Monday, May 27, 2013

Birthday Wishes Train

Hi everyone! I am back in town. After 8 nights in the city of love, hubby and I are back at home and currently as I am typing this post, my baby boy is snuggling on my lap. LOL, I think he was sulking a bit last night as at first he refuse to sleep by my side, choosing to sleep by  my feet instead (which he never did). But after a few hours, he finally forgave me for being away and back to snuggle by my side.

I have tons of pictures, which I still have to sorted through. So, most likely those pics won't get shared anytime soon as right now I have lots of homework. :)

But, before the trip I know I want to try out for Paper Crafts Gallery Idol again. I made this card before I left. 




Lots of details in this card (click on the pic to see it in larger details). I first cut out the train shape using my lovely Mr. Q (my oldie but goodie Silhouette SD). For the back of the card, I simply removed all the train elements and cut only the outline.  Then I assembled all the front train pieces one by one and for fun and trendy addition I used sequins for the center of the wheels.

You know me and my love for cute animal stamps, so of course I have to add some to this card. There comes the giraffe and purple hamster. And since I love using banners and bright colors add  those to the mix as well.

Then, I was like, hmm... choo-choo train without smoke is not quite complete. So, I die-cut a cloud and attached it to a skinny strip of acetate and adhere the cloud die-cut so it looks as if steam coming out from the train. Voila.... my card for 2013 Gallery Idol audition.

What do you think? Do I stand a chance? All I know I have a blast creating this card and that's one thing that I want to always remember. To have fun. When you love what you're doing and enjoy it, it'll show. Now all I can do is cross my fingers and hope for the best.

With that note, I think I'll take a nap. Jet lag settling in. :) It is so good to be home again. Travel story coming soon.

8 comments:

Kara Lynne said...

Your animal train is super fun! I love the banner, the smoke, and of course those animals!

pcm said...

definitely have a chance. this is awesome!

Rachel W K said...

I love every single thing about this card. A winner in every way!!!

Andrea6760 said...

Vera, I love this card and you have more than a chance with this winner!! The animals are adorable and I'm like you...I love the little critters :)

Susan F. said...

This is an adorable card! I think you have a great chance!

chillin with Quillin said...

sooo adorable, you have a great chance on the challenge !!!
Paula

Angi Barrs said...

Loooove this card Vera! It's so creative and fun! Good luck to ya! Hugs! :)

~amy~ said...

okay, wow...love your oh so CUTE shaped card!!!

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