What an inspiring site this morning! Two cards made, and another one in my head (DH had a laugh at the "Alcohol, because no good story every started with someone eating a salad" plaque, and that surely calls for a chalkboard card), though with sunshine and warmth outside the garden might be more of a priority.
The two cards I did make are both birdhouse-inspired.
As soon as I saw the Vintage Camper feeder I knew that Happy Camper would make a perfect card for a friend of DH's. First time that stamp has seen ink, too D:.
Base is customised to look right - 5 3/4" wide by 4 3/4" high.
White card, masked and sponged for the hills, foreground and sky (Peeled Paint, Tea Dye, Mowed Grass, Broken China). Details stamped in mostly with Kittie Kits Master #1, and the sand from Shore Thing for the foreground (Forest Moss, Peeled Paint, Tea Dye, Walnut Stain, Seedless Preserves, and Olympia Versafine Green). Liquid Pearls added to the reed grasses. A stray splodge meant moving the caravan more to the centre than I wanted, but DH prefers it and the card's for him to give, so...
Caravan stamped on kraft with Versamark and embossed with white EP. Watercolour crayons for colouring a few details, and Sharpie markers for the silver and black. It's popped up on foam.
Sentiment from ODBD Keep Climbing.
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Sat, Apr 06, 2013 @ 8:04 AM
Wow! and more Wow! Great creativity on this...love the sponged hills, mountains, sky and that camper is adorable! Not to mention that is one of my very fav scriptures! Love every single well-thought of detail on this amazing card.
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Sat, Apr 06, 2013 @ 9:20 AM
I loved your inspiration piece when I first saw it. I love what you did with the camper on the card. (Now I'm sad I didn't buy that set.) Beautiful scenery and LOVE the sentiment. I don't know if I would have thought to put it together with a camper, but it's perfect!
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Sat, Apr 06, 2013 @ 10:48 AM
Very creative, Sabrina! Glad you got ink on that stamp ... fabulous!
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