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May 2010 Creative Challenge!

We are honored to award these winners of the
VIC Creative Challenge.

Sicilian Antiques by Justine FrederickSicilian Antiques
by Justine Frederick
SECOND PRIZEnecklace by Carol Klonicki
Vintage Crystal Flower Necklace by Carol Klonicki
THIRD PRIZEEarth and Sky Box by Karen Monroe
Sky & Earth Box
by Karen Monroe


Teach Yourself Visually Collage and Altered Art coverSicilian Antiques by Justine Frederick is a collaged box, rich in vintage colors and dimensional textures. The box is finished and embellished front and back, with the same attention to detail. The embellishments are hand-made, like the fabric-scrap rose, and found items. Justine will receive a copy of Teach Yourself Visually: Collage & Altered Art, by Roni Johnson. The winning artwork will also be displayed on the Vintage Image Craft Home Page for one month!


JudiKins Diamond GlazeVintage Crystal Flower Necklace by Carol Klonicki displays a thoughtful pairing of vintage images in an unusual setting. The patriotic text is layered with flower images representing remembrance and peace. The subdued color pallette encompasses the images, ribbons, beads and other embellishments. Carol will receive a JudiKins Exclusive 10oz bottle of Diamond Glaze™, a water-based dimensional adhesive and glaze.


Christmas Children collage sheetSky and Earth Box by Karen Monroe features hand-colored artwork and thematic strength. The artist incorporated text about the original 1888 woodcut, a color pallette reminiscent of the dawn or sunset sky, and details like patina on the metalwork, drybrushing and distressed edges. Karen will receive a Vintage Image Craft Image Book download.

The judges, Roni Johnson, Scott Henderson and Martin Bray want to thank all of the artists who submitted their work for this May 2010 Creative Challenge. Each piece was an impressive expression of artistic vision and accomplishment. Thank you for sharing the fruit of your hands and hearts.

You can view all of the beautiful entries here
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Entries to the May 2010 Creative Challenge

Click below to see other entries to the May 2010 Creative Challenge...

Joy - mixed media wall hanging 
I selected The Young Discoverers from the free images offered by Vintage Image Craft. The image reminded me that we all can continue discovering throughout …

Crying Baby - photo shadowbox 
I created this hanging shadowbox using the VIC crying baby photo with Corel PSPX2 photo program. The background paper is my own creation using color and …

Night Life 
"Night Life" pays homage to my the special time when all beautiful things in the world go to sleep. All is dark and quiet. Yet, 'neath the candle light, …

Seaside Tag 
For this project, I had promised my Real Estate agent that I would send him a couple pieces of my beloved "Sea Glass". I wasn't able to pick out just …

Toddler Portrait - layered scrapbook page 
I used the toddler portrait and created a scrapbook page. The materials are: Close To My Heart card stock, edge anchors & rub-ons; On-hand lace, background …

Friendship Notebook with handmade ribbon work 
My notebook was made using this vintage Easter image, but I thought it would be perfect for a friendship notebook. Techniques used on my notebook would …

Sky and Earth Box - collaged wooden box 
Download free Flammarion print (black and white image); With colored pencils, color and shade print in blues, purples, yellows, rose, green. Using Scrapbook …

Once Upon A Time - Baby Shower Card 
Babies, babies everywhere. It seems this is the year of the baby for friends and family. I adored the vintage photo offered of a sweet babe sitting in …

Lovely - An Altered Art Collage 
I chose a vintage image from VintageImageCraft.com depicting a lovely woman holding a beautiful cat. I aged the photo around the edges and then added several …

A Special Mother's Day card for my grandmother 
This card was made for my grandmother. When I saw the image, I thought of her, and thought that maybe she had some pictures like this in her collection. …

Mother's Day card for a special aunt 
This card was made for a special person in our family! The image is from Vintage Image Craft. The paper used is: Barely Banana, Very Vanilla from Stampin' …

Mother's Pride - layered Mother's Day card 
This card was made especially for my mom! The fabulous main image is from Vintage Image Craft. The paper used is Pink Pirouette and Very Vanilla from …

Sicilian Antiques 
One photo just will NOT do my new favorite project justice! This entire project was inspired by the adorable image that Vintage Image Craft gave as a FREEBIE …

Vintage Crystal Flower Necklace 
This 18" necklace and earrings are made with an antique teardrop crystal from an old chandelier. It also has a message, created with flowers. On the …

Justine's Baby - collage card 
This image reminds me of just how far past the baby stages I have come. Am I ever grateful that I do not have to deal with teething. The baby image was …

Nurture and Nature  
I collected together some of my favourite items for use on this, my first collage. Initially, I painted the art board with a white Gesso, and then …


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