Saturday, March 24, 2012

Steampunk at Sugar Creek Hollow


This week at Sugar Creek Hollow we are challenging you to make STEAMPUNK cards or other paper-crafted projects. This theme is perfect for the vintage or shabby chic style we require.

The timing of this challenge was great for me since I had a birthday card to make for my niece's husband and Steampunk works well for a guy. I do sometimes struggle with making masculine cards (I wish they loved lace, flowers and pearls like I do) so any assistance I can get is always appreciated.

I dug out some Tim Holtz Grunge Paper to make the gears with. I had bought it over a year ago but never used it. I cut it with my Cricut and it was like cutting butter so you can bet I will be using it again soon. The images were all freebies thanks to the generosity of The Graphics Fairy.

I am going to enter this card in the following challenges:

ATCs & Cards With Attitude - Steampunk/Anything Goes
The Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
Crafty Purple Frog - Anything Goes
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Steampunk
Creative Card Crew - Vintage
Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Shabby Chic/Vintage

Images: The Graphics Fairy
Sentiment: A Gift
Card Stock: Recollections
Paper: Quick Quotes Paper
Tools & Embellishments: Grunge Paper (Tim Holtz), Brads (Making Memories), Star (Jolee), Vintage Photo Distress Ink (Ranger), Clock (Cut from a piece of Provo Craft Paper)

15 comments:

  1. What a challenging challenge this week, Cec! I'll probably be heading to The Graphics Fairy to see what I can find -- hope a card materializes from me this week!!

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  2. Hey girl, what a great Card you entered to this week's challenge from the Creative Card Crew. I love your image, the hot air balloon - everything!

    Hugs, Elisa

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  3. Love it! All those flying machine images pop in the black, and that guy is intense. Haven't seen him before!

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  4. Love the collage effect of your card Cec,
    hugs

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  5. Cool images, great colours, Hope Hubby likes it. Thanks for joining us at ATCs and Cards with Attitude this week

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  6. Great card, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this week.
    C xx

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  7. Love it! Thanks for taking part at ATCs & Cards with Attitude

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  8. GORGEOUS as usual!!! You rocked it!

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  9. Fun steampunk! Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew :-)

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  10. You didn't have any trouble with this week's challenge, just wonderful. Love those images....

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  11. Fab card. Love the layout and colours. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog Challenges. Good Luck. Hugs, Jill (DT) x

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  12. Great card, I am still new to this type of card, yours looks amazing, thanks for playing with us at the Poodles Parlour, blessings Hilde

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  13. Very cool card. Thanks for playing at Crafty Purple Frog.
    Hugs Nataliya

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  14. What a lovely card you have made here. Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Purple Frog Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (The Crafty Purple Frog Design Team Member) xxx

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Cec