11 January 2012

Grunge/Distressed Look

Co-ordinations chocolate brown with blue core paper cut two fit A5 card sand co-ordinations paper and use knife to scrap edges to age.

Use Portobello road checked paper again use knife to scrap edges to age and use either distress ink to edges or chalks i.e gold/yellow colour, like wise cut a long narrow strip of contrasting mellow paper again distress edges as before.  Wrap hessian string around top of checked paper prior to sticking the mellow paper on top.  Checked paper is glued to co-ordinations on a jaunty angle just to give a different look.

Clock was cut using sizzix 'Tim Holtz' clock and coloured using precious metals, hands are attached using a brad. Stamp (Bryers vintage) onto white card stock, then cut out using a parchment die, distress using chalks or distress inks. Maroon ribbon stuck in bottom corner and sentiment aged in the same way.

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