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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Steampunk Bird

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all?

Can you believe we are only 5 more sleeps until Christmas day!!!!
This month has flown by hasn't it, I am just thankful we have got everything now except for some last minute bits and pieces which I will pick up tomorrow as there is no way I am stepping outside shopping on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as it is going to be bedlam.

Anyway here is a quick and easy card with a steampunk theme using Steampunk birds stamp set from Chocolate Baroque.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered navy blue card.
3. To create the background I gave it a colour wash using Distress Oxides in iced spruce and faded jeans.  I then used the texture stamp from Harlequin fragments using Archival cornflower stamp pad. Using the edge of the pad I made the straight lines.
4. Onto a separate piece of water colour card I stamped the bird twice and water coloured with my Zig pens. I then cut out the bird and on the second bird the cog wheel in the centre to decoupage up for dimension.
5. To finish off I stamped the sentiment with black Archival ink.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create #204 - Anything Goes
HeARTful Stamping - AG + Stamping
The Corrosive Challenges #12 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #188 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


17 comments:

Jennifer Bradley said...

Fabulous steampunk bird, super background you have created. Hugs Jennifer xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Fun card. We are all ready just the turkey breast to collect on Friday and fresh stuff to buy, will be shopping early Sat for those.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Linda this is a stunning card I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Valerija said...

Ohhh, very sweet card.
Valerija xx

Dotstolines said...

This is a very sweet card:)! Thanks for playing with us at TTCRD ATG Challenge! Looking forward to seeing you again and good luck:)!
Regards,
Sunila & Aditi
DT- TTCRD

Em Louise Fairley said...

So cute! xoxo

cuilliesocks said...

Fantastic card Linda, brilliant design and colours, Kate x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Linda and background
Gr Karin

pam said...

Brilliant steampunk card Linda.
Pam x

Jennifer Johnston said...

A fabulous steampunk card Linda. Love the background you have created and the bird is just great. Love the colours you have chosen for the bird.
Hugs Jennifer xx.

scrAPpamondo said...

Great card, and your background looks amazing!!

Andree said...

A fabulous card Linda. Lovely stamped bird and a super background. Hugs xxx

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Loving your background and the colors on that bird!

Nana Connie said...

I love this crazy bird and that marvelous background, Linda! Great colors.

Fikreta said...

its so nce card!
great bird !
Merry Christmas!🎄🎅⛄
hugs , Fiki

Juliet A said...

you have some great technique and tricks in your background! Thanks again for playing our HeARTful Stamping Challenge!

Sandy How said...

Wonderful steampunk card. Love your hand made background too! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart challenges.
Hugs, Sandy