Friday, 3 February 2012

Metal & Acetate: idea book

Hi everyone, 
Enjoying the week so far? 
Now this is a very special project today, but I love the idea.... such a neat project to start... 
I will let Linda tell you all about it.... 


This was one of those projects that you dread starting ... then you have such a good time ... you lose track completely. I am a visual type of a girl ... I even think in pictures ... so ... something handy and visual in my craftroom is great for inspiration. I call this little book a technique journal. Basically ... there are no words ... just lots of different ways to attach "stuff" to acetate including metal. Is it finished? Hopefully not! As I learn new ways ... I will just keep adding them. 


I attached the frame on the cover by making two groups of two holes in the acetate and the frame and tying it in place with waxed cotton ... I have Shari Carroll to thank for that little gem!

Tip of the day 
To get a neat finish for metal on acetate ... I put Humungo tape on the back of the metal before I die cut it ... that way the whole object is covered and gives a much neater finish on the reverse.




Products used
Tim Stamps: Steampunk


See you tomorrow



6 comments:

  1. Wow inspirationally Linda a great idea and fab book!!

    Maggie

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  2. The way several pages show through one another and the different colours and treatments of metal make the project both fun and interesting to look at. Food for thought !

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