Thursday, September 23, 2021

My Steampunk Anniversary Card

Hello Crafty Friends! It's Laurie here sharing My Steampunk Anniversary Card using Goth Dad and Goth Mom by Paper Nest Dolls for my Design Team Inspiration Card.

I gave this fun card to my Hubby for our wedding anniversary this year. He loves anything steampunk and the Addams Family. So, I decided to add a steampunk vibe to my card with gears, a chain, a monocle, the Word Band, and my monochromatic colour scheme.

My Card Details

For my card, I decided that I wanted to colour the two images in black and white just like in the old TV series, but with a pop of red for the rose. I carried that colour scheme over with my paper choices and embellishments. The My Mind’s Eye paper was so perfect that I decided to make my card 6” x 6” and only cut off 1/8” for the card base. I lightly sponged the Brushed Iron wax to my die cut corner gears to give them added dimension and placed them underneath Goth Dad. To mirror them, I place Cherry Cobbler die cut roses on the opposite corner underneath Goth Mom. A black doily helps set off my focal point of the coloured stamps from the background.

Close Up of My Design Team Card

For embellishments, I used a Tim Holtz Monocle and Word Band that mirror the Brushed Iron Wax in colour. I picked up the Ball Bead Chain from my local hardware store. The Cherry Cobbler Ribbon and Red Rhinestone, tie in my pop of red colour.

My Envelope Details

Since I went with a 6” x 6” card, I need to create a custom envelope and my Envelope Punch Board came to the rescue.

Front of my Envelope

I used some Stampin’ Up Designer Series Paper that carried the monochrome theme over from the card. I used a sponge dauber to dab Cherry Cobbler Ink to the roses on the paper to tie in my pops of red. Some black lace fiber blend tied my envelope together with a matching gear tag.

Inside of my Envelope with my Card


Copic Markers:

Goth Mom
Skin: W0/W1/W3/W5
Hair: T9/T7/T5/T4/T3
Dress: T9/T7/T5/T3
Rose: R39/R37/R35/R32/G21/G94/G99

Close Up of Goth Mom

Goth Dad
Skin: W0/W1/W3/W5
Hair: T9/T7/T5/T3
Suit: T9/T7/T5 (dark stripes), T5/T3/T1 (light stripes)
Tie: T9/T7/T5/T4
Shirt: T2/0
Shoes: T9/T7/T5

Close Up of Goth Dad


Card Recipe for My Steampunk Anniversary Card:

Goth DadGoth Mom, Paper Nest Dolls
Paper Basics - Stamper's Select White Cardstock, Papertrey Ink
Lost & Found – Union Square Paper Pad, My Mind’s Eye
Mon Amour Collection 8” x 8” Paper Pad, Graphic 45
Timeless Elegance Designer Series Paper, Stampin Up!
Rose Bloom Metal Die, Paper Rose
Industrial Chic - Corner Die, Sue Wilson, Creative Expressions
Industrial Chic – Frame & Tag Die, Sue Wilson, Creative Expressions
Art Alchemy-Metallique Wax - Brushed Iron, Prima Marketing
Gift It, Christmas Black Paper Doily, Recollections, Michael’s Arts & Crafts
Moonlight Mistress, Busy Box Blends
Monocles, Idea-ology, Tim Holtz
30” Ball Bead Chain with Connector Clasp, Local Hardware Store
Word Bands, Idea-ology, Tim Holtz
Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon, Stampin’ Up!
Floral Romance Seals, Stampin’ Up!
Painted Love Gold Vinyl Stickers, Stampin’ Up!
Envelope Punch Board
Red Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Stampin’ Up!
Cherry Cobbler Ink, Stampin’ Up!
Sponge Daubers, Stampin’ Up!
Cherry Cobbler and Basic Black Card Stock, Stampin’ Up!

Finished card size: 6” x 6”


Hope you like My Steampunk Anniversary Card
using Goth Dad and Goth Mom by Paper Nest Dolls

Thank you for stopping by!


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