Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Inspired by a film, book or music at Cardz 4 Guyz

It's my turn to choose the theme at Cardz 4 Guyz, and I'd like to see something inspired by a film, book or piece of music.

I was planning to do the film Rocky, as I knew I had a boxing glove image on a CD somewhere, so I started browsing through my CDs to find it (if you are interested, it's in the Sports and Hobbies section of The Best of La Pashe 2014). But as I scrolled, I suddenly realised I was humming the old George Formby song "When I'm cleaning windows".

The CD I was browsing was another La Pashe one called "Something for Everyone" and the window cleaner image had got so firmly embedded in my brain I just had to use it!


The background is embossed with a Crafters Companion embossing folder and the ladder die cut with a die from the First Edition Tools set.


There are several layers of simple decoupage - not enough for a detailed image, just enough to add interest to it.


I finished the "cleaned" section of the glass with Glossy Accents and added clear Wink of Stella to the "foamy" areas.

And for my younger, or non-British friends who may not be familiar with the song, here it is - the image is perfect for it!



I am sharing this with:
Alphabet Challenge - D for Decoupage

8 comments:

  1. Fun card, Jane, I love the brick embossing framing the image. I remember the song, although when a saw the theme and your image, I immediately thought your inspiration had come from the comedy film Confessions of a Window Cleaner starring Robin Askwith. 😉 xx

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  2. Fantastic fun card Jane

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  3. Awesome card, love everything about it,

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  4. Fantastic, Jane! Love the brick embossed background and the dimension you achieved by layering the different image parts. The Glossy Accents and Wink of Stella really worked well. As I said, this is as fantastic card!

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  5. Hi this is a stunning card it looks amazing. Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog challenge D for Decoupage. Hugs Jackie (DT)

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  6. Love how you got distracted from your plans! Fab card, I love the ladder, a perfect finishing touch. Cara x

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  7. A fabulous card Jane, such a fun decoupage image.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  8. Fabulous card, Wonderful image and you have got me singing it now

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