Monday, 10 March 2014

Vintage Stamping DT - Something for Yourself

This month over at 'Vintage Stamping'   Claire chose the theme and set a task of  'Just for You' meaning  make something for yourself to keep or something that you would like to receive from somebody else! As always there's a $20 spend up for grabs from  Flonz Crafts. (Remember we need to see some stamping on your project but even though we have 'Vintage' in the title your make doesn't have to be!)
I decided to have a change from cards and made this for me to keep -
Had lots of fun and as always made lots of mess!

I started by covering the Art Parts spool and bases with some papers from my stash.
I sanded the edges to make them tidy then ran some Tea Dye DI round them.
A quick covering of Mod Podge to seal. On the bottom I put a clock button, some old lace and two filigree metal flowers.

The fob watch is also Art Parts.
The base part was also covered with paper from the same pad and then I over stamped over it with a Blossom Branch stamp from our sponsor and embossed in Weathered Wood EP.
I used gold embossing powder on the top piece randomly dabbing  some Weathered Wood.
Assembled the two pieces together with 3d pads.

Out with the Shrink Plastic!! Clear piece and a cream piece. Stamped a pocket watch on the cream piece and stamped a sentiment - 'Time Began in a Garden' as always held my breath when I blasted it with the heat gun!

A bit of broken chain from an old necklace and a gold metal butterfly.
The 'flower fairies' were cut from a scrap of paper and stuck to a scrabble tile - edged the tile with silver (probably should have used gold but just picked up the silver pen!). Finished it with a die cut flower and some lace 'leaves'.
Hope you can find time to join the challenge this time - we love to see your creations!

Other Challenges -
All Crafts - Anything but a Card
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Anything Goes
Rhedds Creative Spirit - Altered
Altered Eclectics - Alter Something
Quirky Crafts - Secret Garden
Crafts & Me - Anything Goes
Fantasy Stampers - Spring Colours
That's Crafty - Anything Goes

 We're having some glorious Spring weather at the mo - hope you're all enjoying it and long may it continue!x


brenda said...

A real little work of art Viv, isn't it nice to make something just for ourselves for a change.

B x (better add YNWA)

Paper Junkie said...

I love it Viv - (but wouldn't love to dust it!) X

Netty said...

Terrific project Viv, Annette x

Stamps and Paper said...

Wow Viv what a fabulous work of all your embellishments


Sarn said...

Good heavens . . . just LOOK at this gloriously pretty vintage thing going on here. Lots of work and a terrific result.

Hugs from Darn Sarn xxx (PS: Sorry I managed to add another stamp to your wish list! LOL!)

coops said...

oh wow love this viv.gorgeous pretty colours and the details are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Carol Willis said...

Ooooo, love this Viv. So very pretty.
Caz x

Sue said...

WOW! This is stunning Viv and it sounds like you had great fun making it. I love the colours and your attention to detail is fantastic.
Sue xx

Canonbury creations said...

Absolutely gorgeous Viv, so many lovely embellies!
Val x

Paula Whittaker said...

What a wonderfully put together piece. Many thanks for taking part in the That's Crafty! Challenge.

Mrs A. said...

Totally blown away by this Viv. A master piece and quite right that you keep it for your self. Thank you for joining in Craft My Life challenge. hugs Mrs A. (DT.)

vic said...

Viv this is just stunning! So much detail wow :)
Vic x

JayBe said...

Wow! What a gorgeous piece, Viv - I can see why you want to keep it, hun - I love all the little embellishments. It's great to see some 'old faces' popping up this time (no offence) - I've just been to visit Cindy's blog too :)

Thanx for joining us at Fantasy Stampers for our Spring colours challenge and good luck.

Hope to see you again soon.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

Jackie said...

Great to make something that you want, and very pretty it is too :o)
Jackie xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Viv this is a beauty! Gorgeous papers and love the vintage look to it. At first I thought it was quite large but if that is a Scrabble tile then it is a lot smaller that I thought. Beautiful detail on it. Susan xx

Unknown said...

Brilliant work of art Viv//x

Cazro said...

Hi Viv, Lovely seeing you on Jan's blog Fantasy Stampers, well you always manage to take my breath away
this is an adorable -must keep it for yourself -piece of art, but many thanks for sharing it with us at Fantasy Stampers. Caz

Jules said...

Oh WOW Viv . .. this is amazing!!

So many beautiful elements to ponder and drool over.

I love it!!

All is good in the House of Hearts thanks Viv .. .. mega busy at the moment so snatching a bit of blog visiting each morning before I start my day.

Hope you are good too.

Love Jules xx

Deborah said...

Hi Viv, love your vintage art parts piece. Thanks for entering it at That's Crafty!and good luck in the draw. Deb (rustycage)

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

WOW THIS IS GORGEOUS HUN.Thank you for joining in this month and hope to see you in future challenges
Elane aka Ellapu
Owner of Eclectic Ellapu and Altered Eclectics

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 81: anything goes , Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

Anonymous said...

How gorgeous is this!! Love it.

Thanks for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

Moira DT xx

Sandra's Spot said...

Truly gorgeous a real work of art , lovely to look at. Sandra X

Teresa said...

stunning viv, you have great ideas!
Thank you for joining in at crafts and meinspirational blog
Teresa xx

Beccalite said...

WOW love this, what a fabulous project.

Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with our 2nd Challenge at Rhedd's Creative Spirit.

Great Big Huge Hugs

Becca xxx (DT Member)