The rules are simple:
• One must work from the book and not reveal Tim's techniques (If you don't have the book, you can get one from Tim himself, autographed (!)... there 's still time as there are still a few challenges left in this series!)
• You need to link your creation to Linda's blog
• You need to visit the design team's blogs and leave comments on their interpretations.
This week’s challenge is to implement the technique described on Page 44 of the book: “Eroded Metal”. I tired this technique using “Abandoned Coral”, “Cracked Pistachio”, “Old Paper” and “Antique Bronze” Distress Paints. I wasn’t totally satisfied as it looked more like wood grain than metal because I was having issued with covering without streaks:
I did a marbled alcohol ink treatment on the glossy side of this variant, using “Raspberry”, “Watermelon” and “Shell Pink”:
I die cut from the variant (two metallic/alcohol ink) sheet using a set of floral dies from Serendipity Stamps (#033 Flower Pops)”:
I then used the Cuttlebug Embossing Plus folder 2000251 (Fanciful Labels), a “Picked Raspberry” Distress Marker, A Hero Arts C3037 (“Spring”) and Sheer Shimmer spray to create a label: