Sunday, July 17, 2011

Enjoy the Journey

This card is made using Happileigh Scrappin's free image for July - "Taking Time" and Tim Holtz's stamps "The Journey" by Stampers anonymous. 



Stamps:
  Happileigh Scrappin' - digital Taking Time
Stampers Anonymous - Tim Holtz The Journey set
Studio 112 - pocket watch

Other Materials:
Ink:  Ranger's Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Walnut Stain, Vintage Photo, Frayed Burlap, Pumice Stone, Old Paper,  Fired Brick, Worn Lipstick

Paper:  Neenah white, GP 110, Stampin' Up Early Espresso, DCWV Textures & Finishes

Other:  Copic Markers, gold gel pen, sponge, Ranger Blending Foam and Ink Applicator, VersaMark Marker, Ranger Extra Fine Detail Clear Embossing Powder, dimensional foam tape, Sizzix - Tim Holtz Alterations Tattered Florals & Gadget Gears dies, Sizzix Stampin' Up Embosslit - Sweet Buttons

I started with Leigh Grady's Happileigh Scrappin's Taking Time clock - colored the pendulum with Copics and gold gel pen, then colored with VersaMark Marker and clear heat embossed.

Colored with copics and gold gel pen a slightly large version of the clock, then cut it out.

I sponged Distress Inks on the background around the smaller clock. Using the flowers and gears cut out of Tim Holtz's dies as masks, I sponged over them on the background.  Then I stamped the images on the background also using Distress Inks. 

Next I added the larger clock using dimensional tape on the closk face and the bottom of the pendulum.  I cut off the pendulum rod and glued it directly on to the background.

I sponged Distress Ink on the die cut flower and button and attached them using dimensional foam tape. 

Last, I matted the entire image on Early Espresso cardstock and DCWV design paper.
Dimensions - 5" x 7"

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