Thursday 23 February 2012

Steampunk Time Travellers Book - By Carol Fox

Among the new Artistic Outpost stamps available in the shop are this lovely set, Industrial Backgrounds
I have altered this small hardback notebook using them. I coloured the brown board cover using Inca Gold,  I  stamped on it front and back. I then glued a sheet of copier paper over it, tearing it away where the stamped image was underneath to reveal the cogs and engine on the back.

I inked it using distress inks, stamping the images first in distress ink and then in black archival to build up a background.

Adding the final stamped images of the plane, propeller and certificate. A few bits of Tim Holtz Ideaology and charms finish it off.


  1. Love it - it looks so vintage. Love the torn paper to reveal the image, very clever - and the attached key tag book mark - is brilliant

  2. Stunning!! Love it, May x x x

  3. Fantastic :D
    Love it all :D
    Julie xx

  4. Brilliantly stunning! I love it too! :o)

  5. Gorgeously distressed and vintage, a fab project. xx


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