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3D Pocket Watch

Lately my posts have been for my DT's (which I love) but I wanted to just play today.  I'm a wee bit under the weather with a cold.  So, things are a little slow going.  Since I'm part of the Eileen Hull Inspiration Team I received the "Make it 3D" die.  This die can make any of your big dies 3D!  So, I wanted to try.
 
3D Pocket Watch
 
 
I started by cutting these love birds from the All Occasions cards and circle movers and shapers.
 
 
I have been wanting to get the Pocket Watch die forever.  I got it as part of my DT goodies from The Funkie Junkie Boutique.  I popped the circle inside the pocket watch to make the edge thicker.

 
Here's the Make it 3D die.

 
These are the cuts it makes depending on your project.
 
 
I used this one x2.  This will make it's way around the pocket watch.

 
While I was away these yummy Deco Art Chalky Finish Paints arrived.  I used them for the pocket watch.

 
I loaded the pocket watch up with tattered pinecone roses, butterflies and ribbon!
 
 
I cut the movers and shapers ticket then stamped from the Big Top set.  I then added some rock candy distress glitter.  Can you see it... (Toe- Idea-Ology Butterfly)
 
 
I coloured the couple with some distress markers.

 
Garden greens and butterflies are inked with the Deco Art Chalky paints then coated in rock candy distress glitter.

 
I used distress spray satins for the ribbon then added a little gumdrop.
(Tac & Toe)
 
 
Here you can see the Make it 3D.

 
Thanks for stopping by!  Happy Friday the 13th and wishing you all a Happy Valentines Day tomorrow!
 
For this sweet couple I'll be playing along with these challenges...
 
I am just squeaking in for the Compendium of Curiosities 3 Challenge.  This round has Inspiration Emporium as the hosting Giveaway!  Not to mention Tim and Mario.
 
Compendium of Curiosities 3- Rock Candy Distress Glitter
A Vintage Journey- Tick Tac Toe
Inspiration Journal- Love is in the Air

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  1. NIcole what a beautiful work! Love your roses, perfect with this photo! So colorful ! Sorry for my absence , my Pc is back home today!!!! BArbarayaya

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  2. Hi Nicole. Sorry to read that you are under the weather. Hope that you are feeling better soon. Your pocket watch clock is darling. What a neat way to give it more dimension. I am curious on your clock how you used Tim's Rock Candy Glitter technique as shown on page 55 of his book. I see the glitter on the butterflies and they are darling but the technique is different from that. Anyway, I wanted to write to tell you that the clock is so cute...very creative. <3 Candy

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    1. Thanks Candy, just disregard if I missed the mark. I feel like a Zombie ;)

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  3. Absolutely sensational! Love it, love it, lurve it!!! What a great idea and so glad it's just for your for fun. I hope you get to feeling better shortly.
    hugs,
    Lisa x

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    1. Sometimes we just need to create to create! I think I was on the mend last week but then it came back...worse :(

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  4. Ah, that 3-D die, I got to use the die cuts a while back but now I want that die too! You are such an Enabler Nicole! Your 3-D pocket watch is gorgeous, I love the elements you added, the butterflies are so pretty...

    Thanks so much for joining us at Inspiration Journal. Hugs, Anne xx

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    1. Hey...talk about Enabling Anne. Everything you make I want! I had to ask Eileen what the die was for... LOL!

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  5. Hi Nicole, I have not seen this 3D die before but how useful. I now know I have needed this Die for a long time lol. Your clock is beautifully made and your flowers are stunning. A truly inspirational piece, TFS. Good luck with our challenge at A Vintage Journey.
    Have a lovely weekend and I hope you feel better soon, Julie xx

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    1. I just learned about it myself Juliz! I am wondering how I missed out too. This makes all my Big Dies way more versatile! My GF mentioned she wants to use it for the Picture Wheel! How awesome!

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  6. I love this Nicole! Great use of the die!

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  7. Hi, welcome back! I hope you feel better soon. I love your colors here - some of that Bermuda influence going on I think :-) Your flowers are so beautiful - I've cruised through your archived posts, and don't see a flower category. May have missed it with a short perusal, but if you do not have one, please consider at some point a flower tutorial! Especially with this die (and now the jumbo). And if you do have one, let me know :-)!! I've seen Tim and others - but it still is not working for me. Your step outs are so clear - so pretty please? :-) Great make, and could never tell you are under the weather! xx Lynn

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  8. What a cool tool! Love the 3D look and the oodles of gorgeous paper flowers!

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  9. A fantastic project and great step by step Nicole. Love the way the die enhances the pocket watch die and your florals are beautiful.

    Thank you for entering our Tic Tac Toe challenge at AVJ

    Hugs Annie x

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  10. Oh wow, this is so cleverly put together! Love it big time! Thanks so much for adding this to our challenge at A Vintage Journey again!

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  11. You are such an enabler! Your 3D pocket watch has ensured that this die makes it into my collection. Your pocket watch is gorgeous, I love the foliage surrounding it and those chalk paints are lush. Thanks for sharing another great tutorial... #enabler ;)

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  12. LOVE playing for the heck of it and your enjoyment shines through with this - aren't these paints wonderful! Thank you so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey. Jenny x

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  13. This is so cool too! I missed it the first time around. ;-)

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