Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Steampunk, Doctor Who and The Avengers

I love all those nifty gears you find in craft stores, but they can be pricey. So I picked up some packages of gear-like bits and pieces at OSH for cheap and died the silver with different colors of alcohol inks. I also used some watch parts on this card.
I stamped the boot in gold. It seems to need extra drying time, so I left it overnight since I had other things to work on. The crinkly paper behind the boot is scrunched up vellum I dabbed with several stamp pads in lots of different colors. The colors stayed on the wrinkles just as I wanted them to. That, too, needed extra drying time; vellum can be tricky to work with. The pop dots and double-sided sticky tape didn't want to stick, but the Tombow Mono Multi glue worked wonders.
The inside was kept very simple as this will be passed around my daughter's office for everyone to sign.
Speaking of my daughter, Valerie colored some Julie Nutting paper doll stamps I stamped up and made them like The Avengers/space alien she's been in love with lately. Left to right: Iron Man, Doctor Who, Thor (I dig the sparkly hammer) and Captain America. I love how they turned out!


  1. That heel came out AWESOME! I never would have thought to use the cogs & wheels in them like that.

    1. Thank you for all of your comments! This is one of my favorites and plan to make more. I'm in love with those tiny cogs and wheels.


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