Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Flying high with Steampunk birdie

I've finally had a moment to share this card :). A bit late for me as a Steampunk DT sample for our current Fashionable Stamping Challenge - but definitely not too late for you to join in!

For my background I used K&Co paper and I stamped some lovely clock gears (PaperArtsy) and grungy corners (Stempelglede).

The birdcage & birdie (Tim Holtz) were cut from metal and embossed with embossing folders. I also added a few metal embellishments and sequens to adorn them both.

For an added 'lush' I sprinkled a generous amounts of gold and copper embossing powders and enamels and using Mrs Stampendous's Encrusted Jewel technique, I set in it some lovely copper sequens and real watch gears.

Final touch - a grunge paper rose coloured with Rusty Hinge distress ink ;).

That's all from me for now. Stay tunned as I will be sharing something truly magical with you later this week...;-))

Big hugs

Challenges for this card:
So Artful Challenges - Steampunk 
Aud Sentiments #55 - Any sentiment
Deep Ocean Challenge #25 - Swirls
Die Cuttin Divas #67 - Anything goes


Joanna said...

Świetna! Dziękuję za przybliżenie steampunk.

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Asia,

I love this steampunk tag! Very cool - the colors are perfect!


Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, that's another fantastic steampunk creation. Love all the wonderful details.

Netty said...

wow your tag is fabulous, especially loving the way you created the bird. x

Terry said...

Never too late to share such a gorgeous "Steampunk" birdie! Love this with the encrusted jewels and watch bits! Happy Tuesday!

Ros said...

This is fabulous!!! I just love the work on this ... pretty steam punk!

Dragonlady said...

Wow this is totally gorgeous, love that birdhouse.

Hugs Ali x

Cazro said...

Fabulous work as normal. Loving the birdhouse. Caz

Annie said...

Hi Joanna. This is a fabulous piece. I love the bird and bird cage, particularly with the inclusion of the watch parts. TFS.....Annie :)

Bea und Doreen said...

Joanna - your creation is gorgeous.
Love the bird cage - amazing
Many thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiment this week
Doreen xx

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

A great steampunk tag Joanna
Realy realu beautiful

Greetings Janny

Candy said...

What a great card! Love the bird and cage and that flower is amazing!
Thanks for playing along with the Die Cuttin' Divas this week!

Georgie Horn said...

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Chris / CS Designs said...

Hi Joanna, Love your Steampunk piece, especially the little bird.
:) Chris / CS Designs

deesdesigns said...

Wow! The amount of detail is just amazing - beautifully done!!! hanks so much for sharing your creativity with us for our Aud Sentiment's "Any Sentiment" challenge! Dee

Julie said...

Beautiful! this card is a real stunner. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

Susie Craft Happy! said...

Wow, this is really amazing! TFS!

Linda R said...

Such a gorgeous tag.. You do Steampunk so well.. Love this..


Sophie said...

Großartige Arbeit.Spitze!

Liebe Grüße

Brenda Brown said...

Oh my Joanna this is one amazing work of art. Truly inspirational.
hugs {brenda} xox

Shirl said...

Beautiful piece truly depicts steampunk.

Hugs Shirley x x

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