Monday, October 24, 2016

UPTOWN - Sun is Shining


October 3, 2016 Heart 2 Heart we are going UPTOWN! ...what is uptown? It could be anything you consider uptown, is it a night out on the town, is it the City Scapes paper, it is Uptown Girl by Billy Joel or Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars. When you hear "uptown" what do you think of and share it with us!  Check out the design team creations to inspire you.


Looking at City Scape images and clipart on computer there was one photo, that caught my eye with a fantastic sunrise or sunset behind City Scapes.  So off to Cricut Design Space...however, did not find the die-cut needed...so proceeded to make my own.  Then even thought about making my own City Scape, however found a couple in Cricut Design Space dies that would be a lot less work.  

My background sky was water colored using yellows and oranges to create the brilliance of the sky, and then Wink of Stella added to the rays.  

The Eiffel Tower is a stamp and then fussy-cut and layered with a shadow of black. My dream of one day seeing the Eiffel Tower; however, the closest I will get to that is Las Vegas...so you can decide whether this is Las Vegas or Paris City Scape...nonetheless both Uptown.   

The City Scapes and Eiffel Tower were all adhered with 3D thin foam tape for a very dimensional look.  


This is the inside of my card using one of the negatives of my City Scape die-cut. 


Sentiment stamped on White Daisy cardstock and then water colored to match the sky.  







Also submitted to the following challenge:
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday  "Anything Goes"

CTMH Products Unless Otherwise Specified:  
Cardstock 
     Lemon, White Daisy, Black and Sunset
Inks
     Water Brushed Background 
     Lemon, Tangerine and Sunset 
Cricut Design Space - Die-cuts 
     Sun - Personally Created By Me 
     Cricut "Going Places" City M328DD
     Cricut "Plantin Schoolbook" City M3917F
Stamp Set
     D1632 Amour - Occasions
Other 
     3D Thin Foam Tape 
     Zig Wink of Stella "Clear" 

     


4 comments:

  1. Wow, great job. This really hits the theme of Uptown for me. I love it! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H)!

    Brandi R
    DT member H2H
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  2. The city scene that you created here is fabulous - great job of layering the sections. I love the sunburst behind and the choice of colours. Super work :)

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  3. Wow, this card is an amazing work of art! I love all the layer and texture you have created.
    Lauren- H2H DT Member

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  4. This is a beautiful card! I love what you did with it! TOTALLY FAB! Thanks for participating in this Heart 2 Heart challenge!

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