Monday, October 11

Simon Says Stamp & Show your.... METAL!

It's Monday and this week
Simon Says Stamp and Show your...

METAL!


A few things inspired my piece, I have some metal vintage clock work bits which reminded me of mechanics, Tim Burton's film nine and the whole steampunk genre.


So I have tried to create faux metal with scraps, yes all the grungepaper scraps from die cutting... pieces form Caged bird die has some fabulous negative shapes, as does the elegant flourishes and there's a piece from the centre of heart wings. I took a picture to show that they were indeed scraps LOL!!! 


I HAD to use some of Wendy's Art Parts... the back panel I have adhered a scrap of diet coke can...I had my OH bring me an empty from work usually I don't drink fizzy drinks (unless it's the type in bottles LOL!) The front frame I have inked with distress inks, it takes the colour soooo well yum!


I then placed, planned and layered each piece before inking with Distress inks (I was going for a copper colour but think it's a bit more rusty then I first envisaged!!!) attached a few mini fastener's they're just perfect for this and sanded all the edges to give an aged metal look.


 After adhering each piece with faux rivets and holes I brushed on a little gold and copper perfect pearls Not that you can see it in any of the pictures... Then, I attached a metal corner and D ring for hanging!!!


I hope you are inspired and check out the rest of the teams stunning metal creations!

Thanks for stopping by have a wonderfully creative day BiG HuGs Kim :)

17 comments:

Saskia said...

Wow! Gorgeous work... sooooo creative!!!!

Saskia :)

Kim Dellow said...

Totally love this Kim. I love those influences as well and It is is wonderful how you have bought this all together - Gorgeous! Kimx

Sue said...

Wow, this is great, LOVE the way you used the scraps from die-cutting....it certainly looks mechanical.

Andrea C said...

my hubby very rarely gets impressed when I shout him to look at craft but he was so impressed by this as was I this is one of the most fantastic pieces I have ever seen, excellent work x

Chris said...

Hi Kim! This is such a fantastic piece and all using scraps which is brilliant. It really does look like old rusty metal, absolutely gorgeous and glad to see you using your art parts :D. Big hugs, Chris xxx

debby4000 said...

Goodness what an amazing piece, gosh all the different bits and pieces it absolutely gorgeous.
luv
Debby

cbuswell said...

WOW, this is REALLY cool!! LOVE it!!

Tasha said...

Out of this world awesome! You take creativiy to a new level
love tasha xx

Lori said...

Kim, this is so stinkin' creative! I LOVE it! Almost steampunk-ish, very cool! All those little pieces of grunge, oh my! lol! Just absolutely wonderful!

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Kim,

This is absolutely GORGEOUS! It looks like you are quite the puzzle piecer too!! ;) Wow..love the color too!!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp

LynneForsythe said...

WOOOOOOOWZEROOOO!! this is BEYOND amazing!! It is just TOOO COOL!

Katie said...

Hi there,

I just had to comment. This is amazing! I love the dimension and detail you put into the bird. The colors are beautiful. I can't believe the 'rivets' are faux. Your scraps really turned into an amazing piece of art! Thank you for sharing it!

Katie
PS-I found you on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.

Terry said...

Hiya Kim totally AMAZING sweetie, love your birdie....the dimension is soooo fabulous put together, love the colors too and all the little metal pieces wowwzersss
Hugs Terry xxx

Lillian Child said...

Your coloring and creativity are simply amazing - just beautiful!

Shelly said...

Fabulous card, love the dimension with the window! Your colouring is fab, and nice touch with the twine! Shelly x

Susie Little said...

Fantasic Birdie! I love Nine we hae watched so many time over the last few weeks!xx

Paula said...

ingenious and flippin amazing

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