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


  • 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.


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

  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!

  3. 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!

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

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

  6. 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!

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

  8. 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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