Monday, 11 June 2012

Compendium of Curiosities 2: Challenge 9

Linda challenges us to do a pocket watch by Tim Holtz Idea-ology. I used Portobello Road
 6" x 6" paper, cutting out the Union Jack from the cover and Portobello buttons. I also used Idea-ology crown and chain. I typed out the words "2012" and "Olympics". For more information go to Tim Holtz's Compendium of Curiosities 2 page 35.
Thanks to Simon Says for sponsoring this challenge.

All the shops are selling these gold medals made of chocolate, and I'm sending them to my daughter who is away at university. Lets hope we win many real gold medals this summer.


  1. Very nice what you did to the pocket watch :)

  2. Hi Carol, this is such a fantastic idea to do a pocket watch to commemorate the Olympics! I have had one for ages but never quite knew what to do with it so thank you for the idea. Yours is beautiful, I just love it! There are so many events in 2012 that it will cover......A x

  3. Carol, this is SUCH a great approach to the Pocket Watch challenge! You did a beautiful job with your Olympic commemoration (and those Cadbury chocolates sound divine!

    Beautiful work!

  4. Lovely again Carol. You are always so original. Good use of thevPortobello Road - I have some but obviously haven't been able to use it, but as I get better I shall find inspiration in your lovely work. XXX. Jez

  5. Love the london themed watch! Was in London 2 months ago! Lovely city!


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