Friday, 14 March 2014

Masterboard Monday.

Hi Blogging friends  hope you are all well.
This week I have been working on a Masterboard using only Tim Holtz stuff. I am planning to enter this in the new challenge blog at
A Vintage Journey - 'Anything Tim'. If you haven't seen this challenge blog I would pop over and have a look.
And also SanDee and Amelie's Steampunk challenge - 'Transparency'.

I know this is normally posted on Mondays but I may not be around so I am posting it early.

I started in my usual way with an A3 sheet of paper.
There are a lot of photographs today but the stages should need less explanation.
If there is anything unclear please leave me a comment and I will get back to you.

Firstly heat embossing with several Tim stamps. I feel that the stamps are one of the things he does so well. What a great range and such lovely vintage style so they are used to make most of this project.

 
Gradually adding browns from his range of distress inks.
And adding more stamping images using the brown inks.
Once this is dry, if you rub over it with a soft cloth it will remove ink from the embossing and help it to stand out better.
 
 
 
 I also added colour to several tags and then added detail with one of his stencils.

Here is a collection of some of the stamps used.

 
I cut out the end sections using one of his cutting dies then embossed and coloured them with a blending tool and distress ink.

 
I then cut the Masterboard into sections to fit the flattened tubes and started decorating them with various Tim Holtz stamps.
 
 



 
And here is the journal constructed and complete.
I also stamped and heat embossed onto acetate to make an overlay for the front page.

 
This is the overlay folded back.
 
 
As you can see the tubes make great pockets.



 
I also stamped onto some transparent paper to give added interest.

 
The images are either stamps or from one of the ephemera packs.






 
I'm sorry there are so many photographs this time but really wanted you to have the chance to see the whole journal.
Hope you like it.
Back soon,
Angela x
 




15 comments:

  1. What a wonderful piece. Love the cogs and world globe. Karen.x

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  2. What a wonderful creation Angela and such a great use for one of your fantastic masterboards. I love the tube idea and you have added some wonderful embellishments to give it even more dimension. I love this!

    Thank you too, for joining us for our 'Anything Tim' challenge at A Vintage Journey too. Hugs, Anne xxx

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  3. Awesome, Angela!

    LOVE the browns and the effect with the heat emboss resist!
    (As it is a steampunk make too AND has some semi transparent paper used in it as well you could enter it to SanDee&amelie's Steampunk challenges too, you know? *wink).

    Hugs,
    Claudia xx

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  4. Love the resist effect in fact the whole thing is great. Becky x

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  5. Thank you, Angela,
    for entering our steampunk challenge over at SanDee&amelie's! So great to have you play with us again!

    Big hug,
    Claudia x

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  6. Wow Angela this is once inspiring project and had me hooked from start to finish. Thanks for sharing all the process pictures and for travelling along on a Vintage Journey. Have a great weekend xx

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  7. So cool, that's a breathtaking project.

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  8. This is absolutely beautiful Angela. I love the way you've built up each page and the idea of adding the transparency layer is inspired. Thank you so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey with this. Jenny x

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  9. What a lovely book, so much detail. Thank you for your visit. Karen #43

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  10. This is a truly superb book. I love all the detailing in it. Blessings!

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  11. Beautiful tag book, every page is fascinating

    Jools x

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  12. A famous tag book with a lot of details. I like each side of it.
    Greetings
    Sabine

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  13. Again a extraordinary and stunning creation, dear Angela! Super idea and beautifully designed

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  14. Thank you for popping by, Angela! I'm sorry I have been a bad bloggie friend about stopping in!

    You "Timmy girls," as I like to call you, just blow the top of my head off with your stunning creations! There is no other word for them! Truly stunning and so beautifully detailed!!

    It sounds like you were having a great time in France! Hugs, Darnell

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  15. Totally, totally gorgeous, Angela. You are so, so creative!!!

    Shoshi

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