Dec 9, 2017

98th Masculine Birthday

Hello DiesRUs friends.  Lena here today to share a card with you that I made for my husband's uncle who is turning 98!


 This card measures 5.25" x 5.25". To begin, I cut a piece of red cardstock 5.25" x 10.5" and scored it and folded it in half. Next I cut the patterned paper 5" x 10" and also scored and folded it in half.

I'm not too sure where I got this vintage car cut from, but I can tell you that I've had it for a while and thought it now the perfect time to use it on Oom Hans' card. To go with this image I used the Vintage Vehicle Frame die from Amy Design.


Since this card is to be mailed overseas, I didn't want to make it too bulky, so I used the Twisted Circle Pop Up die from Elizabeth Craft Designs, designed by Karen Burniston.  I think that this adds a special surprise without adding the bulk.  I have a youtube video link to share with you, where Karen Burniston teaches you how to put this type of card together using her dies.


 I cut out two of the Antique Car Border die from Amy Design, and added one to each side.
Since I still had a lot of white space left, I thought that the Gears and Mini Gears from Memory Box would add a nice touch.

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Till next time,
Happy Crafting!

7 comments:

  1. Fun card, fun die cut frame. Love your pop up accent! A VERY Happy Birthday to your Uncle!

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  2. Love your masculine card with the antique car. So many masculine elements like the plane, tools,motorcycle and the gears. Nice pop up element for mailing too.

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  3. What an awesome card for an amazing celebration! Happy Birthday to your uncle!!

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  4. WOW What a fabulous and fun card for such an amazing milestone! Happy Birthday Uncle!!! Awesome inspiration ... thanks!

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  5. Lena,

    What a great card and 98! amazing! tell him happy birthday from me too!

    Alicia

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  6. Love the border and dies! Gorgeous card.

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