Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Transport @ CRaft Room Challenge

Hi Everyone..........As usual the weekend went by very quickly......but it was fun !!  Saturday I had a Pyjama day, which was fabulous and Sunday I was crafting !!! Bliss !!!
It's time for a new challenge over at the Craft Room this fortnight and Suzanne chose the theme...which is  TRANSPORT
We would love to see any form of travel that gets us from A-B: 
from Bicycles to Hot Air Ballons and Ships

Here is my take on the challenge theme:
Both photographs were taken outside in daylight, however, the metallic heat embossing is not too visible in fact it looks like we are flying over  a foggy Paris !!!!  Very atmospheric !!!!
The paper was in my stash and was aged and ditressed around the edges with Vintage Photo DI, then flicked with water. I took some versamark and covered my  Tim Holtz  Stampers Anonymous Hot Air Balloon, applying it to the aged paper. I then applied copper embossing powder and used my heat gun to set it. Distress Inks in Rusty Hinge, Stormy Sky and Shabby Shutters were applied direct to my craft mat, then I took my waterbrush to colour in the panels of the balloon.
Letters from the  Tim Holtz, Sizzix Wordplay Die were inked with a variation of Blue China and Vintage Photo DI, then edged with Black Soot Distress Marker to remove the white edge. An adage ticket was adhered using  the Tim Holtz mini stapler. A Tim Holtz Idea-ology metal bookplate, bubble and dot fadestencil, plus a TH sentiment completed the look i wanted to achieve.

Our sponsor this month is Crafty Individuals and  there is a chance to win a voucher to spend in their online store....... definitely worthwhile entering. There is also more inspiration over at the Blog, where you will find some more amazing makes by my DT roomie's HERE. 


Thank You so much for taking the time to visit and to leave a comment.  I  do hope you can manage to play along with us x

Take Care and catch up Friday xx
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21 comments:

  1. Wow Annie, what an interesting piece of art. One of the oldest forms of transport was the hot air balloon. Love the rustic colours, it certainly looks very authentic too. Hugs Mum xxxx

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  2. fabulous theme Anne and a great piece - love it to bits - so glad youhad a good weekend but don't they go fast xx

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  3. Gorgeous card Annie, fabulous scene of old Paris.
    Sunny greetings;-))m

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  4. This is fab! The faint outline of Paris as the background works so well - very believable! Chris xxx

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  5. This is brilliant Annie, I love the hot air Balloon.
    Kevin xx

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  6. Wonderful make Annie and love that smokey background lol! It makes it very atmospheric indeed! Love the hot air balloon!

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  7. Wonderful card, love the Hot air balloon and the vintage aged colours.
    Yvonne

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  8. Wonderful hot air balloon, Annie! The atmospheric background is fabulous and I love all the embellishments! Enjoy!

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  9. Gorgeous! Love the hot air balloon.

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  10. Great card love how you treated the balloon. XOXO Zoe

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous Annie - reminds me of balloon ride over Masai Mara over two decades ago - so beautiful wafting along. Nicola x

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  12. I just adore hot air balloons and love the way you have coloured yours. I also love the background which gives the balloon it's rightful place in centre stage! Not quite as exotic as Nicola, but David and I went up in one a few years back (In England) and it was a fantastic experience. Hugs, Anne xx

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  13. That's a wonderful card, a fabulous balloon image.

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  14. The rustic colour is perfection for your stamp choice.
    Wonderful!
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  15. Transporting by balloon is an awesome experience!!!! Love this!!!

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  16. love that the balloon is metal embossed- must look even more of a stunner IRL :-) Debi xxx

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  17. A fabulous card Annie, I know because I have it in my hands, thank you so much for sending it to me. The balloon is awesome stamped and embossed and sits on a gorgeous delicate background. Even the added elements give the feel of flying. I love this Annie xx

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  18. A brilliant card Annie, I love the balloon.
    xxx Hazel.

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  19. Fabulous card! Love that hot balloon stamp! So pretty! Hugs, Sandra

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  20. A great piece Annie with the perfect sentiments for the way life gets sometimes. Jenny x

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  21. Fabulous! Love the look of this card!

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