Friday, 20 April 2012

Sunday Stamper - Week 201 - Man of the World

EDWARD



To get some inspiration for this Sunday Stamper - Week 201 - Man of the World I firstly put out all of my stamps with men, machines, cars and cogs on them and I finally got the inspiration I needed from Cuttlebug's Clockworks. Using the Clockworks embossing folder I embossed the background using Tim Holtz's Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection (in blue). To create the worn effect I sanded the embossed paper using Tim Holtz's sanding block.



I used the clock face from Tim Holtz's Bigz Die Weathered Clock in a rusty coloured Kraft-Core paper which I also sanded with the sanding block. The clock hands were made using Tim Holtz's Paper Stash Crowded Attic covered with glossy accents.



With the same rusty Kraft-Core paper I cut out a lower border using Steampunk edge die and sanded it with the sanding block.



I embellished the project using Tim Holtz's findings, Gears and Game Spinners.





Finally I stamped Edward from Hero Arts (2008) Exclusive Vintage Collection. He seemed like a Man of the World. This was a fun project and I am so pleased with it I think I'll make this into a birthday card for my dad.

5 comments:

  1. Hi carol I love the clockworks embossing folder I've not seen that one I'm sure your dad will love it xx

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  2. LOVE that shabby sanded look... perfect! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday STamper x

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  3. Really terrific again. I think he'll love that as a card - I won't breathe a word. Love Jez

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  4. Hi Carol, yes he does seem like a man of the world. Love the colours you have used and all the embellishments. The embossing folder is great.

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  5. Carol, this is gorgeous! That blue background is really effective and I love your wonderful cogs and gears

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