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Bling...or maybe just a little!

I know you're looking at this and wondering where the "Bling" is for the Frilly and Funkie Challenge.  I have my moments of bling but generally I'm not what one might call a Bling Crafter.  Even my wedding ring has 2 tiny diamonds.  My MIL couldn't understand why I didn't want a BIG diamond.  Hehe...
 
I've been wanting to make an altered clipboard for awhile.  I recently saw the very talented Brenda at Bumblebees and Butterflies altered clipboard and loved it!  Now, she went all out on hers and it looks AMAZING BALLS!!!  I plan on using mine so I couldn't go all out.
 

 I started with a clipboard from the $1 Store.  This is what mine looked like...I googled the image since I didn't take a photo.  Pretty...
 

To get a worn leather look I glued some glue n' seal onto the board then applied tissue paper.  I went to town stamping with a bunch of my script stamps. 


To alter the chrome clip I used distress paints broken china, peeled paint, pumice stone and weathered wood.  To finish off the grunge I combined alcohol inks and blotted.


One of the ways I added some bling... a yummy gumdrop.  See, it's there!


I cut with the postage die, inked, stamped more subtle bling, clear rock candy distress ink.  Just adds a little shimmery look.


At the bottom I glued the frameworks honeycomb.  Since I made this for where I work...I needed it to be functional.  Not just grungy.


Come share your blinged out projects with everyone at the Frilly and Funkie Challenge!  Thanks everyone for popping in to see!  Can't wait to see what you make. 

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