Saturday, February 27, 2010

TIME for Edward's Birthday Pressie

Hi all, hope you are all having fun, (must be if you are reading this as that means you are craft blogging lol), bought this Kaisercraft project last year and it got buried in the cupboard. Anyway DH's birthday next month and he is difficult to buy for as he always wants practical pressies, so thought this clock ideal. Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge this week is TIME and this project sprung to mind, the first photo is the rose Edward proposed with (which I have pressed and is in the front of our album). These are some wonderful memories over 13 years, so thought this represented time as well as the clock. DSP is blue and shades of gold and brown.
I had it that I wanted to have a clear clockface so for this I used acetate (not saying how many attempts I had lol) then heat embossed with gold powder (kindly lent off my crafting buddy Emma, great having a crafting friend 1 mins walk away, we just don't get together enough) as my silver didn't look right. Then I versamarked the edge and dipped in the powder to highlight the heart edge, fairly pleased with how it turned out in the end.
Definately need to learn caligraphy! All the hearts have dates or places/events etc. This is Edward's parents, his mum is still with us 85 years old. His dad unfortunately died some time ago due to Alzheimers which was a huge blessing in the end. He was a wonderful man greatly missed.
This is when we went canoeing down the Murray River last April, fantastic so peaceful, can't wait to go again.
How cute are they and I mean the little ones
Rosanna and Edward looking for shells and looks like Morgan looking after daddy, bless him, I am sure I have one with Rosanna doing the same lol!

Definately a messy project as the first dsp I cut out stuck in the wrong place (I used sticky strip orginally and once it stuck it stayed stuck lol) so took all that off and then used good old fashioned glue, forgot how messy/sticky that could be! Embossing wasn't to messy then the sponging was a little tricky with the hearts being so small. So this should qualify it for Tuesday Tagger's Challenge.
Well DH and Morgan are on their way home with tea (chinese takeaway), showers then a movie night, toughest decision is which movie to watch, looks like Lara Croft (Tombraider) is winning at the moment, not sure who is more excited Edward or Morgan lol.


Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge #27 - Time
Tuesday Taggers - Gettin Messy Hands - Sponsored by The Craft Barn
Ooh LaLa Creation Challenges #48
- Acetate
Lexi's Creations #8 - Open
ABC Challenge O - O is for One Paper
Flutter By Wednesday #98 - Open + butterflies, fairies or angels
Quixotic Challenge #15 - One for the Boys which could be a project or card
The Corrosive Challenge Blog #52 - Wings
By the Cute and Girly February Challenge - Love
Thank you for visiting, happy crafting, have a wonderful weekend, take careX:)


  1. wow what a fab keepsake gift,it is gorgeous,
    thanks for joining us at lexis and good luck in the challenge
    lalkygirl x

  2. Love this! Thanks for playing along with us at SSCC! :)

  3. This turned out gorgeous Annette! Those photos are just adorable and that embossing looks awesome! Great Work!

  4. Oh wow this is super...I love it! Thanks for playing along at Lexi's Creations

    Hugs Lexi xxx

  5. Wow Annette, what a most beautiful creation, definitely something to treasure. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at OLL. Hugs xx

  6. Wow - this is stunning and what a great pressie!

    Yep, if Lara wins then I reckon it will be Edward who is happiest!


  7. Wow! Great project, so creative!! Lovely to see your work at Lexi's Creations, Thanks!!

    Saskia :)

  8. Annette this is awesome, what a great memory page, so much detail and love has gone into this project, many thanks for joining us at Tuesday Taggers this week. Hugs Avril xxx

    ps Sophisticats are looking for Embossing this week. xxx

  9. A LOVEly scrapbook page. Some gorgeous photos there and a great layout. Thank you for sharing it with us at By the Cute and Girly.
    Beryl xx

  10. This is gorgeous..thanks for joining us at Tuesday Taggers...hugs Nikki xx

  11. Wonderful! Great photos! Thanks for joining us at Quixotic Challenges

  12. It's very beautiful and so very special too!
    How wonderful to have shared all those precious memories and have them preserved on such a beautiful keepsake!

  13. What a wonderful gift! Thanks for getting messy with us at TT this week! Paula

  14. WOW wonderful clock you will always have time for your memories what a treasure. Worth getting messy for, thank you for getting messy with us this week at TT.

  15. Wow this is fabulous and a beautiful time piece and memory I just love the clock face and I would imagine this will be a very special treasured present thank you so much for joining us at Ooh la La and sharing this with us
    I really hope you visit again with more of your beautiful creations

  16. This is just gorgeous, so much work and love has gone into it. thanks for sharing at BTC&G this month.

  17. Wonderful!! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge..again! :-)

  18. What a gorgeous clock! This surely is a work of art! :) TFS

  19. Oh wow Annette AWESOME Project, LOVE LOVE the clock in the center!!! Wonderful sweetie WOW!!!!!

  20. What a fabulous idea Annette! and a great gift to receive, it will be cherished forever I am sure!

  21. Great project, Annette! He'll love it...and you both are cute, too, not just the little ones :D

  22. Wow! What a fantastic gift, it is absolutely gorgeous!

  23. What a wonderful clock - you can see how much love and attention you've included. Awesome job!

  24. Lovely project! Thanks for sharing with us at TT this week

  25. Wow this is fantastic, and what a special gift.

  26. Oh I love the clock you created!!! Your husband will love it!! All those precious photos!! Stunning work Annette!!

  27. Really love the clock - just a lovely creation. Thanks for joining in TT this week. Jill

  28. Lovely

    Thanks for joining us on ABC :)

    Hugs Jane x

  29. Oh wow! What a fun project this is. Absolutely love this photo clock. Loved seeing your beautiful photos too! hugs, Angela


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