Wednesday 28 March 2012

Artful dwellings

I purchased Tim Holtz's Artful Dwellings and had been wondering what to do with it when along came my Brother-in-Laws birthday so I thought I'd go for a" boy style" something..

I cut grunge board pieces and covered the pieces in K&Co Architectural Column printed flat paper that I had picked up at Hobbycarft for 29p a sheet, a bargain! I used Woodware double sided adhesive sheet as it made matching all the pieces up easier although it would have been easier to stick the paper onto the board and cut everything together.. next time. I used the Creative Expressions "that special touch" Mika mask Large Polka and Rangers Perfect pearls mist in Turquoise.

I have the pieces a rough wash with dusty concord and tumbled glass distress stains. I wiped it off to get a soft mix of colour. I stamped phrases and ticket and hand in jet black staz.I used steampunk clock and clock hands. The button was from an ebay aucion win of metallic buttons. The ticket was attached with a Tim Holtz memo pin. I decide to turn it into a hanging using the handle from a Starbucks bag and added a little silk off cut in turquoise. I used Paperartsy Clocks 3 stamp set and Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Steampunk & Good Thoughts.

1 comment:

  1. I think your brother in law will love this! The masking is very effective and the stamps are some of my faves! Love all the embellishments too! Simply fab x