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

Friday, July 1, 2016

SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Summer Special 2016

Hi there and servus!

Summer has finally arrived and it is that time of year when our craft desks often are deserted because we are enjoying time out in the sun. So - as usual around that time of year - we are doing our summer special challenge again:

a two months long challenge (until the end of August) instead of just the usual thirty days to enter a project - just to make sure you all find the time to create at least a little steampunk or industrial project and share it with us (maybe on one of those rainy days or when it is too hot to go outside?).  ;)

The theme is - as always -

Anything Goes - Steampunk/Industrial

and - as always - any kind of handmade mixed media project is welcome. And yes: for us mixed media includes stamping, card making and all the other things you love to do as well ;)
And we decided to raise the "3 entries" limit up to 5 for this challenge - just in case you are on a steampunk roll and can't stop.

Lovely Glenda from the fab boozybear chipboard shop has offered to donate two surprise prize packs instead of the usual one for this challenge - how fab is that? And of course DecoArt Media will be giving away the usual steampunk goodness prize pack too. (Prize winners will be drawn from all proper entries after the challenge has closed on August 31st and announced along with our Top 5 shortly afterwards).

There will be more projects from Team B on the 1st of August and we will also try to provide you with some "Extra Steam Power" during these two months! So make sure you check back from time to time to not miss anything!

But for now let's start with the amazing projects from Team A! 

has gathered some "Summer treasures" and made this inspiring assemblage for you:

has created this gorgeous wooden birdhouse using "metal, wood, plaster, resine, button and  more and more stuff". 
There is a full tutorial with loads of steps images on her blog! 
You get there by clicking on her name. 

has even managed to bring fresh and cool summer colours into her wonderful steampunk pendant!

"Where a full-on steampunk look is not possible,
why not accessorize an every-day outfit with a simple patina gear pendant. :)"

has altered an old clock and turned it into a kind of London shrine:

"I love London, and steampunk is constantly related in my mind with this town.
I altered old clock with some maintained things."


invites you in on a summer journey with this fantastically framed project:


To learn more or take a closer look at the projects of my fabulous teamies, please, visit their blogs. You get there by clicking their names. And if you take a sec or two to leave them a short comment, you will for sure make them very happy! ;) 


Of course we will announce our Top 5 and prize winners from the June challenge before we all head off on our holidays! They will be announced on Saturday, 8th July

We all wish you fantastic summer holidays, good weather, fun in the sun, relaxation and delightful outdoor adventures! 

Claudia & the SASPC Team

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  1. Awesome challenge. Great work by the DTs.

  2. Amazing designs! Thank you for the inspiration!

  3. Thank you for the fun challenge & wonderful DT inspiration! Best, CG


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