Sunday 20 November 2011

Kanban Steam Punk

Good evening to you all in the land of blog

Today I attended to deliver my copic class at Grimsby Crafts and today's class started off with a special treat from Janet just for me, she had been camped on the doorstep said Lynn, think she was excited to give me my little pre birthday treat :) and I can see why she wanted me to open it early to see my face, as it is fabulous, another steam punk card with amazing little boxes underneath all with a little something in for me.  Here it is
Isn't it gorgeous, I felt so very special
Thank you Janet :)

The card that I taught today used a Kanban images and some gorgeous papers too, all with a contrast of gold mirror card  the flower is made with the largest paper shaper and star punch for the centre.
The cogs are a Tim Holtz die, the legs of the mannequin were made with craft wire wrapped around my good old tent peg and the lace added to replace the cross hatch of the stamped image.  Gold stickles has been used for the bodice and the neck metal wear. Pearls from the Hobby House and everything else from Grimsby Crafts.

 Now if you have not noticed, although I am sure you have my new 600 follower candy has been posted and you can enter this here . I would like to welcome all my new followers  and wish all my followers luck in the 600 follower candy.   Just have to say you are all awesome thrilled to be over the 700 mark and looking forward to more candy buying:)

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!! 

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges and thank Feline for your assistance as always
Addicted to Stamps - pearls and lace
Gingerloft, lace, fabric or felt
Let's Ink it UpFavourite technique (feather blending)
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes
2 Sisters - Let it Sparkle
Charisma Cardz - Pearls and Lace
Mad 4 Markers - anything goes

Right that would be me done, now off to get a cool glass of ***** for those of you who know me well (Janet) you can fill in the gaps :) and sit and watch the results for Strictly, X Factor and I'm A Celeb
enjoy the rest of your evening


Anne-Marie said...

Oh my special is that?! Steampunk is definitely growin' on me, lol.
Gone right off X Factor...and have never been keen on I'm a Celeb....I'm a Downton Abbey girl....haaaaa!

Janice said...

Lovely cards. I especially love your colouring of the dress, brilliant, Jx

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card Kate. xx

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Both cards are gorgeous! No wonder Janet could not wait with excitement to give it to you.
I already gave my sister instructions when she gets Christmas cards from me this year to open them when we are on Skype!
Michaela xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow this looks fabulous kate, beautiful made and decorated.
great images.

greetings karin

Sue said...

Hi hun
what a gorgeous pressie, awesome box/card.
fab card awesome colouring on ya dress, fab embelies,sue,x

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hun, wow awesome card, stunning dress,lovely lace, hugs Liz xx

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Oh my!! Absolutely stunning:) Sandra H

ladyjanet_56 said...

yes I can now get my life back :) but it was worth it, the class was ace we had a lovely group (even though the teacher nagged me haha).
will do my blog when I find out how to upload the pics. Janet x

Sandy said...

What a lovely gift - love the images and the subtle colouring and the cute little boxes. I can see why she was keen for you to open it up.
Your card looks lovely, like the touch of lace - I didn't think I liked steampunk style either but I've seen some really great cards and it's growing on me too.

Andrea M said...

Gorgeous cards! Love the fabulous dress card!!! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

Crafty Loops said...

Hi Kate. I Love, love, love Steampunk and these images are absolutely gorgeous. Fantastic projects. Lee x

Deborah Frings said...

I adore steampunk and your card is just wonderful! Love that dress and pearly cogs! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

Sue said...

Wow what a lucky girl your card box is stunning such a treat!!! love the card you did too Luv Sue x

Linda . J said...

Oh Kate I love your steam punk cards and I can not wait for my steam punk Timmy dies to arrive, I hope I make a good job as you have with your cards.
Hugs Linda

Dr Sonia S V said...

Kate such a unique and interesting card- so many elements -- so much to inspect!!


Scrappy Scatty said...

Lovely card
thank you for joining us this week at Charisma Cardz
Love Jan

Mona Pendleton said...

Beautiful creations Kate! That green dress is stunning! Love the detailed background! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

coops said...

fabulous card kate.the dress is beautiful and stunning colours :D
your fab pressie card is the steampunk couple ;D

xx coops xx

Gaynor Greaves said...

Gorgeous card, love the image, thanks for sharing with us at Gingerloft, good luck, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Nikki Byrne said...

Oh Wow 2 stunning cards!! thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. good luck. Hugs.


Love crafts forever said...

Wow Kate!!! This is awesome. I think that Dress can be mine. lol. Love it. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at OSAAT.
Hugs Nataliya

Unknown said...

Beautiful cards, Kate! The green dress is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at CR84FN!

Gabi MeWi said...

Very special and unique and beautiful...

Sue Lelli said...

Wow, Kate! That cinched dress is Magnificent and the cog wheels are so unexpected! FAB card! Fab details! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Lisa Elton said...

These are fabulous and the green dress pretty!

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