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A Magical Train and Steampunk Thoughts

 The February **Art*Journal*Journey* theme picked by Valerie is Heavy Metal (metallic colors, pieces, concepts, steampunk, etc.).  What a fab theme!  I did my steampunk page yesterday and my train page this morning at 4:00AM just when the train horns  were sounding - lol!

My steampunk page is made with Stamperia Sea World paper and the related pipes stencil.  This picture make

This page is done with some silver, gold and rust colored metallic ink, a lines stencil, a picture out of a Best of Life book, and some TH stickers.

Also have a card to share using the new Lucky in Love stamp from DRS Designs.  I did a watercolor background, added some crackle medium circles, layered on an altered playing card (stamped with the DRS Designs Script Font background), and tucked in a TH paper doll couple. 

Hugz, and thanks for stopping by!



  1. A wonderful selection of art Nancy! That card is so romantic!
    Alison x

  2. Three fabulous art pieces, wow! Glad you like my theme! The steampunk page is gorgeous and the second page a bit dark and mysterious, that locomotive is fun. Have a great day, thanks so much for joining us at AJJ, much appreciated! Stay safe, hugs, Valerie

  3. These pages are fantastic Nancy. I like the steampunk ,but I must say the man on the little train is a super photo. It looks great on your metallic background. And nice card too. I love that dot texture on the background. Thanks for sharing with us at AJJ for Valerie's challenge. Hugs-Erika

  4. Two super pages Nancy, a fabulous theme and you've certainly done it justice.
    A nice card, a lovely vintage image and I love your mixed media background.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  5. I just love your steampunk page and now I actually get what steampunk is. The whole page looks metallic with the gorgeous metallic blue and the metallic fishes purposefully swimming across the page and leaving their messages on the tags. I like the grungy torn bits of print too and the seafloor.
    There is some 4 a.m. magic on the second piece.
    Top steampunk marks to you!

  6. Stunning art work pages and your card looks gorgeous too! Love them all!! Rosi x

  7. How on earth did you find the driver in the perfect size to sit on the train - absolutely fabulous page! I can see me looking for ages and giving up - well done you and it is just right for the challenge too.
    Love your Stamperia page, would never have thought of using under the sea for this but it works perfectly and those fish are fabulous.
    Like the romantic card too - lovely idea.
    Hugs, Neet xx

  8. Loving your steampunk page with those fabulous metal fish! The train page looks amazing too, I love how he is appearing out of the blurred background - perfect 😁. You made me smile with the train horns too! Happy and creative wishes! Hugs, Jo x

  9. What fabulous art here! I love those fish! The Stamperia paper fits so well! Love the card too - really must get some crackle going...somewhere! Hugs, Chrisx


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