Monday 7 January 2013

Something Old, Something....Old!

The theme over on the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge is "Embrace the old!".  I have a friend who is travelling to New York to see some Broadway shows on her birthday soon, so I decided to combine those two elements into a card for her.  The old tickets and old travel ads were perfect for this week's theme!

I started with a section cut from the Destinations paper stash and used Promarkers to colour the headings at the top of the page.  I used some gesso to lighten a section so that the "enjoy the journey" stamp would show more boldly.

The theatre tickets were stamped and cut out, then coloured with Promarkers and arranged then fixed to the background.

She's going to have a wonderful trip, hopefully this card will be one of the souvenirs that will help her to remember it in the future!

Supplies I used included:

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Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Hi Dan, I love the old tickets and travel adds to create your collaged piece, the mix of vintage colours is perfect. Hope you are well. Tracy x x

Anna-Karin said...

Very cool! Love all those tickets!

Julian said...

I just love the colours you have used in this card! It has the feel of faded Broadway poster glamour. What a lucky friend.

Candy C said...

Dan...this is a wonderful piece and the inspiration of your friend traveling to New York to see Broadway shows is the perfect inspiration for this piece! Love it! <3 Candy

misteejay said...

What a great card - I'm sure your friend will adore it.

Toni xx

Sandra said...

Such a great card with all those tickets! Your friend is gonna love it, I'm sure! Hope she'll have a wonderful trip. Hugs, Sandra

Anita Houston The Artful Maven said...

Love your colored tickets! This is so FUN!!!

Gillian .... said...

Hey Dan, cool masculine piece, love all the tickets. x

Suzanne C said...

Love the layering of the tickets! Beautiful vintage collage.

Words and Pictures said...

Love your theatre ticket ephemera collage - fab colours!
Alison x

email: said...

OOOH cool project, Dan! I love the multi-colored tags!

Simon Says Stamp!

Laurart said...

Wonderful - What a cool vintage collage! Well done x

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