Phew, it's been a very busy week (actually, it's been a very busy month) and with 6 days away and a Spring Fair tomorrow, this end of the week has been a flurry of finishing things off for the stall. However, I think I'm pretty well organised now and hope to have an enjoyable day tomorrow.
So with things now finished, I decided to have a play and enter a couple of challenges that are running this week. Over at Stampotique, the theme is Fabric or Lace and at Tagalong, the theme is Steampunk Hallowe'en, so put the two of them together and this is what I've come up with.
I took a tag, and started with Distress Ink 'mustard seed' covering the tag, then added 'fired brick' over the top giving it a slightly mottled look, before again going over it with 'mustard seed'. I was trying to give it an orange look (in real life it is a bit more orange), and then finished off around the edges with 'black soot'.
Next the web and spider (Graphic 45 'Happy Hauntings') were stamped in Archival 'watering can' followed by the owls and the steampunk flying clock (Graphic 45 'steampunk spells'). The words were stamped in Archival 'jet black', cut out and lightly edged with 'fired brick' before being glued into place.
The lovely "Gooseneck" was stamped onto ivory cardstock, fussy cut with a piece of lace as an underskirt, and popped onto dimensionals. She was coloured with Distress Markers 'wild honey' and 'peeled paint'. To finish off, another length of lace was added in place of ribbon.
And there you have it - my entry for this week's challenges.
Hope you like it and you are welcome to leave any comments so long as they are nice ones!