Welcome back for CC3 Challenge 10 Assemblage Clock.
The challenge can be found on page 33 of Tim's Compendium of Curiosities III.
If you don't have a copy yet...you can still get a signed copy here.
It's never too late to join in the fun!!!
Our Sponsors this week are of course Tim and Mario who donated lots of lovely goodies to be awarded as prizes along with The Funkie Junkie who has donated a generous gift certificate.
The lovely, talented and sweet Linda Ledbetter is the leader of our challenge and has done a fabulous job of pulling all the details together for this to be a fun filled, learning and interactive challenge adventure! Really what could be better then having time to get all inky and painty? As well as maybe trying something new.
I absolutely LOVE Tim's idea of an assemblage clock.
Here is mine.
After taking the clock apart I applied Gesso to the entire surface.
After the Gesso dried I applied a healthy coat of Picket Fence Crackle Paint.
I really wanted the crackles to be natural and I didn't want to risk it not crackling as much with the heating tool, so I let it dry overnight. I was aiming for it to look similar to tree bark.
I really wanted a natural look.
The next day I stained it with Gathered Twigs Distress Stain.
I then applied some Gathered Twigs Distress Paint to my Craft Sheet and used my finger to apply it sparingly to the clock. (I did not cover the clock with the paint, just here and there)
After that dried I used a little bit of Walnut Stain here and there.
I stamped about 13 Butterflies onto a large shipping tag and then colored them using Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink. Fussy Cut them. ( I love that part...I find it therapeutic, wink. )
I also fussy cut some of the Roses from Tim's Wallpaper Paper pad for the inside of the clock.
Idealology is always fun to use and embellish with. I used Clock Faces, Game Spinners, Chit Chat and Elementary Alpha Chips on the inside of the clock. On the top I hung some baubles, Tag Labels and a Word Key off of a swivel clasp. All the Butterflies have Diamond Stickles on them. It's hard for me to create without Stickles, wink. I also added some Stickles to the Roses on the inside of the clock...hard to see but it is there.
The Crinkle Ribbon is died with Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade Distress Stain and then I inked it with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink using a blending tool until it toned it down just a bit.
Love how that gives it a vintage feel.
Well, I hope you enjoyed my Assemblage Clock.
I had so much fun creating this one.
It's time to fly!
Don't forget to follow the rules listed on the CC3C home page to be eligible for the prizes.
Make sure to leave a comment on each of the Curiosity Crew's blogs.
I know we all appreciate each and every comment and love reading them!
I have said it before and I will say it again...LOVE Saturday mornings when I can jump from one crew blog to the other!!! Love seeing what each of the Crew does with the challenge.
Can't wait to see what you all do too! The creativity you all are sharing is fabulous!!!!
It is my favorite part of the whole challenge!!!
I love that the love of this book has brought so many people together to have fun with art!