Steampunk Under the Sea Dressform

Steampunk Under the Sea Dressform

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 21st 2016

Hi! It is Pam on the DecoArt Media Blog!
Sharing with you a bit of steampunk meets under the sea! I created a Steampunk Dressform using some fabulous DecoArt Media and embossing powders. 

Items Needed:

  • DecoArt Media Mediums and Specialty Products - Crackle Paint - White (DMM15-71)
  • Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Steampunk Cage - Dress Form
  • Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Gears
  • Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Seahorses %26 Seaweed
  • Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts Under Sea Steam Punk
  • Graphic 45 Voyage Beneath The Sea
  • Stampendous Rust Encrusted Embossing Powder
  • Stampendous Jeweled Encrusted Embossing Powder
  • Embossing Gun
  • Seashells
  • Moss
  • Assorted Brushes
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Assorted Metal Embellishements


Begin by first painting all of the chipboard pieces with Black Tie Paint. 
Allow them to dry.

Paint the prepared pieces with Weathered Wood Crackle Medium.
Allow to dry. 

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Paint over the crackle pieces with the Crackle Paint.  Allow the paint to dry and crackle. 

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Paint over prepared pieces with Raw Sienna.  Dry completely. 

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Repeat with Raw Sienna until painted to liking. Dry completely.

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Repeat with Colbalt Teal Hue and Blue Green Light.  Drying completely between layers.

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Emboss sea like chipboard with VersaMark and rust embossing powder.

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Repeat with Jeweled Encrusted Embossing Powder.

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Put prepared dress form together.  Add beads to bottom

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Add embossed chipboard to dress form.

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Add metal octopus.

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Add moss and seashells.

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Add ribbon and paper band to the waist of doll form.

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I hope you have enjoyed my steampunk meet the sea Dress form!
Hugs Pam

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