This tutorial features a fun sheet of steampunk stamps by artist Brigid Ashwood. I have used "Steam Bee" and the five gear stamps that come with the sheet. ( It also has a gorgeous s
I demonstrate how to create the distressed background as well as how I created the dimensional gears under the bee. The eyes were made using micro-beads with Glossy Accents and I colored them a little with a Copic marker for some contrast. (E29) The embossing folder used was Cuttlebug Clockworks, and the chipboard gears were cut from Gadget Gears by Tim Holtz Alterations (Sizzix). The seam binding was colored with Antique Linen and Vintage Photo Distress Inks. steampunk butterfly not on the tutorial).
I added some ribbon and a Tim Holtz Word band that says," possibility begins with imagination."
You can find the stamps at www.sweetpeastamps.com. It is sheet 4, plate 105 for the set or you can buy the bee separately.