Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sir Steampunk

Welcome

Firstly I extend a welcome to two new followers - Karen Letchworth  and Liv Frische, who unfortunately appears not to have a blog.  

This was made with a steampunk fan in mind!   
I bought the stamps while in Australia - they are by an Aussie firm, Darkroom Door.  
Their stamps are top quality, with wonderful detail and they stamp well.


I started by stamping the images in Memento Graphite Black ink, using the Misti and masking the images as I went to get the dimension, and although I had to stamp multiple times, the detail was retained .


The cogs were sitting on my desk, so I coated them with Copper Inka Gold paint and added them to the corner


I then embossed the word TIME (from the same stamp set) in various spots around the card.  
The final detail was to doodle the wobbly lines around the edge.


To finish I stamped the (?) Steam engine that came in the set on the left inside of the card.

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18 comments:

  1. I love Steampunk for a mans card. Thanks for entering in the Emerald City Crafts Challenge xx

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  2. A brilliant card - great masculine card ! Happy Sunday Maxine!

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  3. Fabulous steampunk card Maxine.Tilda with Umbrella - Daisy.. [aNNie]

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  4. Fabulous card. I love Steampunk, but rarely stamp that.

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  5. Fun vintage card and so masculine! Enjoy the sunday!

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  6. Great masculine card and love the shine of the copper...great card x

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  7. Great vintage images and perfect for a masculine card, Maxine.

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  8. Those copper gears add wonderful interest and texture to your steampunk card, Maxine! And those stamp images are wonderfully detailed!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Hi Maxine, a great masculine card, love the steam punk images from Darkroom Door, with the cogs, I agree that it is a steam engine of some sort on the inside of the card. (I bought a set of DRD stamps shall we say mixed scrap (? thinking something may have gone wrong with the other stamps in the set) stamps and got a little over 2 full stamp sets for $25 Aussie dollars, love the variety they included and they stamp beautifully. Have a wonderful week... Megan

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  10. Very intriquing! Such a wonderful masculine themed card - not to commfortable working with steam punk but this card is such a genuine beauty! Very classic look!

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  11. Great masculine card and I love the stamps and gears.
    Hugs, Fran

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  12. Oh so manly
    I love always to have manly card
    and you lucky to have this Dark Room stamp cause its a great stamp I ever read
    lovely element for manly card Maxine
    wonderfully made
    hugs
    Monika

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  13. Lovely card for a male. Thank you for sharing it with us at QKR Stampede.
    Mary

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    Hi and welcome to are Challenge this month.Thank you for sharing your project with us good luck with your entry hope to see you again soon hugs Sue DT xx
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  15. Fabulous. It's great to see you here at Polkadoodles I hope to see you again soon x

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  16. What a great card. Thanks for joining our Polkadoodles Paper Crafting Challenge, hugs, Carol DT

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