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Thursday, February 21, 2013

I'm sew wishing you a Happy Birthday Sewing Machine Card

Created this Clean & Simple CAS Birthday Card with idea in mind to use Tim Holtz Mini Blueprint stamp, Vintage Sewing Machine. Then I needed a sentiment and decided to go out of my comfort zone which I have been doing a bit of lately and create my own sentiment using Lawn Fawn Smitty's ABCs stamps & Docerela Creations "Happy Birthday" sentiment. I created the sentiment in 2 parts since there was only one "s" letter in the LF Smitty's ABCs stamp set.  
For a play on words 
I placed the letters I needed on my block to stamp:

I'm 
sew 

and I then stamped the next set of letters with the Docerela Creations "Happy Birthday":

wishing
   you
     a 
Happy  
Birthday

Used Kraft cardstock as base, white layer & gray layer.

Embossed the white layer with Cuttlebug Wedding Suite.
Stamped the TH Vintage Sewing Machine on right side of card. Added the sentiment layer which I stamped on a separate piece of white cardstock because I did not want to chance messing up the white layer with embossing & stamped TH Vintage Sewing Machine. Added a gray strip embossed with Cuttlebug Just My Type embossing folder that looked like sewing stitches to me.






















embossing: Cuttlebug Just My Type embossing folder
ink: Memento London Fog
paper: cardstock - Kraft, white, gray
stamp: Lawn Fawn Smitty's ABCs, Docerela Creations sentiment "Happy Birthday"
Tim Holtz: stamp - Mini Blueprints - Vintage Sewing Machine  
 
Entering this into the following challenges:


Kraft Journal White on Kraft unlim 2/18-24

Anything Goes Ch86 Vintage or Shabby Chic lim5 1st 2/12-25
Tues Throwdown #135 Monochromatic lim2 2nd colors white, gray 2/19-25

Word Art Wed Ch68 Anything Goes lim5 3rd 2/20-26

Cute Card Thurs Ch257 Simplify CAS Cards unlim 2/21-27

A Blog Named Hero Ch20 If I Could Turn Back Time Shabby Chic or Vintage unlim 2/15-28
Card Makin Mamas Bday Card Ch lim2 2nd 2/15-28
DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 2/7-28
Pin & Tack Spark Your Creativity Now Ch#6 Anything Goes unlim 2/2-28 
   
Lexis Creations Ch84 Monochromatic unlim 2/18-3/2

Crafty Boots Out of your comfort zone Ch unlim out of comfort zone by making my own sentiment 2/18-3/3
Paper Playtime Ch4 Sentiment Stamps unlim 2/18-3/3 
Victorine Stamps Ch53 Stamp, Emboss & Embellish unlim 2/18-3/3

15 comments:

  1. Love it!!! Neat stamped image!! Lee-Ann :)

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  2. love that sentiment so sweet.

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  3. Super duper card - I really like that embossing folder i really thoughtt that was stitching
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes February Linky Party
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  4. This is amazing - love that ink!

    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for our Monochrome Challenge! Hope you can stop by and join us again soon!

    Hugs

    Julie xx

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  5. Love the blueprint stamp, a great card. thanks for joining us at CCT.x

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  6. I love love love vintage sewing machines. I own one treddle machine and a couple table-top antique machines as well. I buy them up North and bring them back here to Las Vegas to sell. Trouble is, I end up keeping too many for myself. Great card! Thanks for sharing with us
    Karen
    The Kraft Journal

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    1. I have a sweing machine, not vintage, and I'm not good at threading it or sewing with it. I've been wanting to take a basic sewing class where you bring your own machine and they show you how to use it. When I mean basic I do not want to have to make an item but just learn how to thread, make bobbin & use the functions of it with fabric scraps so I;d not have to buy any good fabric and be frustrated that I have to make a project until I was ready after learning initial basics.
      Melissa
      "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  7. Hi Melissa - like the play on words and love your vintage sewing machine stamp. Thanks for sharing you card at Lexi's Creations this time in our "Monochromatic" challenge.
    Helen x (DT)

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  8. This is beautiful!! I love the sewing machine!! I have that stamp set but haven't used that stamp yet!! Love the sentiment!! Thanks so much for playing along at Paper Playtime and have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts
    Paper Playtime DT

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  9. Ha ha, I love the sentiment. Thank you for moving out of your comfort zone for Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  10. Very clever card and sentiment. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Tuesday Throwdown DT

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  11. Wonderful CAS design!! :) Thanks for playing along with us again at Tuesday Throwdown! Hope you’ll join us again for the next challenge and good luck! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* - DT member

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  12. Love your embossing details and the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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  13. Simple yet elegant! Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero!

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  14. Beautiful card. Love the stamping and the embossing really sets the card off. Thanks for joining us over at Paper Playtime.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ Paper Playtime ♥DT

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