I am back today with another project using some of the fabulous Stamperia papers that are available in the shop.
felt that these Clockwork papers had a steampunk feel about them and
went with that theme, but they would also work really well for a male
based layout too
I backed the page onto a sheet of Laguna Bazill cardstock which I also inked around the edges with a dark brown ink pad to give a distressed effect.
After cutting a random wavy edge all around the sheet of Clockwork Mechanism I roughed up the edges and gently inked them. I then used a Prima Finnibair Elementals Netting Stencil
and sponged some Bronze and Gold acrylic paints through it to create a background.
Using a combination of UTEE Embossing powders in Gold and Bronze and some
Stampendous Frantage Embossing Enamel in Aged Aqua
sprinkled some randomly about the page and also poured some in little
piles to create larger areas when melted. I had to heat the powders from
underneath the page instead of the usual way from above, this is
because no embossing ink was used and the powder would have simply blown
I cut a panel from the sheet of Clockwise with Cards which
I then inked around the edge using a Lightning Gold Ink pad and also
used a decent amount of the embossing combo again, some areas were deep
enough to pour some glass beads and some jewellery findings into.
made a photo mat using some gold mirri board that I ran through a
Spellbinder 3D M-Bossabilities Creative Cogs Folder, I then swiped it
with Bronze, Copper and Black Acrylic paints.
I wanted to add some
extra texture using fabric on my page, so I added some metallic mesh
fabric and then took some white cheesecloth and popped in a small bowl
with a little water and some drops each of Crushed Courduroy and Barn
Door Distress Stains
a few hours in soak I hung it to dry and added it to the page. The
cheesecloth takes on the stain really well and I have often used this
technique with a big variety of colours.
was looking for some suitable embellishments to use and had a good
rummage in my stash where I found a broken necklace, so used some of the
antique looking metal flowers and also a clock Cabochon.
really enjoyed having a play with all the embossing powders for a
change and it felt nice to break out some of my old stash that I have
had for years. I will need to have a trip to the shop I think though as
I really would like to get some other colour Frantage Enamel to play
Thanks for looking at my post today, I hope you enjoyed it.
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