Tuesday, July 31, 2012

CC2 #15: Enameled Brilliance!

Wow! This week at Linda's Studio L3, we have been assigned Page #56 from Tim's 2nd Compendium, Enameled Metals.  How too cool is this one??!!!

Of course I knew I had bought a pack of the metal foil tape when I was Absolutely Everything for Tims's weekend of classes.  I just couldn't find it.  That lead to an extreme clean-up of my "right-side" desk.  And not just one...but three! packs did I eventually come up with! Yeah me!

As you know, you need to reference the techique from Tim himself, but let me just say..you need to! I was not expecting the results I got. I went with the Sizzix Basic Gray texture folder that Julie found at the Springfield stamps show, which matched the Sizzlet die she had gotten me for Christmas (I have such a pear thing!) I actually like the plain one, and while I didn't know what I would do with it, I didn't want to risk ruining it either! LOL!

But, man I'm glad I did.  I had picked out the paper colors when the metal was still wet, and as I was using scraps, I wasn't thrilled with the match, but then after the 2nd to last step, they seem to go perfectly! Who knew?  I have visions of great Christmas Cards with this one.

So there is still time; grab your copy of he Compendium of Curiosities Vol. 2 and get enameling!!


  1. Ahhh! Now I know why you sent me so many pears! You have a "pear thing"! Gorgeous piece too my dear. Loving these Christmas cards and looking forward to seeing mine in the flesh! LOL! That folder is gorgeous. Hmmmn.....

  2. Kim, this is awesome!!! Love the color combo and the background made with the texture folder looks fabulous!!

  3. Well done, don't think I am going to get this one done in time, I am prepping like a mad woman for a craft market on 2 Sept...need 8 days a week...


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