Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CCChallenge #3 #14 Colored Crackle

On page 53 you will find the next challenge, Colored Crackle
from Tims book Compodium of Curoisities #3. This challenge
is hosted by LindaLedBetter. If you wish to join in go directly
to Lindas Blog: This challenge is
being sponsored by the Funkie Junkie Boutique here is the link: they will be offering a $25.00
gift certificate to Linda's great store! A big thank you to Tim
and Mario for the grand prize on each challenge that they

As always we are not allowed to tell how we achieved the
outcome to our entries. I followed the instructions on
pg. 53. It seems trying to make time and find time are two different
things this go around with this challenge. I can certainly appreciate
the ease that my MacBook offered compared to loading and uploading
on my PC Laptop. No comparison but as luck would have it my MacBook
is dead in the water at the moment. Oh, Santa!!! (Please note the clipboard
at the top of my pictures is not the Vintage one I ended up using. It was
just a photo to show the blue background before I covered it with some

With that said here is the ingredients:
One vintage clipboard. One can of sky blue spray paint, various Ranger
Alcohol Ink(s), Distress Paint Black Soot & Antiqued Bronze,
Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste, Tim Holtz Christmas Stencil,
ModPodge, Wooden Sled, Wooden Moose, Tim Holtz Music Tissue Paper,
Distress Crackle Paint, Tim Holtz Distress Marker White, Spray on
Glitter Sealer, Found Relatives Occasions, Tim Holtz Flash Cards Holiday,
Ephemera Pack Christmas Noel, Tim Holtz Ribbon, Tim Holtz
Gum Drops, Tim Holtz Embellishments, Tim Holtz Holly Die Cut,
Wooden Snow Flake, Tim Holtz Christmas Words, Christmas Ribbon,
Background Paper Websters Pages, Tim Holtz Distress Sprays. Frosted
Film by Tim Holtz, Copy of Vintage Post Card I bought last year. Tim Holtz
Christmas Rub On.

The pinecones I found on a walk last week that I incorporated.

Thank you for stopping by!!



  1. Another beautiful Jan Bianchi collage! I love all the elements you've included here Jan and the balance of styles of art. The colored crackle on the moose & sled is great, and features the technique nicely. <c<c<3<c

  2. Great job! I love the way you have incorporated all the images of winter and the coming season. The little pine cones are a fun addition and will always remind you of that little walk...

  3. So glad you had the time and took it!!! This is many techniques and Christmas goodies. Just lovely!!! Thank you so much for playing along with us on the Colored Crackle challenge at CC3Challenge!!!!

  4. What a clever idea Jan! Love the whole Santa theme to this which works brilliantly with the crackle technique. Jenny x

  5. This is so beautiful Jan, I love the scene you created and the little pine cones are such a wonderful addition too! Thanks so much for your visit and lovely comment. Anne x

  6. Fabulous! I just happen to have an Altered Clipboards board on Pinterest (as one does, of course) and will need to add this beauty to it. Love all the embellishments. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at CC3C!

  7. Oh my goodness, Jan. This is such a sweet piece of vintage Christmas decor you've created! I love it! What a fantastic way to alter a plain old clipboard and give it such a cute new "life". Thanks for sharing with all of us at CC3C. <3 Candy