Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Do you want to travel the world?

Hi everybody

At  Anything Goes  this week our theme is Travel or Around the World.  So lots of scope here for a variety of work.

I had had this idea about getting a bit messy, well I certainly did that with gesso, glue, ink and paper!






This is an 8x8" card.  I have covered it wit brown Bazzill, and then I took a piece of plan card, and added various bits of printed paper to it.  I painted over with a diluted mixture of gesso, and then overdstamped with from french test and a swirl.  My main piece is coloured with distress inks, and then I stamped the tickets down the side, the lady traveller image, and masked her and stamped the Eiffel tower and the Learning Tower of Pisa.  Stamps are B Line and Tim Holtz.  I added a prima flower and some pearl brads in the corners.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

CCEE Stampers - Create a card with a vintage feel
Charzima Cards - Travel
Crafts 4 Eternity - Travel
DL Art - A Card for a man
Gingerloft - Vintage
Craft your passion - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Always anything goes
Try it on Tuesday - Anything Goes

Please pop across to the challenge blog - there are some fabulous creations by the team to inspire you.

Don't forget - Lots of crafting goodness is available from Lynne at The Craft Den - check out her fab online shop!


I really appreciate it that you take the time to look at my blog and leave such lovely comments. Thank you each and every one of you. Hugs,


20 comments:

  1. Super card I love the vintage and distressed look Thank you for joing my DL.ART Thankful Thursday challenge.
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  2. Magnificent vintage card. Good work ! Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.
    Catherine.

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  3. oh this is stunning Hun,just love love the distressing on this and that brilliant image,hugs Cherylxxxxx

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  4. Love this Val, very vintage and gorgeous, Gaynor xx

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  5. Fabulous vintage card! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry for a second at our second prize!
    Good luck,
    Rene :D

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  6. Love this fabulous card and your flower is gorgeous.
    Hugs Emma xx

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  7. What a perfect card for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity.
    Pinky

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  8. Gorgeous card, Love the image
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT
    Avril

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  9. This is just lovely, a fab vintage image, and style.
    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

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  10. Beautiful vintage card. I came over from your link at MIM. I'm #16 & #130 this week. I'd love it if you stopped by to check them out.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  11. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  12. Gorgeous arty creation Val - it looks amazing :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  13. Fabulous card Val... Love the image and the ticket stamps too!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  14. Oh this is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at c4e. keeley

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  15. Oh this is awesome! Love it! I saw you on MIM.
    Hugs,
    Renee

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  16. I want to travel some where warm! lol Had enough of the rain now, I will have to do as it says on your card Dream!

    Fabulous card Val love it. Hope you are feeling better and the physio is working. Hugs xx

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  17. Love the stamping. Great take on the challenge. thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

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  18. Val your card ROCKS, just luv vintage, BUT in the future please read the rules carefully before you enter our challenge at TioT
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  19. Such a lovely card, Val! You have really put a lot of work into this. The masking is perfect!
    Hugs Annette

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  20. Such a PRETTY card!!
    Thank you for joining us at Gingerloft! Have a GREAT day!

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Thank you soooo much for all the wonderful comments you leave on my Blog. I appreciate each and every one....and for you taking the time to do so....I will try to get over to your Blog too.
Love and big hugs
Val xx

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