Saturday, April 9, 2011

GC #94 + Grungy Monday 02

Hi everyone, I have completely forgot about Linda starting the new weekly chanllenge and I even missed the first one. At Studio L3 Grungy Mondays will be the name of the weekly challenge filled with techniques by Tim Holtz. In Grungy Monday 02 we visit Ranger Ink and try this technique: Distress Ink with Studio Multi Medium.
I wanted to make an altered envelope with a card for my friend's B'day, so I used the technique on the card and envelope as well.
Here are some pictures:
The envelope:
I die-cut the bird from black foam and used as a stamp. The flower and moth are from PaperArtsy and the crackle stamp is from Crafty Individuals. I machine stiched a half of a tag for the address. Somehow I couldn't get better photoes than this, it doesn't give its justice. I used Gloss multi medium, so the bird has a shiny finish, it gives and interesting texture to it. I also cut the bird out from scrap paper, and used it as a mask when stamping the flowers and the crackles.
The card:

I used the same colours and stamps on the card. Here I stamped over the resist area with some Archival Coffe Ink. Here's a shot from the inside:
The tag is cut out from and envelope, I like the craft feel to it. I attached a stamped moth onto a paperclip and used it as a little embellishment inside. Here a closer pic:

I used office supplies to create my set and I'm entering this to the Gingersnap Challenge #94

Don't forget about our submission call over at Crafting Ireland.
That's all for today, I hope you like it, thanks for visiting,

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  1. very nice colors and I like the crackle background. THat will sure be fun to receive by mail!

  2. This is brilliant, love the background with its crackles and the colours. And such a clever and fab design to use the paperclip. Thanks for joining us at Gingersnap Creations.

  3. Beautiful, this will be a super suprise for the recipient.

  4. Timi, I'm so glad you made it for Grungy Monday 2! You did a fabulous job on these pieces. The resist technique worked beautifully on both, and I love how the images seem to glow from within. The colors and texture are gorgeous.

    Brilliant use of the little moth throughout, too, and the clip is such a cool idea. What a great work of birthday art-- your friend is going to be delighted!

  5. Love your adorable paperclip embellishment ... thanks for joining our office supply challenge at Gingersnap Creations.


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