Steampunk Patina Plaque

Tonight is my last project for the Artful Days blog. A steampunk mixed media plaque with a patina paint finish. Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days Shop Artful Days on Facebook

Steampunk Layout for Artful Days

I have a beautiful layout to share on the Artful Days blog this evening – here’s a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days Shop Artful Days on Facebook

Dare To Create?….I Do!

This was a tough challenge but one that intrigued me enough to give it a go. Take some elements of Andy Skinner’s and Tracy Weinzapfel’s styles and create a project. The hardest part was finding a balance between the two, so that my project didn’t…

Visible Image Stamps – New Release Preview ‘Shine Bright’

I am thrilled to be sharing a project using one of the new stamp sets that will be released on Create and Craft on Sunday 14th February. This set is called ‘Shine Bright’ and is such a cool design!! I have used the stamps to…

Winged Beauty – A Steampunk Specimen

I’ve had a restful week on holiday in Cornwall enjoying the sunshine and sea air……and thinking about this project. It’s hard to plan details when you are almost 300 miles from your crafty stash, but I roughed out my idea and set about creating once home again.…

Steampunk Caged Heart Wood Block

You know what it’s like…..you hoard items that you think will come in handy for years……and finally inspiration strikes! I bought a couple of miniature wire cages (Christmas decorations) years ago in a sale and kept them in a box, not really sure what I…

Steampunk Beauty

Another challenge has begun on Nikki Burnette’s FB page and the theme is Steampunk. This lovely lady is Copper and she is available in the FB group for free while the contest is on. I coloured her with Copics and Promarkers then added some Vintage…

Smeared and Smudged July Blog Hop – Steamy!!

It’s blog hop time again at Smeared and Smudged – if you are following the blog roll you will have arrived here from Erin’s blog. I had so much fun taking part in the last hop that I just had to join in with this one…

You’re A Winner – RSD Progressive Challenge Part 2

Well, I was having a mojo crisis earlier today but thankfully normal service has resumed…..and here is the result: The image is ‘You’re A Winner – Nyner The Little Monster’ by Rick St Dennis, and he was very kindly sent to all of us who…

More Steampunkery….

I’ve cut this one close to the wire – all month I have considered entering Rick St Dennis’s Progressive Challenge…..and here we are with the sand quickly pouring out of the timer with only a day to go….but I have done it.   I have…