Monday, August 4, 2014

Steampunk Missy and Love To Scrap Challenge

Hello Everyone!
Time for a new challenge on the Love To Scrap Challenge Blog!!  We have a fun new theme that will get your wheels turning.....

Running in Circles

Make a project with lots of circles and some stamping.
 
There are two lovely sponsors for the challenge.


Prize: 3 images to winner

Lacy Sunshine Stamps


Prize: 3 images to winner





For my design Team project, I used a super cute Steampunky image from Lacy Sunshine.  I added lots of circles to my card---of course!






Materials List:
Stamps: digi image Maddie Haddie Steampunk Secret Window from Lacy
 Sunshine

CS: Solar White Neenah; Rich Razzleberrry, Pixie Pink, and Med Pink from 
Stampin' Up; Black; Wine

Dye Ink: Melon Mambo- Stampin' Up

Distress Ink: Picked Raspberries

Copic Markers

Big Scallop Circles SM die from Spellbinders

Embossing Folders: Gears -Tim Holtz; Spots and Dots - Cuttlebug

Small Circle Punch

Scrap of White Lace Fabric

Scrap of black trim

Decorative Pearl trim

Chain (from a broken key chain)

Stick Pin

Wire

Dimensional Adhesive 

3 D Zots








Instructions:


  • Make a 5.75" square card from Wine CS and layer with Black CS
  • Dry emboss the Pixie pink and Med pink CS with the two embossing folders
  • Trim the Pixie Pink to a 1.5" strip
  • Apply distress ink to the raised areas of the dry embossing
  • Add both embossed pieces to the card front
  • Print the digi onto the Solar White CS
  • Make sure the ink is dry before coloring





  • Color the digi image with Copic Markers---Note: to make the red hair, I used R05 and R22
  • Die cut the image with the scallop circle die
  • Add  to the card front with 3D Zots






  • Add the embellishments: Gather a scrap piece of lace fabric with needle and thread, but before gluing it down, insert the stick pin into the top of the lace
  • Add the black lace scrap, pearl trim, and chain with a good glue--I used Fabri-Tac
  • Curl the wire around finger to create the curly q's and glue the wire to the card








  • Stamp the letters ( Alpha Dots from My Sentiments Exactly) to spell out "Mad Tea Party" with Melon Mambo Ink
  • Punch the letters with small circle punch




  • Add the letters with dimensional adhesive






**********Challenges for My Steampunk Mad Tea Party:

Come and Get It: use dies

Crafting when we Can: bright colors

Lacy Sunshine: summer

That Craft Place: steampunk or autumn

CCC Digi Creations: pearls and lace

Punk You Girl: anything goes with Gothic, dark or steampunk



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Really fun project!   I like the unusual combination of the cute Steampunk image with all the wire and chain.  I hope you will make your own project with circles and head over to the Love to Scrap Challenge Blog and link up!!! See you next time!!   


I will have photos of all the goodies from the Heirloom stamping show tomorrow.  I spent most of  Saturday there and found lots of cool stuff and cool people.  Very fun!!!  Love ya.

Karen

16 comments:

  1. So very pretty Karen! Love that pink...one of my fave colors & how you colored that image--FAB job!!!

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  2. Beautiful card which shows lots of lovely details x

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  3. such fabulous embellishements!! how creative and inspiring!! love the round letters on foam! and the beaded stringgs wow! gorgeous embossing too! brillian work!

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  4. what a fun card and so colorful;
    bibiana

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  5. Awesome project great colors thanks for Joining in at Punk You Girl

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  6. Fab card, thanks for sharing with us at Lacy Sunshine.
    Mandy x (LS DT)

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  7. Such a cool card, I love it! Love how you popped the sentiment up too. Thank you for playing along with us at CCC Digi Creations!

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  8. This is wonderful. I love all the colors and embellishments. The gear embossing folder is perfect. I have one and never know what to do with it. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  9. Wowzers!! Outstanding card! Great bright colors and embellishments. Love how you made your own metal circles, the embossed circles, and letter circles. I think you nailed this challenge :o)

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  10. Fabulous colours and love the mad hatter theme! Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It, we hope you will join us again soon. Meighan DT

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  11. Hi, Beautiful card and love the embossed background card you have done. Thankyou for joining us at That Craft Place. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Amanda

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  12. Karen I love the angles you have used on your card! hat is he first thing I noticed...Your embellishments are gorgeous as is your coloring and choice of impressions folder(s). Thanks for coming to PYG and best of luck. Hugz, Samara DT x

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  13. Fab card! Love all the circles and embellishments you've added :) Thanks for sharing with us at PYG Challenges this month.

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  14. Just gorgeous! You chose the perfect background designs and your image is fantastic! I love your raised sentiments and all the wonderful embellishments! :)

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  15. Great card! love the image, fab details and embellishments! Great colour too! Thanks for sharing at PunkyouGirl this month! mo x

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  16. Karen, what an awesome job you've done with the steampunk image! Love all the embellishments! Great job!
    Hugs,
    Leslie
    Love To Scrap!
    Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog

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