Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Up, Up and Away

It's time for Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge. This weeks sponsor is Guylou's Inimitability.

Paper Pretties is having a 'masculine' theme challenge and I am submitting this card.

The challenge at Our Creative Corner is "Making Melody" Take inspiration from a song and work it into any papercraft project you'd like - a card, a gift tag or some other paper craft project. Be inspired by the lyrics or the feeling you get by listening along. Just make sure your post includes the song title (and if possible the artist) that inspired you!  My song is "Up, Up and Away" by the Fifth Dimension.




The image in the center was made with Stampscapes stamps and colored with dye inks. The edges of the brown CS were distressed with a Tim Holtz paper distresser then the whole piece was embossed with a PTI wood grain embossing plate then sanded  to give it a distressed look. Some gray dye ink was then applied over the sanded areas. The hot air balloon stamp, die and sentiment are from PTI  and colored with Copic markers. The edges of cream colored card stock were torn then Vintage Photo ink was applied to these edges.

This is the sketch that was used to create this card.


Since I'm a newbie at creating sketches this one is rather simple. I hope you will play along. I can't wait to see your creations.

Please stop by TMS, click on the name above each card and visit this sites of these talented gals. Be sure to leave them a little 'comment love'.

10 comments:

DottyA Cards & Things said...

Oh this is a Beautiful Manly Card.. and perfect for this chalange too!
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Lisa said...

I must say Marie you are rockin the masculine cards!! This is spectacular.....the sky, mountain range, trees and that great balloon!!! Wonderful work 😊

Kathy said...

Marie, this is a great sketch, and you really rocked your own sketch. Love all the details, inking and balloon accent. I tend to do boring manly cards, but this is anything but. It's masculine, but still has great detail.

Jessica G. said...

Gorgeous image and your hot air balloon really completes the vignette! I really enjoyed this sketch, Marie; it's so versatile and fun, too!!

Theresa said...

Hi Sweetie - I love your card. The mountain scene is awesome. I started reading and thought oh no did I miss the challenge!! I need better glasses or eyes.

I too gave you a blog award: http://www.theresa-mycards.blogspot.com/2012/03/liebster-awards.html

You're the best!!

Angela said...

Great man card, Marie! Love your sketch this week, too!

Sasha said...

Your card is so wonderfully stamped and coloured, Marie. Such a lovely scene that would make a perfect guy card. Your dimensional hot air balloon finishes things off so well x

Shannon White said...

Wow! Miss Marie! This is Wonderful! What a Beautiful scene you've created! Love the Wonderful mountains and clouds! Goodness! I'd sure Love to be a passenger in that Hot Air Balloon! Love every last detail Lady!8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Melissa Craig said...

Fabulous card Marie. The balloon is gorgeous and so the mountainous scene below. Great guy card.

Meihsia Liu said...

Wow....this is such a beautiful card. Love the distress effect and the layout is fabulous! Thank you so much for joining us at OCC.