Sunday, September 18, 2016

Know you're gettin' old...

This is a birthday card I made to go with the challenge this week over at Simon Says Stamp 'At The Movies'.

When I read the theme, I immediately thought of the cute Charlie Chaplin stamp I purchased several years ago from Stampers Best.  The product showcased with this weeks theme is Spellbinders.  I thought about trying to make some gears look like an old film tin, then I thought of using the Deckled Rectangle die to imitate an old photograph. Then I began to think of a card I could use with that theme.  My oldest son is having a birthday soon and he's a non-traditional sort of guy...usually I try to add a Steampunk flair...but he does like black and he did purchase a vintage car at one point! So, I added the antique car from the Tim Holtz set, Visual Artistry, The Journey and the funny sentiment from Skipping Stones Design, You Know You're Gettin' Old Birthday set.  I hope he will enjoy his card and appreciate the time and thought that went into creating it...

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  1. This is such a fantastic card! I couldn't help but smile at the sentiment and the whole thing goes together so nicely! I also really enjoyed reading about your creative process and how you made this card so personalized for your son. I love the way that the rectangle die does replicated the edges of a vintage photo so well and the little movie strip goes perfectly with the other components. I'm sure your son will love this card-- I know I did! Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! And on a personal note, I have to give a shout out to you as a resident of Heber City! Love hitting the Dairy Keen when we're in that neck of the woods!

  2. This is a stunning card and so clever! Love the deckled edge old photo effect of the die cut, what a great idea. And the fun sentiment and of course the Charlie Chaplin stamp. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  3. Oh I love this!!! What a great card ... love the images and sentiment. This must made me smile. Congrats on your spotlight over at Simon Says Stamp Barb! Off to pin this!!! -- Mary Elizabeth

    1. Thanks so much! I didn't even realize I made the spotlight, I'm so very excited!


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