:::Family:::

 This weeks theme is “Family”. What do you think of when it comes to family? Your siblings and parents? A special grandmother? Cousins that made growing up fun? We hope to see your beautiful creations in gothic arch form here.

Cora Harkins has made a beautiful arch using her own ancestors photo. What is more precious than that? You can read more about Cora and visit her blog from the links below…

Cora

Cora Harkins – Ridgefield , Connecticut

Visit Cora’s blog: Paper Flowers

Bio: I am married with one daughter.  I work full time as a salesperson and stamping is my artistic outlet. My degree is in costume and set design. Though I do not design professionally, I try to bring that training into my art work.  I love antique lace, buttons and ephemera.  You can often see me lurking at area flea markets trying to find new treasures.   I teach classes and sell my cards locally.

I have been stamping and card making for over 15years.  One of my first projects was my wedding invitations.  Lucky for me we had a small wedding.
My other hobbies are knitting, sewing, felting and papermaking.

Description of Family Arch: This is an old photo of my Dad’s family.  The older woman looks like my Grandmother but she is actually her Grandmother.  I thought the quote was so appropriate.  I do feel like I explore my family’s past to better understand the present and the future.  Photos of family are so precious.  They are our links to the past.

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71 Responses

  1. Great theme and gorgeous Arch Cora. Love it.

    Here is my entry: http://herminesplace.wordpress.com/2007/09/09/gotic-arch-challenge-family/

    Warm regards Hermine

  2. […] week is FAMILIE het thema van de Gotic Arch Challenge. Deze keer de gehele arch bestempeld. Stempels die gebruikt zijn van: Stampers Anonymous […]

  3. Here is my arch for this week. Thanks for looking.
    Family

  4. My link isn’t working so here it is again.
    http://paperflowers1.blogspot.com/

  5. Another interesting theme !
    That’s my entry on my blog : http://scraptova.canalblog.com/

  6. Great Theme! Here’s my entry:

    Tout Lien

    Angelina says hi…

  7. Great theme again. I love this template!
    Here is my entry for this week

    http://dutchstamptramp.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arches-family.html

  8. Wonderful theme again!
    Here is my entry for this week challange:

    http://dutchspongequeen.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-challenge-family.html

    Sija

  9. Thanks for the fun theme Cora. My arch has only ‘found’ family on it:
    http://papierenavonturen.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-family.html
    Thanks for stopping by,
    Dymphie

  10. Fab arch – I love the sentiment you’ve used Cora! I’m playing for the first time this week. Mines here: http://artisanne10.blogspot.com/

  11. Another great theme, here is my entry for this weeks challenge.

    http://scrappydoo-gillian.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-challenge-family.html

    TFL
    Gillian

  12. Nice theme!!
    pat

  13. Not sure if I am posting this in the right section, I guess it will be a wait and see. Sorry if I am wrong.

    My entry for the Family challenge:

    http://sun-catcher.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-sunday-family.html

  14. Here is my first Gothic Arches effort with my snowman family card.
    Thanks for looking
    I love this site I have just found, thank you for providing me with a new challenge.
    Love Cynthia x

    http://rainbowladyscraftyblog.blogspot.com/

  15. WOW~these are all REALLY BEAUTIFUL! (((((HUGS))))) sandi~really inspired!

  16. Beautiful Arch Cora, here’s my contribution for this week:

    http://artescapes.blogspot.com/2007/09/family.html

  17. Beautiful Cora. I must have taken in your edging subconsciously – forgot about it completely whilst doing mine. I think yours is better!
    Here’s mine, then.
    http://stampandscrape.blogspot.com/2007/09/family-business.html

  18. Cora, lovely family arch, fabulous photo, too! I also like the quote & edging! Here is my submission for the week:
    http://tatteredtiara.blogspot.com/

  19. I love this blog and I love the theme , here is my first gothic arch!! 🙂
    http://becreativebehappy.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-family.html

  20. Here’s mine. Great theme this week. Goth Arch Familya

  21. I am so enjoying this weekly challenge. Thank you for posting this.
    Here’s my entry this week: http://kardkrazy.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-challenge_10.html

  22. this is my first entry- great challenge site, I love it.

    http://gerardloon.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-family.html

  23. what a great challenge theme! this is my family gothic arch !

  24. heres my 1st attempt at a gothic arch
    great challenge,loved it!

    http://creativejourney07.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-challenge.html

  25. Hello
    this is my entry for this week .Have a good challenge.
    Pat
    http://www.chezzoescrap.com/

  26. my gothic arch is an homage to sisterhood,
    thanks for the inspiration

  27. my gothic arch is an homage to sisterhood,
    thanks for the inspiration
    http://madebyjoanne.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch.html

  28. oh dear I’ve made a big mistake this time as you’ll read on myblog – this weeks effort is gothic arches meets 4×4’s…oops ..sorry folks will try harder next time!! promise.

  29. Here`s is my entry.

  30. Here’s my Arch:
    Family Arch
    Thanks for the challenge.

  31. Here’s my entry.Thanks

  32. My first arc and first entry on this challenge site …
    http://challengepiecesbybb.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arches-family.html

    Thanks for looking!

  33. Hi!

    Great theme again! Here’s my entry:
    http://stempelgekkie.blogspot.com/2007/09/gac-family.html

    Bye!
    Klaartje

  34. Hi!

    Great theme again! Here’s my entry:
    http://stempelgekkie.blogspot.com/2007/09/gac-family.html

    Bye!
    Klaartje

  35. Hello, thanks again for this great challenge. Here’s my entry:

    http://geocities.com/silvia_duda/index.html/1148

    🙂 Silvia

  36. hello,

    here my participation for the topic family: http://blogbonbon.canalblog.com/albums/arche_gothique/photos/16956804-arche_famille.html

    thank you very much for these challenges!

    I adore!

    bises of France.

    bonbon

  37. Great theme.
    Here’s my entry

  38. These are so beautiful! I am glad to have had Linda put the link on her blog!

  39. Here’s mine. I tried a digital and a paper one:

    http://redplaid3.blogspot.com/

  40. Family arch uploaded!
    Tami R.

  41. Tami & Bonbon, I liked your arches but couldn’t leave praise.

  42. First timer here! My family arch is here

  43. http://pic50.picturetrail.com/VOL427/743210/17798486/277862344.jpg Sorry it didn’t seem to work the first time I posted.

  44. Here is my arch for this week. Thanks for looking.
    http://cctigrou.over-blog.org/article-7112882.html

  45. Here’s my entry:

    [url]http://scraprices.canalblog.com/archives/2007/09/13/6198310.html[/url]

  46. Here is mine! This is my first gothic arch and I really like how it turned out. This is of my grandmother and my great-grandparents. Family was a nice theme.

    http://www.getright.org/blog/2007/09/gothic-arches-family.html

  47. Here is my arch for this week. I LOVE what everyone has come up with, it is amazing how different they all are. Fabulous Job everyone – pat yourselves on the back!!! Keron Lee, Melbourne, Australia

    http://thecolourguru.typepad.com/the_colourguru/gothic_arches/index.html

  48. hello

    This is my first,
    this is the family of my DH, grandmother, father and uncle

    http://fairyscrap.over-blog.com/article-12373646.html

    thanks
    claudia

  49. Here is my first entry for these challenges. Thanks for this – I enjoyed the challenge

    http://snomade.blogspot.com

  50. hello…… thanks a lot for this challenge
    here is my arche for this week

    manuela

  51. And here is mine – very last minute posting I’m sorry! I promise to be quicker next week but I kept changing my mind!

    http://debbibaker.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-family.html

  52. Okay, so I am late…but they turned out really good!! My favorite theme so far!! Kerilou

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