Steampunk Honeymoon—Smeared and Smudged Ink Member Blog Hop January 2011

The theme for this first member blog hop of the new year is “New”. Try something you haven’t before. I’ve been wanting to give Steampunk a try but first I have to tell you—> this project was originally a wallhanging mixed media, then an art quilt or tote, and finally, I settled on Steampunk. Then I wondered, “how would a steampunk couple take a honeymoon?” And here is kind of what I saw–I can see it evolving further but here’s my first try.

Steampunk Honeymoon

The basket stamp is from Great Impressions. The clock with wings stamp is from a rock and roll clear stamps set (EDIT: from Hampton Art). The background is a freebie from Postscript at Stampington and Co. printed on copy paper and attached to a 4″x6″ chipboard.  Ranger Archival Black Ink and Vintage Photo distress ink. The photo is a scan and altered one I had (they had a son but I didn’t figure he would go on this adventure ;)). Various watch parts and silver plastic beading chain held down with E6000. Hope you enjoy. I apologize for the late morning post. Please be sure to visit all the blogs as listed on the right for some wonderful projects and inspiration! Happy Crafting! P

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14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jane
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 16:26:21

    Your steampunk couple are fantastic love it
    Luv Jane xxx

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  2. Celina Matthews
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 17:36:28

    Wow, love it! Love the clock especially!

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  3. Croms
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 18:57:46

    This is so wonderfully different. great idea

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  4. blackdragon
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 19:33:31

    I love this…. and how your mind works…. love all the elements you have put together… and would like this hanging on my wall!
    I cant imaging why you removed the son from the photo…?!
    Love lynx

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  5. Alison
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 21:53:57

    I love your steampunk couple! What a great idea! And a fabulous creation!

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  6. Dianne
    Jan 19, 2011 @ 22:56:53

    I love it Paula! A Steampunk Honeymoon – how clever. It turned out great – don’t you just love E-6000? TFS, Dianne

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  7. kapree
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 01:07:39

    this is great! what a cool idea!! I love all the elements! very well done!

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  8. Sandy Ang
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 06:23:29

    Wonderful collage ! The balloon theme is one of my favs

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  9. lisa
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 19:06:27

    great job with steampunk! very cute hanging! great job!

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  10. Kelli
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 21:31:20

    This is totally amazing!!! Wonderful steampunk work!! I love their honeymoon, wicked minds and all!!!! love it!

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  11. lady b
    Jan 21, 2011 @ 15:12:31

    Totally brilliant! Love it!

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  12. Shar B
    Jan 25, 2011 @ 23:35:50

    Very cool! What a great steampunk piece!

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