Saturday, October 21, 2017

Vintage Father's Day

Denne gangen har vi to flotte sponsorer ~ M.Medel Illustrations & WeAre3 ~ for Creative Fingers sin utfordring #139. For mitt DT bidrag har jeg brukt et kjempeflott digitalt mønsterark sett 'Fairy mail - Vintage' fra WeAre3 som jeg printet ut og brukte på mitt farsdagskort. Slike digitale sett er helt fantastisk fordi du kan printe så mange som du bare vil, i akkurat den størrelsen du trenger ~ som er veldig kjekt for meg fordi jeg har en tendens til å ikke bruke papirer jeg kjøper, med mindre jeg har flere eller det ikke var spesielt fint eller noe.. fordi vel.. da er det jo liksom brukt opp!!! ;) 
Som alltid har vi et 'Lag-hva-du-vil' tema, og velkommen skal du være :) 

... Jeg har forresten en 'X-mas Surprise BlogCandy' med veldig masse flott scrappestæsj som du kan prøve å vinne :)

We have two great sponsors for this fortnights challenge #139. at Creative Fingers ~ M.Medel Illustrations & WeAre3
I have kept my DT card in warm rustic colors to go with the masculine theme of father's day (wich is in november here in Norway) using the fabulous digital paper kit 'Fairy Mail - Vintage' from We Are 3 ♥

It's  awesome to have such kits in your stash if you're like me and just hoard great designer papers because u can't bare to 'use them up'... You can print theese out over and over again, on any type of paper that fits in your printer, and in the exact size you need! :)
As always we have an 'Anything goes theme', and you are more than welcome to join with your creations! ♥

The cool Rust Embossing on the Tim Holtz heart die is a custom Rust mix recipe with embossing powder and technique by Rangers Wendy Vecchi, that I have tried to replicate.

..But I didn't have the exact fine detail gold that she had, and it didn't look quite right to me.. 

Good enough, yes, and very fun to do! But it wasn't as fabulous grungy and rusty as Wendy's, wich ofcourse was what I aimed for! Also, I must admit that I am just lousy at understanding how to convert measurements.. so there might be a hiccup there ;)
So If anyone has a better recipe with european measurements than my attempt here, please do let me know in the comments! :)

You can find the actual (and far better) recipe here on her blog: Studio 490 Wendy Vecchis Rust Recipies with embossing powders and inkpads!

... And btw. did you know I have a 'X-mas Surprise BlogCandy' going on right now? Have a go and you could win some awesome goodies!

I enter my card in theese fab Challenges: [Ends on]
613 Avenue Create #202. ~ AG Optional Twist: Masculine! [Nov. 3rd.]*
A Vintage Journey ~ October: Crazy for Autumn colors!
[Oct. 31st.]
Lemon Shortbread #52. ~ Always anything goes
[Oct. 23rd.]
CropStop #33. ~ Anything Goes (w.companies in store) [Nov. 6th.]
Pammie's Inky Pinkies #1742. ~ Anything goes [Oct. 22nd.]
Crafts Galore Encore ~ October: Always Anything Goes [Oct. 31st.]*
Crafty Girlz ~ October: AG + Option: Spook it Out [Nov. 13th.]
Crafty Creations #352. ~ Always Anything Goes (2nd.entry)[Oct. 24th.]

inside detail

Papers: We Are 3 Digital Paper kit 'Fairy Mail - Vintage'. Bazzill cardstock. Plain white cardstock. Createwings Designs kit 'Creation C23 Bundle - This Moment' label element.
Embellishments/Tools: Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Bigz Die 'Heart Wings'. Scrapmagasinet dies 'Farsdag Morsdag'. Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson - Festive Collection 2017 'Holly Lattice Frame CED3125'. Joanna Sheen All-Occasion Dies 'Robert Addams #153. Set of 3 Corners'. Martha Stewart 'Flourish Edge Punch'. Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine #148. 'Beautiful Rose' 6x6 embossing folder. Notabene gull gavebånd (gold paper ribbon). Europris H&S gold sequins. 
Techniques: I always use my Scor-Pal to score n fold my cards. My distress tools from Ranger Ink is always in use ~ Tim Holtz® Mini Ink Round Blending Tool & the Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool and Foams. I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads 'Walnut stain' & 'Vintage photo'. For the diecut heart I used the embossingpowder recipe and Ranger inkpads seen in the photo up in the blogpost. Rangers Glossy accents. Stix2 Red Ultra Clear High-Tack Double Sided Tape.


  1. Wonderful card, full of details. Perfect for the Father's day.
    Valerija xx

  2. I have never hear about this recipe, thanks for sharing! :) Adorable vintage card and the heart looks great!!

  3. A beautiful card perfect for a male. I love the vintage look.
    Thanks for dropping by at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  4. Hey to you! :) I wanted to say that I love this vintage card you made. I think that die cut heart is a perfect finishing touch! And the papers are nice too. I agree that digi papers are great because you can use them over and over again and never run out of them, but I still prefer store bought papers - mainly because my printer is almost always out of (colour) ink cartrige and I'm "afraid" I wouldn't be able to print the papers when I need them anyways, but also because I think my printer wouldn't print the paper designs as nicely as the patterns on the store-bought papers are.
    Hugs! xx

  5. Oooo, I love the rust embossing on your card and the beautifully decorated inside! What a great masculine card!
    Thanks so much for linking this up to Cropstop -- do join us again and help us reach our goal of 100 links this month!

  6. What an awesome vintage card for a male! Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges!

  7. What a stunning vintage style Father's Day card you have made here which fits perfectly the Lemon Shortbread Monthly Challenge this fortnight. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Lemon Shortbread Design Team Member).

  8. Wow..Love your vintage card..Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal

  9. Stunning with some lovely detail. Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge.
    Good luck
    Lynda x

  10. I love how you aged this beautiful card! We're so thankful for your entry at A Vintage Journey! Happy fall and hugs, Autumn


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