Saturday, 26 December 2015

Horsing Around

Hello. Welcome.  Posting a clock I altered for a friend.  I enjoyed altering this clock so I thought I'd make another one as a present for Elin.  She has horses.  Actually she has these horses LOL



I used a photograph as my background.  I painted the clock with blue acrylic behind and embossed the gold line around the edge of the clock with gold tinsel embossing powder.  The numbers are from Rubber Dance Pick a Number set, stamped on paper coloured with the same blue acrylic and embossed with the gold tinsel embosssing powder.  It has extra sparkle.  I am pleased to report that you can heat emboss an IKEA plastic clock without melting the clock.  Although it did take a lot of heating and did get quite warm.  I originally intended to do more, but in this case I think less worked very well.  

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Thanks for your visit.  Hugz

Joining the fun at 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Make It Sparkle  
Scrappiness Utfordring 11 - Mixed Media 
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10 comments:

  1. Beautiful clock, Gail! I'm sure your friend will love it!
    Good to know that the IKEA clock can withstand the heating when embossing. I have one that could use some altering ...
    Thank you for using my number stamps, they look really great on the clock!
    ♥♥♥

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  2. That is just sensational. I love the line of gold embossing. Really makes it stand out & to use HER horses....fanatastic present!!

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  3. Lovely clock! I heat embossed a faux leather phone cover once, that didn't melt either (I had work in progress before I even came to think about it...) It's always great to make usable art :)

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  4. You are AMAZING 😊... What a lovely project. I would have never thought of this and I even have that clock! Thank you for sharing....(hugs)

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  5. I love it, just the idea .. Thank for joining us again in scrappiness challenge. Hug DT Jorunn

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  6. Absolutely smashing, Gail! Impressive work!

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  7. Gorgeous Clock, what a great design, Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts, Good Luck
    Kevin xx

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  8. hi Gail! nice job...luv the gold embossing! so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

    sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

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  9. Great idea, and wonderful clock. Thanks again for joining our challange:)

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  10. Wow, what a nice job! I really love the idea, and the result too. Thanks for joining us at Scrappiness. Hugs, DT Helga <3

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