It's time for another new challenge at CraftyHands today, and it's another theme I'm really fond of (it's certainly been a week for them!), Travel.
The starting point for my card was easy, as I'dfound a couple of decks of playing cards in a local charity shop some time ago, the backs of which had lovely vintage balloon images on. I absolutely had to buy them, with crafting in mind, naturally, especially as the packs were as yet unopened, and therefore in pristine condition! I've been wanting to use them on something for ages, but hadn't gotten around to it yet, so I was very glad for the excuse to do so now.
I decided on one of the two designs for my card topper.
I then dug around in my stash for some travel themed papers, and found some that I thought complemented the image in a pack from Crafty Bitz.
I still wasn't 100% happy though, so I did a little extra stamping on them with some of the Bon Voyage stamps from Docrafts, and also cut the sentiment from the accompanying paper pack.
I used Kraft card as a mat, and finally added two small buttons as simple embellishments to finish it off.
And there it is. One travel themed card.
(Just for a laugh, I thought I'd do a search for the cards online, and it looks like I missed a trick... Turns out they are a vintage set, and I could probably have made quite a bit more than the 50p I paid for them had I tried to sell them... This link is for an earlier ebay auction for a used set. I wonder how much they would have gone for before I opened it all up! lol)
Anyways, enough babble from me. It's time for you to go take a peek at the other DT creations, and then come and join in the fun. You know you want to! And of course, as always there is a prize...
Hope you all have a great day!