Friday, 16 August 2013

Gone in a Flash!

Today the Lady Commander of Copics and I decided to head to town as we’d heard there was a travelling inventor who had set up something called a “photo booth”. As we entered the market square we could see the line to use the device was already two score deep. Not wanting to wait in line, we instead observed how the machine worked. One would enter the booth, close the curtain and a light would flash. From the front a strip of pictures would print and the person would exit the booth from the rear, coming around to pay for and pick up their pictures. Only upon close observation did we notice that people were actually NOT exiting the device at all! Where were they all?

I started this black and white card by stamping the polaroid image using the Lawn Fawn “Say Cheese” set. I then stamped The Greeting Farm’s “Daisy” inside the frame and coloured her using Prismacolor pencils. The sentiment at the top came from the Lawn Fawn set, the one on the polaroid came from an Inkadinkado set called “Thoughts for the Day” and at the bottom I used Lawn Fawn’s “Smitty’s ABCs” to created the HB2U.

On the inside I created the sentiment using a combination of Lawn Fawn’s “On the Mend” and “Say Cheese” and the My Pink Stamper “Birthday Crazy” set, earning me +333 triple tech exp points.

The envelope I decorated using the Dylusions “Further Around the Edge” set.

This colourless creation will smile in the following challenges:

Something strange was definitely afoot as we had yet to see a single person come around to collect their photos. I snuck behind the inventor to the rear of the booth which was hidden behind some wooden walls that had been erected. There was clearly no rear door to the machine which begged the question - what became of those entering the booth? I used my dagger to slice the power cable to the booth so no more unsuspecting patrons could enter. This mystery would take some investigating.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~

18 comments:

DebR said...

What an adorable card. Awesome job on it.
Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

Cards by Sharyn said...

Way to go. This is fabulous and my favourite colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

stamping sue said...

great card. like the way you colored the girl grey. thanks for playing at simple salutations.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous card, love that image and the monochrome look, great work as always xxx

Blankina said...

I absolutely love your monochrome Daisy picture card!!
She is such a sweet stamp I should use her soon too.
Thanks for joining ANYONE FOR ANYA -PICTURE THIS challenge, goodluck!
Will pin in onto my TGf board

AFA DT Blankina

Peggy said...

Amazing card! I LOVE black and white coloring! Thank you for joining in the Retro Fresh challenge this month at TGF!

Vickie Y said...

What a beautiful black and white card; love the image! Thank you for playing along with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge #58.

Ms Scrapmess said...

Stunning!!! Just picture perfect :) Thank you for joing AFA and good luck with all your challenges. Hugs!

Lisa Carroll said...

This is so cute! Love the camera charm and film strip! Thanks for joining us in our Monochromatic challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog. :)

Regan said...

Super cute! Love the camera theme! The little charm is adorable! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!
{hugs}
Regan

FeistyCrafter said...

This is absolutely cute. Love the film strip with the camera. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy. Hope to see you again next time.

Dani art 4 U said...

I love love love black and white monochrome and you have done an excellent job here. Thanks for playing at Feeling Sketchy. xo

Claire H said...

Love your take on our Monochrome challenge - thank you for joining us at Dream Valley this week!

Claire xx
DVC DT

Julene Matthews said...

Lovely card.Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy. Hope to see you again next time.

aaemie said...

Love all the great sentiments, thanks so much for playing along at OCS.

Naomi said...

Love your card Crystal. I am such a fan of black & white cards but just can't seem to get right myself :)
Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy

DebiJ said...

Wonderful B & W on your lovely card Crystal. Such a sweet image.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy.

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