Hello, Ribbon Lovers! What do you do with your paper scraps? Until recently, I put mine into a Sterlite cart with every intention of using them “someday.” Our big move last April prompted me to change my evil ways, and now I try to clean up my desk after a project by creating a small tag or card from my scraps instead of tucking them away into the Land that Time (and Kathy) Forgot. This Steampunk Debutante Art Tag from Scraps is one of those “scrappy” projects.
I keep a stash of standard manila tags close to my work station and use them to mop up inks from my craft sheet when I am creating. This way the work is half done for me before I ever start! To finish the “mop up” tag base off, I ran it through my BigShot with an embossing folder. Next, I sponged the raised areas with Vintage Photo ink and a little bit of Peacock Feathers. Then I sprayed it heavily with Distress Antique Bronze Mica Spray to give it a lovely metallic finish.
Peacock Alley Seam Binding adds a lovely pop of vibrant color and looks fabulous with the Steampunk Debutante paper collection. I amped up the blue colors by tapping a Steampunk Charm with Verdigris Vintaj Patina.
Fussy cut roses were layered around the focal image. Then I cut small images from other scraps and tucked them here and there to create lots of layers and dimension. Petaloo Ivory Vintage Velvet Mini Blooms add another layer of texture. I created this funky timepiece by combining a wooden charm with a little clock face I found in my stash.
So there you have it my friends…a pretty Steampunk Debutante art tag made from scraps! Who’d a thunk it?
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