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Friday, 31 August 2012

Delicious Doodles Steampunk Sally







Good Morning, All 

This post is to coincide with a post at Delicious Doodles to introduce myself. Both posts
are scheduled to go live at 8am BST.
If you are reading this it must have worked!

I made this card a few days ago using 

one of the lovely images from  Teri's fair hand,
which I thought it would be a good way to introduce myself  as
Steampunk has been one of my favourite genres for
 a long time.

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M and M
(Materials and Method)

I coloured Sally in with Promarkers and brought texture by adding gems, pearls,
rivets, feathers.

I surrounded the image with a frame of Tim Holtz Tissue Tape and tried
to emphasise the advertisements featuring  light bulbs and fountain pens.

I made an A4  frame of purple foam rubber and cut out an apperture using a
grand scalloped square by Spellbinders.

Around the frame I made a few little features using Crafty_Emblies with
cogs, keys, clock. I also added metal cogs and wire wrapped some
bulbs onto metal cogs.

I used a calendar with a future date and a little mask from
Venetian Accents and Motifs from Spellbinders.

  
For me, nothing screams eclectic like steampunk and I have tried
to reflect that by bringing many different materials.

Affectionately,
Vee xx





I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



where the theme is 
Steampunk



where the theme is 

Anything Goes 




where the theme is 

Anything Goes

16 comments:

  1. A fantastic card Vee, I love the image, background and all the little details x

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  2. This is fabulous Vee,great image and colours.xxx

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  3. WOW! A wonderful card Vee. The image is fabulous and your attention to detail is just amazing.

    Hugs Sue

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  4. Ah, my favourite purple! Love the real feather addition hun! Hope you enjoy your stay here with us at Delicious Doodles xxx

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  5. Fantastic card! A great entry for our Steampunk Challenge at The Cheerful Stamp Pad!

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  6. Brilliant card good luck with the I ♥ ProMarkers Anything Goes challenge. Hugs Ginny ♥

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  7. Hi Vee
    This is stunning, I must have this image, and the background is great
    Hugs
    Janet

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  8. What a fabulous card, the colours amazing! Thank you for playing along with the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  9. this is a stunning card, a fab image, beautiful colours and i love the design, its brilliant xxxx

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  10. wow! this is fabby! I love it, great colours, cool image and fantastic embellishments :)

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  11. Gorgeous card Vee. Love the image and colours.
    Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    Lorraine x

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  12. This is just beautiful, all the details work so perfectly together. Love how you coloured the image!
    hugs
    glenda

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  13. Beautiful, love how you colored her. Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad. :)

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  14. Oh what a fabulous card and love that image.

    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  15. Great card, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  16. Thank you very much, everyone. Vee xx

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Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment. If youi would care to join me I would love to have your company. I will be looking forward to visiting your blog to leave a comment and join you too.
Vee xx