Thursday, 25 April 2013

distressed masculine card

Hi all
Here is a card i have made using a stamp set by kanban...they are very steampunk inspired and quirky and i love them....I have distressed the cardbase and papers and around the image with TH distress ink in vintage photo,the tickets ,embossing folder , hitch fasteners and snaps are also by TH,the clock die is a sizzix oneThe stunning wooden penny farthing is from crafty emblies and i coloured the image with promarkers

challenges entered
Try It On Tuesday  inventors/nventions/steampunk
Cards For Men  anything goes
Crafty Bloggers Network  anything goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show  vintage
Crafty-Emblies  anything goes
Opus Gluei  bicycle
A Gem of a Challenge  distress
One Stop Craft  not square
Stampin With The Dragon - steampunk



  1. Tracey, this is so fabulous! Love the design, the image, coloring, and embellies! Great die cuts and colors, too! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  2. Love this style of card and this is fab.

  3. Awesome :) I love the clock face in the background and the snap fasteners in the corners are a great touch.

    Saffire dragon crafts

  4. Ooh, love this card, Lalkygirl! Very lovelye Steampunk and textures!

    Sadly I have to tell you we cannot consider your entry with our winners/prize draw as our rules only allow 4 other entries besides ours :(

    Thanks for joining us at TioT anyway ;)

    Claudia x

  5. Greay creation! Thanks- for joining at One Stop Craft Challenge: Not Square

  6. Stunning work! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week! - Ashli :)

  7. This is wonderful! Your shading on your image is really excellent and the bicycle is the perfect embellishment to finish off the steampunk look! Thank you for playing along with our challenge at Opus Gluei!!

  8. WOW! So many unique elements combined to make a tasteful and STUNNING card! This one really makes a statement! LOVE the embellishments and how you colored the image. Thanks so much for joining us at AGOAC this week!

  9. Wonderful card. Love the colors and all the die cuts. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men challenge. Good luck on the challenge.
    Hugs, Patricia

  10. This is cool, I love steampunk - can't really do it well myself, but this is a great job! The image catches your eye and you've done a great job with the coloring and shading! I also like the other embellishments; the textures and the colors are great! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful creation with us at Opus Gluei!

  11. Really nice-- love the soft colors!

  12. Love the colours and textures you've used...........and that bicycle is a beauty. A lovely vintage feel to this card.


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