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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Travel is in the works...

 This travel folder is part of Leslierahye's Red White and Blue Summer Steampunk Blog Hop.  I hope you like it as it was my very first steampunk project.

Hot air ballooning is the epitome of summer travel and what better to decorate a steampunk summer themed travel folder with?  Bo Bunny and Graphic 45 papers were used to create the folder itself.  A hybrid lightbulb/balloon was frankensteined out of two Altered Artifacts images and added to an amazing Graphic 45 image of a woman-birdcage/hot air balloon.  Die cut gears were distress inked and embossed,  Hot off the press Paper Pizzazz images were distressed and altered, dollarstore bows were distress inked, paper circles were layered, stamped and cut in half, and all used for embellishment.
Project Design: Dawn Taylor 
Lightbulb and hot air balloon images: http://alteredartifacts.blogspot.com
Papers: Graphic 45 Time Warp #4500269 & Race for Time #4500431
            Bo Bunny Weekend Market #12WM463
            Staples cardstock
            Dollarstore paper 
Colours: Schwan Stabilo water colour pencils
             Ranger Tim Holtz Distress stain 
Inks:  Top Boss Embossing ink 
         Ranger Tim Holtz Distress inks 
Embossing powders: Uptown Accessories Kettle Copper & Clear gloss 
Stamps: Hot off the Press labels and frames 
Glue: Beacon 3-in-1 
Misc Supplies: Dollarstore bows
                      HOTP Paper Pizzazz Image 
And now it is time to keep on hopping....

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Crows to hold them...

Unfinished wooden pieces are one of the many things I like to pick up at my local dollar stores. This webster pot was decorated over the course of a week on The Odd Show Live daily show and the finishing touches were added on my Ustream show Dawn's Craft Riot.

Products used: Images from http://www.alteredpages.com/ 
Tim Holtz stamps, inks, stains,and tickets
Beacon 3-in-1 glue 
Vintage ephemera
Dollarstore gold pigment ink