugs
    Kaye x

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  17. What a great card. Love the strings on the guitar and all of the detail you put into this. You are SO crerative!

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  18. Love your rendition of the guitar. It is one of my fav cuts on IA cart.
    6 String on a acoustic guitar, a bass has 4 strings..... just an FYI

    I was a fan of Rod the Bod or Mod or whatever his nickname was LOL

    Have a great day!

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  19. Fantastic card Enfys, love the guitar, it really rocks this card :) Donna x

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  20. You ROCK!!! Love this card I really need to one of these for my son!
    Thanks for all the inspiration!
    hugs
    Brenda

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  21. A fabulous piece of work - the guitar is just brill! :)

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  22. I love this. Brilliant card Enfys

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I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x