Monday, April 18

Simon Says ...

You would think as challenge director for Simon Says Stamp and Show that I would at least manage to get things right ... now would n't you?
I even set the themes each week so I really have no excuse!
This weeks theme is Simon Says Stamp and Show a Tim Holtz technique! Well I used the term "technique" very loosely indeed on this mirror!
I am so easily distracted at the moment!
It all started so well ... I grabbed my Compendium of Curiosities ... got completely engrossed in all of it's yumminess and my eyes fell on Lord Tim of Holtz's mirror project ... you know Tim ... the man that can feed 5000 with a Big Mac while training 349 horses for the Royal Wedding with just a Pen nib and a Key hole!
Anyways ... I set about rooting through my scraps drawer for lots of Lost and Found scraps to fit all the fragments. I coloured the mirror with a Walnut Distress Stain ... Glossy Accented everything within an inch of it's life ... then thought ... This isn't really a technique ... Is it? Too late to start anything else ... I decided to continue with what I was doing ... got the camera out and thought "Oh bottoms ... There is n't any stamping on it!" Really was n't my day now was it! Nothing for it ... I added a few Idea-ology embellishments ... and some THE Wendy Vecchi butterflies!
All's well that ends well!
Okay then ... all that remains is for me to mention the $50 shopping voucher you could win to spend at Simon Says Stamp if you join in with the challenge this week!
Laters!

17 comments:

Helen said...

I feel better now I know you too sometimes have trouble fitting the brief. Even if you set your own brief, lol. Great mirror.

Sid said...

Fab frame....the colours look great together Linda !!

Kaz said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!! like the pen nibs too! Off to hunt for my tim book, great challengne got me thinking.....now that does not happen often!
kazx

Alix said...

technique or no...i love it :)

Jenny said...

*lol* Oh yea of short attention span! Mirror frame is awesome though. :)

Scrappy~Sarah said...

Great frame :)

Alison said...

Gorgeous art Linda! xx

Mini said...

Totally fabulous!
Sue x

snazzyoriginal said...

Now if you hadn't mentioned it, we would have been so engrossed in all the lovely bits no one would have noticed!

Gillian said...

What a fab challenge to start this week off, loving your Tim inspired mirror and all the different elements, fabby project:) x

Andrea said...

and end well it did indeed Linda, just an amazing mirror that will look great on anyones wall xx

Candy C said...

Hello Linda! I LOVE your Tim Technique piece! It's just beautiful! I LOVE all the images and colors you chose to go with. And the Wendy Vecchi butterflies are just the perfect touch! <3 Candy

dddeeebbbzzz said...

Ooh LOVE it!!

Terry said...

Hiya Linda, I just LOVE your The Tim Holtz Mirror project, love the colors, the butterflies, the Wendy's are just fabulous...and the colors are just great. Thank you for sharing sweetie. Hugs Terry xxxx

Claireliz said...

I love your TH mirror Linda, You really should be known as Lady Linda of Holtz lol. I'm postie stalking for a couple of parcels of Timmy Goodies today, so am hoping the postie appears very soon.
C
xx

nessy said...

oh just amazing linda ~what a stunning mirror ~perfect!
vanessa xx

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Oh my goodness, this mirror is brilliant, I love the way you brought the embellishments together I would totally hang this in my office or house! :)

*mwah*
Steph
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