Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Altered Chocolate

 I deserve a whole load of chocolate after this I can tell you. Twice I finished it and then stripped it back down to the backing paper......mostly due to my drool getting over the papers lol.  It does look something like I'd intended it now.

It is an old clipboard, as you'll see from the before pic below, and I've wanted to alter it for quite a while now. I made my backing papers from beautiful pictures of slabs of chocolate from a very posh shop. The background is Choc Orange, and the clock face Dark/milk/white choc. Then there's that lovely big, grown up choc button.  Yummmiee!!!  Admit it, you're drooling too, right lol. My Clock hands and sentiment backer are good old Cadbury's. My doilies have quite obviously had drinking choc spilt on them lol. A few peel offs to decorate....and numbers from an alphabet sheet...I've never used any of my peel off numbers before. I'm getting through this unused stuff ok lol.

My Receipe :-
Papers .... home made (pix from Hotel Chocolate)
Peel off ... Image-n-ation
Glitter ... Stash. 
Doilies ....Lakeland
Sketch ... Get Sketchy Challenge

I Hope to enter this project in the following Challenges :-
The Stamp Man - Altered
Cute Card Thursday - Inspired by Clock or Time
Get Sketchy - Sketch
Anything Goes Challenge - Going Round in Circles
Creative Belli Blog - Numbers (unused stash)
Penny's Paper-Crafty challenge - Circles
Create with Connie and Mary - Anything but a Card
Catch The Bug Challenge - Anything goes 

A few Close ups 




And the Before Shot ....


15 comments:

Mary Brown said...

What an amazing transformation! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Thebug415 said...

WOW...what a facinating project! LOVE IT! Thanks for playing the Creative Belli Challenge.

Robin Kirkpatrick said...

Awesome project! It looks good enough to eat! Thanks for playing along with us on the Belli Challenge!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Yum Yum!!! I love the altered clipboard- looks good enough to make my mouth water! Thanks for joining us at the Creative Belli Challenge.

Lisa said...

Great project! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

Deb said...

Yes, I am drooling! LOL!! Thanks for playing in the Create with Connie and Mary challenge!

Carrie Gaskin said...

WOW - what a change from the start to the end result. This is just stunning!

Julie said...

Such a fun card. Great take on the challeng. Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

Julie

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Yummy! And yes I am drooling! Very cute and very delicious! That is so creative of you!

Connie said...

You certainly changed up an old boring clipboard! Thanks for playing along with Create with Connie and Mary this week!

Annie said...

oh my! what a delicious creation! I bet it was fun collecting all those wrappers .. ...! thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday.
hugs, annie x

Rae Anne said...

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!! And might I add "drool-worhty". . .;) Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug's World Card Making Day / Anything Goes challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! :D MWAH!

Dana said...

Oh Linda!! You're right...I am drooling over it also! It DOES look good enough to eat!
Hugs~
Dana

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Hi Linda! You may already know this but this made top 4 on Get sketchy! I don't think you won a prize, but great recognition! Congratulations!

Courtney said...

This is beautiful Linda! Thanks for playing along with our Circles Challenge at Penny's!

~Courtney~
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