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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Enjoy the Journey

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today?

What plans do you have for today? Apart from shopping and going to the post office I have a crafty day planned.

Last week while I was at Kath's I had a play with my new Distress Oxides and created a couple of backgrounds. I also was able to use my new stamps too!


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 White square base card.
2. Matted and layered Kraft card which has been distressed with DI ground espresso.
3. Matted and layered blue card which I have distressed with DI chipped sapphire.
4. To create the background I have used faded jeans, broken china, vintage photo and walnut stain, added spritz of water each time to get different layers.  I then used Tim Holtz cogs stencil with Distress Oxide walnut stain.
5. I stamped the suitcases from Tim's Time Travellers stamps set, stamped the gentleman onto white card cut out and coloured with DO faded jeans and vintage photo, added a bit of worn lipstick on his cheeks, then matted and layered onto topper with foam pads.
6. To finish off I stamped the sentiment and added a metal corner.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

The Corrosive Challenge #7 - Anything Goes
Always Fun #14 - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration #183 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #167 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends #61 - Man/Boy

Many thanks for visiting!
Crafty Hugs!



25 comments:

  1. What a great card, Linda. Loving your stencils and inky background, its gorgeous!☆☆ x

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  2. gorgeous layout and great colors. He really stands out on this card

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  3. Great depth and detail on this make themed card Linda.
    Laine
    xx

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  4. Great use of the oxides, they sure make a fab result on this awesome card.xx
    [aNNie]

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  5. Fantastic vintage card, love the background. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  6. WOW what a stunner Linda, a brilliant male card with this super vintage image, love all the background stampingand colours, Kate x

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  7. Stunning card and gorgeous colours.
    Valerija xx

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  8. Hi Linda this is a stunning card I love the vintage theme. Take care. Hug Jackie

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  9. Oh Linda! This is the coolest! Love love! Hugs, Autumn

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  10. gorgeous Linda, great background and stamping
    Gr Karin

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  11. Gorgeous male vintage card, great colour and background. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  12. Wow fantastic card Linda, great background and wonderful stamping.
    Pam x

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  13. Thats a super background you have created and I love the image - great card!!

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  14. Fabulous card, Linda, with such rich coloring. Love the ways you used those amazing oxide colors. A beautiful masculine design. xx

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  15. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Always Fun, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  16. Fabulous male card, love the DO background and super stamps.

    Sylv xx

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  17. very nice. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Challenge Blog.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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  18. Stunning vintage card Linda. The stamps are fabulous. Cathy x

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  19. Wow love everything about his Linda. Hope you're well xx

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  20. You do such amazing work with your Vintage and masculine design!! I so love that wonderful background you've made! HUGS :)

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  21. Gorgeous card! I love that wonderful background. Thanks you for joining with us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog. Good luck with your entry
    Maritza DT

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  22. great masculine card. Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspiration Challenge Blog.
    Shylaa DT@AICB
    Adhiraacreations

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Thank you very much for your comments. I really do appreciate them all and I do read them. I hope you have enjoyed your visit and come back again soon. Linda xxxx