Friday, September 7, 2012

Train Up A Child -- SNSDC70

It's time for another challenge on the Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge Blog.  This week our challenge is "Things That Go."  We're to use a digi or element that has a car, truck, train, plane, bicycle, scooter, hot air balloon, etc.

I chose the cute Cocoa's Train image.  After coloring it with copics I fussy cut it.  I used PSE7 to make my "smoke" for the engine using the first part of Proverbs 22:6, "Train up a child..."  I made each word in a smaller size font to simulate the smoke cloud disappearing in the distance. There's a train track below the wheels to complete the train scene.  Instead of an Engine # on the train I used the verse reference.

I must give credit where credit is due and tell you that the verse "smoke" and train track ideas were suggested by my husband.  :)

I did a little interior decorating.

Cardstock:  Georgia Pacific, Recollections, Bazzill
Patterned Paper:  Daisy D's
Stamps:  Sweet 'n Sassy Digi (Cocoa's Train)
Embellishments/Tools:  Pearls (Queen & Co), Brads (MM), Sharpie marker, Copic Markers (N1, N03, N05, N07, B000, B21, B23, B32, E000, R20, Colorless Blender), PSE7, Uniball White Opaque Pen, CM Fine Tip pen (black)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday #44 - Use Scripture
Stamptacular Sunday #179 - sketch
Terrifically Thrilling Thursdays - Show Us What You've Got (anything goes)
4 Crafty Chicks #106 - Metal (the brads are metal and the pearls have a metallic look to them)
52 Card Pickup #36 - Make a Card

Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope you'll play along with us this week in our "Things That Go" challenge.


Leanne said...

Lovely truly awesome, thanks for playing our Metal challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Karen Letchworth said...

This is just adorbale, Stephanie. I haven't made a child's card in quite a while, but you've sure got me thinking about it, and this image is just darling!
Thanks for sharing this in our challenge at Word Art Wednesday. It's always a special time when you play along, and I thank you!
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

Sarah said...

Stephanie, I LOVE your word art, so creative! The design of the card is gorgeous! Hugs

Cynthia said...

Adorable design, Stephanie. The smoke stack scripture is very clever (tell DH great job!) and I like the blue train against all of the blk/grey. It really pops!

Darlene said...

Oh My Gosh ... this is SOOOO Cute Stephanie!! Thanks so much for joining our "ANYTHING GOES" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT

Patrice said...

Fabulous card-hope you link up at 52 card pickup again this week!

Wendy Swenne said...

Wow, this card is so beautiful! Love it. Everything is just so beautiful.

Thanks so much for playing along with us on WAW.
Have a blessed weekend.


Connie Mercer said...


Unknown said...

This is super fantastic! Love the masculine/boy card you created! Fabulous layers and detail!

Stampalicious said...

this looks great, love the black colours, and then pop of blue ! so awesome, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Tamie said...

OMGOSH!! Wow factor :) Love the colors, layout, brads and your fabulous image and sentiment. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne said...

Congrats Stephanie, can you email me your email address and I will give you all the information you will need...


Patricia Hays said...

I really like the blues and greys together. The word art "smoke" is so clever!

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creative style. Wishing you a fab Thursday.
PS: Hope you will play along with our BLOG HOP over at DigiStamps4Joy.
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