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Faery Ink Inspiration Post - Amber Postal Punk

Good Morning and welcome to my inspiration post for Faery Ink for this month's new releases. I hope you have loved seeing all the new images again this month and the fabulous creations from the DT.

I chose to work with Amber Postal Punk, one of the steampunk images this time. I really like the look of steampunk, but it's another of those styles that I have very little resources for and one that does not come naturally to me. So anyway...I made it my mission to make my very first mixed media steampunk canvas this month and watched a few YouTube videos on the how tos. I bought a cheap canvas from Poundland and it was actually really good value - worked perfectly fine to me, so will definitely be going back to get me some more!

I came up with this. It did take me hours and I hated being so messy and dirty (I'm too OCD about being clean for all the ink going everywhere!). Even tried wearing Latex gloves, but they just felt weird whilst crafting! But.....I absolutely love this and had loads of fun making it! Might not be proper steampunk, but it's my version and I love it! Looks so much more shimmery in real life too, but the camera wouldn't pick that up.

This canvas is also for
Polkadoodles Week 8 Tic-Tac-Toe (I used the first column of charms polka dots and wings)


Stamps: Amber Postal Punk from Faery Ink, Everyday Grungy Messages from Lili of the Valley

Papers: Basic Grey, Whisper White, Neutrals DSP Stack (Retired), Subtles DSP Stack (Retired), White Creped Tissue Paper & Thick white card from 12x12 papers all from Stampin' Up, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Orchid Opulence (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Black Soot Distress Ink, Colour Lab Mists, Silver Cosmic Shimmer Mist, Biscotti Perfect Pearls Mist, Copic Markers

Accessories: Glimmer Brads (Retired) & Glitter Brads (Retired) both from Stampin' Up, Steampunk Corner from Memory Box, Structure Paste, Bricks Mask Art & Screen of Stars Mask Art all from Dutch Doobadoo, Oval Die 6002/0304 from Joy Crafts, Black Gesso & White Gesso, Beautiful Bloom II Dies #1 from Papertrey Ink, Steampunk Heart Cogs from La-La Land Crafts, Crafting Frame from The Range, Clock Charms from First Edition, Lace & Metal Corners both from stash, Violet Pearl Pen from Viva

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - BV20, BV23, BV25, BV29
Lips - V05, V06, V09
Eyes -W3, W5, W7, C5, C7, C9
Hat & Coat - V12, V15, V17
Hat Band & Shoulder Pad Trims - V20, V22, V25
Shoulder Pads & Clock C1, C3, C5
Clock Face & Angel Wings - C00, C1
Shoulder Wing - C3, C5, C7, C9

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Faery Ink blog and check out all the other gorgeous projects for this month's new releases and inspiration post and don't forget to share your makes in our Facebook Group too. Have you joined in this month's challenge, Pocket Letters, too?


  1. You have cracked the steam punk look totally . I love all your embellishments. The colours are perfect . Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

  2. Stunning love the steam punk look x thanks for sharing at Glitter n Sparkle Chris DT x

  3. Stunning! I love the colour choice. Thankyou for joining is over at Dis Digis for our 'use two or more dies' challenge. I hope you join us again Lynda DT xx

  4. I love a bit of Steampunk and have to say I have never seen it in looks brilliant!! Thanks for entering the tic tac toe challenge at polkadoodles, Jackie DT x


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