Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Vintage Motorcar Fun

Welcome

I visited my friends at Kiwi Stamping the other day and came home with some new stamps, one of which is the car on this card.


I was inspired by an article in the Craft Stamper magazine that I bought recently, where a base to the image was made using torn scraps of paper.


 The words were computer generated, printed and cut apart after being sponged with tea dye ink, and then I doodled around them with a black ball point pen before being adhered to the card.


The stamp was stamped on another piece of white card, and then fussy cut, which gives a surprising focus to it.



Before I adhered the image onto the card base, I stamped it with a couple of background stamps in green and pale blue - this provided an interesting texture without distracting from the rest of the card, this was also a technique showcased in the magazine.


After rounding the corners of the white panel I mounted onto a green base, as this is one of the recipients favourite colours.

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16 comments:

  1. I always like visiting sites that have a different take on creating cards. Really well done and innovation thrown in for good measure. Very nice Maxine.

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  2. Whoa- I LOVE this fun, fun card!!! Cool new image- love the torn papers and the background stamping! Awesome Maxine!

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  3. I love your card. You have added so many nice elements to the card and it all ties in so well. Great job! Thanks for joining us at TTPH and Good Luck!

    Lori DT

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  4. Such a cool card Maxine - love that image and the layers of paper - well done! {{{hugs}}}

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  5. That is a real fun card.....love it.

    Fiona DT
    TTPH

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  6. Fun in the sun. Thank you for taking time to share with us today at Word Art Wednesday. Many Blessings, Carole

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  7. Too fun and cute and love the way you did that precious sentiment! Great torn paper at the bottom.
    Lynn

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  8. What a cute stamped image, and you make an adorable card with it...

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  9. Fabulous card, what a fab way of using up the scraps. Thanks for joining the fun at TTPH.xx

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  10. Beutifull card
    Thanks for playing with us at Scrappy Hands Challenge

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  11. A fantastic card. Thankyou for joining our challenge this week at Crafting from the heart.
    Hugs
    Fiona x

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  12. I love the paper strips at the base of the card
    And the wonderful stamp
    Thanks for playing with us at Scrappy Hands Challenge

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  13. Lovely way of combining all the elements. Beautiful card :) love your colour scheme :) thanks for joining us over at Through the Purple Haze challenges.
    Eithne DT

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  14. Hi, A lovely project, love the image and the gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining Crafting From The Heart this week. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Erin DT & Co Owner x

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  15. Such a fun card! The torn strips look great here, as a road. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!

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  16. Fab and fun. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck. xx

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