Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Riveting Robot

This weeks HAMBO STAMPS digital Image is "ROBOT", you can purchase it here. This week is a sketch challenge drawn by the super talented Lyn. I adore robot images and as soon as I saw it I remembered seeing a metal tape art video on youtube last week, and as I was itching to have a go at this I thought this is the perfect image to go with that technique, so off I went to the local hardware store and purchased some self adhesive metallic tape, some plasterboard (drywall) tape, and some black acrylic paint.  I totally loved doing this and was soon looking all around my house searching for things I can use this metal tape art on..... frames, canvasses, etc. The sentiment is "Feeling rusty?" so I die cut the letters from rusty and glued them on my cardstock before adding the metal tape over the top, seriously you should have a go at this, it is fun and super easy, somewhat time consuming but the end result is worth it. Here is the sketch and the finished card.


  1. FABULOUS!! I would totally like to try this technique. Great coloring and the elements are perfect! LOVE it!

  2. Jane this is awesome!!! I love love love all the metallic layers-especially the background paper? in the blocks! Great work!

    1. Awww thank you so much Carolyn, it is spellbinders sprightly sprocket die cuts in the background, I just love using them. :)

  3. Very fun card. Love the image and the metal look. I went out on U-Tube and watched a video - this is so fun. I am off to the hardware store today. TFS!

  4. Jane - Oh, he is adorable also ... hmmmm ... going to have to get some of this stuff to play with.

  5. I LOVE THIS!! I am off to youtube to watch this technique!
    Deb C

  6. seriously I am still looking at your card and it is by far the cutest card I have ever seen

  7. Awww Deb... thank you so much :)