Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Steampunk flight

Good morning to everyone and although its very frosty here in the south west of Scotland the sun is shining and I am having a crafty day :-)

Today I am sharing an easel card, which I made with two challenges in mind and also for a 'Very Special' male birthday.

Over at Our Creative Corner Challenge, Claudia has chosen Steampunk Tic Tac Toe as her theme and I have chosen letters, texture and wire. Over at Sandee's & Amelie's Steampunk Challenge the theme is Balloon Balloon.

I love Steampunk and its been some time since I made anything in this theme.  The stamps are from Oxford Impressions London Telegraph set. I also used  the TH  Gears die from Sizzix and various embossing folders, which I cut up and adhered randomly before painting with TH Distress Paint in Vintage Photo. You can just see the Treasure Gold wax highlighting the various background layers.

I have attached a few more photo's below :





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23 comments:

  1. I love your steampunk card, Annie! You've captured all the elements of steampunk and I love the texture of the background! Great job!

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  2. Wow, Annie!
    Your steampunk easel card is sooo fantastic! Love the colours, love all the embellishments and stamped images - it's such a stunning make! Thank you so much for sharing it with us at SanDee&amelie's SPC AND over at OurCreativeCorner too!

    Hugs,
    Claudia - aka die amelie xxx

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  3. A great Steampunk card! Lucky someone turning 50!

    sally

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  4. Wow, love how you did the background Annie, fabulous Steampunk creation!!! Whichever male is going to receive this card is going to love it! Love how you made it into an easel too!

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  5. Annie...your steampunk card is awesome. Love everything about it. From gears to pocket watches to light bulbs to hot air balloons....your steampunk piece really looks great! <3 Candy

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  6. Magnificent card Annie, but much more tactile in reality. The textures are so beautiful put together and I'm sure it will be loved.and treasured by Alisdair too. Enjoy your Evening. Hugs Mum xxxxxx

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  7. This is a stunner, Annie! Love all those embossed panels, they add so much fabulous texture, and the stamping is gorgeous. What a wonderful card - well worthy of a 50th birthday! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

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  8. That's a wonderful steampunk piece of art.

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  9. Fantastic Steampunk card, great images and background.
    Yvonne

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  10. Amazing!
    The most brilliant coming together of the O.I. stamps and that background is fabulous.
    A very special card indeed.
    It is funny as you will see that I have been playing with that set (and the Steampunk sets) for a birthday card, it is my Dad's birthday today but I will not be sharing the card quite yet.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. Loving all those wonderful textures Annie and the way you are drawn into the centre of the card. Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner. Jenny x

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  12. Fabulous card Annie, you really created the most wonderful steampunk card, I love how all the elements come together so well. Love this! Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner this month. Hugs, Anne x

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  13. Always love seeing how you combine different elements. Another fabulous project!

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  14. An impressive vintage collage Annie!

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  15. Haven't made an easel card in ages Annie and especially not a steam punk one. So much inspiration showing with this male card. They are so hard to make but you have made it look so easy to do.

    Crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  16. Gorgeous card! Love all the steampunkyness of it! Hugs, Sandra

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  17. Fantastic card Annie with a fabulous array of details and techniques. Happy Weekend. Nicola x

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  18. Beautiful steampunk card, Annie
    Rosie x

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  19. Wow, this is a lovely steampunk creation Annie. You have done a great job and love all the elements.
    Mags
    x

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  20. great choice from tic tac toe, Annie! and you have presented them so well! love it!

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  21. That Card totaly Rocks - such a lot of details and just an amazing outstanding project!
    Totaly love it!
    Thank you indeed for joining the SanDee&amelie s STEAMPUNK CHALLENGE
    xoxo SanDee1899

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  22. You can tell you love steam punk you do it brilliantly and with the added love on this card it's GORGEOUS, the textured background is beautiful, the balloon in the middle looks like it is glowing, Your fussy cutting is excellent, your specail man will love this, thanks for sharing..

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  23. Eine tolle Steampunk-Karte, auf der es so Vieles zu entdecken gobt!
    Liebe Grüße, Bärbel

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Annie x