Monday, March 21, 2016

Wish You Were Here


Our new challenge starts today at The East Wind FB Group page with the theme of "I've Been Framed" (add a frame or make it look like a Polaroid).  I remember my first Polaroid camera.  My Daddy won a "Swinger" at a golf tournament and gave it to me.  It was black and white (and happened to take only b&w photos, too).  You had to coat them with some goo after they developed or they'd get all streaky and washed out.  I thought it was pretty hot stuff.  I even remember the jingle on the tv commercial.  Does anybody else? Is anybody out there even close to my vintage?  Didn't think so. Okay, I digress. 


I did obviously go the Polaroid route using the beautiful "Hybiscus" (Unky's spelling, not mine.  LOL) and added the sentiment to the bottom of the "photograph". It's a burlap canvas to which I've added papers from the Graphic 45 Tropical Travelogue, some scraps that  just happened to be laying on my table and a palm tree from JoLee's.



Here's a closeup of the beautiful "Hybiscus".  She's colored with Copics with hair and shading detail from Prismaclor pencils.  This reminds me of some tropical travel of my own.  Wish I were there.


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11 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous, fab layout, thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends this week, xxxx

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  2. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination. Wendy DT x

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  3. Wish I WAS there LOL Thank you for inspiring us at Craft Your Passion challenges, Donna.

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  4. Thank you so much for sharing your project and entering our Challenge at Craft Your Passion Challenge.
    I can’t wait to see what you create for our next Challenge.
    Angie DT
    Craft Your Passion Challenge

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  5. Love the tropical look on your beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART Challenges!

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  6. What a fab card – I love the colouring. Thank you for sharing this with us at Simply Papercraft

    Sharon (Glittertastic)
    DT Member

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  7. Sweet creation. Nice colours you used. Love it. Thanks for joining us at CWF

    hugs
    Claudia
    DT CRafting With Friends

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  8. This is just stunningly beautiful. Great work. Love it.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Friends and best of luck with your entry.

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  9. Great project thanks for joining us at
    http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. Lovely designed creation and perfect for our current challenge, thanks for sharing your skills.
    {aNNie Crafty Friends Challenge DT Member}

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  11. Such a fabulous card! :-))))

    Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Scrapper's Delights! Good luck :-)))
    Troppo Stella DT

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Thanks for making my day!