A hearty welcome to SanDee&amelie's challenge blog!

Please, note, that this challenge blog is not related to any business and run without any profit by people, who do this for your and their own leisure time fun! Our only reward are your encouraging comments and your playing along and sharing steampunk fun and mixed media techniques. We appreciate every single entry and comment so much! Thank you for taking the time!

If you are new to this place, please, know that we are so glad that you stopped by our little steampunk corner!
Whether you are a dedicated tag or card maker, art journaler or mixed media lover - this might be the right place for you!
For more information about the rules and the little "steampunk/industrial twist" we ask of you, please check the "about" stuff and then simply jump in and create!

If you are new to steampunk and not sure if this is "your thing", maybe take a look at our winners gallery on pinterest (use the linking button on our side bar). You will find that we're mainly a mixed media challenge blog with a little twist towards steampunk, industrial and/or vintage. So why not give it a try?

We are looking forward to seeing your fab projects entered to one of our challenges soon!

SanDee&amelie&the SASPC team

Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 2016 Extra Steam Power with Brigitte

Hi, servus and welcome back to some Extra Steam Power to provide you with!

Lovely Brigitte has created a wonderful steampunk box by altering a book. She created loads of yummy texture from tissue tape and painted embellishments and used the beautiful vintage image of a photographer! I love it!


Un livre altéré
Altered book


La couverture : papier de soie froissé, peinture noire, poudre irisée (mascara) et eau

The cover : tissue paper, black paint, mascara powder and  water

The inside of the book box:

les breloques et boutons + gesso
charms and buttons  + gesso

les breloques + peinture et vernis
charms + paint and glaze

 J'ai utilisé les produits DecoArt
peinture métallisée rich expresso et glacis métallique luminous gold

I used DecoArt products
metallic paint  rich expresso metallic glaze luminous gold

L'intérieur : une niche avec de la texture, un peu de couleur et une découpe de Boozybear
Inside : niche with texture, some color and a dis from Boozybear

Passez de bonnes vacances !
Happy hollidays !


Now isn't Brigitte's altered book just fantastic? I love how she turns old books into treasures! Thank you so much for sharing this treasure with us, Brigitte! Mwah! XXX

Thank you, dear steampunk friends, for stopping by! Let me remind you of our actual summer challenge and that there will be more inspiration from Team B on the 1st of August! So make sure you come back then to check it out! There will also be more steam power from lovely Maura for you next week! So don't forget to stop by on the 21st! 

And we hope to see you play along with us soon!

Hugs and happy crafting,
Brigitte & Claudia

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  1. Love your lady steampunk book, Brigitte! I really love that huge hat she is wearing!


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