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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


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

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

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

  4. Stunning Elaine, lovely colours too.

    Linda xxx

  5. It looks great Elaine. xxx

  6. Amazing, love the colours, so clever xxx

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

  8. wow Elaine, this is just gorgeous!

    Sarah x

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

    Sandra x

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

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


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

  13. this is a gorgeous creation :)

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

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

    xx coops xx

  16. Stunning creation Elaine.

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

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

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

    Hugs Sarah x

  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

    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!

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

  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.

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

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


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