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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Steampunk Lock & Key Card

Created this card with a Steampunk Lock & Key theme using many of my Tim Holtz items.

Embossed glassine with a Tim Holtz Steampunk embossing folder. Used grungeboard with the TH Mini Lock & Key Set dies. Used TH Dabbers Gold and then Copper and Distress Inks walnut stain & black soot on the TH Mini Lock & Key. Distressed the Lock & Key with TH sander and then applied a little more of the Dabber colors & Distress Inks. Used TH core'dinations cardstock and TH paper distresser on edges. Stamped sentiment "KEY TO MY HEART" on copper glitter cardstock using Staz On Jet Black and a Valentine rubber stamp that has a key & sentiment. When I applied the Staz On I did not apply to entire stamp and rubbed off the part that got on the key so I would just have the sentiment for stamping on the copper glitter cardstock. Used a Spellbinder Grommet tag for sentiment tag. Used TH long fasteners brads.

I liked how the grungeboard looked with the TH Dabbers & Distress Inks. 

Discovered that the glassine does not take to adhesive so I applied the adhesive to the cardstock and then pressed the glassine on.






 
















Supplies List
card measures 5" x 6"
ink:  Staz On Jet Black
paper: copper glitter cardstock
punch: Fiskars 1/16" circle to make holes for TH long fasteners brads
Spellbinder: Grommet Tag
stamp: craft smart Valentine rubber stamp with key & sentiment
   stamped the sentiment making sure to clean off the rest of the rubber stamp
   so only the sentiment would be stamped on copper glitter cardstock 
Tim Holtz: long fasteners/brads: 2 to adhere sentiment tag, Dabbers - Gold, Copper,
   die - Mini Lock & Key Set, Distress Ink - walnut stain, black soot, 
   embossing - Steampunk embossing folder,  
   paper - core'dinations walnut stain, glassine, grungeboard
   paper distresser, sander

Entering this into the following challenges:

4/18 Raise the Bar Lock the Door Ch: Key/Door/House 1E 4/12

4/20 Love to Create Ch61 For the Guys 3E(#3) 4/15
4/20 Red Carpet Studio Card Ch RCS32 Hollywood Noir Vintage Card 3E(#1) 4/14

4/21 LEJ Designs Ch49 Emboss It 3E(#3) 4/16

4/23 Aud Sentiments Ch78 For a guy! unlim 4/10
4/23 Crafty Creations Ch218 No patterned paper 2E(#2) 4/17
4/23 Pennys Ch123 Use a Sentiment 3E(#1) 4/17
4/23 Word Art Wed Ch76 Anything Goes w Insp Sentiment 5E(#1) 4/17

4/25 Stampin With Dragon Ch "Steampunk" 2E 4/12

4/30 DLART Thankful Thurs Apr Linky Ch unlim 4/4

13 comments:

  1. Like this key and lock - I think I have that in the Tim Holtz Die cut - misplaced my one key sizzix die - where do those the items go??????

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    1. Lost items happen alot here. What I try to do is that after I make a card/creation I put everything away so that I do not misplace or throw out something in scrap paper stack. Had misplaced a bag of scrap purple cardstock and found it inside my glitter cardstock drawer.
      Melissa
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  2. Beautiful vintage card!!
    Thanks for joining us at Red Carpet Studio!
    Hugs xx ♥ Sandra ♥

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  3. Great card, love how the glassine embosses. Thanks for joining us over at LEJ Designs Karen xx

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  4. Oh this is so neat! I love the warm tones and subtle layers! Wonderful job, thank you so much for joining in on our Lock The Door challenge over at Raise The Bar!
    ~*Joni RTB DT

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  5. Great card.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations.
    Hugs Anna-Karin

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  6. Thank you for joining in our current challenge 'Emboss it' over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog.
    What a lovely card. I love the vintage look with that gorgeous embossed backing. Love the key and lock detail and what a great stamped verse on glitter card. You are a braver crafter than me to use glitter card lol I still find glitter a week later :D
    I hope you will join us for many more of our weekly challenges. There are always wonderful prizes up for grabs....

    Hugs Lisa xxxxx LEJ DT Member

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  7. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "use a sentiment" challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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  8. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at LTC this week.

    Susan

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  9. Cool card! Thank you for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge Blog.
    Ruza, LTC Designer

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  10. Lovin on all the textures! Thank you for sharing with us over at love to create challenges.
    Amanda LTCDT

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  11. Very cool card love the key & locket.
    Thanks for joining us at stamping dragon

    Tracey dt

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  12. I really love the background you have used for this card

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