Time does fly - already it is the second month of the year!
Time was the theme for the Monthly Challenge over at Card Making World and Carol and I (the DT) each made a couple of items as samples for the challange.
This card was inspired by the sentiment - Great things take Time! The
background was stamped with white chalk ink onto the black card using a
damask-type background stamp - reminiscent of old fashioned wall
coverings and curtains.
The images on the top layer include a da Vinci pencil sketch stamped
onto a page from a novel and a leaning tower stamped onto a piece of
music - all of these things relating to the fact that it takes time to
write a novel, do a painting, write a piece of music or build a famous
The text was printed onto card, then the label (from Gina K) stamped over the text
and cut out using a Nestabilities die. The colour was introduced by
smooching Antique Linen Distress Ink onto the card.
Just to be a little different this month, rather than another card, this is a canvas inspired by time!
The clock, gear wheels and wings were all cut using Tim Holtz
Alterations Dies. The clock was given a weathered look by colouring with
Vintage Photo Distress Ink then given a coating of Rock Candy Crackle
paint. A face image was stamped on the inside part of the clock and
inserted into the clock face.
The wings were coloured with Fired Brick Distress Stain then sprayed
with a red/gold spray. They were then attached to the back of a clock
The gears were painted using a copper paint dabber then a gold one to
give some texture and depth of colour. The gold was also used to colour
the metal corner pieces.
The word was made from clear letter pieces attached to black card
using Glossy Accents and edged with gold paint.All were attached to a
canvas board which had been painted black and old music paper layered on
Entered this in the Tanda Teaser this week and in the Try it on Tuesday challenge!