Friday, July 11, 2014

Unity "Be Inspired" - Party Ice Cream Truck

Here's my first entry into this month's Be Inspired challenge over at Unity Stamp Co.

I had a lot of fun making the card. I love a good sketch because it really helps to get the creative juices flowing.
Here's my card using Simple Party (Itty Bitty) and More than Ice Cream (the truck).

I used quite a bit of paper piecing on the truck: the body, the door and the canopy (I flipped the edge up for dimension). When I cut the truck out I had to lose the notes that are part of the stamp but I loved that idea, so I hand-drew some notes in afterwards.

The "PARTY" sentiment was coloured using two shades and covered in Glossy Accents.

The striped strip is Washi Tape.

Here's the SKETCH:


xxx
Riette

16 comments:

  1. So stinkin' CUTE. Very creative design for the sketch. :)

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  2. Really cute! Love the paper piecing and washi!

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  3. How cute--I like the paper piecing.

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  4. Cute!!! Paper piecing is wonderful!

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  5. That little truck is one of my favorites from the kit! Great job!

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  6. Great job with the paper piecing! Love that ice cream truck!

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  7. Such a cute card! Love how you colored the ice cream truck!

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  8. What a cute card, and so perfect for summer with that adorable ice cream truck!

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  9. Hi Riette! I'm finally getting to you in my loads of comments and mails following my NBUS Challenge and my birthday (plus being on vacation for a week)! I'm so sorry it has taken me this long to get here to thank you for your sweet comments about my Playhouse and for joining my blog as a follower! I really appreciate it!

    I have been introducing my new followers five at a time and you will be in the next post of New Friends Corners! That way my other readers can find out about your blog!

    Your card is beyond cute and a perfect take on that sketch!! Love your paper-piecing!! I hope you are having a great weekend and I hope to see you visit me again soon! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. I love this card, the little ice cream van is darling.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  11. What an adorable birthday card! I wish an ice cream truck like that would come around my neighborhood. :) Great card.

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  12. That little ice cream truck is one of my favs. Such a cute card. Thanks for playing along with the {be inspired} challenge.

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