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Saturday, 17 October 2015

Secret Garden Clock

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I am so excited as today I get to spend more time crafting in my new craft room.

All housework and washing has been done and hubby has been told not to interrupt me creating.

Today I have altered a Tim Holtz alarm clock, I hope you like.


I wanted to create a garden scene so I painted an MDF square with Adirondak Dabber Lettuce and when over with Distress Paint Peeled Paint.


I painted the outside of the clock with Adirondak Dabber Lettuce


On the inside I used Distress Paint Weathered Wood


I attached the paper to the inside of the lid to the clock and decorated inside with metal leaf, flowers and a butterfly.
On the outside I cut out the fence with Kraft card, added the Prima bicycle and the clock face onto the wheel, I then added the flower pot.


Up one side of the clock I added pearl strand, flowers, leave and butterfly.
Finished adding flowers to the flower post and added flowers to the back of the fence too.


From this angle you can see the bird cage, dragonfly and the little birds I cut out from the paper on the handle.


To finish off I added Stickles to the flowers which hasn't shown up very well.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

We Love 2 Create #21 - Anything Goes
Mixed Media World - Anything Goes with Wood
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Altered Eclectics - AG Mixed Media
Rhedds Creative Spirit - AG Mixed Media

Many thanks for stopping by Today
Crafty Hugs xxxxx

40 comments:

Cumbrianlass said...

Wow, Linda that is amazing. Have a lovely weekend
Hugs Janet xxx

Doreen said...

What a gorgeous creation Linda.xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Stunningly beautiful. Love it all.xx
{The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

Lea Brawn said...

You really are creative Linda. This is fabulous x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Gorgeous creation. Hugs Jennifer xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous Linda I love this clock so much gorgeous detail
Kevin xx

Susan Imeson said...

Stunning creation ,I just love this Linda ! you are a very talented lady XXXXX
Susan

Rita said...

Absolutely beautiful Linda. Love the scene. Hugs Rita xxxx

Jan Ltc said...

Love this Linda xx Jan

Kathy said...

Absolutely fantastic - nothing more to say, really!!!

Mrs O crafty blog said...

What a fab project .. Love it, Px

Vicki Hutley said...

Gorgeous Linda! Thank you for entering the WWODT challenge. Best of luck with your entry.
Vicki, DT

Laine said...

Fabulous project. Love all of the lovely detail.
Laine
xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Linda this is amazing it is just brilliant. Hugs Jackie

rachel said...

I love this to pieces Linda - brilliant xx

mags said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Linda. So much detail. Hope you enjoyed a lovely day of crafting in your newly decorated craft room.
Mags
x

Sammy said...

Oh this is fabulous Linda! And I adore that bicycle! Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

pam said...

Gorgeous creation Linda, love the details and colours.
Hugs
Pam x

Annette Stapylton said...

All I can say is WOW.
This is just lovely. Thank you for entering the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge #04 and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Leader

Andree said...

This is amazing Linda. I love the way you've decorated the clock and wonderful garden scene you've created. Hugs xxx

Michelle Windsor said...

Just love this Linda thank you for joining us at the world wide open DT challenge
Michelle DT

Avril Watson said...

WOW, this is just AMAZING, and my favourite colour too, a stunning project Linda, hugs xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

You are so clever at altered art and this is no exception, great work

Daksha Popat said...

Super awesome creation..
Love that green color...n beautiful details

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic Linda looks great.
Gr Karin

Heather Carney said...

This is fantastic Linda. Sure do miss you!!!
Heather

NanaConnie said...

Love, love, love it, Linda! How creative you are. I would never have thought about anything like this but it's marvelous.

Carol said...

Wow Linda this is gorgeous, love what you've done. Carol x

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Just great, so many details, you can stare at this finished project for a long time checking out all the little details

cecilia gunnarsson said...

WOW I love this !! A great idea and it looks amazing!!
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs! Cicci
TTCRD DT
ciccividpennan {My pesonal Blog}
Through The Craft Room Door

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful Linda thank you for entering the WWODT Challenge '4'
Good Luck with your entry
Dianne DT

Dawn Lancaster said...

Oh Linda, this is just adorable!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Andrea Beecroft said...

Wow what a beautiful project here. Thank you for sharing with us over at the World Wide Open design Team Challenge No '4. Good luck with your entry. Hugs Andrea DT'

Toni said...

Hi there ... I love the transformation of your clock as a secret garden... All the special detail make it perfect. Thank you for creating with us at Rhedds Creative Spirit !

Tina Goodwin said...

Hi Linda! This is a fabulous creation. I love the green color. Tell me, does telling the hubby not to interrupt you really work? I may have to try that out! Lol.

Desire Fourie said...

This is a wonderful creation and perfect for our FOURTH challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
DesĆ­re
{World Wide Open Design Team Challenge DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Linette said...

This is really beautiful.
Thank you for joining us at WWODT Challenge.
Good luck

Greetz Linette (DT)

Nan Bourdeu said...

I love the Secret Garden and this is so awesome! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit this month! Nanette, DT

Rocky said...

Such a pretty project, the clock wheel is a great touch, love it! Thank you for joining us at Altered Eclectics.

Laine Kammeraad said...

Absolutely stunning Linda. I love the color of the clock and a huge fan of Graphic 45 so your project couldn't be more perfect. So delighted you shared with us at Mixed Media World and we hope you will join in our November Challenge as well.

With smiles
Laine Kammeraad
DT MMW