Had so much fun with and make this carousel :-)
Tried and make it a bit masculine, steampunk feel.
It is made of multiple layers of chipboard glued together. then used black paper on all surfaces with Claudine Hellmuth multi matte. To decorate the tower i have tried to use most of Tim Holtz products.
It took me over a month and make it but have had a lot of fun :-)
Some challenges along the way, but mostly be solved. The carousel spins and have used the base to the old tv spinner to get it spin / rotation around
the large chipboard I bought here in Norway, but if you can not find it where you live, you can paste multiple layers together by and offset layers until you get the length you need.
On this side i made a glass door and i used the mini lantern from Tim Holtz
Papers i used in this storage are from different TH paper pads
On this side there is drawers, shelves and a room for tissue paper.
Also made a shaddow box just for decoration lol
Used a curtain holder to hold masking tape
Here there is plase for a lot of distress ink pads
Made a blending / shutter curtain from chipboard and TH tissue paper. Used stamps and imbossed oer. Also used mettalick stains. Under ther is a room for 12 x 12 paper pads.
On this side there is drawers, shelves and a curtain on the left side
A llitle room here for rulers
Here are some pictures when i filled it up wit all the lovely stuff from Tim Holtz and ranger
Clock works in the box
The cute little girl inside the shaddow box is me a few years ago !
Close up picture of the crown and clock box
Used an old light bulb inside the crown with some gears on the top a fleur die . Used grunge board to make the crown. That is steady and easy to work with :-)
Used an old light bulb inside the crown with some gears on the top a fleur die . Used grunge board to make the crown. That is steady and easy to work with :-)
Pocket watch with clock keys, gears and spinner
the journal inside the shelf.
Have a video tutorial on how to make it
Here i used Mini Silhouettes die, black crackle paint, gears, chain and clock parts
Here i put pictures of my 2 boys inside the gears :-)
Altered dressform die
Key with gears
Had a lot of fun using different hardware for TH and put them together :-)
Made a flower pot from Mini Bird and Cage Set die. Black crackle paint and some gears and Metal Foliage for the flowers
This i use to hold the small glossy accent
Wings on the bird cage, shane and some clock parts.
Film strip around the top storage
Made a hanging lamp from Mini Bird and Cage die set.
Black crackle paint,clock key, crown die, spinner, gears, chain and light bulb
Film strip die with acetate behind. Black crackle paint, gear and spinner
Ornate plate and clock pieces inside the glass bottle
hee i used Mini Bird and Cage Set crown die, clock face and a spinner.
chain, metal bird and chain pieces on the crown
Black crackle paint and rub over with gold
Picture of my mom and dad inside ornate plate :-)
Hinge made with Hardware Findings die, gears and spinner. Used embossing powder on the hinge
Tim Tim Tim :-)
Letters cut with Upon a Time die, cracle accent and went over with metalic stains
Storage tower measurements
Thank you all for your always sweet comments. I really appreciate it :-)
Wish you all a wonderful day :-)
OMG this is absolutely amazing - looking forward to your videoReplyDelete
How wonderful is this on all planes, a lovely memory piece with all your photos, display piece for your lovely work and practical too because it holds lots of stash!ReplyDelete
What a fantastic project Anne. This is absolutely amazing.ReplyDelete
Absolutely Stunning!! You do such amazing work!ReplyDelete
I am totally blown away, this is a piece of art, and practical. amazing.... there isn't a word to describe it. you rock.ReplyDelete
Holy Moly, girl! This is nothing short of BRILLIANT!!!ReplyDelete
Totally, totally, BRILLIANT!
WOW - I AM SPEECHLESS!....a masterpiece to be sure!ReplyDelete
Awesome! Thanks as always for sharing.ReplyDelete
Your attention to detail is amazing. This project is superb! It's a masterpiece indeed.ReplyDelete
WOW, ALL I CAN SAY IS WOW! This is magnificent, very inspiring piece! Love it!ReplyDelete
This is just the best I have seen you make yet. I need to make one of these!!!ReplyDelete
What a magnificent piece. No wonder it took a while to make, you've put so much detail into it. Absolutely stunning! ox MargReplyDelete
OMGgggg..and..WOW.Wow.WOW....my friend ..This is a jaw dropping pieces of art!!!You are amazing me with all of your creativity! This is fantastic!love it.TFSReplyDelete
This is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FANTASTIC!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
I am in Awe of Your work!!
Came across this on FB, Linda Cain sent Me :-)
Awesome! Truly a work of art.ReplyDelete
Amazing, wonderful, useful, good looking, cabinet! Really wish I could make this and so glad you did. You had been quiet for so long, I knew there was something special about to come. Thanks so much for sharing.ReplyDelete
OH MY GOODNESS, Totally in ore of this, must of taken you ages to make but worth every minute as you have created a masterpiece xReplyDelete
Oh Anne this is amazing!!!! I love all your details and everything has a place.....I'm sure you will get a lot of used on this piece with everything at your finger tips....just amazing work....thank you so much for sharing this with us....love it....ReplyDelete
Oh my wow what an amazing creation this is stunning not enough words to say what a fab creation this is speechless hugs WendyReplyDelete
Wow that's a great project.ReplyDelete
Wow! I am not surprised it took a month. It looks fantastic and you got so much in it!ReplyDelete
Truly inspiring! It's a wonderful, functional work of art!!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! Saw this on Suze Weinberg's FB page!ReplyDelete
WOW...did u send this to T!m? This is amazing, an absolute work of art and so practical as well. AWESOME JOB!!!!ReplyDelete
Mind blowingly brilliant!ReplyDelete
What an amazing piece, you have put so much thought into both the design and the decoration. Stunning xxReplyDelete
WOW!!!! This is so amazing!! Your level of creativity is off the charts!! Love your work thanks for sharing!!ReplyDelete
You must make a smaller one and sell the instructions.Im not good at math but I would love to make a smaller one.Please think about it.Your work is beautiful and enjoy looking at all of you creations.
this is awesome would love to make the crown clock for my daughter in law for her birthday, it would make her feel like a queen. LOVE your workReplyDelete
Amazing piece of Art! Very creative and Functional!ReplyDelete
This looks amazing!!!ReplyDelete
You inspire me all the time, but this time, you've blown me away!!
Maybe you should sell the pattern!! I know there will be lots of people that would buy that from you!!
I know I would!
Well I'm speechless, watched the video, still speechless..ReplyDelete
WOW you are the"""""THE BOMB"""""" AMAZING. Thanks for all the sharing you do...
Wow - so glad to discover your blog and fascinating creation. Thanks for taking the time to share your process.ReplyDelete
Dette tror jeg er det mest fantastiske prosjektet jeg har sett i papir - ever... Du er helt rå Anne.ReplyDelete
Forstår at du har kost deg masse med dette prosjektet. Takk for at du deler med oss
All the words I would have used have already been said, here, but I think you are absolutely amazing! How you think these ideas through, and then put them together is beyond me! Your work is fantastic!ReplyDelete
Thank you, thank you, thank you for sharing.
Linked here from Linda Cain...ReplyDelete
This is the most phenomenal project I have ever seen! What a labor of love!
OMG I have no words, you did it again. This is differently gorgeous. Love that dress form. You are an amazing artist!!!ReplyDelete
i must say this is the most AMAZING thing ever. so creative, so engineered, so genius. thank you for sharing every detail you put into this. i've already seen the video too. if you would please email me directly, i would like to send you a few more things to add to your collection. thanks again for sharing your creative talents. -timReplyDelete
Wow! This is simply spectacular xReplyDelete
Oh My Goodness! That is fabulous! I always love to see your creations. This one is stunning. Love the shade that covers the ink storage and the little TH lantern in the glass cabinet. All your hard work really paid off.ReplyDelete
This is beautiful! It's hard to imagine it is made of chipboard, but your embellishments have really made it a work of art. What a lovely way to store your TH goodies, showcasing them and how they are used. I am glad to find your site and I am looking forward to seeing many of your projects. You are very inspiring.ReplyDelete
For eit fantastisk arbeid du har gjort her!!!ReplyDelete
Tenker Tim Holtz blir grønn av misunnelse viss/når han ser denne :)
Dette er det flotteste jeg har sett laget i papp/papir ! Har kommentert i bloggen til Kreativ scrapping også.legger meg til som følger hos deg, for her var det sååå mye flott å se på i bloggen din.ReplyDelete
Ha en fin søndag!
Wow...what an amazing storage unit...you really must send the link of your video to Tim...I am sure he would love to see this.ReplyDelete
This is more than amazing. I'm speechless. I follow your blog, but actually came across it on Suze's fb wall- so glad I did (since I get behind on my blog reading - I might not have seen it otherwise) Pinning it now!ReplyDelete
Amazing!! Helt utrolig fint!! Får skikkelig hakeslepp. Har selv nettopp begynt med scrapping for et halvt år siden og sett en del på youtube for å finne inspirasjon. Og du er helt utrolig. Takk for at du deler med oss! :-)ReplyDelete
Det er det råeste jeg har sett på lenge!! Helt målløs her jeg sitter! Wow, wow, wow!!ReplyDelete
Helledussan!!!! Kor flott :DReplyDelete
Håpar Tim Holtz får ta denne i augnesyn eingong ;)
This is an amazing piece of art! I just saw your video and was just thinking the same thing...TH just has to SEE this! Then read that he already has and had to come read what he said lol...OMG!! That was Awesome to have TH himself leave a comment, I can't wait to see what he sends your way..I'm so excited for you :) TFS, Sandy (luv2skrap)ReplyDelete
An Amazing creative project. This is so cool, and all made out of cardboard, just unbelivebe.ReplyDelete
No wonder TH him self sent you a comment. Well done to you!!!!!
WOW WOW WOW! There are no words. This is beyond amazing. You a a very talented lady. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
AMAZING!!! this is so awesome!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!ReplyDelete
Just Beautiful. You're my Hero!!! Love to see your projects and get some inspiration.ReplyDelete
This is just so amazing. I had to send an Email to Tim with the link to your post. I hope that he comes to look because I know he would love to see it.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much for sharing. I hope that you will consider doing a video on how you made this.
Great idea! I hope so too!Delete
Thank you so much for your sweet comment and writing to Tim. I really appreciate it :-) This project was to big to film when i made it so i took pictures while i made it and have posted them with measurements bellow. Have fun creating :-)Delete
Your work is amazing. I would like to know how you made that amazing clock on the top. If you get a chance could give directions on how to make it? Thanks again for your amazing creations, they are great.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much Denice :-) The clock is made from 5 - 3x3 chipboard and glued together with hinges as show bellow where there are pictures how i made the tower. The lid is cut about 3 1/8 and the sides 1 inch. Here you have to adjust a bit depence on how thick your chipboard is and how you glue it together. Hope this helps and have fun creating :-)Delete
Wow! Breathtaking! I am so glad that Tim himself stopped by and commented :) I am in awe of you, wish that I could create like this!ReplyDelete
How amazing and awesome. This is a marvel beyond words.ReplyDelete
Enjoy it ..it is a monumental treasure in my book.
This is amazing! You did a fabulous job in creating such a great piece of working ART!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much for sharing this!
It looks amazing!! Thank you for sharing this fabulous project!!ReplyDelete
The level of detail and creativity is amazing - this is truly an amazing labour of love,ReplyDelete
AWESOME project Anne. I love all the awesoem things you do.ReplyDelete
I am so blown away by this incredible piece of art that is also functional! I can only imagine the hourse it took to plan and create this. Thank you so much for sharing.ReplyDelete
I am totally and utterly speechless. What an amazing creation. I wish I had the time and dedication to make my own. Enjoy your new treasure and thanks for sharing it with us!ReplyDelete
I'm so in awe of your talent. I don't have the time to devote to recreating your fabulous storage unit, but I wish Tim Holtz would license your design and sell it (or perhaps the basic unit to be embellished by the purchaser). Though creating it is part of the magic, I would only be able to have this great storage if I could buy it.ReplyDelete
This is truly Fabulous! You put so much creativity and deatil in your creation:) I love it!ReplyDelete
Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
Nearly brought tears to my eyes! Beautiful and functional! I thought "there should be a prize!"...but what prize could you give when you already have your beautiful creation!!!!ReplyDelete
Congratulations and enjoy
And thank you SO much for sharing it!
OMG! How wonderful, detailed, stylist, and attention to all you did, with beauty and grace. This is an engineering marvel. I tried to make a small holder for Tim's stamp pads and it looks like it was made in kindergarten:-) Thank you so much for sharing this. MahriaReplyDelete
Absolutely Beautiful!! the imagination & creativity that went into making this is so AMAZING!! I bow down to you & your creativity!!!! It's fantastic in every way and the details you put in really stand out!! I also love how you added pictures of your family in there, brilliant idea!! You should be on T!m's design team!!!ReplyDelete
Wonderful creation! Bravo!ReplyDelete
I am stunned, speechless and what everyone else has said. I am so thankful for all you share. You are an amazing artist!!!!ReplyDelete
Oh wow, just speechless!!! You are very talented. Hugs Polly xReplyDelete
This belongs in the Crafters Hall of Fame- well YOUR name belongs there- we would have to let you keep your beautiful project. If there is no crafters hall of fame we need to open one and make you the first inductee! In awe...ReplyDelete
This is just out of this world, on a whole other level!ReplyDelete
Anne (from Norway) - you did A GREAT JOB making this amazing carousel - it appears to be a labour of love, and I'd sure LOVE one!!ReplyDelete
~ Terry (from Canada) ~
OHHHHHHHHHHHHH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!! THis is B-E-A-u-T-Ful in all its holtzy goodness! i soooooooo need one!!!!! you are amazing!ReplyDelete
I just found this via Pinterest, when I saw it, I thought, oh wow, I wonder where you can buy these, then I got here and I found you made it..... my mouth nearly hit the floor it fell so wide open. This is unbelievable, it must be THE most amazing project I have seen anywhere in blogland or on the net.... The detail and thought and skill of course that has gone in to this, makes the mind boggle. Truly, truly AMAZING!!!!!ReplyDelete
Wow! This is absolutely fabulous! You are so creative and have made a beautiful storage system! Stupendous! Thanks so much for sharing your work!ReplyDelete
All the Best,
I am IN LOVE. What an awesome piece! So glad I found your site so I can come back over and over to be inspired!!ReplyDelete
This is by far the most amazing paper craft I have ever seen! Well worth all that time and effort you put in it. I hope you sent this tutorial into Tim Holtz!ReplyDelete
This is the most beautiful project I have ever seen -ReplyDelete
I must make my own :O)
Therefore I have two questions for you.
Where have you bought clipbordet? (possibly how thick it is)
and what are the black paint?
Best regards and i love you blog and the thing you have make.
WOW...gorgeous, beautiful and SO useful. It's fatastically wonderfulReplyDelete
Are you going to be selling the instructions to make this? If so I am so interested. I love this.ReplyDelete
Bellow this post there is a tutorial with measurements how to make it. Have fun creating :-)Delete
Wow wow wow, if you can get a kit made I'd love to buy one!ReplyDelete
I am speechless! I must say you are one amazing artist and a very creative outside the box thinker. Beautiful!!ReplyDelete
It's a long time since I've seen anything quite this amazing. It's totally AWESOME and stunning. I'm so jealous of your wonderful talent.ReplyDelete
Love to watch your videos, too!
How in the world did you plan for all the storage places and drawers for this project? Did you have it drawn out ahead of time? It is just amazing and wonderful. I love it.ReplyDelete
Only one thing to say here...... WOW..... this is SO amazingReplyDelete
W O W!ReplyDelete
WAUW WAUW WAUW Anne Det her slår da bare alle grænser for genialitet. Du er simpelthen totalt og fuldstændig over kodyl fantastisk. Sikken et projekt, og hvor er det brilliant udtænkt, og simpelthen såååå smukt lavet. Jeg er totalt benovet over, hvad du har lavet her, og det er simpelthen bare såååå flotså flot lavet ned i den aller midste detalje.ReplyDelete
All I can say is WOW!!!!!ReplyDelete
Amazing, I am totally awed by your ability and creativity.ReplyDelete
OMG, OMG this is AWESOME!!!! Simply stunning it totally blows mwReplyDelete
away.You are an incredible artist. As someone said up ahead " has Tim seen this yet...?"If not hope you don't mind me posting it on his Facebook page along with a link to this page.?? Ii really think he would be just as excited and in awe as we all are.
Thank you so much for sharing!!!
Hugs from Texas, USA
There are simply no words....this is beyond amazing. I am in awe...... You now have a devoted fan from the Napa Valley in Caliornia USAReplyDelete
FANTASTIC!!! i absolutely love your project, hope you wont mind if i attempt to make something similar, will link back to you if i post it on my blog, thank you for sharingReplyDelete
Hello Anna, gorgeous tower love it. I don't see the measurements below as mentioned before. It would be very nice piece to build for Tim's Ink Pads. Thank you for sharing.ReplyDelete
WOW!this is stunningly beautiful! I want one.ReplyDelete
This is indeed beautiful. I want something like this on my new home.ReplyDelete