Hello and Happy Monday!
Today, I am up on the Frog Dog Studio blog with my first March project tutorial. If you haven't seen the March Kit(s) yet, here they are. They are full of vintage inspired goodness!
first project includes items from both kits! These kits work so well
together and really provide hours and hours of art making opportunities.
I've been wanting to create a project using one of these Tim Holtz
Assemblage clocks for some time. The rusting powder from Dusty Attic
(from the main kit) and the Ranger Foil Tape and Lindy's sprays were
perfect for what I had in mind.
is really hard to photograph a project like this. The texture and
dimension are missed in a 2d photo and the glare from the glass on the
front of the clock prohibits a good image on the inside. As I walk
through my process, I will share pictures of the inside before it was
Coat outside of clock with
Matte Medium. Sprinkle with rusting powder and follow directions on the
package on how to turn the powder to rust.
Prepare inside of clock.
Using the back as a template, cut a circle from Tim Holtz Salvage sticker sheet. Adhere to back with Matte Medium. 'Age' stickers with alcohol ink, spray mist, and sandpaper.
Paint chipboard gears (from Dusty Attic) and 'age' with spray mist. Adhere to back.
Using a metal frame from my stash, apply rusting powder and add face image from Salvage Sticker sheet.
Emboss Foil Tape sheets. Apply alcohol ink to color and 'age'.
I wanted the color to be muted and blended, so I also applied several shades of Lindy's spray.
Cover Tim Holtz plastic numbers with Gel Bead Medium. Dry. Apply Lindy's spray mist and Inka gold to 'age.
Adhere numbers and face frame to back.
Apply embossed foil tape to inside edge.
Paint resin nuts/bolts included in kit with Black Gesso. (I also included several 'real' hardware in this step from my stash)
Rust several pieces of 'hardware' and apply Inka Gold to several for variety.
Adhere hardware to bottom inside of clock.
I really love how the Amazing Crafting Product nuts/bolts look real with some paint and rust. But with no added weight.
Assemble the back to the clock and add a couple more chipboard gears and spinner pieces to the front and the clock is done.
I am really happy with how my clock turned out! And I must admit I am addicted to the Rusting Powder. Love this stuff.
Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!