Thursday, March 8, 2012

What came from the stacks

It's only been recently that I've understood what the big deal about steampunk was.  For quite a while I thought it was crazy and strange looking, but I'm now starting to see the appeal of the style - particularly the romanticized and feminine form that steampunk can take when combined with girlie details.  The card below is what was made from the stack of items I showed you yesterday.


Materials Used:
  • Lilac, burgundy, black, and white card stock
  • Steampunk Alyssa digi (by me) part tomorrow's release
  • Words/Sentiments printed from my computer
  • Authentique Collection: Uncommon
  • Martha Stewart Around the Edge punch
  • Homemade glimmer mist: gold, silver and copper painted on the gears.  Lilac on the "print" background, and pearl on the floral background.
  • StazOn ink in Jet Black
  • eyelets  from the sewing section
  • Bazzill Basics Paper self adhesive gems
  • Random Adhesives
Challenges:

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love the use of eyelets, flowers and gears with the girly steampunk image.

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  2. Great card! I just got into Steampunk recently too. Love it! Your card is so pretty!

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  3. Oh, now this is more like it.....I do like some steampunk, but a lot of it is too far out, and strange for my taste....I don't do strange...yep...I actually said that..haa!
    Love the home-made mists....the whole look is fabulous...can't wait to see the release, in full!

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  4. Popped back to see if you finished the card on your WOYWW desk, Love the steampunk!
    ((Lyn))

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  5. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Papertake weekly.
    Angie x

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