Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Ready For Take Off -Steampunk Owl with Blockheads Stamps

Hi Dreamers!
Back today with a bit of whimsy.  To finish up our month of travel themed projects on the Blockheads Design Blog, I have made a fun card using one of my favs--the Steampunk owl from Blockheads Stamps.  He is ready to take off in his magical flying machine for places unknown!  I added a shimmery background  with some metallic distress stains.  






Materials List:
Blockhead Stamps: Steampunk Owl from Fringe Folktales set
Flyer from Victorian Inventions
Dot from Retro Shapes
Inks: Onyx Black Versa Fine; Black Soot and Frayed Burlap Distress ink
Distress Stains: Brushed Pewter Metallic and Pumice Stone
CS: white, Kraft, gray textured, Glossy Black
Watercolor Pencils
Black Wire
Black Brads
3-D Zots







Instructions:

  • On a piece of Kraft CS, stamp the Flyer with Onyx Black ink
  • Add shadowing under the Flyer with Pumice Stone Stain
  • Add the shimmery sky above the Flyer with Brushed Pewter Stain
  • Stamp the dots with Frayed Burlap Distress ink and distress edges with Black Soot
  • Add to layer of glossy black CS
  • Add brads to corners
  • Add to gray card base with 3-D Zots







  • On white CS, stamp the Owl with Onyx Black ink.
  • Color with watercolor pencils
  • Cut out the Owl
  • Add to card with 3-D Zots
  • Curl the wire and tuck under the Owl and sticking it into the 3-D Zots to secure




Oh, LOL.  Isn't this a fun card!?  Love this little Steampunk Owl!!

How about a few Challenges for my Steampunk Pilot:

Creative Moments: animals
Crafty Ribbons: one for the boys
613 Avenue: anything goes
Artistic Inspirations: fantasy
Creative Card Crew: masculine

Next month The Blockheads Design team will be working with Grungeboard.  Stay tuned for that.  I have some pins planned!  I hope you have a great day!!  Love ya
Karen

9 comments:

  1. Oh this is so lovely......gorgeous image and colours used xx

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  2. Stunning.Lovely card, great image. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our Masculine challenge Hugs Tania xx (DT)

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  3. Ha! I love him!! what a wonderful card! The owl is ready for an adventure!

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  4. This is just brilliant! Thanks for joining us at crafty Ribbons.
    Pinky

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  5. Very interesting card. Love the owl. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.
    Hugs Yvonne

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  6. A beautiful card and just love the owl. great design. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moment and Artistic Inspirations. Abbie (Owner) xx

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  7. Super cute, thanks for joining us this week at 613 Ave Create.

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  8. Thanks so much for joining us at CCC with your gorgeous card xx Jan

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  9. Great card, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight,
    Ruth x

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