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Monday, 8 June 2015

Electric Guitar Birthday

Hi there everyone.  As you can see I made this card for our DS's birthday.  I was trying to find something different and I came across a free template for this guitar and thought it was quite fun, so here is the card.


I used snippets of red and black card for the sections of the body and I heat embossed them with Clear Gloss EP, and then the silver pieces I made by covering some snippets of black card with Brilliance Starlite Silver Pigment Ink straight from the pad all over it and dried with a heat tool.

The background is two stitched squares die cut from snipppets of white card and embossed using two different stencils and then I put a little of the Brilliance silver ink on to a dry baby wipe and inked the embossed pattern to give it a bit of definition.

The sentiment plate was made with one of the stitched square dies for the white layer and to make the black layer I embossed with the die and this Simon Says Stitched die has a line of stitching inside the cut line and another outside the cut line so I layered the white on to the black and then cut with scissors beyond this outer line of stitching which looks quite good.  I used a fine line Micron pen for the strings and the peg board, and the sentiment is computer generated.

Thank you for taking a look today.

Pat x

I am entering the following challoenges:

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes.
Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Week 180 where we use up our leftover stash.
Words 2 Scrap By - It's a Man's World.


15 comments:

  1. Catching up visit Pat - this is a really striking card - great job! Love the Elephant one too - it really is a lovely image! x

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  2. fabulous card Pat, a really striking image. I bet your son loved it.
    Jean x

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  3. Pat, this is remarkable! It's obvious that this took thought and time and it was made with lots and lots of love! Your son will cherish it!! Great job!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Such a fabulous card.
    luv
    Debby

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  5. What a fantastic design! One of my brother's in law would love this, it looks like it was a lot of work. Well done! Shirleyxx

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  6. Simply brilliant innovation with this template. You've done so many clever techniques on this one, to make it so special for your Son. Loved your idea of the wiping a dry baby wipe with the silver ink. It showed up very well and that guitar just gleams! Well done! TFS & Hugs

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  7. OH WOW!! I adore this Pat - just brilliant!! Mary upstairs to me said it all really :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  8. This is totally fun and perfect masculine card as well! Thank you for your kind comment on my blog! I truly appreciate it.

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  9. Brilliant card idea and I love the embossed background. xx

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  10. This card rocks...literally! Love the colors and all the details! Thanks for playing along in W2SB Challenge #18!

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  11. Pat, I'm with Ann -- this card really does rock! Your son will love it. I know I sure love all the texture and detail. Thanks so much for joining us at Words 2 Scrap By. :)

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  12. LOVE this red and black guitar, Pat! The 2 different embossed pieces in the background add even more interest! I'm pretty sure your son loves this card!

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  13. Beautifully done!! Love how you accented the elements with heat embossing and inks! Thanks for playing with us at Words 2 Scrap By!!

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