Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Wings Challenge

Simon Says Stamps has a new challenge blog that is vintage inspired and that to me means , of course, my favorite products from Tim Holtz! This week was the first one and the theme is "Things with Wings" - any which way you want! And they have a fabulous prize here's a link for more info.

So I dug around in my Tim goodness and made an ATC Chunky (an old 2x4 cut 2.5 x 3.5 - finished on all sides).

Side One - Hears Soar:

Close Up of Heart:

I molded the heart using Mold N Pour and Black UTEE and then put on just a little Copper Dabber and added the Soar definition from an old dictionary (hint - I color copy these so that I can keep the original to reuse again since I only have one old dictionary). The birdcage background is emboss/resist.

Side Two - Time Flies:

The Sides:

Used Sizzix die and sparingly painted with Copper Dabber and then blended over the top with Black Soot Distressed ink - this gives it a old metal finish.

The Top:

Candle cup, copper bead, memo pin and grunge board.

The feet and knob on top:

This is a wooden candle cup - same copper paint treatment as above and then I added some copper wire.

I hope you enjoyed my interpretation of "Things with Wings" and take some time to visit the Simon Says Stamp and Show blog to see everyone's creations!

Happy Creating!


The Stuff:
Everything is Tim Holtz except for the wooden candle cups, wire and copper bead!


Joy said...


Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Totally Timmy-licious, Kat. You have done a phenomenal job on this project - I think I need to take lessons from you. Every element here is absolutely perfect!! LOVE IT!! So happy you were able to join in the fun with our first Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge. Hope you can play with us again next week!

LynneForsythe said...

you are now crowned the "Distress-0-licious" queen!!! this creations is AMAZING!!!

thanks bunches for playin' along with the Simon Says Stamp and Show challenge!!!

Linda Elbourne said...

We are just queuing up to view your beautiful work ... LOVE everything about it! Thank you for joining Simon Says Stamp and Show for our first challenge ... Hope to see you again next week :0)

Lori said...

Awesome work as always, Kat! Love these chunkys and it's totally Holtz worthy, lol! Good to see you joining in the challenge, hope to see you next week!

Starla said...

THUD!!! Well!! I think your "inner T!m" is in full force!! WONDERFUL

Terry said...

Well I am speechless! This is so cool! I totally love this!

Heidi said...

Love it!!!!

Kathy Eddy said...

Awesome work of art. I have to try some of these chunkies! I went to hardware store and had them cut me up a bunch of them and still have the bag sitting there waiting for me.

Otter Blue said...

This is a fantabulous piece! I love everything about it!

luthien said...

a gorgeous piece of art! the focal is absolutely enchanting!

Nancy Wethington said...

Love doing chunkies and this one is absolutely adorable. Thanks so much for playing with us over at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

roro said...

hey Fav,SIL thanks for helping me with blog and yeppers I was playing with new blog, likey. Your chunky
(Pc of wood)lol turned out awesome can't wait till we create next week together...........

Wanda H said...

Awesome chunky!!!!!

Barbara said...

Your description is so good. I'm a newbie so I can't always figure out the materials.