My lovely blogland friends

Thursday 18 July 2013

Floral Clock from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning darlings, and a big warm welcome to my new followers, Its lovely to meet you and hopefully I'm following you back but if I'm not leave me a comment with your deets and I'll pop over for a visit. My project this morning features the beautiful new Fancy Floral stamps from Chocolate Baroque

I've used an MDF clock blank, painted with emulsion paint and sanded before giving it another base coat. I began by stamping the larger flowers and then masking them to stamp the smaller flowers and flourished. I stamped the buds too (using Memento Tuxedo Black) and then coloured the flowers with Graph'It markers. I stamped the gorgeous leafy stamp from Floral Edges around the edges using prgment ink, using first and second generation stamping to create some depth.  I used an old CD as a template to add the line connecting the sprays of flowers.  I sprayed the project with sealer and added some pearls for the remaining hours and lastly attached the clock mechanism.

Here's a closer pic of the gorgeous flower stamps

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Frillie and Funky: Summertime
Inky chicks: Masking
Joanna Sheen : citrus colours

Its another hot day here, a good excuse to laze around eating icecream and perhaps do a little crafting too. I was up at the crack of dawn so the dogs are walked, washings out on the line and the rest of the day is mine.
Have a lovely crafty day
Thanks so much for visiting , 
Claire xx


  1. Hi Claire. Wow...this is gorgeous! And I love the clock hands too!!!
    Dot x

  2. Absolutely terrific with the way you have used the various elements of the stamp set to create a cohesive whole. Using the CD as a template works beautifully too & I love the bright cheery feel you created with your colours. The texture of the multiple stamping around the edge adds so much to the whole effect too.
    Paula (PEP)

  3. This is a very pretty project so summery and fresh looking. I hope you enjoy this lovely day we have and anything you find to do!
    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  4. Beautiful clock Claire,I love the flowers and the gorgeous green edging.
    Kevin xx

  5. This is absolutely gorgeous, Clare!

    Lucy x

  6. This stunning Claire. I love the design with those gorgeous images and wonderful colours
    Hugs Sue xx

  7. Wow Claire this is one awesome project I love the fact that it is something that is going to be so useful, I am also loving those wonderful flowers a spectacular piece of work.
    lorraine x
    Ps this would be perfect for the challenge at All Crafts

  8. Simply beautiful, gorgeous stamps, love it. Hugs xx

  9. Wow, wow and wow again, Claire! This is simply fantastic. Gorgeous colors and images - wonderful coloring too. What a cool, cool clock that absolutely shouts summertime! So happy to have you sharing with us for our Summertime challenge at Frilly and Funkie!


  10. It's lovely Claire. The central design is fab and the leafy edge stamp makes a terrific edging.
    Beryl xx

  11. Gorgeous clock face Claire, the flowers look beautiful and the clock hands made me smile :). Enjoy the hot weekend! xxx

  12. What a fabulous idea for a project, I have never seen anything like that! I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
    Anna xxx


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