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Friday, September 16, 2011

steampunk tag

I have no idea why I'm doing this. I'm not really enamoured with steampunk, and yet, i find myself creating this tag. Probably guilty justification for having all these dies and folders . . .
~ Ü ~


It's not the easiest thing to do when one does not have a single steampunk-related stamp! Fortunately Lord Tim came to the rescue with this :


 The airplane, clock face and globe images are from The Graphics Fairy. I've fashioned a chipboard gear clock of sorts and coated it with rock candy crackle paint, and attached with a brad. Some of the gears are also treated with the same, and others with glossy accent.


 Soar! is die cut and then topped with glossy accent. The background is embossed with sizzix TH and CB clockworks folders, using some old structural notepaper I found. I had a lavish time with DIs (antique linen, vintage photo and walnut stain), inking virtually everything in sight. ~ Ü ~

 
Challenges for this tag :

Thanks for stopping by!
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16 comments:

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

I'm not much a fan of steampunk too but I have to admit I was amazed at the various steampunk creations I see such as yours. And I know it's not an easy job to do having to use various embellies, applying techniques and using tools for it.

Still great job on your tag! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Kath
Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Nancy Wethington said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous! Love all those steampunkish elements you used on this tag. Thanks for joining the challenge at Simon Says Stamp & Show.

Bubbles said...

What a fantastic tag, so much fabulous detail. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.
Joanne x

lynne said...

A stunning Steampunk tag with brilliant detail on it.
Thank you so much for joining Fashionable Stamping Challenge.
Wishes
Lynne

Fliss said...

Wow what an absolutely stunning tag Hilda.
You may not be enamored of steampunk but your creation is amazing. Love all the attention to detail and the clever clock.
Thanks for joining in at Make My Monday and Fashionable Stamping Challenges and lovely to see you again.
Fliss x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, such a fantastic tag, love the steampunk theme and the textured background looks fab. Thanks for joining the Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Candy C said...

Your steampunk tag is awesome!! I love all the wonderful detail you have on this. Your distressing is on spot!!! The colors are awesome and the design really flows well. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. <3 Candy

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! This is awesome!

Cath said...

I love this, dont know what you mean about not doing Steampunk! Thanks for joining in again over on Make My Monday.

Cathx

Debbie said...

Stunning Steampunk! Love the layers! You can feel all those gears! Great design and colours! WOW!

Cazro said...

For not being a Steampunk fan you have the style at your fingertips. Great tag, Wonderful embellishments. Thanks for joining us again at MMM. Caz

Claire said...

What a fab steampunk tag, love all the little details. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges and good luck
Claire xx

PinkAngelCrafts said...

Oh just gorgeous!!!
I really REALLY love this tag,the bellies are great and Sir T really saved the day.

Thank you for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week and the best of luck!

NGCARDS said...

A brilliant card hun! Thanks for playing at Charisma Cardz! xxx

crazyribbonlady said...

What a fab tag! I could just look at it for ages :) Thank you for joining us at Charisma this week!
Emma x

Leah the Orange said...

love this! gorgeous textures, the box plane is fantastic, and the colour scheme is perfect for your creation! thanks so much for sharing with the Charisma Galz!