Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Steampunk Tag with Ava Gavloski

Hello and welcome to the blog.  Ava here to share a spring like version of a steampunk tag.  Southern Ridge Trading Co., has a great selection of gears and embellishments that will rock your quest for vintage projects.

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Let’s get started with the supplies…


All of these supplies will be linked at the bottom of this post.  Here you can see a stamp, stencil, birch wood gears and chipboard keys.  I know, I know this collection rock’s-it… and there is even more choices in the store.

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Here in this photo you can see the texture and design from the gear stencil by applying a layer of modelling paste through the stencil.

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After all the pieces of chipboard have been primed with DecoArt Gesso, dried; I painted my textured tag, and key chipboard with DecoArt Paint.  I applied ink to the key stamp and stamped onto the wings of the chipboard key.  The stamp really add’s to the overall steampunk look.

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Added a little paint splatter to give the tag the rustic look and tied a ribbon at the top of the tag. How do you like a the soft pastel version of the traditional grunge dark steampunk projects.  I found it a challenge to not go dark.  So, how about you the reader and scraper can you give it a Pastel try?  

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Southern Ridge Trading Company supplies

- Stamp, Steampunk  (coming soon)
- Winged Steampunk Key (coming soon)

Other Supplies Used:

- DecoArt: Gesso, Paint and Liquid Glass Media
- Core’dinations Cardstock
- May Arts Ribbon

Get your Southern Ridge Trading Co. chipboard out, go white and light colours and post your tag to our Facebook group.  We would love to see your version of a Spring Steampunk tag.

Thanks for stopping by.

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