August 01, 2007

Hogwarts Express


The spell has been lifted! I finished Harry Potter book 7 on Thursday night, so I am no longer glued to it to find out what happens. I enjoyed it, but am relieved to be finished. And since I know there will still be two more movies, I don't really feel like it's the end - we'll still be hearing about Harry Potter for a while longer even though that was the last book. So Friday morning when I realized I'd never made a Hogwarts Express design, of course I just had to get out my stamps! The track was made by adding some faux stitching along the black line on the argyle band notecard. The sentiment is new and normally says "wishing you a magical holiday season", so I omitted "holiday season" and stamped "birthday" from the "happy birthday little dude" stamp. The "have a magical day" stamp would work great as well (but can you believe that is one I don't have - yet!) The steam is Pebbles Shimmer chalk as is the sparkle on the moon. The branch that Hedwig is perched on is one if my *favs* from the new A Muse release!
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Images and notecard by A Muse. Adirondack Pitch Black and Latte inks, Prismacolor markers - Crimson Red and 80% Warm Grey, Sakura stardust pen, Versamark, Pebbles shimmer chalks, 1/4" circle handpunch, 3/4" circle punch, Pigma micron black pen, Staedtler Triplus fineliner yellow pen, Sharpie white poster paint xfine marker.

18 comments:

Tisha said...

What a great card!! You have outdone yourself - again!!

CraftyEngineer/TexasLonghorns said...

Oh my goodness, Emily! THIS IS AWESOME! I can't believe how simple yet VERY creative it is!

TheDvineMissM said...

Love it! I think I need to go get these stamps and try and make this myself. I think my mom needs this for her birthday card...she MAY be a bigger Harry fan than me. Thanks for the inspiration!

Regina D. said...

This is such a great card for Harry Potter fans. Great job!

jennifer said...

What a great card!!!! You really know how to put it all together, so thanks for the inspiration when it comes to scenery. :)

Michelle said...

Oh my gosh.......how wonderful your imagination is! Super fantastic card!

Michelle said...

That is fabulous. I just love all of your children's book inspired cards!!

Connie said...

Good stuff. I bought that branch just for my owl stamp. I can't wait to use it!

Amanda said...

So cute!! You should do a Harry series of cards!

tami said...

Hi Em
Checking in from NH. I just got home from VT tonight. Cute cards.

Scoopy's mom said...

Oh, what a great card! I love Hedwig.

Michelle M White said...

Great idea! Love it!!!

lexi said...

awesome card! i finished it last week and have a harry potter card idea floating around in my head, too!

Juliehrr said...

So cute! We got to see the latest Harry Potter movie while we were on vacation--it's AWESOME! My DD is now reading the latest book and she's in DEEP!!! *chuckle*

Suzy said...

Oh my this is THE cutest thing. I volunteer tutoring children with learning disabilities and make them bookmarks at the start if every year. Do you mind if I CASE you? If it is ok can you tell me the train and owl image # or name - I can't find it on the amuse site. Thanks
suzy_h on SCS

Elena said...

This is brilliant Emily! Glad to hear you finished the book, too. :)

Stampin' D'Amour said...

This is such an adorable card!!! Love the theme--that is SO creative!!! I'll have to check back again! :0)

-pamela

Donna said...

Wonderfully creative!!!

Donna
http://rubystamper.blogspot.com