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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Road Trip Framed Father's Day Gift

Created this Father's Day framed gift using an 'On the Road' theme. Used Tim Holtz Mini Jalopy & Arrow dies. Used a map from Cracker Barrel that I scanned, cropped TX part & printed. Used TH Travel Signs embossing folder. Used TH Stripes Layering Stencil with TH Distress Ink below the embossing. Added washi tape. Used burlap for texture matting.



Supplies List 

frame: 12" x 12"
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
machine: Sizzix
material: Canvas Home Basics burlap
misc: map from Cracker Barrel scanned & printed for TX part
paper:  the Paper Studio Travel Icons scrapbook, cardstock - blue, red
recycle: plastic for Jalopy windows
stamp: Hero Arts CL335 'Happy Father's Day
Tim Holtz:  die - Mini Jalopy & Arrow,
   Distress Ink - aged mahogany, tumbled glass, walnut stain,
   debossing - Expedition deb border 'journey', embossing - Travel Signs emb folder,
   stencil - Stripes Layering
washi tape: the Paper Studio pointed finger

Entering this into the following challenges:

6/13 A Blog Named Hero Ch#45 It's Not In The Cards Anything But a Card UE comb5totch 6/1
6/17 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #91 Father's Day UE 6/4
6/17 Simon Says Stamp Wed Stencil It 5E(#4) 6/11 

6/23 Cuttlebug Mania Transport 3E(#1) 6/10

6/24 DL.ART Thankful Thurs Ch#132 Masculine 10E(#2) 6/12


  1. Lovely crafting on your blog. I've missed you taking part in my Craftyhazelnut challenges - hope to see you back soon. x

  2. Inspiring framed project, Melissa! I love the burlap and textures. Thanks so much for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Stencil It!

  3. I love the burlap, it gives some great texture. I'm sure it was an appreciated gift :) Thanks again for playing at ABNH!

  4. What a great idea to put it in a frame

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x