Monday, August 15, 2011

Sweet Pea Stamps Project No. 2

Happy Monday!

Below is my second project as a guest designer at Sweet Pea Stamps for August. This has been so much fun! Go check out the store. The Sweet Pea Stamps designers (one talented group of artists, if I say so myself) have their own blog, and In a Sweet Pea Dream is the challenge blog. Go check them out, some wonderful eye candy and prizes.

My project is Teresa Sherman’s Steampunk Fairy. I have never attempted to create anything with a Steampunk theme, but I must say I surprised myself, so muchso, that I plan on experimenting with Steampunk and a little Goth.
I colored her, not with Copics, but my PrismaColor pencils. Somehow she looked right for that feeling that these pencils create. For my background paper I used some Steampunk digital paper created by Teresa Sherman, artist of the Steampunk Fairy. Her online store, Delicious Doodles, has most of her images and several digital papers. The cardstock is all from Stampin’ Up. I found some of the most wonderful dies at Cheery Lynn Designs. This store may be old news to some of you, but it is so new to me. The die I used to try and get some more metal objects is the Italian Flourish Doily. I also used Tea Dye and Black Soot Distress Inks for the border around the image.

Challenges that I am entering are:
Dream Valley Challenges – Distressing
One Stitch at a Time – Anything goes
Mark’s Finest Papers – Distressing
(Note: For all my challenges I use Feline Playful's site.)

That’s it for today. Next Monday will be my No. 3 project and my last one in August for Sweet Pea Stamps.

Thanks for stopping by. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate contacting me.


  1. Aletha, I have to say, your attempt at Steampunk is absolutely gorgeous. What a beautiful card (please go and comment on the challenge blog and have someone add #3 & MAG behind your entry) I would hate to see you miss the opportunity to win the contest. Thank you so much for sharing such a gorgeous creation with us girls at OSAAT - good luck


  2. This is stunning! Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at a Time, hope to see you again soon :-) Elaine DT xxx p.s I have candy if you would like to pop over and enter :-)

  3. What a beautiful card, both inside and out! Great job. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

  4. you put a lot of detail in here, such a beauty. Thank you for entering the "distressing" challenge at Mark's finest papers with Speedy the cat. :)

  5. What a fascinating card to look at- there is so much to see in it! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

  6. Wow, she is beautiful. I love what you did with the die cuts. They look like fairy wings. Just awesome. Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy's Friends Challenge. It is a pleasure to come visit and see your work. Hope you can play again with us next week.

    Bear Hugs,

  7. Fabulous layers!!
    Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic this month.
    Good luck
    Helen x

  8. Thank you for playing along with the Ellephantastic 'layers' challenge.

  9. WOW hun - this is AWESOME!!!
    Just love what you did with her and the paper combined, that die is just the job too!!
    Can't wait to see your 'Goth' creations!!
    Teri (aka Teresa Sherman!)

  10. Fab card! Beautiful image and fab distressing :-) Thankyou for joining us at Dream Valley! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  11. Gorgeous card and just love that green hair. Awesome coloring!!!! :-)

  12. lovely it

    thanks for playing with us at OSAAT this week, hope you join us next time too.

    my little scrappingcorner
    DT One Stithc At A Time

  13. Beaautiful inside and out. Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT this week and good luck Julie DT

  14. Gorgeous project thank you for joining us at Ellephantastic


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