well I am so chuffed to have been chosen as the top talent for Top Talent Thursday over at Our Creative Corner. I was lucky enough to be chosen for my purple and silver entry and invited to be their top talent..so if you want to find out a bit more about me please hop across here and see my answers to some questions and the project I have created.
I am really proud to have been chosen as their have been some amazing top talents before me and some wonderful talents on the design team.
So I decided, as I could make anything I wanted to go down my much loved and adored steampunk route, so here is my make :
I started with some arts parts, namely the frame and base for the frame , I added some texture paste through a cog stencil in the corners, painted with verday paint,when dry I sponged more paint on, sprayed the solution and waited for the magic to happen..
Then came the fun bit of decorating and filling the sections.. I started with some favourite stamps warehouse district from Tim Holtz I love this hand and use it lots and the sentiment ( stamped in black archival and given the distress treatment! oh I love distress!) is one to remember .. I added part of a hitch fastener to the hand, a twist of rusty wire, some cogs and spinners..
and these steampunk guys are one of my all time favourites! I added more cogs, a chit chat sticker, pen nib,more twists of rusty wire, and then some fab goodies my dad gave me from his garage!! thanks Dad!x I added layers of distress ink to the image and then removed colour from the faces using a waterbrush and a touch of glossy accents for their hats. I love all the different textures and elements I could add to this ..it was great fun!
and I also added this fab thingamajig sentiment from creative expressions vintage inventor ..there are three plates in this series and I love them all
I added plenty of idea-ology and even rusted a watch face using distress embossing powders, oh and this fab rusty spring..again thanks Dad!
I made a little shelf and sat idea-ology bottles full of old watch parts on it.
I added lots more goodies, including a fab rusty heart, more rusty wire, chit chat stickers and some propellers (again a creative expressions product) which were painted with the same paint. Also lots more goodies from my Dad.
Thanks again to the lovely ladies for choosing me and allowing me to roam free and I cannot tell you how much fun I have making this piece , hope that comes across and for once I love the finished result!
I know it has been a busy week for me post wise, but thanks so much to everyone for their lovely comments and for taking the time to stop by, it means such a lot to me!
I am entering this for the following competitions:
anything goes @ http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
monochrome @ http://anythingchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
vintage @ http://www.flonzcraft.com/vsc/?p=404
favourite stamp @ http://www.theartisticstampercreativeteam.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/january-challenge-your-favourite-stamp.html
have a fun and inky one!