Wednesday, March 6, 2013


Hi and welcome to my blog. I am Susan S. and I am sharing another piece with you I am making for my stores and a challenge with
the theme is make it here are my steps
1. I stained with Distress stain peeled paint.three times.
2. I rubbed on Distress antique linen
3. I added a heavy rub on of Distress Salty Ocean
4.This is what it looks like at this point
5. i sprayed on Dylusions Lemon Zest

6. I sprayed on Ranger Perfect Pearls mist
7. i "ghosted" in distress picket fence
8. I dabbed colorbox razzberry in various places
at this point this is what it looks like

9. I covered the card stamped with "post card" from tim holtz collection with staz on jet black
this is what it looked like at this point
10. I used staz on jet black and Tim Holtz pine trees and covered the card at this point
11. This is what it looked like at this point
12 I used my brick stencil from studio 490 Wendy Vecchi and Ranger white dabber
12 I am cutting Tim Holtz die cuts "gears"in half
 I have picked a dark red acrylic this time..I want the Colorado look for the people from there you would know what I mean..I grew up in that area a lot of bold red there...

13.Here are the gears now for the man
yes I picked my stamp from Stampers Anonymous a gift from stampers.
14 the sentiment "dream a little dream"
15.  add the ideologies when you make Tim Holtz! I did not have a lot to use uumm must improvise
There it is finished some cutting of my awesome steampunk paper from michaels a backing and I am finished.
thanks for looking
susan s


  1. Love this Susan! I have so many stencils, but not that one. I must have it. Thanks for sharing you talent!

  2. Love your background! All the stamping in the background is fab! And I love your main image and the bold red gears! You nailed this masculine theme.

  3. Wow, what a fantastic card Susan. Love your homemade background paper. That looks a lot of fun to make.
    Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Janine xx

  4. Gorgeous, Susan! Love how you built this up and his wings are to die for... fabulous!

  5. Love this card Susan...fantastic background! The green suit is excellent and love the red gears! Fabulous step out too!