Had so much fun during the creation, trying new techniques and sanding away. How relaxing!
Couldnt successfully get a full photo of the clock with the 'chimes' hanging from the chains in the garden setting, and the colours were lost once hung on the wall, so I took a separate photo of the 'chimes'
Attached the chains to the clock and 'chimes' with long stemmed brads and then sealed the back of them so they would not shift
Another view from the back deck
Decided to keep the bird, butterflies and tree in their natural form rather than paint or stain and quite like the finished look - suited the paper without being overpowering
These are the initial work in progress photos. Rather than paint the frame and accessories, decided to stain with Tim Holtz Distress Stains. This worked out well as I was able to obtain the rustic look I was after and the drying time was simply amazing!
loving the public holidays - time to complete works in progress and to commence new projects!