Jul 7, 2017

Family Road Trip

Good morning Dies R Us Blog Readers!  Alicia here today.  Being in the midst of summer travel season, I was inspired by family road trips of old.  Do you remember a time before seat belts?  I know I do when all us kids would be "loose" in the back reading, coloring or just looking out the window watching the trees go by...


This scene was so fun to create.  I started with inking the background then building the layers of trees and roads both Lawn Fawn dies.  Four dies come with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Tree border dies:  two borders and two tree tops. So I had to cut each border twice, once in green and once in brown.  I then cut the tree trunks off the border.  When layering, I placed the borders, then the tree tops and finally the tree trunks.  Of course I had to cut the two tree tops several times each.


I cut a couple of clouds out of white shimmer paper.  Finally, I perused by stamp collection for just the perfect vehicle to travel in my scene.  I found this old family roadster and the memories started flowing. I placed a small piece of acetate behind the "windows" which is a little hard to see in the picture.

Dies R Us Products:

Lawn Fawn - Stitched Tree Borders Dies
Lawn Fawn Stitched Tree border dies
Avery Elle - Pierced Cloud
Avery Elle Pierced Cloud dies
Lawn Fawn - Road Border Dies
Lawn Fawn Road Border dies


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7 comments:

  1. Love this sweet scene created with the dies!

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  2. Fabulous scene,love the trees.xxx

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  3. Gosh this is as cute as can be! What fond memories of our own family's road trips this conjures up.

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  4. A fun scene on this card, Alicia! Great layers and dimension. Nothing like a fun, family road trip!

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  5. Great remimder of all the summer road trips that we took. Fantastic card!

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