Sunday, July 1, 2012

Compendium of Curiosities II Challenges #11 & 12 - Configurations

Time for another Compendium of Curiosities II Challenge over at Studio L3.  Two challenges, actually.  The techniques for this challenge can be found on pages 33 & 34 of Tim Holtz's book A Compendium of Curiosities Vol. 2.  Check out the book for the  basic techniques I used to create my box!

I have had a few configurations boxes hanging out in my stash for a while now - just waiting for inspiration to hit!  This is my first attempt at creating one - next time I think I'll go bigger! :)

Tim Holtz Idea-ology  5.5” x 5.5” Configurations Box
Designer Paper:  Graphic 45 – Steampunk Debutante
Inks, Stains and Paints:  Ranger Distress Ink – Tea Dye, Vintage Photo, Gathered Twigs; Adirondack Alcohol Ink - Butterscotch
Accessories & Other Stuff:  Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Curio Knobs, Tissue Tape, Corked Vials, Foundations Metal Box Feet, Tissue Tape, Jump Rings; Prima Rose, Garden Gate Baby’s Breath & Corsage Pins; The Beadery Domino charms, gears, Cameo; Studio Calico – Wood Veneer Words; Stampendous Chunky Silver Glitter; American Crafts Silver Cord; 7 Gypsies Eye Hook; Monopoly gamepiece (car); stash key



  1. Amazing! I love your background papers!

  2. Love it! Great background papers! Love all your "bits and bobs"


  3. fantastic job! i love it. they are fun to make!

  4. Hi Cheryl, your box is absolutely beautiful, love steampunk, love this creation!

  5. You have a fabulous assortment of goodies. Love the knob on top.

  6. Ooooh! Love all the cool stuff in your boxes!

  7. Love your box, great theme and the little knob finishes it off perfectly.

  8. I can't believe this is your first. It's so great! I, too, love the use of the G45 papers. Perfect for this box.

  9. Simply beautiful! I am such a graphic 45 fan. It teams so well with Tim's style. I love your choice of papers.

  10. Cool!!! Fantastic job and love your loot in there!!!!

  11. Hey Miss Cheryl - I love your box! Now I want to make one!!


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