Saturday, 5 May 2018

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers challenge #109 - Engineering

It's time for our latest challenge at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers and this time our theme is E for Engineering - in other words, our annual Steampunk challenge.

 
Doesn't Edna look divine in that outfit?
 
I was longing to use these acrylic cogs and the wooden dragonfly, so I'm afraid there is a distinct lack of snark in my offering, but hey, that's OK (as long as it doesn't happen too often!)

The background is stout grey card (from the back of a notebook) covered in gesso and stamped with dragonflies and cogs then spritzed with gold mica powder shaken up in a spray bottle of water. It gives a lovely sheen that doesn't show on the photo. I smudged a bit of gold foil around the edges here and there too.

The two acrylic cogs were covered with Glossy Accents then sprinkled with gold and copper glitters. When dry, I painted over the word "Create" and the heart using Imagination Crafts Starlight Metallic paint then painted some card with the same paint to die cut the cogs from. A Tim Holtz flashcard and that beautiful  wooden steampunk dragonfly button finish it off.

I am sharing this with
A bit more time to craft - Anything Goes
 Craft Rocket - Use embellishments
Crafty Calendar - Things With Wings


7 comments:

  1. Fantastic tag!! great background and heavens there are lots of times I just don't have snark, beautiful dragonfly!!

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  2. Fabulous tag - what a great take on the challenge, Jo x

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  3. Wonderful tag, great textures.

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  4. Brilliant tag, Jane. Great design and I love all the textures. xx

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    1. Popping back with my DT hat on to say Good Luck in the Crafty Calendar Challenge. xx

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  5. There is so much to see and love on this amazing tag! So many great elements... and then that dragonfly! So awesome.

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  6. This is brilliant - fantastic use of texture!

    Hugz Tinz

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