Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Travel Stamps

Morning Stampers, this is my DT card for The Male Room, where our challenge this week is a male card with the main focus being TRAVEL OR TRANSPORT


I went for Stamps from around the world on a world map background. I will also be entering it into Fab Friday who have these colours.
Supplies :
All are Stampin' Up unless stated otherwise
Card = Naturals White, Whisper White, Black, and white base FMS
Stamps = World Map, Loving Thoughts, Clarity Stamp and Africa Elements, Inkadinkado Asian Influences, and Clear Choice Viva France
Inks = Black, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive
Tools = Stamp-a-ma-jig, and Sponges
Extras = Post Its, and 3D Pads

I've been in the wars again! I fell over in the kitchen and bashed my head against the door frame, and badly bruised my arms and legs, not to mention my pride!!. Once I stopped the tears, it took me a good ten minutes to gather enough strength to get up, and to stop Monty jumping on me as he sensed something was wrong.
I now have a terrible cold that I caught from Nathan at his birthday party. He loved his cake and Pinata, and I now have to make a Halloween one for him and his friends for Trick and Treat night! No pressure there then!! Here is his dinosaur one I made.


This is the side view. There are lots of layers of paper mache, and then several layers of Magnolia paint.









Here he is painted in a pale green, with the face and spots details made from pieces of coloured card glued on and finished with a black marker.


















I hope I get some time for crafting and blog hopping this week, as I've been a little slack with one thing and another, I'm Sorry.

Hope you can drop by again soon, and thank you for your lovely comments.








5 comments:

  1. I love your card Bev, what a clever idea to use postage stamps. It seems a shame that the dinosaur is going to get bashed, he's so cute.

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  2. Lovely stamp collage! The images are perfect for the travel theme. Thanks for sharing at Fab Friday!

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  3. Wow Bev! It turned out amazing! Great sponging and stamping, love the background stamp ;) That dinosaur is fantastic, sure it was a big 'hit' at the party (sorry..awful joke!)

    Louise xx

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  4. Love your round the world card Bev, great stamps and beautiful colours. Wow, a pinnata, is there no end to your talents:) hope your bruises are on the mend, I can sympathise with the cold, I never get ill but caught at the weekend and hoping being here in spain will cure it:)
    Val x

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