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    Voyages Extraordinaires — New images and artwork by Laura Carson!

    Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Featured Artwork, Giveaways, Laura Carson, Newsletters, Steampunk


    Get ready for another extraordinary, steam-fueled adventure with Design Team Member Laura Carson and her Voyages Extraordinaires Steampunk Shadowbox & Diorama!

    Of course since it is a Laura Carson creation, there is a myriad of eye candy to boggle the brain. There is no possible way to cover it all in one little blog post so I’ll just be touching on a few highlights and on some of the new items that she used.

    Using a simple 8×10 Shadowbox as the base for the Skyport (my favorite part!) Laura also created FIVE new collage sheets and and THREE new digital download sets for the project. The Skyport uses images from the:

    - Voyages Extraordinaire #1 Collage Sheet
    - Voyage Extraordinaire #2 Collage Sheet
    - Steampunk Elements Collage Sheet
    - Up, Up and Away Collage Sheet

    And/Or
    - Voyage Extraordinaire Digital Image Set
    - Steampunk Elements Digital Image Set
    - Up, Up & Away Digital Image Set

    For many of the components of the Skyport and the Train Station Laura used elements from the Steampunk Hot Air Balloon and the Hats Chipboard Shapes Sets. The Voyages Extraordinaires #3 Collage Sheet is also used in The Train Station. (See the separate photo of the Train Stain below… Isn’t that owl taxi too cute? See lower left close-up.)

    It looks like the Evening Lamp Post that Laura festooned is pretty amazing (shown in all its glory in the lower half of the photo at right). Once Laura decorated the base and then layered her elements on it, it ended up dripping with all sorts of steampunk goodness. (And that 30mm Round Glass Cabochon over the globe image from her Voyages Extraordinaires #1 Collage Sheet looks great.)

    I painted some areas of the lamp post gold and added Gold Harlequin Diamond Tape, Brass Flourishes, Round Box Feet (to the top of the lanterns), Fleur Connectors and rondelles.

    Check out the two supply lists for Laura’s Voyages Extraordinaires Steampunk Shadowbox & Diorama, The Train Station and the Skyport. For detailed information on how Laura created her gorgeous project, visit Artfully Musing.



     More New Goodies - ALL On Sale!  

    Voyages Extraordinaires #2 Collage Sheet
    Voyages Extraordinaires #2 Collage Sheet

    Voyages Extraordinaires Set Download
    Voyages Extraordinaires Set Download

    Voyages Extraordinaires #1 Collage Sheet
    Voyages Extraordinaires #1 Collage Sheet

    Steampunk Elements Set Download
    Steampunk Elements Set Download

    Steampunk Elements Collage Sheet
    Steampunk Elements Collage Sheet

    Steampunk Shapes Set - Hats
    Steampunk Shapes Set - Hats

    Up, Up and Away Set Download
    Up, Up and Away Set Download

    Steampunk Shapes Set - Hot Air Balloon
    Steampunk Shapes Set - Hot Air Balloon

    Voyages Extraordinaires #3 Collage Sheet
    Voyages Extraordinaires #3 Collage Sheet

    Fancy Lamp Post & Sconce Set
    Fancy Lamp Post & Sconce Set

    Chipboard Layered Iron Bridge
    Chipboard Layered Iron Bridge

    Single & Double Lamp Post Set
    Single & Double Lamp Post Set

     

    Psst: The 3 chipboard items above aren't exactly the same ones that Laura used, but are good substitutes!

     
    Hooray for the Voyages Extraordinaires Giveaway! Wow… Look at all those goodies. Kinda demanded a wider photo.

    I started with the FIVE NEW Collage Sheets (and remember: all the collage sheet are on sale, too):
    - Voyages Extraordinaires #1 Collage Sheet
    - Voyages Extraordinaires #2 Collage Sheet
    - Voyages Extraordinaires #3 Collage Sheet
    - Steampunk Elements Collage Sheet
    - Up, Up and Away Collage Sheet

    Then more NEW items (also in Laura’s artwork):
    - 30mm Round Glass Cabochon (happy accident that it landed on that hot air balloon from the Up, Up and Away Collage Sheet in my photo — and note the close-up in the lower right of that photo)
    - 8×10 Shadowbox
    - Steampunk Shapes Set – Hats
    - Chipboard Layered Iron Bridge
    - Mixed Sets of Bronze Gears
    - Black & White Checkerboard Scrapbook Paper

    And finally, a few more items from Laura’s artwork:
    - Bronze Stopwatch Clock Charm – Roman Numerals (a little hidden in the photo… I placed it at the elbow of the lady in grey)
    - Raw Brass Box Feet – Rounded
    - 3D Bronze Pointing Hand
    - Brass Propeller

     
    To enter the Voyages Extraordinaires Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY OR TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, FRIDAY, June 12, 2015)! AND tell me what you’d make with this group of items (I’m not sure any are brave enough to try to replicate Laura’s entire project, but that’s ok)!

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello! correct) email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org). So check your mailbox on Sunday morning to see who won and for the next Giveaway and Newsletter!

    Hey, who won the Circus Folio Giveaway? That would be Lorna E! (And she commented: “My favourite page is the one with the horses on it. I love the layering in it and how the horse in the image with the rider is echoed by the horse running on the page. I like the quote on that page as well.“) Please check your email for my message about getting your mailing address.

      
    Posted by Leslie, June 11th, 2015


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