Monday, 13 June 2016

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge # 166: A Special Man.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.

Hi! back again to tell you that it's time for another challenge over
at Crafty Cardmakers.

The theme for this Challenge is For a Special Man
With Father's Day a couple of days away we would like to see your projects for a Special Man.
This challenge is being hosted by Lin.
You can enter anything you fancy, it doesn't have to be just cards, as long as it meets the challenge, and doesn't exceed the 15 total challenges entered rule!


To make this card  started by creating a Masterboard made with old car tax disks.

I started with an A3 sheet of cartridge paper.

 
Then took several old tax disks and ripped them apart.
These had originally belonged to a friend who had kept them for years so it seemed a shame to just throw them away. For this project I am only using the red ones though there are several other colours too and I will use them sometime in the future I'm sure.


I attached these randomly to the paper.

 
And then using this Prima stencil,

 
to apply ink to the top of the disks and heat embossed it with clear powder.

 
To finish the Masterboard, I sprayed the surface with red ink and then buffed it to remove the excess from the embossed areas.

 
You can see here that I also added a text stamp to the design.
 
 
 
I have also used left over pieces of this Masterboard
 
 
  which was originally made using this stamp.


Finally before putting everything together, I used  a Tim Holtz stamp (Vintage Auto CMS265) to create the topper for the card which was also heat embossed.

I used a blending tool to add the distress ink and then sprinkled water over the top and dabbed it off to create the splashed effect.
I used a Creative Expressions stamp (Classic Cars) for the sentiment.


At this stage I was ready to construct the card. I used red textured card and smooth black to layer the sections. Some of the edges were distressed before everything was put together and the card finished by adding black gems down two sides.


 I hope you will pop over to see what the rest of the DT have been up to and maybe join in the challenge.
I look forward to seeing what you come up with.
 Happy crafty card making.
Angela x

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Moo-Mania and More: Masculine
Stempelgarten Challenge#50 A Card for the Man
Craft for the Craic: June Challenge - Something Masculine!
Calendar Girls Crafty Challenges: Challenge#! Father's Day.
Simon Says Stamping Blog: Father's Day/ For A Guy
Try it On Tuesday: It's All About Him.
The Male Room: New DT member and Challenge #37-Father's Day.

 

19 comments:

  1. The car images are great for a male card! I love the stenciled background! Thanks for joining our Stempelgarten Challenge!
    Best regards,
    Anja

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  2. I love this! I always look forward to your description of how you did something. THanks for sharing! Kelly

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  3. A super masculine card Angela and a fabulous master board.
    Julie x

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  4. What a fabulous card ! I love how you have used the tax discs !
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

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  5. I was looking forward to seeing how you used the tax discs and I wasn't disappointed! Fabulous master board and a wonderful card. Cara x

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  6. Fabulous master board you have created Angela.
    Wonderful fathers card card you have made.
    Pam x

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  7. Terrific card for a male

    Thank youfor sharing it with us at Try it on Tuesday

    Love Chrissie xx

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  8. Great background and fabulous design Angela xxx

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  9. This card is fantastic! So happy you shared it with us at Moo Mania & More and Try It On Tuesday!
    oxo Susi

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  10. What a wonderful masculine card Angela! Love your background, wow!! Great panel of cars, love them stacked like that. hugs :)

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  11. What a cool background concept, Angela! And the finished card is a star!

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  12. What a cool background concept, Angela! And the finished card is a star!

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  13. OMG this is simply amazing. So much to look at and admire. Love how detailed your explanation is on how you achieved such beauty.

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  14. What a wonderful masculine card! I love how you created the background! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

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  15. Stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Calender Girls Crafty Challenge.

    hugs
    Claudia
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/
    http://creativesketchygirls.blogspot.be/

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  16. I love all the detail you've got in this card. I'm fascinated by your 'masterboards' and the effects you get with them.

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  17. Old Tax disks.......genius!!!
    Love your card and all that went in to its making :)

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  18. A fabulous card Angela. What a brillaint idea to use the old car Tax disks and the map stencil works perfectly with the car theme of the card. Sally.x.

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  19. Wow, such a wonderful card... I love all the details and your background! FANTASTIC! Thanks for joining us at Stempelgarten challenge!
    ;-) Alex H.

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