It's been one of those odd weather days today. You know the kind I mean ...... one minute it looks sunny and before you know it, the clouds have come over and you're not sure whether it's going to rain or not. The result is (a) my washing is still not pegged and (b) yes, it did rain!
So, what to do? Craft of course, what else!
Looking at this week's list of challenges, I decided to go with
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - 'G is for Gears (Steampunk)
Creative Carte Blanche - "Triple Trouble"
(Three things that do not go together)
[corrugated card, lace, metal]
Choosing a stamp for this project was easy. "Steampunk Lady Cyclist" is quirky but fun and fits with the "Gears" theme quite well. I fussy cut her and added colour with various metallic gel pens.
Looking through my stash, I found a piece of gray corrugated card which almost gives the appearance of a fence. To give it more interest, I scraped on some Ferro 'Graphite' texture paste and put it aside. While it was drying, I ferretted through my ribbon basket for some lace. Once the texture paste was dried, the lace was secured in place with double-sided tape. Each time I go to a craft show, I seem to come home with some metallic findings and this geared steampunk clock was one of them.
Because the black card mat was very plain, to give it more interest, I added two rows of black lace washi tape before adhering the corrugated card in place. This black card mat was in turn adhered to a white card.
This card is a bit different for me, but I'm reasonably happy with how it turned out.
What do you think?
Deep Red - "Steampunk Lady Cyclist"
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - #54 "G is for Gears"
Creative Carte Blanche - #2 "Triple Trouble"