Sheep by the Seaside Clock
- Round clock
- White cardstock, 8-1/2”x11”
- Rubber stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Beacon of Hope (lighthouse); Primitive Beginnings (hills, sheep, house); Ground Cover (fence); Row of Trees; Cardmaker’s Shapes (or any round stamp for sun)
- Adirondack Dye Inks (Ranger)
- Distress Inks (Ranger)
- Marker (Copic)
- Sponges and daubers
- Double-sided tape or glue
- Compass or plate (for cutting large circle)
- Scrap paper
- 1. Remove clock assembly and hands. Trace plate or use compass to cut cardstock to fit inside clock numbers. Mark circle center with small dot.
- 2. Use scrap paper to make masks of hills, house, sheep, treetops, sun and lighthouse. (Note: Masks will be used when sponging Distress inks onto scene.) Use black and grey inks to stamp scene, applying masks as needed. (Note: Do not mask sheep to stamp fence, but only to sponge color around them.)
- 3. Use markers to color fence, house door/windows/chimney and lighthouse.
- 4. Apply masks to lighthouse, sun, house, tree tops, hills and sheep. Sponge on distress inks.
- 5. Stamp one sheep onto white cardstock; cut out and glue over sheep outside fence.
- 6. Use marker to draw shadows of fence and sheep.
- 7. Use scissors point or sharp tool to carefully poke hole in center of scene. Use craft knife to carefully cut small portion away, large enough for clock mechanism to fit, but small enough to hide behind hands. Adhere scene to clock. Assemble clock.
by Dawn Lusk