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Thursday, 28 May 2015

choo choo.....


 Well i'm back with another male card. This was the one I made for my FIL. I must admit I really enjoyed making this especially the colouring bit.



On a piece of white card i stamped the main image in black archival ink. Then I added the 2 balloons.


Then I coloured it in using distress pens and a damp brush. I tried to give it an oldy worldy look as I think this really fits this image.


I then inked around the outside edges with chipped sapphire and black soot. This helps to lighten the main image.


The sentiment is from one of the sets. this time I stamped it in black and clear embossed it to give it an enamel - look reminiscent of the plaques at old train stations.
And it was as easy as that.


I do hope you like it. Thanks for all your comments, Theresa xx.

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:

TTCRD - anything goes
Sisteract challenge - anything goes
Sunday stamper - free theme




16 comments:

  1. Loveit . Males are so hard but you have nailed it again xxxx

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  2. Looks fab... anything with a train on it is going to be a winner for me... I especially love how you coloured the engine and tender, they look really realistic... Thanks for joining in with the sunday STamper x

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    1. thanks Hels. i should have thought about that. but it never crossed my mind xx

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  3. I love this image Theresa and I agree with Hels that your colouring is brilliant. Hope you and the family are keeping well xx

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    1. thanks Yvonne. and yes we are especially as on hols at the mo xx

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  4. Gorgeous, I totally agree with Hels - brilliant colouring.

    Sue xx

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  5. Great card for a male....love to you and all your family.....hope Massimo enjoys his weekend...xx

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    1. thanks Jo. we are all hoping so .... xx

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  6. Theresa, this is a great "guy" card - very artistic. Your special touches make it look fabulous! Thank you for joining us for the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.

    Hugz,
    Linda

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  7. What a great scene and lovely coloring! Thank you so much for playing along with us in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week :)

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