Thursday, July 10, 2014

Steampunk Lady With Lost Coast Designs

Hi Dreamers!
Lost Coast Designs Challenge time!!  This is challenge #2 and the theme is use Blue and Green....with a Lost Coast Design stamp.  There are some fun prizes too.
I made a card using a LCD stamp and added lots of Distress ink.  The overall design is very clean and I am tempted to call it CAS-Vintage....if there is such a thing.  Take a look.





Materials List:
Stamp: Steampunk Bicycle Lady-Lost Coast Designs
CS: White; Tobacco Brown - Bazzill
Ink: Black Archival
Distress Inks: Peacock Feathers and Vintage Photo
Spray inks on scrap paper







Instructions:

  • Make a card from the Tobacco Brown CS and layer with White CS
  • Add a strip of paper that has been sprayed with multiple layers of spray inks
Note:  I tore a strip of paper from a scrap I had laid down while spraying inks onto another project.  The scrap paper looked so interesting that I did not want to throw it away.  I put it in my background papers box for use on some other project.  It worked perfectly with my Steampunk Lady.

  • Stamp the Steampunk Lady on white CS with Black ink
  • Tear out the image
  • Add the Distress inks; applying heavily on the torn edges
  • Add to the card base





A super fun card I can use to send to someone special!

How about a few Challenges for my Steampunk Lady??!!
Cards Und More: Vintage
Craft Your Passion: on the move
Simon's Monday: start from scratch
Snarky stampers: steampunk
Charisma Cards: anything goes


I hope you will get out your Lost Coast Design stamps and try out the second challenge!!
Coming up in Dreamland: a grad card and some cards I made using washi tape.  Should be fun and exciting!!  See you soon!   Love ya.
Karen

12 comments:

  1. Fab steampunk card Karen!! Thanks for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for the "S is for Steampunk" challenge!

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  2. Great card, the central image is very striking and I love the watercolour effect you've achieved with the distress inks. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  3. So beautiful and full of gorgeous details xx

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  4. Your steampunk cyclist looks so awesome on the distress ink background! And now you've got me thinking I should do my misting over cardstock instead of old newspapers. ;) Thanks for joining the Steampunk fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

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  5. Such gorgeous colors! Looks like an ancient patina.

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  6. Yep. Totally CAS-Vintage! Love your card! Thanks for joining us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the Steampunk challenge!

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  7. It's a thing now! You made it a thing! I LOVE that inking - so intense, and with all the white space it pops even more. A-May-ZING :) So glad you got steampunky with the Sistahs!

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  8. Love your fantastic CAS Steampunk card! Your ink spraying is awesome. Thanks for playing along with the SoSS!

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  9. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion! :)

    Petya DT

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  10. Hi Karen, what a great combination - somehow a clean and simple card, but in a Vintage style. Love it.

    Thank you very much for joining us at the Cards und More Challenge.

    Hugs Claudia

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