Quixotic Paperie Challenge Blog Challenge No. 41

Quixotic Paperie Challenge DT make to show today and this week the challenge was thought up by the lovely Emma and is:

How Does Your Garden Grow?

All about adding flowers and / or leaves to your make. 

I decided to go on a bit of a steampunk / punk / emo  theme for my make this week using the wonderful The Greeting Farm Wild Sprout Eric available over at Quixotic Paperie. I’ve matched him (her?) with the gorgeous Graphic 45 papers from the Halloween in Wonderland and Christmas Past packs. 

The papers were fun to distress and I ‘rusted’ a silver chain, safety pins and brads to embellish the make. The leaves are cut from a book page and I lightly glazed them with the Viva Decor Walnut Gloss Pen

The cogs are light card painted with acrylic paints. Got some more close-ups:

Showed a lot of details today! Think I quite like how this one turned out LOL!

Before I go just a quick mention of the new special stamp from Elizabeth Bell at SCACD. Elaine has her on Pre-order for delivery in a couple of weeks.

Have a fabulous Emo Wednesday.


Stamps –  The Greeting Farm Wild Sprout Eric; Studio G alpha
Inks – VersaFine Onyz Black and sepia
Colouring – Prismacolour pencils; Sansodor
Papers – Graphic 45 papers from the Halloween in Wonderland and Christmas Past
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; silicone glue; Double-sided tape
Other – Chain; Safety pins; Brads; Acrylic paints; Book page; Viva Decor Walnut Gloss Pen; Seam ripper; Mask



  1. September 15, 2010 / 1:44 pm

    What a gorgeous card Kim,I love the image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  2. September 15, 2010 / 1:49 pm

    Hi Kim,
    I lov ethe distressing in this beautiful card. The layout and image are gorgeous.
    Fiona x

  3. September 15, 2010 / 5:24 pm

    The card is brilliant Kim you have created a fab card with all the different elements and distressing. x

  4. September 15, 2010 / 6:34 pm

    Hi Kim
    wow a gorgeous card, awesome colouring,luv the papers & embelies, sue,x

  5. September 15, 2010 / 8:16 pm

    Kim this is FABULOUS, when I opened your blog I was like OMG!!!! I LOVE this creation, AWESOME colors, super sweet way to use this image..this just rocks lady!!!!

  6. September 15, 2010 / 8:48 pm

    WOW! Kim what a fantastic card! Loving the image & colours x

  7. September 15, 2010 / 10:33 pm

    Great card, got to be a him with a name like Eric right?

  8. September 16, 2010 / 7:39 am

    fantastic card kim.fab image and i love the distressing and fab colours 🙂

    xx coops xx

  9. September 16, 2010 / 10:27 pm

    brilliant card, has a fab masuline feel! Love the chain detail! hugs Juls

  10. September 17, 2010 / 12:39 am

    this is amazing, Kim! love the beautiful details!

  11. September 17, 2010 / 4:14 am

    Really Kim? You had to go "there" with the safety pin? Oh this takes me back to those punk rock days of spandex and wild nights. Just love it. Especially the black and white hair. So, so brilliant!

  12. September 18, 2010 / 1:09 am

    Awesome card, love the cogs and the hardware – so cool and very creative
    love tasha xx

  13. September 18, 2010 / 4:15 pm

    I absolutely adore this!!!

  14. September 18, 2010 / 4:15 pm

    I absolutely adore this!!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *