Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Remembrance and Gratitude


     The new challenge at The Male Room is remembrance or sympathy, which is a fitting theme for today of all days. I spent a day at the Royal Airforce Museum at Hendon last week, a great place to visit, so much to see and for free aswell!!  It's not until you see the aircraft that flew during the war that you appreciate just how basic they were and just how brave those men were, thank you to all of them!
     I have used a stamp set from Hobby Art called Flypast to make this card. It is stamped on white card using Memento ink so that I could colour the poppy shape with alcohol markers, this shape was hand cut and laid over the base layer before stamping.
     Please excuse the slightly uneven red border around the poppy as I had to cut that freehand too. It is all stuck down flush so it remains very simple, with a wide black layer on a thin red edge card.
     Come and join us at The Male Room with your creations for sympathy or remembrance, which ever you prefer to make, we would love to see them all.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenge:
One Stitch At A Time - Remembrance Sunday / The Dead

5 comments:

  1. Such a stunning image! I love how you've used the spotlight technique for your design and the quote is so lovely!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
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  2. Love the spotlight technique. It is perfect for today's celebration of all Veterans. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this fortnight. Good luck. Maggie, DT

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  3. Loving that partially coloured scene, fabulous idea.

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  4. Rocky - this is absolutely fantastic! I love the poppy shape spotlight - just perfect. And that is a wonderful verse on the front too. Love it. xx

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  5. I never worked out it was a poppy shape until I read your post, doh! Now I like it even more and I already thought it was fab! Perfect for this theme, great technique too.
    Louise xx

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