Monday, August 20, 2012

Time is Ticking

Welcome - thanks for visiting my blog.
 I have had a gap in my blogging thanks to 'real life' being rather busy.

I did manage to get some crafting done this past weekend, and I am working towards Father's Day (on Sept 2nd here).  This is what I crafted for my DH.


I have loved this image from The Graphics Fairy for sometime, and decided to use it for this card.  I distressed and sponged the edges of the image panel.



I also printed off another single watch image, and covered it with a vellum tag on which I had hand written and embossed 'Love you'.


The main image was mounted on a distressed green panel and then over a brown panel.  I swiped the edges of the brown panel with embossing ink and dipped it into the gold embossing powder and heated it.


I hand wrote the second sentiment with a gold pen, then mounted it all onto a red base.

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25 comments:

Lovely Linda said...

Great to see you creating my friend! Love this card for Father's Day - a great image! The touch of red is perfect! Your sentiment is perfect!! Thanks for sharing - love it! {{{hugs}}}

Dawn said...

great card Maxine. Love the clocks and watches.

Hels Sheridan said...

fab card! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

Carolyn King said...

Summer is busy..i have the same gaps on my blog :) Love this classy card. The timepiece tag is a great touch!

jimlynn said...

Maxine, this is sensational! Love all the clocks and talk about a perfect sentiment, this is it! So pretty!
Lynn

Redanne said...

That main panel on your card is gorgeous, love the time pieces too. A very classy card. A x

Lynne K said...

Wonderful card, Maxine! What a great image. It's very striking! Perfect for a man.

Have a lovely week,

Lynne x

Alicia said...

Good on you being organised for Father's Day!!! I am yet to get there. Your card looks awesome!
Alicia xx

Carrie Robinson said...

wow this is wonderful, Thanks for getting Vintage with us at that craft place xx

Rita said...

How fabulous is your card. The image is perfect for this challenge too. Hugs Rita xx

MiamiKel said...

OH my stars, this is but a beauty!! So much detail! I know what you mean about taking a breather - I'm still catching up and my blog is getting pushed back a wee bit! Stunning work and I love your handwriting on the card, too :) Blessings!

JD said...

Great masculine card! Very nicely done!

Karen Letchworth said...

What a beautiful card, Maxine. It reminds me of my Grandfather's pocket watch. He passed away when I was 5, but I remember him and I remember that beautiful pocket watch. Thanks for a beautiful memory!
Blessings,
karen

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wonderfully done Maxine! I LOVE the clock images- and the vellum tag w/clock on it too.

Becky said...

This is beautiful Max. I love those clocks, always a reminder how fast time flies :).

Mema's Crafts said...

Love the clocks Max and I'm glad you're back to creating. Life does have a way of sneaking in when you're busy doing other things. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts and good luck.

Dottie said...

What a great card for father's day. Love the clocks!!

Elizabeth said...

CUTE!!!!!!!!

Connie said...

Hello Maxine, this card is lovely any father would be delighted to receive it. The one with the little handmade yellow flower is my favorite, it is so pretty.

I hope that your grand-babies are feeling better now. I'm sure it was a great help for your daughter to have you there to help. It's really hard to get anything done when you have two sick little sweeties to comfort.

I was out looking at blogs that my followers follow and that is how I found you. I am your newest follower. Please come over and visit. I am a retired wife, mother and grandma. My present post is about hat stands that I made from recycled candle-holders and small lamps, but I also blog about paper crafts.
Have a lovely day. I'm looking forward to following your creative journey and becoming great blogging sisters. Connie :)

Melisa Waldorf said...

LOVE that sentiment!! Very clever. I haven't ever seen that one used with clocks. I hope you are having a blessed week Maxine. I hope it slows down a little so you can get some crafting done!! hugs!

Лілюська-Lilia said...

Great project!! Love the watches!!
Thank you for joining Robyn's Fetish Challenge! xx Lilia DT

Time-To-Share said...

Brilliant card Maxine. Great masculine card, I am sure it will be loved by the recipient. Hope you are well and sorry I haven't been commenting much. Luv & Hugs, Trish x

Marilyn said...

This is gorgeous Maxine and I'm sure he'll love it. It's a great design and layout.

Kendra said...

Great idea to alter the vellum tag! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley!

cardcreationsnz said...

Impressive card Maxine. Great images. I love the time theme.