Wednesday, 9 May 2018

TMR - Theme .....

... Hello again! I'm back (a little late because of my earlier post) with my card for our new challenge at The Male Room - TMR#85. We had some really fun non-card projects for our last challenge, and we thought we'd make it a bit easier for you this time. We have a theme - CARS - this should be a breeze for your masculine projects. I made a very simple card:

Driving by - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Half Pint Heroes; Stampin' Up! - Sheltering Tree, Butterfly Basics, Beautiful Ride
Inks: Versafine - Onyx Black; Gina K - Moonlit Fog, Warm Cocoa, Dark Chocolate, Jelly Bean Green, Grass Green, Black Onyx
Accessories: White Lustre Card; Gina K Card - Moonlit Fog; Copic Markers; Shimmer Spritz - Frost; Clear Embossing Powder

I had lots of fun creating the scene on this card. I mixed together stamps from several different companies (something that I really like to do). I stamped the car, using the mirror image technique from Jennifer McGuire, on to white card and coloured it with Copics. I then repeated the stamping with Versafine black ink and heat embossed with clear powder, and cut out the car. I stamped a dashed line to create the road, added a tree in the background, a puff of exhaust from the car, and a simple greeting. I finished the front by adding the car which I attached with dimensional pads. On the inside, I cut a mat layer of grey card and on the white panel added the dashed line and a greeting.

Driving by inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

I'm submitting this card to Cardz 4 Guyz - C4G#194 where they want to see Men's Hobbies. I think driving counts!!

For more inspiration with our CARS theme, do visit our blog to see more from the Design Team and also from our guest designer, Pirjo. You've got until midnight (BST) on Tuesday 22nd May to play along - have fun!!



Daffodil Cards said...

GREAT card and excellent use of the sketch.

Sian said...

A great card. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Sian.

Linby said...

I love how you combined the stamps for this fun card.

Thanks for your good wishes - well on the way to recovery now.

L x

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

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