Friday, 8 February 2013

It's time for Mash...


This week's Friday Mashup challenge is brought to us by Erica and she is bringing us a 'time' theme...

So here is the "Mashup" Challenge:
1. Make a project with a "Time Theme".
2. Or Make a project using the "Color Black".
3. Or "Mash it Up" and create a project with a " Time theme using the color Black".

When I saw this challenge coming up I quickly ordered the Clockworks stamp set (it's been on my wish list since the catty came out but other things kept jumping ahead of it!) and thankfully it came in time to make this card...

I was pretty pleased with how this one turned out considering I normally gravitate towards pretty things involving flowers and butterflies (not to mention ribbon!), so a man's card is always a challenge! I went with lots of neutrals (Sahara Sand, Basic Black, Very Vanilla and Naturals Ivory) as well as a metallic touch (silver embossing powder, brad and Smooch). The clock was created by stamping the frame on black and embossing it with silver EP, then cutting it out. The centre is very vanilla card, stamped with one of the grunge elements in Sahara Sand, then with the clock face and hands over the top in Stazon. I punched this out with a 1 1/4" circle punch and inked the edges in black ink. This was then glued to the frame, covered with Crystal Effects and (when dry) attached a silver brad throuh the middle. Here's a close up...

On the naturals ivory panel behind the clock I stamped the large grunge element using Sahara Sand ink. The Sahara Sand background was stamped with three of the small clock part stamps with Sahara Sand ink then spritzed with silver Smooch. The zigzag strip was embossed with the chevron EF then hand trimmed into the zigzag shape and spritzed with more Smooch. There's a tiny strip of silver glimmer paper die-cut with the pinking edgelit and an embossed sentiment from Curly Cute to finish things off. I used the current Fab Friday sketch for my layout...

Make sure you make time to see what the rest of the Friday Mashup designers have created!

Thanks for stopping by...

x Amy x


  1. Fantastic masculine card! The silver embossing looks great as does the crystal effects on the face of the watch.

  2. This is beautiful, Amy! Love your layout with the chevron and the vintage look!

  3. Amy I love this card, I think it's the best use of this stamp set I have seen yet.

  4. Fantastic card! Love the cut out chevrons in the back, the awesome clock (love the use of C.E. for the face) and and the metallics! Great masculine card! Thanks for sharing with us at Fab Friday!

  5. Wow Amy! Absolutely gorgeous! Love the layout and that clock looks terrific. You always amaze me with your creations. I love them all.
    Hugs ;)

  6. That clock is awesome!! What a great way to use the set!

  7. This is fabulous! I love the embossed pocket watch!