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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Ink #194 - R photo

It's been two weeks since I last published something. I've been sorting all my crafting stuff to prepare for storage units being installed and it's happening this weekend. I swap homes with my sister, she will do the work here and I will take care of her 3 kids at her house. But today we have a new challenge at Inkspirational and it's a photo.
Please head over to the challenge blog to see inspiration from my teamies.

I was inspired by the letter and used chipboard letters on my card. I also tried to replicate the colors and patterns by coloring the letters with Promarkers and using a black pen. Even the wooden background can be seen both in the photo and on my card. I had to give my card a birthday party feel so I stamped a border of balloons with a Lawn Fawn stamp and coordinated the colors with those of the letters. A few other stamps were used as well.

This card is also for:
Papercraft Challenges - #44 - Stripes
AAA Birthday - #4 FOR THE BOYS
Creative With Stamps Challenge - #41 Dad or Masculine

24 comments:

meg said...

great take on the sketch and a fabulous way to personalise your card Pia, love it

Nonni said...

Such an exciting weekend for you! Can't wait to see how the new crafty space looks like, pictures please!! :) This i s very fun card, the colorful letters look so fun and I love personalized cards like this. I'm thinking I should buy myself some letter dies!! xxx

Lisa Lynn said...

Pia, that is such a fun card. I think that is such a fun idea to swap. It will be so interesting to see what your sister comes up with for you. Enjoy the kids!

Jane said...

Oh such a clever use of background stamping with the letters, love how you coordinated the colours. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome Pia, I adore the colours & layout.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

scrAPpamondo said...

If I remember well, Liam is one of your grandchildren. Lovely Birthday card for him. Well done about the take of the sketch, it's just perfect!
Well done also about your new crafty space, I wait to see what your sister is doing for you! Good luck with your 3 nephews ! :)
Hugs

Viv said...

Great card Pia! Hope the swap goes well!

loz said...

Fabulous card Pia... Good luck with the new craft room..Loz

cm said...

Fabulous translation of the photo, Pia! Your stylized letters are awesome; Liam will be delighted to receive this!
hugs~c

Kim Heggins said...

So much fun...really love your take on the inspiration photo, simply fabulous!

Darnell said...

This is such a great take on the photo inspiration, Pia! I always love personalized designs and this one is particularly festive with the primary colors, fun patterns, and row of balloons with that amazing wood panel background! Good luck with your swap arrangement with your sister! Your new craft room will be amazing!! Hugs, Darnell

cotnob said...

A super card Pia, such a fabulous design. I think I need to borrow your sister, I am in the middle of a major re-organization of my craft room and it is taking me ages!
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Lisa said...

this is such a fun card, I love the CAS look and the bright colours. thank you for playing along on the papercraft-challenges blog! Lisa xx

Tina said...

Wonderful layout on this masculine card. Thanks for playing along at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join us in future challenges. Tina DT

Allison Clark said...

Love how you made this card and personalised it! Thanks for playing along with our challenge at AAA Birthday,hope to see you join in with future challenges too hugs XoX - Alli C -DT

Michelle said...

How exciting getting some new units in for your crafting storage! Your card is amazing and ideal for a boy! Michelle x

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow now how cool is this!!! You've really nailed the inspiration from the photo with this one! Love hte personalized letters and bold colors!! :)

Tammy said...

This is awesome Pia! I love the colorful letters with the black doodling, fabulous take on the photo inspiration!

Chrissy said...

FABulous card Pia..love the bold colours and fabulous design..hope to see photos of your new storage..and that is a bigger job you have taken on..good luck..[ insert smiley face if I knew how]

Luv CHRISSYxx

Marlena M. said...

What a fun look Pia! WOW, that's such a neat trade off with your sister! Can't wait to hear the results~

Maikreations said...

Love how you have matched the balloon colours with the letters! Also the wooden background looks really cool :o) Thank you for playing along with our "Stripes" challenge at Papercraft Challenges. Hope you are enjoying your weekend and happy crafting, Maike ;o)

crafty-stamper said...

Great CAS card and love the colourful letters-hope the swap went well
carol x

Marina said...

The letters are just the perfect interpretation of the R in the photo - fabulous.

Renate said...

Such a nice card. I love it how you combined the color of the letters with the colors of the balloons.
Thank you for sharing your card at our challenge at Papercraft Challenges.
I would like to see you back at our next challenge.

-xiss- Renate.
(DT Papercraft Challenges)