Tim Holtz® "Heart and Soul"
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Tim Holtz® "Heart and Soul"

Take a moment to escape and enjoy your creativity by making this fun and unique project from Tim Holtz.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Tim Holtz® Word Keys
  • Tim Holtz® Sprocket Gears
  • Tim Holtz® Mini Gears
  • Tim Holtz® Game Spinners
  • Tim Holtz® Timepieces
  • Tim Holtz® Clock Keys
  • Tim Holtz® Adornment Wing
  • Tim Holtz® Metal Corners
  • Tim Holtz® Muse Tokens
  • Tim Holtz® Tissue Wrap
  • Tim Holtz® Label Letters
  • Tim Holtz® Distress Metallic Paint/Brushed Pewter
  • Tim Holtz® Distress Stain/Walnut Stain
  • Tim Holtz® Adirondack Alcohol Ink/Pitch Black
  • Tim Holtz® Ink Applicator Tool
  • Metal Foil Tape
  • Glue n’ Seal
  • Glossy Accents
  • Scissors
  • Craft Pick
  • Shadow Box
  • Paper Mache Heart
  • Label Holder
  • Screw Eyes
  • Jump Ring
  • Wire
  • Steel Wool
  • Sandpaper
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Paint outside of shadow box with Distress Paint and let dry.

Step 2 Sand edges with sandpaper, apply Distress Stain, and wipe away excess.

Step 3 Apply Glue n’ Seal to inside of box, cover with wrinkled Tissue Wrap and let dry.

Step 4 Cut various shapes of Metal Foil tape with non-stick Scissors.

Step 5 Remove backing from foil tape and adhere to the front and sides of a paper mache heart overlapping the edges of the tape.

Step 6 Pierce holes along edges of the foil tape using a Craft Pick to create “rivets”.

Step 7 Ink over foil tape using black Alcohol Ink with Ink Applicator Tool and let dry.

Step 8 Rub steel wool over inked tape to remove the color from the top layer and reveal the antiqued silver foil tape.

Step 9 For “stitches” cut short pieces of thin wire, bend in a “U” shape, and insert ends through pierced holes. If you insert into opposite holes you can create a stitched “X” design - no adhesive is needed.

Step 10 Adhere heart into the box using Glossy Accents and let dry.

Step 11 Adhere various findings to heart and box with Glossy Accents and let dry.

Step 12 Insert fasteners through pierced holes as needed.

Step 13 Create hole in side of box and secure Clock Key.

Step 14 Hang Word Key from box using Screw Eye and Jump Ring.

Step 15 Attach a Label Pull to the bottom edge of box and add Label Letters.