Monday, 21 January 2013

Victorian Clockwork Birds Icon

I was trying to come up with a totally different idea for a birthday card for Colin's nephew and niece. I have always enjoyed making cards for them all, but the pressure was applied by 'Becca who said that the best part of her birthday was seeing what would come from me...

I found the chipboard icon at Its Crafting Time and used it as the base.

I covered the base with a black and white paper with little skulls on (Graphic 45 I think?). I then inked through a Tando stencil with silver ink in random patterns.

The two corner swirls are by Prima and are inkable fabric pieces. They are a resist canvas. They are sprayed with Dylusions Bubblegum.

The birds, clock faces, cogs and sentiment are all from The Stamp Attic. They have been stamped in Tuxedo Black and Rose Bud Memento inks.

The clockface at the bottom is a metals element by Prima.

The Pearl Swirls are by Creative Expressions. I have cut them up to make the most use of them and spread them about.

The back is covered in the same paper as the sentiment is stamped on and left fairly blank to allow it to be written on.

The final stage was to cover the edges of the icon with black ribbon with white stitching through it. This covers up all of the mucky bits!

Of course, the final stage was to add some more bling using individual pink and clear sticky gems!

This 'card' went to our nephew who, despite my fears of the pinkness, loved it!
I hope you like it too!
Challenges: CHALLENGE 31, Add A Tag or Sentiment/Anything Goes

1 comment:

  1. fab card thanks for sharing with us at chocolate coffee and cards good luck with the challenge Tracy xx