Steampunk canvas and layout for ScrapFX


today I have for you 2 projects for inspiration. The first one is mixed media canvas and second is mixed media layout. Both in Steampunk style.

Making mixed media canvas is always fun. Here I glued different embellishments mainly chipboards and some very old things which I found in my grandpas workshop and also some metal embellishments. When everything was at place and dry I applied over whole canvas black gesso and than I used Finnabair waxes. I wanted to make slightly different canvas, more colourful but still steampunk. I really love result it is interesting unusual original. Try it too.

This is my first steampunk mixed media layout. As a base I used 7 dots studio paper. Background is coloured with Distress crayons and Gelatos. I stamped different La blanche stamps with Archival ink. Chipboards are coloured wit Finnabair rusty pastes. It is quite easy and not so layered layout.

ScrapFX chipboards:

Steampunk wall clock large

Spiky flourish

Fractured time

Light bulb transparency


Tangled gears stamp

Geometry stencil

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Kate Dachovska


Mixed media layout for MixedUp


today I have for you very dark layout. I went really far away from my comfort zone. For my layout I used 7 dots studio papers – the newest collection Hazy days. I wanted to make layout without flowers. Really you do not need any flowers for you layouts. I also used Brusho pigment powders for it – they were invented for water colouring artist, they have really long history and now they are attaching our mixed media world.
Main black chipboard is from ScrapFX . I also used stencil from Scrap FX. All supplies you can find under photos.

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Finnabair – Clear Gesso, 3D Matte gel, Art stones, Glass beads
Brusho – Black, Emerald Green, Lemon, Turquoise
Archival ink, Stamps – Kaisercraft, La Blanche, 7 dots studio
7 dots studio – Hazy days
Izink 3D caviar, Tim Holtz stickers, Ecoline white, Pebeo black acrylic paint, Izink – Mimosa, Turquoise
ScrapFX  – Winter tree

SSS Wednesday challenge


this card is for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge – topic is Going Dotty. I created mixed media card with my favourite Gorjuss stamp and new 7 dots studio papers Hazy days. I also used Aladine Izink3D paste, Archival ink, 7 dots studio stamps, Kuretake Clean color real brush watercolour markers. White and Black Ecoline watercolour and Tattered Angels Glimmer mists. At background I also used Frantic Stamper dies.

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Art journal with Gorjuss


sometimes I colour Gorjuss images just for fun and let them wait for its time. This Gorjuss was waiting few months and finally I had idea how to use it. So here it is – I made art journal. My first art journal with Gorjuss and I have to say I love it. It was great fun to create something different.

For background I used 7 dots studio papers.

Medias – Finnabair: 3D matte gel, Heavy gesso, Modeling paste

Izink 3D texture paste – caviar – great paste not only for paper but also for fabric!

Of course I played with Brushos on my background – I used – Purple, Violet, Alizarin Crimson

Color Philosophy inks by Prima Marketing – Hot lips, Brunch Sangria, Hydragea Petals

7 dots studio stamps – life love laugh (I am not sure if they are available now, it is from older collection)

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