Sunday, 6 April 2014

Birthday VW

I stamped and fussy cut this image ages ago and decided to do something with it today.
I used Prismacolor pencils and the gamsol technique to colour it.

We used to have an old VW this colour when my boys were babies. It was too difficult to get 2 kids into child seats in the back so we had to sell it. I remember it fondly though and since I usually smile when I see a VW I'm going to link up to the challenge at Cuttlebug Mania where the theme is "to make us smile". Hope I'm not stretching the things too far!

At Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge the theme is anything goes.
At Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge the team is celebrating their 5th year of challenges and want to see happy birthday creations.

I'm also linking to a couple of  challenges that are new to me.
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge, where the theme is all about travel, and
The Crafting Cafe where it's one for the boys.

Edited to add: I'm also linking to Paper Crafting Challenge, where the current theme is masculine, thanks for the info Kimberly :)

Materials used:
Stamps: Deep Red VW; Art Impressions aged to perfection.
Embossing Folders: Tiny Bubbles  & Heavy Duty.
Birthday sentiment sticker from stash.

Thanks for visiting, 
Cathy x


  1. Lovely masculine themed card.
    Thank you for joining in our challenge over in The Crafting Cafe.... Good luck x

  2. Such a nice male card. I like the witty sentiment.

  3. Great card and saying! Doesn't it feel good to use something that you have had lying around in your stash for a while?

  4. Love all that gorgeous embossed texture, Cathy ... what a perfect man card! Anita :)

  5. A lovely male themed card. Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge this month. Marlene DT

  6. Great card, I love that textured background, perfect for a male card. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  7. Great Masculine card, so perfect for our challenge too!!!
    ----------------- Wonderful if you linked up to Paper Crafting Challenges -this week is Masculine, this card is perfect! Lots time left to play along, I sure hope that I see you there!----------------------

  8. Thanks for linking up!!! I forgot to tell you how great your embossing is too!
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Craffting Challenges!

  9. Brilliant sentiment. Thanks for joining in with our Make us Smile challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

  10. Very cute card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

  11. Great card. Thanks for joining in our challenge over at The Crafting Café this month

  12. Great male card, perfect for our challenge. Thank you for joining in over at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog....Jo. X

  13. Very pretty card. I love colors. Thanks for playing with us t Fussy & Fancy challenge.

  14. This is just perfect Cathy. It's lovely to bring back memories

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  15. Super card! I love that image & the embossing is fab!
    Thanks for sharing at The Crafting Cafe in our One For The Boys challenge this month!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  16. What a fun card and a great design! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting Café. Amy A.,DT


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