Friday, August 6

It's Bean a While!

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Can you see what I did there??? Huh??? Can you??? Clever use of the word Bean ... seeings as this is an altered Bean can!!! Yup ... I thought so!

This little guy is going to sit on my desk next to my WOYWW anniversary calendar! Just in case you were wondering ... I do know it is n't the 25th of July today ... that was the day I made it :0)

The whole can is covered with Lord Tim of Holtz's Grungepaper ... you know Tim ... the man that can turn Nylon into silk on a whim while creating diamonds out of gravel with just the teensiest amount of Black Enamel Accents and the lid from a pot of Aged Mahogany Distressed Stickles. ZZproject3d0810

The Grungepaper is painted with Claudine Hellmuth's deliciously black 'Charcoal Black' acrylic paint and bound using the Bind-it-all and some waxed cotton and beads! The flowers and butterflies are stamps by THE Wendy Vecchi and coloured with Faded Jeans and Peeled Paint Distress inks. The flowers were attached using the Zutter popper wotsits which means that instead of twiddling my thumbs ... I can twiddle me flowers instead.

ZZproject30810 The back label jobby wotsit is Tim's Sizzix label die ... with the ends chopped off ... very carefully of course ... I did n't harm them in the making of this piece!!! And finally the centre bit of one of Tim's key holes... also humanely doctored!

I still have n't managed to get around all the WOYWW desks this week ... but I am going to have another go today ... there is just sooooooo many ... I am also going to dabble in a spot of card making ...

Laters!

20 comments:

Hazel said...

This is stunning crafting x

Deezines Art said...

WOW - I love this - Jacqueline xx.

Helen said...

You've bean (sorry, I can do corny too) so busy!! I love this tin. Do you go through people's bins for bean tins or do you just eat a lot of beans???Always wondered! Love the colours on this one, it's lovely.

Debsg said...

I never cease to be amazed by your beautiful creations.

Rosie said...

Great big of recycling there Linda!!

Hels Sheridan said...

Gorgeous :O)) xx

Kathy Eddy said...

Awesome job and very clever!

Angie said...

This is beautiful ...I know black is black ...but ...this paint looks sooooo rich.

cardesque said...

Cool bean can - looks great in black! and it matches your calendar too!

Lesley said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!!

Debi said...

Stunning!!! Awesome job!

themessycraftroom said...

Wow stunning. x ChrisB

Netty said...

Recycling at its best, they are terrific pieces. Enjoy the weekend. Annette x

Kathy said...

Fab projects. Lovin' that there rather kinky lacing jobbie ;-)

Heidi said...

Where do you find the time to make such quality works of art my luv?!

Very cool lace too ;)

HUGS!

Emilie said...

Absolutely gorgeous like always!

kath said...

stunning creations lynda and hey not just talented but witty too...hugs kath xxx

craftimamma said...

Luuurve those colours against the black and a lovely way to recycle your empty tins. I could do one of those now 'cos I finally managed to get the set of Mrs V's stamps with the teensy flowers and butterfly on. Can't wait to have a go!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Jennie said...

Beanz meanz Lindaz !! lol love the tin :))

Wanda H said...

Gorgeous!!!! It is THE BEST bean can I've ever seen!!!!

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