Monday, August 1, 2016

Steampunk and Golden Dreams

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Remember it is their first anniversary this month, and there are 12 prizes to be won!



This is my card for the design team, and Lozzy's Golden Dreams paper called my name.


After printing out the paper I sprayed it with gold perfect pearls to add shimmer,


then added cog wheel die cuts from gold metallic paper  - the large die cut used a Memory Box die, the individual ones used were from a set by Cheery Lynn.


The image is Steampunk Girl by Stitchy Bear, and was coloured with Prismacolor pencils. Glossy Accents was added over the watch face on the hat and her spectacle lenses.


The cog wheels on the hat, her necklace, and beside her were all coloured with Signo metallic pens.

The final detail was to stamp and emboss in copper ep the birthday greeting, cut it using a SB  circular die and layered that over a cog wheel die cut.



The final detail was to sponge the edges of the black base card with Delicata Gold Ink

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(Perfect pearls spray, delicata gold ink and metallic paper and pens)

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21 comments:

CraftyGirl said...

Lovely Steampunk. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

TTFN,

CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. I love Steampunk. Thank you for joining the challenge at Crafting with Dragonflies. Hope to see you again next time.

Sandy Palmer said...

Great Steampunk card! Love those cog wheels! Perfect paper choice! Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends!:)

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Such a lovely steampunk girl - an awesome card !
oxo Susi

Angie said...

Oh, how fun this is!!! Your steampunk girl has pizazz!!! Beautiful card!

Lozzy T said...

Love your card Maxine with your fab design plus the shimmer on the paper and cogs looks fab...Hugs Lozzy x

Kathleen said...

Lovely card, great design and love all the golden cogs.
Thank you for joining our Sparkle challenge this week at Allsorts.

Kath

jimlynn said...

Love all the cogs and gears with that cute sassy looking Miss. Precious and so pretty.
Lynn

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I like this and I like that it is all golden and shimmery instead of grunge. It's more fun this way!

aussie aNNie said...

FABULOUS, love this amazing work of creativity.xx
{aNNie}

Pamellia Johnson said...

What a fantastic steampunk card Maxine! I love the image you used, and your added metallic gear elements are so perfect against the neutral background! Love it! hugs :)

Mac Mable said...

Such a fabulous card. Just love how you've got a 'girly' image and yet it's so steam punk, fabulous combination. Gorgeous colouring too. Special card and love it x

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

WOW! Maxine, you are so creative! Love this card!

Fran said...

What a cool card for a girl!!! I love steampunk and you captured the theme perfectly.
Hugs, Fran

Dawn Turley said...

Great card Maxine..

crafty-stamper said...

Great steampunk image and love the cogs-Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
Carol DT x

Suchi said...

Wow Maxine...love your coloring here! This looks very unusual from your style but you have made it so nicely!! :)
Suchi xx

Mervi said...

Fabulous and lovely card.
Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts
"a touch of sparkle" challenge;-))m

Hetty said...

Wow, beautiful colored girl to a great geared up background, Maxine.

Amy said...

Wow, interesting seeing the same cog wheels as the previous card used in a totally different way. Don't they make a fabulous background!

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our " anything goes with optional at the sea / beach” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)