Hi everybody! I’m back again today to share another sample I created for the Prickley Pear Stamps Hochanda showcase! As I was watching the show, I took a screenshot of each project while Alex was holding them up for the viewers to see, so I’ll be sharing those in my posts. I have to admit, I love seeing my cards on TV, lol! ;)

I created this card in a brown, teal and navy blue color combo which screamed ‘steampunk’ to me. I don’t do a whole lot of steampunk crafting so I’m not really sure if there are any particular color combinations to use.

I used the very cool Steampunk Gears, Gears 2 and Steampunk Gears 3 clear stamp sets as well as the Steampunk Gears die set, and did a little masking which is always fun.

I die cut a bunch of gears and stacked them for some awesome dimension in the lower left corner. I attached the layers with small navy blue brads, and then layered the panel on navy blue cardstock.

I embellished the inside panel with a leftover strip of the trimmed stamped panel on the front which I complimented with brown and navy cardstock strips. I stamped the sentiment and cut it with a stitched rectangle die, and layered the panel on blue cardstock.

And one more peek… loving how this turned out despite the fact that I’m truly a steampunk novice, lol! ;)

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. Artsystamper Digitals Challenge: #23 – Anything Goes
2. Classic Design Challenge: #9 – Anything Goes
3. Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges: September Anything Goes
4. Moving Along With The Times: #122 – Create A Scene
5. Not Just Card Challenges: September Anything Goes
6. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #175 – Anything Goes
7. Time Out Challenges: #170 – Adventurous

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Baronial Ivory cardstock, Stampin’ Up Night of Navy and Chocolate Chip cardstock
Stamps: Prickley Pear Stamps Steampunk Gears, Gears 2 and Steampunk Gears 3 clear stamp sets
Ink: Stampin’ Up Night of Navy, Chocolate Chip and Bermuda Bay ink; Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen
Dies/Punches: Prickley Pear Stamps Steampunk Gears die set, Memory Box Stitched Rectangle Layers die
Accessories:  Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Bearly Art precision craft glue, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, navy blue brads

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project! Be sure to check out all the awesome stamps and dies at Prickley Pear Stamps! If you’d like to save 10% on anything on the site when you shop at Prickley Pear Stamps, use the coupon code LESLIE10 at checkout! And be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ the Prickley Pear Stamps Facebook page to keep up with news and sales, and join Prickley Pear Pals (the fan group) for lots of fun crafty ideas and to share your creativity! And finally, we’d love to see you visit the Prickley Pear Stamps blog that’s in the process of being revived and become a Follower! Hope to see you there! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

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