Friday, November 15, 2013

Tic Tac Toe - Part 2


Welcome back to Part 2 of November's "Steampunk Tic Tac Toe" challenge with some mid-month inspiration from Team B, and the reminder on almost two more weeks' time for entering our challenge!

Today I also have the special pleasure of introducing to you our new DT member Astrid from Astrid's Artistic Efforts! It is her first make as an OCC design teamie and I know that you have been eagerly waiting to see her "act" ;)

Your entries for our challenge so far are overwhelming and I am already blown away by your creativity! Narrowing them down to one winner and Top3 will definitely be a tough one!!! Uh oh! ;)

Let me show you the Tic Tac Toe diagram again: you have to choose three ingredients - all of them in a straight line (horizontally, vertically or diagonally) and let us know in your post which ones you have chosen (don't forget about our challenge rules either ;).



Let's see what the DT chose to play with:



For my very first project for Our Creative Corner I made a wall plaque out of mount board. I used  Tim Holtz's Eroded Metallic technique as explained in Creative Chemistry 102. I decided to go with the top line - Wings, Gears and Wire - and had great fun putting all my various elements together, after a good bit of rusting of course. I am very excited to be part of this team and hope you will like my first make.





I felt a little bit out of my comfort zone doing a Steampunk project but in the end, I loved it!  I went for the top line of Wings, Gears and Wire for my card.



Linda


I don't really have a knack for Steampunk so coming up with an idea/design for this challenge was a bit of a struggle.   While doing some research on Steampunk, I realized that you can basically Steampunk anything.  I'm moving into full Christmas crafting mode and I thought why not Steampunk a Christmas stocking...so I did.  
I chose the middle horizontal line - Flourish - Texture - Heart. 



Alison


We seem to have been very attracted by the first row of the Tic Tac Toe... I'm another Wings, Gears and Wires player!  I knew from the first moment of seeing Claudia's fabulous Steampunk Tic Tac Toe choices that a wire crinoline skirt was going to feature, though I thought it might be fiddly.  Turns out that was the easiest bit!  Trying to get the rest of my ArtAngel to behave was quite a game, but I'm pretty happy with her in the end.


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The challenge is open until November 28th! Enough time for you to show us your Steampunk Tic Tac Toe!!!  So come and share your projects here.  I hope I can get some of you out of your comfort zones as well and have you enjoy a new experience ;)

Hugs and happy crafting,

Claudia xx

6 comments:

  1. You certainly took me out of my comfort zone Claudia but I absolutely loved it! Fabulous work by my teamies. Hugs, Anne x

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  2. Gosh, I am sooo proud of being part of this awesome team. (Have to say it again- yessss!). Your steampunk pieces are absolutely stunning - and if you haven't told I would never have guessed that anyone here has been working out of his comfort zone at all!

    Thank you for all your brilliant makes!

    Hugs,
    Claudia x

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  3. Each of the design team have created awesome works of art! All very inspiring!!!!
    Great job ladies!
    Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

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  4. Absolutely wonderful steampunk makes dear Teamies!! Fabulous.
    Juliaxx
    Like Claudia, I'm so proud to be part of this team.

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  5. Another month where I'm just so proud to be part of this team!
    Alison x

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