Ok here the products used, all Deco Art ofcourse, I love there paints and mediums :-)
Americana Matte Varnish, Americana Acrylic paint in Lamp Black and True Red. Americana Decou-page matte, Deco Art Media Carckle paste, Deco Art Media Texture Sand and Gesso, Deco Art Media fluid acrylics in Quinacridone Gold (love the paint, hate the name, breaks my tongue lol), Cobalt Teal Hue, Carbon Blac, Burnt Umber. Deco Art Media antiguing cream in carbon black. Americana Weathered Wood.
I found the hourglass last Friday in a shop called Hema (Dutch shop that sometimes has real cool stuff) it was on sale for 1 euro :-) but ofcourse brand new and shiny. Fixed that..., using a mix of Decoupage and burnt umber acrrylic fluid and a bit water, used soe quin gold for accents, I think it turned out great, was an experiment LOL, any way it started out like this
The skulls are palstic beads and I put them on the sticks (the ones you use for plants in the garden if they need support no idea what they are called) and gessoed them and rusted them.
They are duble sided ofcourse because both sides are visable and because you have to turn the hourglass, the bottom part needs to be the same as the top :-)
The glueing everything togehter was a bit hard but it worked :-) I like the result anyway.
I will enter this in the following challenges:
http://leftofcenterchallenges.blogspot.nl/2016/06/challenge-135-tic-tac-toe-and-two.html I went LOC