Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Destination

Hello All,

I hope everyone is happy and creating a lot of wonderful cards. For me, well, I have been very busy making cards too, just not showing them off, until now. This card was inspired by Inkspirational. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

 As you can probably see this resembles a very well-traveled suitcase.
I used a scrap piece of PP and further distressed by stamping the 'cracks' and darkening the edges of the card. The travel badges are from another stamp. I used the ones I wanted from the stamp and scrapped the rest. But I have to say my favorite badge is the 'handle with care'. Notice it ripped and tattered. Anyone who has traveled knows the joke very well.
I used an old PP set for the buckles. I cut them buckles out colored the 'metal' with a VersaMark pen and embossed it chunky gold. I also distressed the 'leather' by shading and highlighting.
The sentiment was put together using different materials. 'Destination' was die-cut once using dark brown and two layers of white underneath. I felt if the white wasn't there it wouldn't pop or go along with the stamped sentiment that was white embossed on the same dark brown paper as the die-cut.

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Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way.

2 comments:

Marina said...

I love this fun take on a vintage suitcase - great job! Thanks for joining in at Inkspirational.

Marlena M. said...

Such a fun interpretation of Travel! It IS what we come home with...battered suitcases and hopefully wonderful memories! Thank you for sharing your work with us at INkspirational~

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