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Tuesday, 9 August 2016

CCM 170 Time

It’s my turn to host over at Crafty Cardmakers this time and I have chosen Time as my theme. I am happy for you to interpret that anyway you like, but if it’s not obvious then please tell us how it relates to time.  I am a little tardy with my post because I have had a nightmare week and didn’t get it finished on time.

170 Time

I started with a 5x7 canvas panel that I had already started but really didn’t like, but it was in the finished colours so that influenced everything else I did. I splodged various Paper Artsy Fresco colours on and then added a couple of stamps from the Ding and Dong range in the background. The main image is also from the same range. I stamped the components onto three different shades of Elizabeth Craft Shimmer Sheetz with stazon. The main body/clock I embossed around the two large circles and then flipped it over and embossed between them to give it some body (no pun intended). I also coloured the beak in yellow to give some definition and added some colour to alternate stripes on the legs, and the clock edge.

The wings and head plummage I accentuated with a white sharpie poster paint pen. I used brads for the eye and to hold the hands of an old clock, I had dismantled, in place. Finally I popped a few tiny gems into place in the centres of the stamped clocks in the background. The craft sheets were a nightmare to stick to each other. I ended up having to use Glossy Accents, but sadly it did leak onto the front of the bird and I had to try and repair it with copics. The upside is it’s really shimmery in real life. The photo doesn’t pick up how the colours change on the metal sheets.

I am entering this into:-

Art Journal Journey – Nature’s Wonders
Crafting When We Can – #125 Things With Wings
Crafty Boots - Use a Stamp
Creative Corner – Anything But A Card
Delicious Doodles – All Creatures Great and Small
Digi Choosday – #32 Anything Goes
Ellibelles Creative Moments – #6 Critters and Creatures Linky Party
Happy Little Stampers – Aug: Mixed Media Chall – Metal
Kitty Bee Aloha Friday – #77 All About Animals
Lemon Shortbread – #21 Anything Goes
Love To Create – #16 Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes
Pile It On – #114 Make Your Own Background
QKR Stampede – #203 Things With Wings
Rhedd’s Creative Spirit – August
Try It On Tuesday – Leftovers and Scraps (my clock hands were left over from a clock I dismantled for the cogs)
Unicorn Challenge – #12 Animal Kingdom

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  1. I love non-card projects, and yours made me smile! Love the image and the colors-thanks for joining Kitty Bee Designs Animal challenge!

  2. Oh Lin what a Masterpiece you have created here. Love all the mixed media. Fabulous piece of art.

  3. I love this, Lin! So delightfully different and perfect for our theme. :-D It's really wonderful to see you playing along in the "Things with Wings" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  4. Beautiful card. Love the colours and design. Your teamy Judy

  5. Your canvas is wonderful! I love the bird and what a beautiful background you created! Thanks for sharing with us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog!

  6. Hi this is amazing. Thank you for joining us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog for Challenge 12 “Animal Kingdom” Hugs Jackie (DT)

  7. Love the mixed media and the colours. Thank you for joining us this week at QKR Stampede.
    Mary - your teamy at Crafty Cardmakers!

  8. A fantastic canvas Lin, thank you for sharing it with over at TioT's as well.

  9. Amazing card, your design is fab, great colours too. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  10. Lovely project - thanks for joining us at TIOT, Valerie

  11. Very different Lin, sorry you are having a bad week, I know that feeling all too well.
    Sorry I haven't been much of a team player of late.
    hugs Kimx

  12. Great project with beautiful color. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

  13. This is a fabulous project!! Very creative!! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. Hugs Victoria (DT) x

  14. What a gorgeous canvas! Thanks for joining us at Digi Choosday this week xoxoxo

  15. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at TIOT!

  16. Gorgeous piece Lin! Love the design and the birdy! Thanks for sharing it with us over at TIOT this time. Lots of hugs!

  17. Fabulous love that
    Thank you for joining in with our challenge this month over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit..x

  18. Hi Lin, I so love these stamps. You will not believe this but I got these out to use for my project and then changed my mind. Have a great weekend and happy crafting, Angela x

  19. even though tardy such a beautiful canvas - love the birdie and the vibrant colours Thank you for sharing with us over at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month and hope to see you again in future challenges.

    Handcrafted by Ellapu
    Mother Hen for Altered Eclectics
    Mother Hen for Eclectic Ellapu
    DT Rhedd's Creative Spirit

  20. What a unique piece. Love the image with that clock as a torso! Thank you for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month. Sammy-x

  21. Great Project, colorful. Thank you so much for entering our challenge. Greetings, Veerle DT-Creative Corner

  22. Great Mix-Media projects. I love your colour choice and theme. Thanks for playing with us at Pile it On. Keti (DT)
    p.s. Sorry for your bad week. I wish you a better next one.

  23. This is absolutely amazing!! So creative and just brilliant!
    Thanks so much for sharing!!

    Let's Color linky party
    Critters and Creatures linky party

  24. Love this Lin the colour is so vibrant!


  25. This is adorable Lin!! Also my fave color!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit!

  26. such a fun canvas
    thanks for joining us at HLS
    Barb Housner (DT)

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  28. This looks so cool .... thank you for playing along with the Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media challenge xx

  29. Fabulous color Great card TFS Unicorn Ch Lis

  30. Adorable!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper


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