This is the first card I made for this week's Sing, Sing a Song Tickle a Teapotter Challenge, which you can find HERE.
DH was coming out with all sorts of improbably suggestions that would be hard to make a card based on, but when he discovered I had a train die, he said I just had to make "City of New Orleans". He and a friend have sung this at gigs - Rory is pretty good with the harmonica.
I followed the Triple Layer Pop-up tutorial, making the card as wide as possible to accomodate the width of the dies. I cut the cityscape from black, and the elevated track from white, coloured with Sharpies. The train is cut from silver card with a black inlay, and yellow vellum behind the windows.
The front is very simple, more of the same DP with a Scripture verse stamped on it. So simple that I'm not uploading it to the gallery, but it's posted in the challenge thread.
Date: Monday, May 28, 2018 GMT Views: 377
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Registered: May 18, 2004 Location: Southwest Michigan Posts: 30043
Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 7:13 AM
!!! This is amazing! I love New Orleans. Your sky and skyline is so cool. I love the train die cut done in silver. It also makes me think of the traditional balconies seen in the French Quarter. Fabulous card (and I like that song, too!)
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Registered: December 4, 2010 Location: Minnesota Posts: 13715
Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 8:08 AM
I think this is truly stunning Sabrina. I gasped when I opened this image up. I hope you will consider uploading this card into the gallery because I know people will love admiring it as much as I am. How neat that your DH helped you in selecting the theme of this card, and you delivered in a very big way my friend. ~Karen.
Registered: January 20, 2016 Location: Freetown, Massachusetts Posts: 20012
Tue, May 29, 2018 @ 1:53 PM
Fabulous! Great take on the song! I saw Arlo Guthrie perform at Disney World almost twenty years ago. That's when I made a list of singers that if they were performing at Disney and I was walking by, I wouldn't stop. We did stop for Starship at the same place a few years ago :)
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 12920
Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 8:04 AM
OH my comment didn't work...um....this is a super way to do that 3d layer tech. I can just imagine this whole scene going down with the train whistle and all, so much work, but a great surprise for the recipient, I would so like to hear your DH band so neat I bet....TFs..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.