Saturday, May 5, 2018

SISTERHOOD OF SNARKY STAMPERS #109 - E is for Engineering

Hello and welcome back snarky peeps!
It's time again for one of our favorite challenges at the

E is for Engineering! 
(otherwise known as our STEAMPUNK CHALLENGE!)
I made not one, but 4 Steampunk Halloween cards: 

It's pretty easy to make multiple cards if you use designer paper that mostly 
does all the work for you. (Like this paper from Graphic 45)
Here are the individual cards:

They all look the same on the inside:

I could have made these a lot quicker by using the people cut outs as they were printed, but I wanted 
to pop them up for some dimension. That meant I fussy cut them out, die cut the beige panels (sponging vintage photo DI on them then stamping a grungy stamp for more interest. You can
see this better on the inside panel), and die cutting the smaller panel and rounding out the corners.
Yeah, could have made this easier, but why would I do that?! LOL!
I cut 4 panels from black card and used a couple embossing folders (cogs and pocket watches), and
even used some Halloween sticker sentiments (I sponged over them also with the vintage photo DI)

I hope you find some time to join in on our Engineering (Steampunk) challenge at the
Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers! You know we love to see what fabulous creations you
come up with. For more inspiration, do check out what my Sisters created along with our
newest Guest Designer, Sharon, and leave some bloggy lovin!
Thanks for popping in! Have a great day!

I'd like to enter this at Simone Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Time Out

Stamps: IndigoBlu - Tasty Textures; Inkadinkado - All Hallow's Eve
Ink: Ranger DI - Vintage Photo; Memento - Rich Cocoa
DP: Graphic 45 - Steampunk Spells
CS: TE; Nicole
Accessories: GC; Tim Holtz/Sizzix - Steampunk & Pocket Watches EF; Tim Holtz - small talk stickers; blending tool; MFT - zig zag stitched sq dies; Lifestyle Crafts - inverted scallops sq dies;
Fiskars - corner rounder; MISTI
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D foam squares; American Crafts - tacky tape



  1. Super Halloween cards!!! great use of that paper. Ya get an idea and run with it whether it takes 4 times as long. love them all.

  2. I love G45 papers and you've really done them proud with these brilliant cards.

  3. These are brilliant, Chris! What a great selection of Steampunkery, Jo x

  4. When in doubt about steampunk, G45 to the rescue! But you didn't let the papers do all the heavy lifting; you totally improved upon your panels and made them better! Your Halloween cards are awesome!

  5. What a cute set. Love the clocks embossed on the background and the stamps with images. Thank you for joining Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!


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