Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Steampunk Birthday

Hello there my fellow crafty stamper friends! We here at Blank Page Muse are inspired by the nautical theme this month. So to continue the theme today I would love to share with you today to share a masculine steampunk birthday card! 

Product List:
Blank Page Muse: Octopus Time! Steampunk Art
Blank Page Muse: Open Wave Fishnet

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Spectrum Noir: Watercolor paper
Ranger Ink: Texture paste & Archival Black Ink Pad
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - Brushed Curdory
Canvas Corp Brands: Tattered Angels Shimmer Mist - Sapphire & Penny
The Paper Studio - Gears 3D sticker embellishments
Hampton Art - Brown rhinestones
Tacky Glue

1. Let's begin by creating our card. Get your paper out and get to cutting it to your desired size and folding it in half. 

2. Once this is done, let's add some texture straight to the paper. 

*Tip* I love this paper because, I can do pretty much any kind of mixed media art on its surface without it wilting and falling a part. 

As you see in this photograph, I make sure to lay down a hefty layer of paste as to capture all the fun elements of my chosen background stamp.
3. While the texture is still soft take out any of your texture background stamps and begin stamping the texture. Once you are happy with the results let it dry.

4. While that's drying, take your stamped octopus image and distress it.

5. After your texture is dry spray your surface with your chosen paint sprays and watch the magic happen! 

That image is just a delight to look at! All that golden shimmer! 

6. Use your heat tool to dry the paint quicker so you can begin adding your elements.

7. Finish off your card by adding all your chosen embellishments using tacky glue.

*Hint* I always use tacky glue on the back of my glue dots and rhinestones to ensure that they won't fall off at a later date.
Voila! Here is the finished card and some close-ups. 
I do hope you enjoyed your time here with me today in making this fun masculine steampunk card! 



Thank you so much for popping in today! I will see you right here next time!

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13 comments:

  1. 😍 I love this! I've never thought to stamp onto texture paste. Definitely going to give it a try.

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    1. Yessum!! Just make sure to clean stamp quickly! Depending upon it’s small grooves paste can get stuck in in.. and the image with be construed. These texture stamps are great for it! Thank you Samantha!!

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  2. Wow thanks for sharing your amazing creation and for the inspiration! Such the perfect masculine card!

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    1. My sweet friend Trisha!! Thank you so much love for coming by today and sharing your time with us here on the blog too!! Thank you, thank you so much!!

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  3. Love it!!! Just carzy about the way you create that texture!!

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    1. Aw Sandhya, thank you so much my dear! Even more so for popping in to drop me some love here too!! You’re such a blessing! Thank you!

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  4. I love the theme and the colors are so bright, well done!

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  5. Awesome card, brilliantly done, great techniques used xx

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    1. Aww Emma!! πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° Thank you so much love for taking time from your day to pop by and share it and your kindness with me!! πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜˜πŸ™πŸΌ

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  6. A brilliant card, will definitely try stamping onto the texture paste

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    1. You’re amazing Jane! Thank you so much my dear for stopping by the blog to leave me some love today! That means so much to me! Thank you, thank you!! πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

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