Sunday 25 September 2011

Vintage male card

Welcome to Sunday morning.

This is a scheduled post because when I get up and the grandchildren have been collected by their Mum and Dad, I am off to Alexandra Palace to the craft show. There's not alot I really want but I do love catching up with people and seeing what is new. There are usually some great people demoing as well.

So today the fabulous Stampettes at Fashionable Stamping Challenges want you to create something 'vintage' and this is my DT card.

The stamp is from Crafty Individuals. I used chalks to colour it and then covered it in crackle accents. The map is a page from an old AA book, the flourish is chipboard (thanks Suzanne - I won this in her candy recently) - it has been inked, stamped and heat embossed with one of my button moulds on the top. The sentiment is PC generated and the lock is another of my moulds.

Please go take a look at my amazing teamies contributions - I tell you we have one of the most talented group of people together on this challenge blog. Their creations are just fabulous and well worth you going to take a look. Don't forget there is a prize of a stamp for the winner chosen by the design team, so let's see what vintage project you can wow us with. I hope to see you there.

Enjoy your day whatever you have planned.

luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox
 Challenges to have fun with -
Simon says Stamp - Dies/punches (does the chipboard piece count?)
Gingerloft - Vintage or distressed
Bloggers challenge - Travel
Polka Doodles - Distress it



Gram's Treasures said...

Looks good! Great ideas, using the map and the crackle accents on the stamp. Very vintage. Bruce is doing much better with this round of treatments, thankfully! Life almost seems normal again.
Joyce xx

donna said...

Fabulous creation Brenda, I love your take on this and those are cool moulds..Donna

Shirl said...

Gorgeous card love all the different techniques you have used and the crackled image came out beautiful.

Crying all over my desk after reading this Brenda - you lucky girl going to Ally Pally, one of my fave shows (only managed to go twice) must try and get back for the next one and then maybe we can go together. Tell all when you come back.

Hugs Shirley x x

Anonymous said...

Wow Brenda thats a stunner. simply gorgeous work and so much fine detail. Love this card my friend
Have a lovely week
hugs june

cheryl said...

oh brenda hun this is stunning saw this on the blog and knew it was yours just love that stamp hugs cherylxxxxxx

Unknown said...

This is just brilliant, I absolutely love it Brenda. Theres nothing I dont like on it. Gorgeous hon xx

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow Brenda, an outstanding vintage card. Love the crackle effect on the car and all the other details.

Irene said...

Absolutely brilliant Brenda,hope you had fun at Ally Pally.
Irene xx

Margreet said...

Gorgeous vintage card, Brenda....enjoy your Sunday!
xxx Margreet

Junibears said...

Beautiful card Brenda. I envy you re the trip to Ally Pally. Have a great day.
June xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Brenda
Wonderful use of the CI stamp.
A stunning male card.

Lisa Jane said...

ooh you know me and cars Brenda .. love the image and the map in the background. Fab male card
Lisa x

Helen said...

This is so wonderful! As will be your day at AP - love the way you say there isn't much you want.... bet you buy lots though! It was great fun yesterday.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Brenda, love the crackle glaze and the flourish is fab ! Quite a relief I can leave a comment, blogger hasn't being playing nicely lately ! Sue C x

Kathyk said...

Simply GORGEOUS project Brenda and I hope you will have been enjoying a fabulous time at Ally Pally and will trudge home tired, happy and laden with goodies!


Mrs.B said...

Fabulous card Brenda, love how you have coloured the image and then used the crackle accents. Great details.
Avril xx

Juls said...

gorgeous and images and textures!! Hugs Juls

Joan said...

great card, love the crackle on the car and I also love your button and lock moulds. Could you NOT buy anything at the show, I know I can never resist ! My next craft expedition will be to Port Sunlight in October, my very fave show

Claire said...

Stunning card Brenda, mens cards are so tricky but you've come up with another cracker here. I love the crackle on the focal image
Claire xx

Fliss said...

This is fantastic Brenda. Love the vintage car stamp and your map background is fabulous.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Zoechaos said...

Smashing card Brenda. XOXO Zoe

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Now, I am just speachless.... Love how you coloured the image, I might just have to dust off my chalks and put them into good use! Stunning card, hunni!!! Hugs, Joanna xx

Meggymay said...

Gorgeous male card, love the way you used those chalks. Yvonne x

Terry said...

Love reading about this vintage goody! I did not notice the crackle and it is spectacular! Love the mould lock! Really, I have got to get the time in to play with my moulds! Love this!

Ink Art Designs said...

Hi Brenda,
there is so much technique and stamping in this card, it is just beautiful. I love the crackle on the old car! and the way that you have combined all the colours is magnificent.
Dot x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Brenda this is awesome, what fantastic embellishments and design, so beautifully vintage, wow.
Lorraine x

Yvonne Garner said...

Hi Brenda! Just adore your card. Love what you did with the crackle paint and the lock mould! Hope you had a fab time at the craft show and a great week ahead. Best, Yvonne

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Lynn said...

Hi Brenda,
What a gorgeous card and so very vintage! Love the old jalopy:)
Thanks so much for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges:)
Lynn xx

craftymum said...

hi Brenda
what a stunning piece of work!!!!!
It was so lovely to see you at Ally Pally yesterday. I am sm tired today! Good thing it is International day at school today so not a lot of structured work to do!
Warm hugs sarah x

Basement Stamper said...

this card is amazing, I love all the detail on it, the crackling, the little keyhole, so perfect. Thanks for joining us at blogger's challenge this week!

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful masculine vintage card, love the added crackle! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!