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A Lunar Steampunk Card - IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko

Hello all!  I am really excited to be able to share some more of my inky playtime antics with my Altered Pages and IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko products.  Boy, what a wonderful combination.  I hope you have been following along this month, because there have been some awesome projects shared by both design teams.

We are also doing a GIVEAWAY for the month of June to celebrate our Partnership with IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko.  
You can win by leaving comments!   We will draw a winning name July 1.

Receive: 15 x 18 inch heavy weight AlteredPages canvas tote with 4 StazOn midi Inks, Shimmer Mist, Alice in Wonderland Stamp Set, 5 assorted Tags, 5 large glassine envelopes and Washi Tape ~ WOW!

Now, for my project, a fun, lunar steampunk style card.


Trim and fold cream card stock to make a 5" x 7" folded card.  Layer Kaisercraft print paper cut slightly smaller than card front, edged with Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle and StazOn Midi Spiced Chai.

Add striped border die cut and Travel tag from Kaisercraft paper pad to bottom and top right, respectively, also edging with the same inks.

Emboss metal sticker sheet with compass embossing folder.  Trim to 4" x 5".

Trim away excess metal

Sponge on StazOn Midi Orange Zest
Sponge a thin layer of GlazOn over metal to protect the ink.  When dry, sponge randomly with StazOn Midi Blue Hawaii.   Layer to card along upper left.
Make a stencil and mask by cutting a circle the same size as the moon face onto a scrap index card.  Lay stencil over  Moon tag and spray Goosebumps texture spray.  When dry, sponge Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle through opening.  
The Goosebumps gives this awesome texture and forms a resist for the ink.  I think it is a perfect imitation of the moon's craters, don't you?
To protect the freshly colored face, place the mask (circle) over it and sponge Memento Luxe Rhubarb Stalk over the tag, starting from the mask and moving outward.
Add another ink layer using the Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle.  Edge tag with Peanut Brittle and StazOn Midi Spiced Chai.

Water spritz a piece of dyeable seam binding and add StazOn Midi Orange Zest with sponge.  Scrunch up to dry.

Add seam binding to moon tag

Use gears die to cut two pieces of Vertigo translucent film.  Ink each with StazOn Midi Spiced Chai.  Cut to fit beneath the tag, as shown.  This film is really fun and has such a shimmer and shine.  I love how it allowed for the print paper to show through.

Supplies used:

Kaisercraft Check In 6-1/2"x 6-1/2" paper pad
Cream card stock (cut 7"x10" to make 5"x7" folded card)
Moon Tags
Dyeable Seam Binding
IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko:  Goosebumps Clear Texture Spray; Memento Luxe Peanut Brittle, Rhubarb Stalk, StazOn midi Orange Zest, Blue Hawaii, Spiced Chai; GlazOn; Ink Blushers; Vertigo translucent film: Breeze, Prism
Circle die
Compass embossing folder
Metal sticker sheet (4" x 5-1/4")
Miscellaneous metal embellishments

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope you have enjoyed my project today, and please be sure to follow along the rest of this month as both design teams share creations here, as well as on the IMAGINE Crafts blog.  And don't forget to leave lots of comments here on the Altered Pages blog to enter our GIVEAWAY.  Winner will be announced on 1 July.

Good luck, and have an absolutely wonderful, inky week!!


  1. It's a fun piece. My favorite technique is embossing the metal compass. That's a cool idea!

  2. So many details and elements for the eye to take in. Love the different techniques used to create such a fun card. Awesome job!!!

  3. I like the embossing on metal. Your card is unique♥

  4. I LOVE the texture effect on the moon - what an amazing idea!

  5. Awesome card Barbara! I love the moon looks perfect!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

  6. Fantastic Barbara, you took a simple tag and created an entire theme that is truly your own! Thanks for showing us your techniques and awesome artistic talent!

  7. where do you get metal sticker sheets?

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    2. These sheets are made by Ranger (Tim Holtz). You can find them online or you may find them in your local craft store. If not, you can google Ranger foil tape sheets and you should find lots of stores that carry it.

  8. A wonderful tutorial and project as always Barbara, thanks for sharing your wonderful coloring and masking techniques.

  9. Wow! Great project Barbara! I love it all, but the texture the Goosebumps gave the moon and your colorizing of it must be my fav. :-)

  10. Well I just love this creation to the moon and back!!! Everything about it is delightful and fabulous and it's very inspiring!!!

  11. Now that is an awesome card!

  12. Between the embossing folder and goosebumps, I have found a new


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