Saturday, 21 July 2012

Simon Says Stamp and Show - Challenge - No Rules



One of the designers Suzz did a family gathering of wooden spoons to make the place settings so I was inspired to do wooden spoons of my own. I e-mailed for permission to use them  in the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge and Hel's Sunday Stamper. I had great fun in making them.
I started by giving a  covering coat of distress stains in blue red green and yellow. When this was dry I gave another coat of  distress stain in picket fence to mute the colours.. Then I stamped the handles and edges of the spoons  using Tim Holtz's stamps. I made them look grungy by using vintage photo distress ink.




I got the images I placed in the spoons off the internet......




Then I embellished them ......



 with ribbons and lace....



flowers and some Tim Holtz Idea-olgy.




6 comments:

  1. Carol, these are great! They really made me smile. I love the images that you used too xx

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  2. Hi Carol, what a fantastic idea, love the idea of novelty spoons! The colours are brilliant and those images you got are wonderful too. Love them. Crafty hugs, Anne x

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  3. Very clever, love them! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  4. Your choice of muted colours for the spoons is really good - makes the m look 'vintage'. I like the images you ha ve used on the bowls of the spoons. I can imagine a meal where you have used these spoons as place markers and those people have all come for dinner. Would be an interesting evening to listen to them talking!

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  5. Nice job! You did Suzz proud! :) Your spoons look really great! Thanks for sharing them with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  6. Beautiful! Love the images you used on yours! Very fun! Glad you decided to play along with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show and thanks for the link back. :)

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