Monday, May 23, 2016

Make A Wish...

Hi Everyone...welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog...thank you for joining us for last week's "Felt That" challenge...we hope you can join us this week too because...

and the theme for this week is...
MAKE A WISH
I decided to make a Craft Notepad to jot down the items that are on my never ending wishlist...don't deny it...we all have a wishlist...some longer than others and the Tim Holtz Mini Clipboard was perfect for the job...
And I love how the clip mechanism is easily removeable for decoration.
I painted both sides of the clipboard with Black Gesso and sealed with Distress Collage Medium Matte to protect the edges and corners...well it is going to get a lot of use after all...
measured up a selection of papers from Tim Holtz Wallflower Paper Stash...cut to size and scored 3/4" from the top edge.  I then cut out a selection of squares and rectangles from the same papers...
and fixed them to the front cover with Distress Collage Medium Matte to create a collage effect and sealed with a top coat of Collage Medium...I love this product...it's so versatile with a drying time of now and has become my stick it down and you're good to go addiction...
I then edged around each piece of paper with the Walnut Stain Distress Crayon...blending with my finger to create a shadow and then highlighted with the Sharpie White Extra Fine Point Marker...I would have preferred using my "can't live without" Picket Fence Distress Crayon but it's run out so I'm currently waiting rather impatiently for replacement supplies.
I then die cut the feather from the White Idea-ology Substrate Sheet and the ink pot twice from TimHoltz Core'dinations Kraft Core using the Tim Holtz Sizzix Writing Desk Die. I sanded the inkpot lightly...cut the lip off the second die cut...fixed in place with 3D foam and added a Vial Label. I inked around the edge of the feather with Hickory Smoke Distress Ink and stamped Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Ledger Script in Black Archival. I highlighted the inkpot with the White Sharpie Marker and coated with Glossy Accents...
I added Pen Nibs...Remnant Rubs...Label Letters...ChitChat Stickers and Alpha Tiles to make the sentiment.
Using the Ranger Collage Glue Stick I applied Ranger Vintage Cream and Gold Transfer Foil around the edges and Gold on the feather and pen nibs. I distressed the edges of my notepad papers and fixed the clip mechanism to hold them all in place. I finished off by applying Cream Vintage Transfer Foil to the clip.

You can find all the products I used over at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp online store...just click on the links below...


Why don't you pop over to the Monday Challenge Blog and check out the amazing creations from my very talented Design Team mates and as always you all have the chance to win a $50 gift voucher to spend at Simon Says StampYou have until Monday 8am Ohio time...1pm UK time...2 pm CET to join in...

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I look forward to seeing your "Make A Wish" creations
have fun and Happy Crafting
Hugs Kath xxx

29 comments:

Sammy said...

Yes, of course I have a wish list. Most of the above supplies are on it!
Stunning Kath, love it. x

Kaz Hall said...

Agree totally stunning kath! Love all the elements the layers well.... Everything!!

misteejay said...

What a fabulous creation. Super piece Kath.
Toni xx

Lorraine A said...

Oh my goodness, I need to get all of these supplies so I can make one of these for my wish list!!! haha I love this Kath, totally fabulous! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Redanne said...

This gorgeous creation has just shot to the top of my list of favourites of your projects Kath! It really is fabulous!!! Hugs, Anne xx

Catherine said...

What a great idea for keeping a list of crafty wishes, Kath! I love all the layers and texture on your notepad. Beautiful! Cathie

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous! I love the step by step with all the wonderful textures and embellishments.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Liz said...

A stunning project, Kath, I love all the detail. I think I need to make one of these, it would be perfect for my crafty wishlist. xx.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely Kath, love the metallic touches and the patchwork backdrop. Lovely texture and I adore the feather. Tracy x

Karin Åkesdotter said...

Amazing as always!!!

Glennis said...

Fabulous project Kath - I only wish I had access to some of your supplies!!

Paula Cheney said...

What a great project Kath! Love how you literally transformed the background of paper. I love anything patchwork so you hit the nail on the head for me! xx

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Oh this project is totally fab, Kath! I love the way you texturized and the metallic elements!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Sandra H said...

Wow this is absolutely beautiful and l too have many a wishlists xx

Barbara said...

My wish list is way to long as is and this project would probably add "fuel to the fire", but this is gorgeous and would be lovely on display in the craft room. You have great ideas and lots of talent! :)

Brenda Brown said...

I so love this Kath both for the ideas and wonderful layers you have created. The background looks amazing and all the elements you have added to finish it off are superb xxx

Lee said...

Love love love it.Soooo clever.Hope you and Buddy are all ok.Huggles and Snuggles for Buddy.xx

Marcie Lovett said...

Came over from Simon to say how much I like this project. Lots of good stuff there!

Barbara Green said...

This is really gorgeous and glad Simon shared it with us so we could tell you how great it is.

Annie said...

Love this Kath x great background and wonderful details/techniques. TFS

Hugs Annie x

Anna-Karin said...

This is so gorgeous Kath!! I love all those different squares and how you highlighted them. Fantastic!

Maura Hibbitts said...

First, I love your hammer!! Great vintage project! You rock the collage on this, from the background to the elements you add like the pen nib. How you did the clip - amazing!!

Barbara Schiassi said...

KAth I'm in love with this piece! It's absolutely amazing! the background it's fabulous, the details are perfect! Stunning creation! Barbara

Macarena said...

Ay! This is adorable! You are so talented and creative! I love the clipboard the most, the distressing is amazing. All the design together is just great. The gold foil touches are so lovely! Hugs, Marzena

Meihsia Liu said...

Love your gorgeous creation! Kath. The embellishments and all the details on this piece are amazing. :)

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

Holy cow! You even have a cute hammer! Style just seems to ooze out of you and I adore what you've done with the clipboard! Such a fun project and perfect for wish lists! Clever, clever!

Sandra said...

Gorgeous clipboard, Kath! Love the vintage feel you gave it! It looks amazing! Hugs, Sandra

Lorraine A said...

Back again Kath, I totally LOVE this and bought a clip frame so I can make one too :-)

Thanks for the inspiration, you are AMAZEBALLS :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Juli Riedel said...

Kath, what I love, love about this is the distress of the background. Brillant idea to use the cream foil on the paper and clip board. Never knew it would give such a fantastic look on paper! Great job girlie! Love this!

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