Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Something Completely Different

Well this is something completely different, the challenge on Simon Says Stamps Challenge is for Distressing and since Heidi loves Tim Holtz stuff and she would like us to showcase Tim stuff. I'm hyperventilating just writing this.
So I started with choosing the background paper I wasn't up to making my own, I then distress round the edges with a blending tool which is great till you need to change the pad and having to accept inking fingers are the order of the day.
I have the Life's Possibilities clear stamp and I used the clock but I needed a bigger one so I have a set of clocks from Kelly Panacci and I used the largest one as well. For one of the clock handles I used a nestablities that look like clock hands and grungepaper my poor Cuttlebug wasn't happy with me so probably won't try it again, the hands were than duly coloured attached with a brad and glossy accented.
Sentiment came of the Kelly stamp set and grungeboard shape. The man looked lost so I found the word atc stamp from Crafty individuals and covered in the rock candy crackle. The man I stuck on with silicone glue to give him dimension and his brolly is covered in rock cand stickles. Phew that just left the crackle paint corners and MS border punch.
I do have one complaint, I've watch Tim videos and I watch the fabulous Leandra and Jean Hardy do they take HOURS to make one creation, think I shall stick to my cute cards less stress.
Of course you don't have to take Distressing this far, I think I was trying to prove something to myself and trust me it out of my system now.
So don't forget to check out the rest of the DT and there $25 dollar prize.

47 comments:

chris said...

Hi there Debby
wow this is completely different but I love it, its so interesting, but then are all your cards.
back soon love chris xx

Irene said...

Hello Debbie

Your card is just amazing and gorgeous, I love, love it. The distressing is fantastic. Fantastic idea to put pointers on the clock and I lofve the green colours.

luv
irene
xxxx

Willy's creations said...

Wow...a super card!

Hugs,Willy

Stamps and Paper said...

A great card Debby....so many elements on it and very much in the Tim Holtz style...

Anne

pinky said...

Crikey Debby its a piece of art, I love the colour scheme and there is so much to see! Are you sure its out ofyour system lol. Love your new blog look.
Pinky

Marley said...

Well its different but I love it!! You made a wonderfull card. love the green colours!! xx Marley

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Wow Debby! It´s gorgeous and so well done! You´re so talented. Stepping out of the comfort box is never easy, but one could easily believe that this is your normal cardmaking style :)

Warm hugs
Maarit

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Debby,
Wow this is a totally different style of card for you and I love it. Beautiful colours and layout. Fantastic.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Crafting Queen said...

Wow this is stunning, love the images and the textures. Anesha

Anne said...

Certainly is different Debby but very interesting, love it! Hugs x

Trudy said...

Your card is just amazing and gorgeous,
love the images and the textures.
Hugs Trudy

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Debby this is amazing!
hugs
kim x

CraftyC said...

Its gorgeous Debby, worth the effort!
Clairexx

Anita said...

Wow what a talent! You can make anything and it will look great. It looks like it could belong in a museum for modern art!
xoxo Anita

Debs said...

Thought I'd come to the wrong blog for a minute there, I think its great, certainly does us good to get out of our comfort zone occasionaly, well and truly distressed.
Hugs

shaz earl said...

certainly different to your usual cards but still amazing how clever are you xx shaz

Paula said...

Wow Debby,

This is fantastic i love those colours and those images too are fab.

Paula xxxx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Debby wow what a lovely collage card, love what youve done with the layers they look brilliant. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Kimba-Slydog said...

A wonderful non-cute card. Wow!!!!!!

Hugs,
Nicole

Beryl said...

Wow Debby! This is fantastic. All those different textures and shapes. I love it.
Sorry I haven't been around much lately but so glad I made it today to see this work of art.
Beryl xx

Lizzy said...

WOW this is fantastic ~ luv the colour xx lizzy xx

gina g said...

Gorgeous card Debby, its nice to do something different occasionally you've make a fantastic job of it. luv gina xx

Jane said...

This is so amazing!!! The colours and details are stunning hun! I love it! hugs, Jane xxx

debbies said...

This is so gorgeous! True talent to take any style and made it a work of art.

Evgenia Petzer said...

Love your new distress style)

creacora said...

wow what a different work you make this time
but it`s beautiful great job !!!!
I like it very mutch !
Hugs Cora

Marina said...

Wow! Debby!
I don't know what to say... that's absolutely gorgeous!

Hugs,
Marina

Unknown said...

Debby your card is amazing, so different to your usual style but equally gorgeous!! I love it, I struggle with this style too!!
Angela x

SemSee said...

This is amazing Debbie!! I know it's not your 'usual' style, but it's fabulous all the same!!! Hugs, Sem x

Daantje's scrapkaartenfun said...

Beautifully done! I love the tim holtz way of making cards, although i haven't done it myself yet. xx Daan

Chrissie said...

Absolutely stunning card Debby.
See, you CAN 'do' distressed and very beautifully too!!

Grenouille Greetings said...

This is STUNNING! Absolutely amazing and so different to your usual style of card. Well done you for stepping out of the box! Warmest wishes, Lesley

Heather Huggins said...

Wow totally cool. We used that same stamp this weekend at my distressing class.. Beautiful!!

Anne-Marije said...

Hi Debby,
I've been very busy with my school, but I'm back now!
I love all the cards you made last week. Amazing!!!
xxx Anne-Marije

Debbie said...

This is so different from your usual style Debby...but it's FANTASTIC!...I love it!
Hugs
Debbie x

Dotty Jo said...

This is stunning Debby, love the colours and all the different images that you have put together. I find that its really fun to try something new and push yourself - this is fabulous! Jo x

Kat said...

This is stunning Debby. You've been very creative. I can't seem to find the time to check out my Tim Holtz stuff that I got as a TSV from QVC!

Kat x

Lorraine A said...

fantastic card Debby :-) You may complain that you don;t like to make this type of card ,,,, but you do it really well !! :-) Everything looks fabulous :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

Poppy said...

love it Debby, so different.
poppy

José said...

Great card Debbie, i love this style very much. You have done a great job here.
Hugs José

Beth aka BR-T said...

I am in love with this card Debbie it is phenomenal! Beth

Emma said...

So stunning....I love the colour.
Hugs Emma x

Jo Nevill said...

I know how much you like doing these Debby but you do do them so well ! You would never guess you didn't like them !!! I love the colours you have used and all the details and techniques.

Hope you have a fantastic Easter weekend.

Hugs,

Jo xx

Leigh said...

I love it!!! Debby, this is gorgeous. Gorgeous colour and you have the components mixed really well.

Sian said...

Wow this is completely different for you and it's amazing! well done you.
Sian
x

having a {me} day said...

I noticed this whilst checking out the challenges this evening. It is just fabulous! Well done you for pushing your boundaries, you should do more of this as you are good at it. My apologies that I've been awol on your blog, I've just been busy with work and it's taken over my life. I will be checking back again very soon. keeleyxx

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

Your card is so amazing! I love the green color! The clock and the crackle panit... it is just so cool! I am soo envious that I did not make this card.

Mvh
Gunn