Sunday, 1 May 2016

Moments-More Than Words May Challenge

It's that time again at More Than Words,  the reveal of another new challenge!  This May it's about clocks and moments!! That's right TIME! And here is my interpretation!
 Here is the challenge

I can just imagine all the awesome projects we'll see this month with this challenge! A few additional photos. . .
Because the photo is old I wanted to carry that into my page so I used a resin lantern and some chipboard from Dusty Attic and went to work. I painted the lantern with Prima Bloom Spray in Vintage Gold and used Get Glowing Inklingz from  Shimmerz for the yellow glow. I went over the piece with Artisan Powder to make it look more worn. This powder is fabulous!

I used a TCW stencil, some moulding paste and more gold mist and did some masking on  my background. I then used a sentiment stamp and went around the page. The metal clocks are from Prima's Vintage Trinkets line. I added the paper clocks by fussy cutting my Maya Design papers. I used Vintage Autumn for this layout. 
My title speaks for itself perfectly. I believe that time is short and we need to really step back and reassess our priorities. Do what is important, have fun, live for the now.
The little boy is my dad with his father. My grandpa died three weeks before the end of WWII. Shot down by a sniper's bullet my dad was left without his father at the age of twelve. I lost my father to pancreatic cancer. It was the first day of his retirement when he got the news. Live for the now!


Here are our prizes for the month

All our prizes include international postage!!!


a $50 USD prize package from COUTURE CREATIONS

Here is more information about our 1st place sponsor this month:

"The Couture Creations and Ultimate Crafts brands are owned and manufactured by Artdeco Creations Pty Ltd which also manufactures other leading craft brands.  Artdeco Creations is one of the world's great die manufacturers with a long history of quality products which are bespoke and boutique.  Our dies are very intricate with beautiful fine features and are of the highest quality.  We have a dedicated team of wonderful people who are crafters designing for crafters.  We love what we do and take pride in our designs and work."

Next, 4 runners up will each be awarded a prize as follows:


a $25 USD gift certificate from THE SCRAPBOOK DIARIES


a $25 USD prize package from 7 DOTS STUDIO

(image below is for illustration purposes only)


a $25 USD prize package from STUDIO 75


a $25 USD store credit from THE DUSTY ATTIC

In addition, we will draw a one random winner from all eligible entries!


a $25 prize package from COLOUR BLAST

(exactly as shown below)

Each month, we hand pick a winner from all participants who have not made it to our TOP 5, but who has captured our attention someway, somehow.  We might pick a project due to its original use of a certain product, the cleverest title, most beautiful photo, etc.  Who knows what will we be looking for?  That's why we call it our Mystery Winner!


a $25 USD prize package from FABRIKA DECORU

And last but certainly not least we will randomly award a prize to one lucky blog follower who has commented on any of our May blog posts.


a $25 USD prize package from GRAPHIC 45

(exactly as shown below)

To learn more about all our generous sponsors, click on the SPONSORS tab above!

We cannot wait to see you interpretation of our 
May MOMENT & CLOCKS Main Challenge!

Link up your project using the LinkyTool in the right sidebar
by May 31st at 11:59 pm EST.

PS: Remember our DT Callout 
for which you can find all the details HERE
We hope that you will apply! 

I look forward to seeing your creation HERE  at More Than Words! And don't forget about our Design Team call!!

All the best! :)

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