Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Chrome Birthday Wishes

 
Good Evening Crafters!

Today I want to share a birthday card I made for a VERY SPECIAL Birthday.
I needed to create a manly birthday card this week, so I was excited to do something a little different.  This is the first card I have made in a long while that I did not use glitter on.
 
 
I created the chrome diamond plate with white cardstock and 3 different colors of gray and metallic silver inks.  I colored the cardstock by stamping a light gray all over the paper.  Next I added the Metallic silver ink all over the light gray, a little more randomly.  Lastly I added the dark gray around the edges.
 
After I got the shading just right, I ran it through the embossing machine
with the diamond plate embossing folder.
 
I used copic markers to color the truck.  I wanted it have some variances in the color (just like the real truck I was trying to copy).
 
I added a few wrench cutouts because the man I am making this
card for LOVES to mechanic.
 
I also hand lettered the license plate with HB 2U (Happy Birthday To You).
 
 
I also pop dotted the blue banner and the truck.
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

These are some awesome blogs sites with some awesome designers with some awesome inspiration.
Did I mention they were awesome?!

9 comments:

  1. What a cool card. Thank you so much for linking your project at Love to Scrap challenge blog.

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  2. Such an awesome boy card! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Nest Dolls challenge.....xo

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  3. Super Cute ! Thanks for joining us at Loves To Scrap.

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  4. Great male card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

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  5. Holly Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us, great guys card! Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys Woo x

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  6. I just love the colours you've used. Thanks so much for joining in with our Monotone Challenge at Cupcake. X

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  7. Super card,thank you for joining us at Cupcake this week.
    Louise xx

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  8. Thank you for linking up with The Paper Girls! Your cards is stunning {in a manly way!}

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  9. I like the diamond plate - very clever! Thanks for sharing your fab card in the Monochrome challenge at Here Come The Boys
    Good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna, HCTB DT ☺

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