Thursday, October 14, 2010

Steampunk Wine Corset & Trifold Card

Hi Friends!! If there are 3 things I love it is wine... Graphic45 & my sister! (Not necessarily in that order LOL!! ) So it was only fitting I made a wine corset using yummy Graphic45 papers for my sister's birthday! I used the amazing papers from the Steampunk Debutante collection. This collection is out of this world!!

The large Steampunk image was the inspiration for the wine corset. I "fussy cut" the image & inked up all edges with Distress Vintage Photo, Broken China & Fired Brick inks. I adhered it to the base of the corset. This was made with 12 x12 paper cut in half , & wrapped around the bottle for measure. I added a punched border from printed papers also inked with the above inks.

The side images were cut from the papers & inked, then adhered.

The back edges were scored & turned under to give it enough strength to hold the lacing. I "eyeballed" the placement of the eyelets & attached them with my Crop-a-dile eyelet tool. I laced the ribbon bottom to top & tied it off!

Another Steampunk images was added to top for detail.

Since it was for a birthday.. the "time flies" image was perfect & butterfly cut from same papers fit in with the wings used throughout.

This was easy peasy & needed no pattern!!! Weeeeeeeeeee!!!! Now for the TriFold card!! I love trifold cards. This one was done from the instructions found here: Tri Fold Shuuter instructions. It is one of the best samples I have seen!

I used black cardstock as the base of the card. The papers & images are all from the Graphic 45 Steampunk collection.

A little charm was added & I mounted the circle images on cardstock to give the card dimension. Tons of inks were added for that yummy warm effect!!!

I then made an envelope from papers using an A5 envelope template from Making Memories. I scored the folds & inked scored areas for a finished look.

This was soooo much fun! I really enjoyed working with the papers & love the fact that it was quick & easy!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!! I appreciate the visits!!

Cheers!!! Lynn :)
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Sandi Cl~ said...

Omigosh, what an adorable project! Such a great idea. I love the SP papers anyway .. can't get enough!

Also read your other post. My heart is right there with you. It's such a hard thing to go through! Enjoy her all you can and say everything you need to say .. get lots of hugs and kisses and journal! So important to get those feelings on paper! Hugs to you!

Meg Giroux said...

What a clever idea, Lynn!!! That came out fabulous!!!

Big hugs to you and your Mom...sending prayers your way...

Jocelyn said...

Oh Lynn....this is Fabulous!!! What a great line to work with and wowza ROCKED it!!!!

LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing with us!!!

Have a great one!!!

Tammy said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! OMGosh girl....this is absolutely stunning!!! Dang, I love that wine bottle but I would want it on a bottle of wine that I didn't like (if there is such a thing LOL) so that I could just keep it forever. Wow!! Oh wait, I already said that!! :) LOVE LOVE LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOUR PROJECT!!!!

Lynn said...

Hi Lynn, Lynn here!

What an amazing card and gift set. Your sister will be so thrilled to receive this. That corset is truly amazing and I share your three loves!

Thanks for showing us how.

Lynn x

Julia said...

Wowzers Lynn this is fabulous!!!! Just love what you've done with those Graphic 45 papers.

sue said...

love this lynn and love the Alphonse Mucha inspired papers they are beautiful x sue x

Cassie said...

What a fabulous idea!!

Lux said...

Love love love that wine corset!

Sandy Ang said...

Simply wonderful! The wine corset with that sexy lace-up behind is just unique. Love for you to come over and link up to my victorian fantasy challenge inspired by Steampunk Debutante.

Yiyi said...

Well I appreciate you sharing your blessed talent, Lynn. You are amazing and I always found joy looking at your stuff. This is one of my favorites.
The bottle. Lovely.


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