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

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 15 September 2010 / 1:44 pm

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

    Hugs Riet.xx

  2. 15 September 2010 / 1:49 pm

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

  3. 15 September 2010 / 5:24 pm

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

  4. 15 September 2010 / 6:34 pm

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

  5. 15 September 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. 15 September 2010 / 8:48 pm

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

  7. 15 September 2010 / 10:33 pm

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

  8. 16 September 2010 / 7:39 am

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

    xx coops xx

  9. 16 September 2010 / 10:27 pm

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

  10. 17 September 2010 / 12:39 am

    this is amazing, Kim! love the beautiful details!

  11. 17 September 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. 18 September 2010 / 1:09 am

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

  13. 18 September 2010 / 4:15 pm

    I absolutely adore this!!!

  14. 18 September 2010 / 4:15 pm

    I absolutely adore this!!!

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