Friday, 8 July 2011

Chemistry nerd ....

... I've made this card for the Colour Q challenge - cQc92.  Their colours this week are orange, turquoise, green, black and white - and the inspiration picture is of a really retro looking clock.  When I saw the picture it reminded me of the molecular models I made while studying my chemistry course.  So this was an easy card to make.


Now, I have to apologise to any other chemistry bods out there - I've hand drawn "actual" molecules - but the colours representing the atoms aren't right!!  I know - it bothers me too, but this is craft!! :)  And I had such fun with the card.  The little "atoms" were stamped with a tiny berry from one of my Waltzingmouse sets - see very versatile!!  I stamped the chemistry glassware and coloured the image with Promarkers - matched as closely as possible to the Stampin' Up! colours.  I know this is a strange sort of card, but it makes me happy! 


Stamps:  There She Goes - Chemistry, Chem 101
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Tangerine Tango, Wild Wasabi, Tempting Turquoise; Memento - Tuxedo Black
Promarkers: Orange, Cyan, Marsh Green, Ice Grey 1
Card:  Stampin' Up! - Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise
Spellbinders: Wonky Rectangles (S4-306) dies # 2 & 4
Accessories:  Card from stash, black fine line pen

These stamps are made by There She Goes, an American company, and I can't remember where I first saw them - but I knew I had to have them.  I have several friends who studied chemistry with me and we're all nerdy enough to really appreciate cards made with the stamps:)  To be fair the stamps make great Valentine/love type cards - check out the gallery over at There She Goes - see here

Scouts was really good fun - we didn't have many kids turn up - but those that did had fun cooking - and then eating!!  Now, it's really late - or early, depending on how you think of it - and it's time for me to head off to bed.  I'll be back in the morning to check in with some of my favourite challenges - Less is More and Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge.  See you soon.

13 comments:

Buffy said...

Brilliant, I love it.
Your not the only one who thought of molecules :)
Oh the joys of OU....lol

Paula said...

This is a perfect example of what you excel at - taking the inspiration at an interesting angle & executing it with your stamps invariably involving making your own background. Glad a good time was had. Sleep well - I'm just up for a drin & biscuits having managed to sleep my usual hour or so!
Paula (PEP)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a fun card Deb!

Stella said...

Not weird but definitely fun and a I think its a brilliant'and fabulous take on the challenge!
Love the sentiment too!
Hugs!

Vicky Hayes said...

You are funny Deborah but this is an inspired card and I'm sure it will go down very well in chemistry circles!

Donna Mosley said...

This is a fab card for a chemistry fan Deborah. I love the image and bright colours.

Donna x

Jackie said...

Brilliant card, great colours :o)
Jackie xx

Alison said...

This is adorable! I love the "science lab" look on this card. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog. :)

Christina said...

Eeek! I love this, Deb! So fun and creative! I thought of molecular models when I saw this too, and I'm so happy to see someone take that idea and run with it. Great use of the colors this week! So glad you joined us at the ColourQ once again!

Jenny said...

Briiliant card Deborah, love the stamps...I'll have to add some of those stamp sets to my wishlist now :)
Jenny x

Sylvia said...

Your card is so much fun, Deb! I see why you had to have these stamps. It is so happy! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ again.

Jen W. said...

Lol! This is brilliant! So fun!

Craftilicious said...

Catching up on my blog reader - loving this card - what a touch of genius to hand draw the molecules - they look fine to me, but then I have no real idea what a molecule is! I love there she goes and have quite a few of their sets.

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