Friday, February 15, 2013

Gifts from Tim Holtz - Steampunk and grunge bottle containers

Thank you so much Tim And Mario for all the fun idea ology stuff you sent me :-)               
I really appreciate it and having so much fun using it :-)                                

Had so fun making this bottle boxes and use all the goodies Tim and Mario sent me :-)             
This first one i tried to make old steampunk . Wanted it to look 100 years old lol                 
The box is made from thick chipboard and i used different TH paper pads                      


Her is the door open. Used the new collage key for the closure
Made the wings by coppy up larger the heart wings die. Embossed them with riveted metal embossing folder.
This was so fun to use :-)

The battery for the lantern is placed here behind the bottle

 On the right side i have put the lanterne in a configuration box 
Made a tag and put on a lot of gears,pulley wheels with twine and other Tim Holtz idea ology goodies

 Her the light is on

 Made a steampunk hat with glasses.  and i light bulb, filmstrip in a spool, flower pot from clay with gears and foliage,a little book and painted an used candle

Used plaque on the edge die to make the top. Made a horse shoe from chipboard , Heart wings for a tag, clock parts and an old bulb with gears.

Painted a zipper with gold dabber to finish the top

Close up pictures from the back of the box

This was an old plastic glass that i painted and decorated with twine feathers, gears and ball chain

Steampunk bottle and glass

Lot of things going on here :-) Die cutted gears and embossed them with different distress embossing powder.Fastened them with brads so they spin, used a hitch fastener on the middle gear and a chain on the lowest gear so when i spinn them the box opends 

Inside the box there are some gears and a light bulb.

On the side a cork with gears and twine and on the bottom some bottles with twine and gears

Back side has a little tag mini album and is fastened with clock keys

 Made a bracelet withe the new buckles, leather flower , feather, embossed grungeboard  gears  and some clock parts

Box 2
Not so much work on this one lol
The crown is made from grungeboard and it is a cork with twine inside
For the top and bottom i used ornamental die to make the shapes
Papers from different TH paper pads

Have taken pictures when i made it and you can find the measurements and how to bellow

Grass made of paper strips

On the right side there is a tag fastened with a hinge clip.
Used the new  remnant rubs on the tag and some game spinners :-)

The holder on the side is made from the ornamental and movers and shapers insert die
Painted an old corkscrew amd painted it with black and gold paint dabber. Went over with metallic rub ons .

The little bottle and corkscrew is from kreativskrapping and you can find it here 

Thanks again Tim and Mario!
Have fun creating :-)


  1. Your creations are fantastic as always.
    Chris x

  2. these are incredible and real pieces of art

  3. These are all wonderful ~ you've been busy playing!! Congratulations on catching Tim's eye ~ he should hire you!!!

  4. Wow, das ist ein großartiges Werk, ich bin begeistert!

  5. Wow, wirklich toll. Unglaublich, was man aus Papier alles machen kann.


  6. What cool stuff to play with, and what amazing things you have created!!
    Alison x

  7. Anne, incredible as always! Love your work. Have fun getting grungy.

  8. Wow you are very uber creative. This is magnificent! Creative Hearts are Happy Hearts...

  9. As everyone has said and WILL say..your work is amazing! Wish I had the patience and all the goodies you have to create. I have none of the stuff you have. Wonder what your space looks like. I sooo wish I had things to create like has to be fun to have so much!!! Great work again Anne...soo happy for you !!!

  10. So awesome, I love your work and am quickly beginning to love STEAMPUNK. Are you now designing for Tim Holtz? If so congratulations, if not you should be. Hugs.

    1. Thank you so much for your sweet comment Darla. I really appreciate it :-) No i don`t design for Tim Holtz. Just love making things with all the stuff he design :-)

  11. What awesome work. I have so much of Tim's goodies and can't come up with an Idea to use them...I see maybe something here that I could use...Thanks Annes for all of your inspirations.
    Love Steampunk

  12. Det er bare en ting å si, fantastisk lekkert !For et kunstverk !


  13. WOW Anne you are amazing. I love it ALL and my favourites are the film reel and the hat with eyes and light bulb. You are the QUEEN OF CRAFT. Thanks so much for sharing. Karen.x

  14. Love what you have made ,wow a lot of talent and time,love went into your projects . Can't wait to see your next one thanks for sharing Delores


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