Friday, 11 October 2013

Fly Me to the Moon


I printed this spaceship from the Crafter's Companion 'Boys' Cd - it was precoloured in lovely bright colours...but they were too bright for me. I wanted to have a more retro look - like a childhood toy rediscovered by someone who's now very grown up. So I slapped it about with Distress Inks, mounted it on some 'Rocket Age' paper by October Afternoon, stamped a Hero Arts sentiment and slapped on more ink!

I'd like to enter:
CD Sunday  To the Moon and Back
Drunken Stampers Neil Armstrong
Tammy's Scrappin Corner  Inspired by a song - Fly me to the moon

14 comments:

  1. wow-- 'slapping' some ink liiks great and I bet it was fun! Great card! Thanks for joining the Drunken Stampers this week!

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  2. Great card and a brilliant take on the challenge.
    Thank you for joining in.
    Beryl xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  3. Lovely card. You wouldn't know that you have distressed it yourself. The colour is good.
    Thank you for joining in with us.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  4. Such a great card for our theme this wee, I love it. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.

    Sue T x
    CD Sunday DT

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  5. A great card for this week theme and I like 'your slapping it about' technique. A new term I must remember. Thanks for joining us this week at CD Sunday.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  6. Great card and perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us again this week and good luck with the draw.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  7. This would have been my interpretation of this week's challenge......great minds think alike lol. I'm surprised more didn't go this way too. You did a great job with the slapping. Sounds like a fun technique to try.
    Good luck in the draw.
    Hugs Wynn GDT x

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  8. Cute card Marina! I love this rocket and sentiment. Great job!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy’s Scrapin Corner.

    I would love to have you join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a wonderful week! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  9. Love that you took a bright image and made it retro simply by adding ink around the edges! This is an awesome card! Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers!

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  10. your slapping has produced the desired effect and it's a wonderful card, thank you for joining us this week at CD Sunday.
    sue-b xx

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  11. Well your words 'slapped it around' really made me laugh!! It's a Gorgeous card..LOve the scene you've created..Thank you sooo much for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
    Chrissyxx
    I'm singing the song now!!

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  12. I love the way you made your fun card have a retro look! Thanks for joining us at Drunken Stampers!

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  13. This is a wonderful creation with great details and its perfect for our ‘INSPIRED BY A SONG’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  14. Great card and I like the way you have aged it. Also like your description of 'slapping it about' lol.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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