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Dream Valley Anything but Square

Good afternoon everyone, hope you are well! Here I am with something very different for our challenge at Dream Valley this fortnight-a working clock! I made it from scratch, ordered the clock movement but made the face and put it together myself, I am very pleased with how it came out too :-) What do you think?
To decorate the face I used Echo Park paper, which I stamped and heat embossed Vintage Butterflies and Dragonflies onto with Gold embossing powder, then coloured with distress inks. Lastly after I had fitted the clock movement I placed the numbers.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Altered Elusions: Anything Goes
Hotshot Crafts: Distress inks
Inspire Me Fridays: Anything Goes
The Stamp Man: Bling it on
Art Impressions Stamps: Metal Element

Comments

  1. This is stunning and I fancy having a go of one of these this summer.

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  2. Hi Elaine, Oh this is stunning, I would love to make my own design clock, think it would be fun....xxx

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  3. Fabulous creation.. Love it! I would love to try something like this.. thanks for the inspiration.. Brillant work!! Hugs May x x x

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  4. Stunning Elaine, lovely colours too.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  5. It looks great Elaine. xxx

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  6. Amazing, love the colours, so clever xxx

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  7. Hi Elaine. This is stunning love the colour and the butterflies welldone. Caroline xxx

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  8. wow Elaine, this is just gorgeous!

    Sarah x

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  9. What a fabulous creation! I would love this clock for my garden!!

    Sandra x

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  10. This is brilliant well done.Happy crafting Ginny ♥

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  11. WOW!!! This is amazing. I love the colours and those butterflies look so beautiful

    Sue

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  12. Just stunning creation Elaine:) Very very creative:)
    Love the elegant butterflies!
    Kisses,
    Sonia

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  13. this is a gorgeous creation :)

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  14. Wow absolutely stunning Elaine. Love the butterflies, just stunning. Thank you for joining us this fortnight at Altered Elusions. Abbie (Co Owner) xx

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  15. wow this is stunning elaine.really beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

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  16. Stunning creation Elaine.
    Mags
    x

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  17. Wow Elaine to say you have done this from scratch you have done an amazing job on it....its gorgeous :)x

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  18. So beautiful!!! Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions challenge!
    Soili-Maria

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  19. Gorgeous!. Thank you for entering our "Distress Ink" challenge at HSC. We hope you will enter our new challenge " Kanban"

    Hugs Sarah x

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  20. Ohhhhh Elaine, this is stunning! I have one of these blank clocks at home just waiting to be attacked by me but as yet I haven't had a go at it, lol. Im afraid to mess it up as I only have the one, teehee. This is truly stunning. Lee x

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    1. Its not a kit Loops-I just bought the clock movement and made the rest myself. You should have a go-the movements arent expensive and those kits make it much more expensive to try!

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  21. This is beautiful Elaine, thanks for joining us at AE This fortnight good luck, Pauline x

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  22. I can't believe this is all handmade. It's beautiful! I love the bright blue and the butterflies. Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions this week. Hope to see you again soon.
    Renee

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  23. wow...soooo gorgeous ♥
    Hugs :)

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  24. This is stunning and well done!
    thank you for joining in the challenge at altered elusions and artitude this week...
    hugs
    Debbi x

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Thank you for your lovely comments, I really appreciate them all :-) Elaine-xxx-

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