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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Lacy Sunshine challenge 56 - Steampunk

Challenge 56 at Lacy Sunshine is Steampunk, Shabby Chic or Vintage
Each challenge if you use a Lacy Sunshine stamp you can request the loyalty program stamp for the next challenge.
This month Heather has kindly given us "Steampunk Cindy to the Ball"

I have printed Lacy Sunshine stamp Steampunk Cindy to the Ball and coloured her with distress markers.  Coloured background with chalks.  Layered her onto Steampunk paper.  Added brads.  Layered all onto brown.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Addicted-to-stamps challenge 102 - girly but no pink

Come and Get it challenge - Things starting with B (brads)

Crafty Catz challenge 275 - Its a girl thing

Crafty Hazelnut's pattern paper challenge - anything goes covered with pattern paper.

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends 8 - anything goes


  1. Love your card Margaret...
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week, good luck in the challenge.x

  2. Another lovely card for my Patterned Paper April challenge. x

  3. So beautiful as always.. Thanks for joining at Lacy Sunshine: Steampunk, Shabby Chic and Vintage

  4. Cute steam punk card. Lots of nice details. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week. Judy DT

  5. Lovely card! I love the little steampunk embellishments! Glad you could join us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends this week! Hope to see you again soon!
    Dee - Lil' Patch Design Team

  6. Lovely card and I love the soft muted colours you used. The clock charm is perfect as well. Thank you for joining in the Lacy Sunshine Challenge and for using one of our digis this time. Hope to see you again.

    Hugs, Vannessa
    Lacy Sunshine DT

  7. Margaret this is a wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  8. What a cute card with those little steampunk embellishments Margret. You've coloured the girl beautiful.
    Thank you for joining us at Addicted to Stamps.
    Greetings Miranda (dt-ATSC)


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