Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Magnolia Suitcase!! Fall Travels

It's my sisters birthday!! So what better way to send her my love (she lives 4hrs away) then in a traveling suitcase.. I made this little suitcase template.. and had a blast doing it.. I used 2 of the magnolia stamps... the eiffel tower stamp which I embossed with silver embossing powder, then used tim holtz distressed walnut ink to make it look "old" and the flight attendent stamp also..
Up close photo of the Eiffel Tower.. and the stitching!
Inside I created a "passport" this is folded into a little book, It has little stamps where she would have traveled etc.. so all of the family can write a little something to my sister there also..
The Flight Attendent is colored in pinks.. as well as the buckel of the bag.. I added the little white polka-dots with a white gel pen.. This was done for the Just Magnolia Challenge Think Pink

I also stitched everything down so it looked like a real suitcase.. I had a blast making this card!! I have entered it into the All That Scraps Fall/Fold Challenge.. since the handle folds up and down like a real suitcase, and I create the little folded up passport I thought it was perfect.. The Magnolia Downunder has an All Aboard Challenge.. which I thought this is perfect for too :)

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29 comments:

Card Crazy said...

How clever. I love the suitcase idea for traveling Tilda. The card looks great! TFS
Sue S.

Peggie said...

Great piece of work. Love all the travel details and the stitching.

Margareth said...

Love how it came out but I was wondering how did you do with the envelope?

Corinne said...

WOW....Very nicely done...love how it looks like a real suitcase. You did an amazing job. Your coloring is wonderful. Love the pinks.
Hugs~
Corinne

Christina C. said...

Beautifully done, Alison! Love this take on the "Think Pink" challenge!

Pat said...

Hi Alison...oooh...absolutely adorable!! Love the suitcase...and all the special touches like the Eifel Tower & passport! Just darling!! Pat Frank

*Alison* said...

Margareth.. for the envelope the handle folds down..just like a real suitcase.. so it fits into a 5x7 envie :)

Pen to Paper said...

Alison, what a great, worldly card. Very cute.

Hugs,

Jackie

Rene said...

How clever!!!! This is too cute! LOVE it! :D

Zoe said...

what a fabulous idea! Looks great. hugs xxoo

Barb Hardeman said...

Cute, cute, cute, and so very clever of you too! I love the texture of the suitcase - it looks very authentic!

Angela said...

I love your suitcase! Beautiful job on your image. This is a really fabulous project. hugs, Angela

cabio's craft corner said...

This texture on your suitcase is so cool and your card is totally awesome :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Kylie said...

What a fantastic idea! Your sister will love the suitcase. I love your silver Eifel Tower and the details are wonderful!
Thanks for playing at MDUC this week,
Hugs
Kylie

KayBeHybrid said...

wow.. looks fantastic.. wow.. ♥♥♥
Hugs, Katrin

Anne Kristine said...

Oh..my...your suitcase is gorgeous!
Thank you for joining us at MDUC this week.
Hugs Anne Kristine

Kate's Makes said...

This is adorable and so clever! Really pretty :o) Thanks for playing along with the SFTW challenge and good luck :o) Kate x

Julie said...

What a wonderful idea and it is don perfectly!
Hugs,
Julie

Camilla said...

Hi! Wow your suitcase is fantastic!! And so clever to emboss the eiffel tower! Brilliant idea!
Thank you for joining us at MDUC this week.
Hugs, Camilla

Only By His Grace said...

Awesome work Alison. that suitcase is amazing.
Hugs marion

Leslie Avila said...

Wow, what a wonderful project! Love how the suitcase looks worn and your Tilda is colored beautifully.
Blessings from Georgetown,
Leslie Avila

Pam S. said...

so glad I clicked and clicked again! Lovely coloring and designing Alison! So glad you linked up to the All That Scraps Magnolia challenge! Thanks for playing!
Pam Going Postal

Betty Wright said...

So amazing! This is fantastic! The suitcase detailing looks fabulous! Great design with the no buttons and bows challenge! Thanks so much for playing Flourishes FTTC!

Beate said...

How cute is that? I love your suitcase idea.
Hugs and smiles

Marcy said...

Soooo cute. I love Magnolia!!
I left you a gift on my blog. Have a great night. Hugs, Marcy

Tracy V. said...

Oh Alison!! I just LOVE this suitcase and your tilda is adorable too!! So Cute!!! All the little extra embellishments just make it!!

Tracy

Peggysue said...

Wow, what a great job on that gift for your sister! Everything you make has so many details that make them so special.

Jillian said...

Just became a follower of your blog! I found you through the Peachy Keen blog! So happy to be a follower! Congrats on become a Peachy Keen designer - how exciting!!!

Jillian
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Vera said...

Wow this is so georgious!
Such great details :) Love it!
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Greetz

Vera