Monday 22 April 2013

A Classic Birthday Card

A work colleague had a birthday last week and one thing I do is make everyone at work a card tailored to them for their special day.
This card is for one of "the boys" in my team.

I have used stamps from Visible Image thoughout here. Classic Sportscar
with the sentiment "No matter your age"
stamped onto red card and the numbers from Time after time. Then there's that great background stamp of tyre marks as well. The card was masked before over stamping and the paler treads impression on the sentiment layer was created by inking the stamp then stamping twice onto scrap paper before stamping the
The BP is from the Southfield Paper shop. This was layered onto a mat of red then onto a dark cream card base. Gold mirri card, something that has been in the cupboard since I first started making cards 3yrs ago used as a mat for the red image panels. Not something I use very often.
Some red, amber and green dewdrops added as a passing reference to traffic lights.

I'd like to enter this card into the challenge at
Simply Create Too - Use your stash - gold mirri card
Cards for Men - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Use a Sentiment


  1. Fabulous male themed card with lots of lovely detail. Thank you for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey.

  2. Great card--love the sentiment! Glad You joined in our Challenge #35 - "Use Your Stash" at Simply Create Too