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Arch by Lisa Renéa

This weeks challenge theme is “Gold”. Create a gothic arch using gold.

Do you think of wealth? Royalty? Shiny objects? We hope to see your beautiful creations in gothic arch form here.

Our glorious gold arch this week was created by Lisa Renéa. You may visit her blog Tattered Tiara to see more of her work.

 A bit about Lisa Renéa…

I hope everyone is enjoying the arch challenges, as much as I am.

This week’s theme is gold. I was inspired by a  Lord Alfred Tennyson

quote, “love is the only gold”. I’ve used a potrait photo of Katherine of Aragon. The story of her marriage to Henry the VIII, always pulls at my

heart strings. What good is all the gold in the world, without love?  I’ve represented this by using the 24K tags. K of course being her initial and she was married to Henry for 24 years.  I can’t wait to see how each of you incorporate this week’s theme in your arches!

Each week the hostess has given you a bit of her own bio, I thought I’d add a twist and tell you five fun facts about me, that you may not know:

  • I moved to west Tennessee a few years ago.  I was actually born and lived most of my life in Nashville, Tennessee. 
  • My favorite color is purple, although you’ll not find me wearing the color or using it in my home decor.
  • I created my first scrapbook in 1980, way before I knew about acid free. 
  • I have a huge collection of cows, every type or item you can imagine. The collection of 100 + cows, started out as a joke of sorts amongst my family and friends.  The herd is not on display, however, they would eventually lead me into the world of stamping.
  • I’ve been fortunate to visit 25 states here in the USA.  I dream of spending time in Paris.
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71 Responses

  1. wonderfull!! and thanks a lot for those challenge! i have a great pleasure to play with all of you. sorry for my english witch is not verry good! have a nice sunday

  2. […] thema van Gothic Arch Challenge voor deze week is goud. Eerst de arch helemaal geverfd met goudverf, daarna met Sequin scrap wat […]

  3. here is my arch for the challenge.
    all that glitters is gold…
    http://vintagepapers.blogspot.com/2007/09/gold-gothic-arch.html

    happy creating everyone! 🙂

  4. Great theme! Here’s my entry…

    Tout Lien

    Bye! Angelina

  5. Here’s mine – I hope it’s allowed. I’ve gone off at a tangent!!
    Ros 🙂
    http://stampandscrape.blogspot.com/2007/09/golden-section.html

  6. Great theme again! Love this challenge so much. Here is my entry for this week.

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

  7. Here is my entry :
    http://www.chezzoescrap.com/article-7120161.html

    Have a good challenge
    pat

  8. Here is my latest entry for the gothic arches ‘gold’ theme:
    http://bluejournalgypsy.blogspot.com/2007_09_16_archive.html
    Thanks so much…I am thoroughly enjoying altered these gothic arches!
    Vale 🙂

  9. Gorgeous Arch, wow!

    Here’s mine:
    by Samm: Gothic Arches – Gold

    Samm
    x

  10. I’m so looking forward to these Sunday challenges! Thank you!
    Here’s my “gold” entry: http://kardkrazy.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-gold.html

  11. hi
    this is my entry and thank you for this challenge

    http://www.couleursetmixedmedia.com/article-12431349.html

  12. ok I can’t seem to put anything up…. http://blendedcolors.blogspot.com/2007/09/gold.html I hope this worked… I loved the theme this week!

  13. For me “gold” is … Christmas ! :-))
    My entry in on my blog
    http://scraptova.canalblog.com/

  14. Lisa R, your arch is stunningly beautiful! Thanks for this nice theme.
    Here is mine
    http://craftnest.blogspot.com/2007/09/nancys-arch-challenge-gold.html
    Jacqueline

  15. What a gorgeous arch, Lisa! Love the gold theme!

  16. You can see mine on my blog as well.
    http://tatteredtiara.blogspot.com/
    Thanks to everyone for playing along this week!

  17. A stunning arch Lisa…..
    Another fab challenge and here’s my entry…..
    http://challengepiecesbybb.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arches-gold.html

  18. Here’s my first entry on Gotic Arch Challenges:
    http://kreativgeschwafel.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/gotic-arches-gold/
    Regards,
    Ilonka

  19. […] I think of Gold, which is the new GA challenge, I cannot help but think of Klimt. You’ve come to the right place, the gold […]

  20. Here’s mine :
    http://scrapaddict.over-blog.org/

    Her name is : Miss Lisa!!!!!

  21. Here is my Gothic Arched Golden Angel for everyone to look at. Loved this challenge thank you.
    Thanks for looking
    Love Cynthia x

    http://rainbowladyscraftyblog.blogspot.com/

  22. Here’s mine – any tips on how to make neat edges would be appreciated, since I am new at this…any exp. arch makers please pass some tips onto to me – would be much appreciated.

    http://bowerwood.blogspot.com/

  23. Here’s my arch :
    Arch GOLD
    Thanks for the challenge!

  24. Tissue flowers? Is it a parade float??? No…it’s a St. Therese shrine this week! 🙂

    http://thelandoflostluggage.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-gold.html

    Great challenge….it was a lot of fun!

  25. Rein, you are a clever gal! Great stamping and embossing and very fun idea.

  26. Great challenge and a fabulous example!

  27. This is my first gothic arches challenge, I enjoyed it very much! Thanks for looking! 🙂

    http://creativeartscraftsspot.blogspot.com/2007/09/gold-gothic-arch.html

  28. A golden sky, a secret garden… here’s my take!
    http://yellowhousestudio.blogspot.com/2007/09/gothic-arch-gold.html

    Thanks, this was a great theme!

  29. I have finally given in to temptation and here is my entry (and the first arches I have ever made that didn’t go in the bin!!!)

    http://krafty-kitten.blogspot.com/2007/09/my-first-ever-gothic-arches.html

  30. Voici mon ange très coloré.

  31. great theme!! thanks!
    here is my entry

    http://scrapenreve.over-blog.com

  32. Hi,

    Here is my first attempt to make a gothic arch.

  33. Here is my entry for this weeks ‘Gold’ challenge. I’m so very much enjoying these Gothic Arches!

    http://ramblingsatfangorn.blogspot.com/2007/09/natures-first-green-is-gold.html

  34. Loved to look at all the gold this week. Some very gorgeous pieces posted!
    Here’s my Golden Age Arch:
    http://papierenavonturen.blogspot.com/2007/09/gouden-eeuw-golden-age.html

    Thanks for stopping by 🙂
    Dymphie

  35. gawd…here it is, here is my contribution

    http://atclindab.blogspot.com/

  36. A bit late but I still seem to be playing catch up after my Holiday!! Here is my effort:-
    http://craftblog.craftybutterfly.co.uk/2007/09/gothic-arch-challenge-gold.html

  37. Merveilleux
    bravo MD

  38. I’m way behing with these challenges, so here’s my gold contribution to start off with! lol

    http://artescapes.blogspot.com/2007/10/way-behind.html

    Loving all the submissions in all the categories so far 🙂

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