Friday, August 2, 2013

Steampunk with a bit of burlesque...

To be fair, I don't really understand Steampunk, but I do love the Steampunk Burlesque stamps by KennyK and so when JT alerted me to the fact that the KennyK challenge for the next fortnight (#152) was Steampunk...I felt it would be rude not to enter.

JT has already made her entry, which I love and she's a bit meh! about it, I love it the colours and the use of Jettpack Jayne.

The main photo today is of my card and the image is Helga Frost by KennyK, I think she is a bit Vampiric, so coloured her skin tone in Ivory - way paler than I would normally use, but she now looks very icy - love it.

I matched all the colours of her outfit to the cog paper (which was a freebie and is the last piece of it). Great to have such a broad range of Promarkers to work with, means I can match colours on the stamsps to the papers I am using. I felt it was lacking something and so added the pinstripe Candi's here and there for a bit of interest.

I am not normally a fan of gold peel-offs, but I think they work well here. I added some glitter glue here and there - here are some close-ups so you can see the detail better.

Helga Frost detail

Glitter and Candi detail
I am SO over the moon with my card, it came out even better than I had visualised and it is rare for me to be so happy with a challenge card.

Because of this I decided that I would enter it into another the I love Promarkers challenge too, which also happens to be Steampunk.




  1. Love this! Where were you hiding that paper, Ms I-Don't-Get-Steampunk?! The colours and balance are amazing. I'm totes jeal. ;)

    1. Dude - the paper was a freebie that I have NEVER used...weird right! Cx

  2. Lovely card I love the backing paper Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week. xxx

  3. A brilliant card. The image and colours look fabulous.

    Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at I ♥ProMarkers
    Lorraine x

  4. wow this is stunning, love the image. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

  5. Such a cool card you have created and great coloring :-)
    Thanx for sharing at Kenny K`s Krafty Krew. Hope to see your lovely projects at our next challenge :-)
    Hugs from Karin


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