Monday, March 17, 2014

A Vintage Journey -Anything Tim...

Hi folks...Monday morning and the start of a busy busy frantic million and one things to do couple of days before I leave for The NEC on Wednesday morning but no way was I missing out on playing along at a brand new challenge blog hosted by some of my fellow Tim Holtz stalker admirer buddies who also just happen to be the most talented crafters in town...

the beginning of a new venture...who knows where it will lead and what we will find on the way but one thing's for sure everybody's journey will be individual and personal so it's time to kit up and share the adventure
and the first challenge is...
I knew I was going to be skidding in by the seat of my pants on this one but by hook or by crook I was determined to clear the decks...get into Distress mode and finally get to play with some of Tim's fabulous new goodies...the old crafty fingers have been itching...with no time to faff around planning a project...I just laid the new stuff on my workdesk and let my imagination take over...
I die cut the postage frames from Tim's new Kraft Resist Pad using the Rectangle Movers and Shapers to create the aperture...I love love love this pad...coloured the frame with Broken China Distress Stain and the inner part with Picket Fence Distress Stain wiping them back to reveal the Resist pattern...
 then used some of the 3" x 4" designs from the Wallflower Paper Stash Pad to create some collage pictures
and couldn't resist a bit of decoration with Tissue Tape and one of my favourite Tim products...the fabulous must-have Remnant Rubs...
I die cut the smallest flower from one of the Wallflower patterned papers using the Tattered Florals Die...coloured with Wild Honey Distress Stain...liberally sprayed with water and scrunched them up...once dry I layered them together to create scruffy flowers.
And I make no apologies for sharing the very proud Grandma moment when my grandson Brodie walked out with the Aberdeen Football Team at the Scottish League Cup Final at Parkhead in Glasgow...a day that he will remember and treasure always although he did say that his heart was thumping in his chest...bless...check out the cute blonde guy wearing blue football boots at 25...48 seconds and 1minute 38.

I never watch football but hey even I felt emotional when the Dandy Dons lifted the trophy after a penalty shoot out...
a a very special day for one little boy and the Red Army faithful...all 41,000 who travelled to Glasgow to support their team...I have a sneaky feeling there may well be dancing in the streets of Aberdeen for some time to come.
See you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

37 comments:

Ang said...

Wow, this is just stunning. So many fun little details. Love it!
Ang

Brenda Brown said...

Beautiful, beautiful projects Kath, both frames are amazing and so full of Tim goodness. I just love the shabby vintage effects you achieved and the wonderful elements you used to help fill both frames. Thanks for travelling A Vintage Journey (before you travel to the NEC) and sharing these with us.
Hope your grandson enjoyed his moment of fame. Memories he will always fondly reflect back on.
Take care and have a good week xxx

Barbara said...

Your grandson will remember this day always! What a happy moment for all of you. We are in the middle of March Madness in the USA with the NCAA college basketball tournament beginning later this week. I understand how one can get caught up in the game, no matter the sport.
Love the frames you created!

Nicole Wright said...

What a great gift. Love all of it.

Rita said...

Well Done the Dons. Brodie will Remember his day forever, especially after winning the cup. Now on to the Vintage Journey. Stunning frames And the way you have created them looks marvellous. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

May said...

Gorgeous creations Kath,Love all the Tim's products you used...the frames are fantastic....Your sweet Grandson will have these happy memories from his special day always...bless him he's so cute...Hugs May x x

carol edwards said...

Gorgeous frame Kath, love the colours. What a great day for Brodie and team x

Elaine said...

Beautiful art for the new challenge - love the blue/yellow colour scheme and the birdies.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous

Redanne said...

Kath, your frame is absolutely stunning, those papers are fantastic and I love the way you have embellished it (clever you cutting down the inside so the hinge would fit too). A brilliant make. Thank you so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey with your beautiful creation.

How wonderful for Brodie to be part of such a special day for Aberdeen. He (and you) will have some lovely memories of that great day! Hugs, Anne xx

Ann Rosie said...

What a day to be a Mascot too!! Has Granny landed back on earth yet??

Jane Willis said...

what a stunning project!

rachel said...

absolutely stunning project Kath - those resist papers look amazing - really fab. And well done to Brodie - he must have brought his team luck xx

scrappyjacky said...

Absolutely gorgeous.

Inkypinkycraft said...

what a gorgeous creation and such fab use of those yummy papers..havent dared cut mine yet!thanks so much for playing along at A Vintage Journey and hope to see you again soon x hugs xtrace x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

Absolutely stunning! Love the colours and all of your gorgeous embellishments.
Rebecca.

Christine B. said...

Stunning frames, absolutely gorgous
You have managed to put so much in . I love it ans it's so vintage looking.
Brodie will have wonderful memories to look back on for the rest of his life. Hugs x Chris

butterfly said...

Utterly utterly lovely, Kath! The postage frames look just amazing and your use of all those new goodies is just wonderful! Thank you for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
Alison xx

Brenda Brown said...

Yay Kath, so pleased to see your fabulous frames have received a very special mention today. Congratulations on your Tim Blogworthy link.
hugs Brenda xx

Candy C said...

Kath....all I can say is "WOW!" Your piece is totally gorgeous and I am so happy that you are receiving this high honor from Tim of being named among his Spring Blogworthy Links. I've been on vacation for a week and missed this beauty over at A Vintage Journey. So glad I'm getting to drool over it now! Congratulations...well deserved! <3 Candy

Buttons said...

Utterly love the way you've put that kraft resist through it's paces for this Kath. You are a crafting superstar. Huge congratulations on your Blogworthy link my friend! Jenny x

Julie said...

So beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Love the postage stamp frames.

Gail Mc Nerney said...

SO very pretty..love the details!!

Jess M said...

I love all the layers in here.

Redanne said...

Huge, huge congratulations Kath - you are a very worthy Blogworthy! So lovely to see your name there again! Woohoo! Hugs, Anne xx

Ana K. said...

Really stunning...so well deserved Blogworthy link! Hugs from Slovenia

Nan G said...

Fabulous frames! Congrats on being on Tim's Blogworthy links!

bkazoo said...

Congrats on receiving a well deserved shout out on tim's blogworthy links 2014-04-25

Maureen Chandler said...

Wonderful projects! I love all your special touches and especially the shape of the frames! Thank you!

Marilyn C. said...

Love all the little touches - it makes the project Blogworthy!

iGirlZoe said...

These are beautiful Kath. You have inspired me to sit down and play with my new products. Congratulations on a very worthy blogworthy. :)

Anna-Karin said...

This is beautiful! What a great idea for the postage frame die, love the hingers, papers and all the special touches.

Heidi Crowl said...

Beautiful art Kath! Your photography really brings out the detail. Thanks for sharing it with us!

butterfly said...

I adored these at the time, Kath - and so thrilled to see them Blogworthied by Tim - congratulations!
Alison xx

barbarayaya62 said...

Congrats for blogworthy links! Amazing work! barbarayaya

Rea' said...

WOW ... this is so awesome ... love the colors, that yellow pops ! The flowers are amazing... your details are just awesome!! Congrats on making Blogworthy and enjoy your other challenges... gonna try to get back to check you out :)

Genevieve said...

Congratulations on making Tim's Blogworthy List! Lovely piece, well done. Cheers,

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