Monday 29 July 2013

Project 92: Steampunk challenge

A while ago I tried to conquer the steampunk trend and I'd say the results are mixed. This was before I became obsessed with KennyK and before I decided to start playing along with multiple challenges. The result? A card that took over an hour because I laid it out a dozen times and changed my mind at every opportunity. Oh and I decided to throw caution to the wind and make it OTT busy. LOVES IT.

No really, I do love it. Normally I stop at an embellishment or two but this time I thought I'd make an occasion-free card that I can use at my whim.

I used Jetpack Jayne for the KennyK steampunk challenge. It's the first time I've used her and I love her. I glittered up her goggles to match the orange, grey and black theme as she was a bit peachy compared to everything else.

The black lace doily was from the original $20 challenge from Claire and I think it works perfectly with the theme and the Mojo layout (above). I tried so many different ribbons to match the sketch but it just wasn't working for this already complicated card. Sometimes that's the way it is.

The papers are Chronology and the little paper embellishments (goggle lady, compass and pointing finger) were all cut out of one of the other papers by hand. The black flower with the orange stone adds a bit of bling to balance the goggles on Jayne and I aded three candies in the corner to make an imaginary line from the top right hand corner down to her foot so all of the details are taken in.

So even though it's more complicated than I would usually go, I'm loving it. Must be my crush on Jetpack Jayne.


  1. hey what is wrong with this? I love it!! The colours are great. I love Jetpack Jayne, I have used her LOADS. Cx

  2. Dude it's so busy! But I like the colors and I love JJ. Still crushing on her.

  3. Your card is very nice. I like your image combination and the patterned paper you used:-)


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