Happy Father’s Day

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Happy Father’s Day to you and your families. Today I have the second of my Design Team projects that I did for Anything But A Card where the current fortnightly challenge is “Masculine of remembering dear old dad”.

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This started life as an old wooden icon that had ruined trying to colour it with Dylusions, but that was another story. I used lots of clock images, from the Gecko Galz Time Flies collage set, to create a collage that covered the icon. Then I gave it a very thin coat of gesso, wiping some away with a damp cloth before applying a coat of crackle varnish.

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The letters were black chipboard that I coloured with a variety of gilding waxes.

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To create the heart, I cut a heart from some brown designer paper then poured on a thick coat of diamond glaze.

P1040039The finishing touch was to add touches of gilding wax all over.

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I’m so pleased to have finally put my failed icon to good use, although my attempt with Dylusions inks kept coming back to haunt me whilst I was using wet glue to apply the clocks! I think I might add a little random stamping around the edges, but we’ll see!

Sadly, I can’t give this to my Dad as he is no longer alive but if you are lucky enough to spending the day with your Dad, have a lovely time.

 


Comments

Happy Father’s Day — 4 Comments

  1. What a lovely, unusual project. I do not know where you get your amazing ideas from.

    You have so many wonderful things in your craft room, it must be like Aladdin’s Cave!

    Dionne xx

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