Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Gen Con Steampunk Cardmaking

Card #1
Distress the edges and about 1” in from edge of card in bamboo. Ink the middle with twilight
Stamp clock in lower left corner with chocolate. Stamp some gears on the inside of your clock in chocolate with 1st and 2nd generation stamping.
Roll and distress the flowers in whisper ink. Using a colonial white brad add the gray flowers to the orange paper flower.
Stamp final flourish on bottom right in chocolate.
Attach rolled flowers and paper flower. (small orange flower folded in half).
Stamp sentiment in Slate in the upper left corner.
Attach your balloon using 3D foam tape.
Card #2
Stamp sentiments on colonial white in bamboo, covering entire surface. 
 Distress in Bamboo
Stamp Clock and hands in desert sand. Distress in Bamboo
Distress Twilight Card Base in Bamboo Ink then attach the colonial white paper you stamped on top of this and center. Attach Gears. Stamp Banner in Chocolate. Add Clock & Banner with 3D foam tape.
Add brads to the gears and clocks, then add Glitz Gel to corners.
Card #3
Distress the lower right corner in cocoa or black ink.
Distress the upper left ccorner in goldrush ink as well as the edge of the card.
Edge Distress the Kraft paper, then ink distress in cocoa. Stamp sentiment in cocoa on the Kraft Paper.
Mulit-ink your stamp up with crème brulee (middle), goldrush (wings) and twilight (edges) or butterfly. Stamp on die-cut. 
Stamp gears in upper and lower corners of card.
Distress center of clock face with bamboo and edges with goldrush. Assemble with black button brad.
Assemble card. Add ribbon to the back  of the kraft paper using 3D foam tape. Attach Clock and Butterfly with 3D foam tape. Add Metal tag and ribbon bow. (optional add sparkles)

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