Sep 5, 2014

A MOMENT IN TIME CC3C #10-ASSEMBLAGE CLOCK

Playing again with Linda Ledbetter's  Studio L3
Lots of love went into the making of this clock.  It's been a work in progress completed and perfect for this Challenge
For this project I am using Tim Holtz's Assemblage Clock and Idea-ology products.  Order Tim's book  A Compendium of Curiosities, Vol.3
to find out more details on how to create your own clock.
I first removed some pieces of the clock apart, removed the backing and glass.  Then I began sanding the clock using Tim's sandpaper. 
 
I gessoed the entire clock, allowed it to dry and then I mixed red and white acrylic paint and covered the clock.  I added some TH idea-ology, Sprocket Gears and Pocket Watch using glue (E600).  Pieces of ribbon with baby sentiments were cut as well as some small pieces of screen.  The inside was covered with pink pleaded ribbon that was the perfect fit for the insides of the clock. 
 
 
Then I applied some TH Crackle, Picket Fence and allowed it to do it's thing.  I finished it off with some TH Rock Candy Crackle.
 
I traced a piece of white cardstock and chipboard against the back door of the clock.  I adhered the cardstock and chipboard, cut a slit so I can later add lighting.  A hole was punched out of the back door as well as the backing of the Pocket Watch to run Rice Lights through both.
 
I then began to build and embellish the inside of the clock and Pocket Watch.  I painted come of the gears white using acrylic paint.  Some Jolee's Baby Sticker and baby embellishments, flower, rhinestones,  light pink tuelle, a Guardian Angel charm which I painted with a Burgundy Copic Pen.
 
 
I placed the lighting and glued it to the back of the clock using Velcro.  What fun I had creating this special piece for a long time loyal friend.
Hope you enjoyed my piece.  It is currently on display at Michaels for inspiration.  
Thanks for your time and interest in viewing my work.
Ivette 




 

 
 

18 comments:

Vic said...

Ivette, your clock turned out so cute. The lights are genius!

Sara Barker said...

This clock is gorgeous! I love all the texture and that you really used up all the space inside. And those lights really top it off! Where can one purchase them? I think that is what mine is lacking; still working! Your dear friend must be a very special person; this is a wonderful gift!

Anita Houston said...

What a precious photo! LOVE LOVE LOVE the texture and crackle, and the items you embedded in it! Gorgeous clock! Thank you so much for joining us in the Assemblage Clock challenge at CC3Challenge!!!

Naomi said...

This is the cutest clock I've seen. So glad your mojo is back . And it is one lucky gal to receive this work of art.

Lisa H said...

Very pretty!! I love all the details and the lights are great.

mamablitger said...

Ivette... This is stinking cute. Adorable, pretty and very inspiring !!! Gosh you made a fantastic job on this. I can easily understand why it's staying at Michaels for inspiration... Wow !!!!! You are so talented and clever !!
Thanks for sharing !!!!
Hugs from Monica... Spain

Cheryl Grigsby said...

I LOVE that crackle on your clock, it really makes the whole thing. Very sweet gift for your friend. Thanks for playing CC3C with us!

Marjie Kemper said...

What a beauty, Ivette! Love all the texture you added on the inside AND the outside. So glad you joined us at CC3C for the assemblage clock challenge.

Julia Aston said...

Wonderful crackle on this clock - such a sweet way to highlight the baby image - love all the pieces you added!

n1sunrider said...

Thank you ladies for taking time to view and comment on my blog.
Have a good one ladies...
Ivette

Candy C said...

Ivette...your baby girl clock is really cute. I love the addition of the rice lights. My only complaint about the assemblage clock is that the interior can sometimes be dark once you snap that back in place. You've done such a nice job of bringing "light" to your piece. Love the pink colors and the way you've created the interior and the exterior. Your friend must be very special for you to have gone to such great lengths to create something so special! Thanks for joining us at CC3C. <3 Candy

Lynn K said...

Stunning altered clock! Love all the details and texture you added. The addition of light is so clever!! Thanks for joining us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Color Challenge!

Hels Sheridan said...

oh how pretty is this! Love the addition of the little lights and all those beautiful little details too... Thanks for playing along with the CC3 Challenge and hope to see you again soon x

Annette Green said...

What a cute and sweet piece this is. I love the embedded textural pieces on the outside, and LOVE that you put lights in side. Clever!

crafty creations said...

Wow how amazing is this piece of art - love it and I'm sure the recipient will be delighted

x Hilda

Lynn said...

What, what a great use of the clock! I love those clocks but I never know what I would put in one to justify the high price tag, if you know what I mean! But this seems just perfect :) Thanks for playing along in the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!

Rachel said...

oh your clock is just spectacular! there is so much depth inside that little clock! how great is this. Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!
-Rachel
rwkrafts.com

Lalo said...

OH MY how so very precious! lovely lovely project!!!