Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Zebra in a Car

Operation Write Home Midweek Throwdown:  The challenge is transportation.

A2 sized card = 5.5" x 4.25"
Card Recipe:
Mat 1 (blue) = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8".  Mat embossed with Cuttlebug "Charles" folder.
Mat 2 (light green) = 5" x 3.75".
Mat 3 (chevron pattern) = 1.25" x 5".  Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.
Fence = 1" x 5".  Punch made by Martha Stewart.
Baker's Twine = from the Paper Studio.
White Brads = from Imaginisce.

Zebra from Cricut Paisley cartridge
Zebra in Car = cut at 2.5" from Cricut Paisley cartridge; found on page 71 of folder.  Pattern papers from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.  Zebra and car mounted with foam tape.  Stitching around tires created with white gel pen.
Twine around neck of Zebra = Sew Easy twine.
Cloud = from Frisker's punch.  Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.  Edges inked with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink.  Cloud mounted with foam tape.

Bird on Sign Post from Cricut Songbird cartridge
Bird and Sign Post = cut at 1.5" using flip feature from Cricut Songbird cartridge; found on page 67 of folder.  Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.  Image mounted with foam tape.  Edges inked with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink.
Sentiment "Yippee!" = from Scrappy Mom's "Designer's Choice" stamp set.

Inside of Card
Inside of Card:
Mat 1 (brown pattern) = 5" x 3.75".  Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.
Mat 2 (white) = 4.5" x 3.5".
Cloud = m Frisker's punch. Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack. Edges inked with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink.

Bird and Sign Post from Cricut Songbird cartridge
Bird and Sign Post = cut at 1.5" from Cricut Songbird cartridge; found on page 67 of folder. Paper from My Mind's Eye Nutmeg pack.  Stitching created with white gel pen.
 

8 comments:

  1. OMG I love the twine around the zebra's neck! That is awesome! Super cool card.

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  2. Hello, you had expressed some interest in my cloud tutorial. I wanted to let you know that I have already posted it. It is at http://lesleysoriginalthings.wordpress.com/my-cloud-tutorial/ . I hope you have a good weekend.

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  3. wow-- so fun! Great scene- love all your details!

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  4. Really special card. So much to focus on! It's a small work of art :)

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  5. This is so cute! Love the whimsy of a zebra driving a car past a cactus. :) And, the inside of the card is so darn cute.

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  6. What a fun card - inside and out!

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