Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous - Distinguished

Hi folks, I'm back to share another card I made for the Stampers Anonymous Booth at Creativation 2019 using Distinguished CMS 371, with images of everything the well dressed man about town would have in his wardrobe.

There isn't a full step-by-step picture tutorial for this one because sometimes I get so immersed in the making that photos are the last thing on my mind and if my memory doesn't let me down, I hope I will be able to talk you through how I created this card.
I coloured Distress Mixed Media HeavyStock with Broken China and Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide inks using the "familiar by now" technique of smooshing the ink on to my Glass Media Mat, dragging the card through the ink, drying, spritzing with water, tapping the card back into the ink to pick up the remaining droplets and trimmed to be slightly smaller than an A6 card blank.
I stamped the jacket with bow tie image from Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Distinguished with Black Soot Archival on to the panel and on to masking paper. I repeated with the clock face image and then stamped the umbrella.
I stamped the wording image with Ground Espresso Archival randomly on the background, added the music sections from a pack of left-over Idea-ology Remnant Rubs and splatters of Black Soot Distress Paint.
I stamped the hat and umbrella with Black Soot Archival on to a left-over scrap of the coloured Distress Mixed Media HeavyStock, fussy cut, fixed in place with Tim Holtz/Sizzix Mini Foam Adhesive and added droplets of Glossy Accents to the hat, umbrella and background. I added Idea-ology Small Talk Stickers sanded around the edges to reveal the white core and fixed in place with Distress Collage Medium Matte. I wound Black Eclectic Elements thread around the panel, attached an Idea-ology Foundry Adornment coloured lightly with Mushroom and Turquoise Alcohol Ink and tied the thread in a bow.
I matted the panel on to layers of Classic KraftStock, sanded to reveal the kraft core and fixed to an A6 card blank.
And woohoo, finally my "selling out everywhere like hot cakes" Dina Wakley White 6"x6" Media Journal and the amazing Collage Collective Book have arrived in the cubbyhole
and I'm looking forward to a "killing two birds with one stone" work/playtime kind of a day.
Toodle-oo for now
Hugs Kath xxx


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  1. Fabulous layers and details. Love the overall effect!
    Kim x

  2. Morning Kath, another fabulous creation, its gorgeous I love it...enjoy your day.xx

  3. Gorgeous card Kath, the colours in the background are perfect for the distinguished singing gent! The new journal looks a great size! Hugs, Anne xx

  4. Fabulous! My favourite colour combination and loving the stamp set too! Have fun with your new journals.
    Linda xxx

  5. This one was a favorite! I'll be pinning! LOVE the clock head and that umbrella!


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