August 18, 2013
I turned to MDS -- once again -- to make this sophisticated hybrid card. Only the main focal image was generated through MDS.
The old bike image from the recent Sale-A-Bration stamp set Feeling Sentimental was perfect for what I had intended. Not possessing the actual stamp set, I turned to the set I had in my MDS arsenal of wonders.
I chose a Designer Series Paper that fit with the antique feel of the image, decreasing the opacity of the DSP so the sketchy bike showed up better.
After printing out the image, I headed down to my creation station to finish the card. The Chevron Embossing Folder added more dimension and a masculine touch, as did the color scheme of (retired) River Rock, Cajun Craze and Basic Gray, with a spark of copper in the brads.
Happy Birthday to my son-in-law, Stephen!
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That came out cute. You have got me hooked once I get a new computer. And a Happy Birthday to Stephen. It was great seeing you too!ReplyDelete
Cute card! My husband loves those old bicycles. Love the chevron embossing folder. I will have to get one. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Katie @ http://www.thecasualcraftlete.com/
Nice card. What am I saying? It's awesome! Your friend, LindaReplyDelete
So pretty!! Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!ReplyDelete
I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. LMKReplyDelete
Give yourself a little breakReplyDelete
An hour a week for yourself is really important - have a massage!ReplyDelete