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Saturday, March 21, 2015

LUCKY Poker Who's Counting Bday Card

Made this masculine birthday card for a special friend that likes to go to the Casinos and usually wins at the poker table.

Used Kraft cardstock for base which I embossed with a Woodgrain embossing folder to give it a wood table look. Used Tim Holtz Poker Face embossing folders. To give it more masculine look I distressed the Poker cards using TH sander & TH Distress Ink. Recycled a piece of gold foil cardstock cut out from a previous project. Stamped 'LUCKY' using MISTI for lining it up straight. Added a heart brad to attach to gold foil cardstock. Stamped birthday sentiment 'Who's Counting?' using MISTI (yes I have been using this wonderful tool & like it a lot). Added a gold brad.

























Supplies List 


embossing: the Paper Studio Woodgrain - to resemble a wood table
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
metal: gold brad, red heart brad
paper: cardstock - Kraft, gold foil, red
Spellbinder: Nest Labels Eight <-- recycled cut out from previous project
stamp: Inkadinkado Games - 'LUCKY'  
   Scrappy Moms Hooray for Birthdays 'Who's Counting?'
Tim Holtz: embossing - Poker Face emb folder  Distress Ink - black soot
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

3/23 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#143 A Touch of Metal UE 3/17


3/27 HIMCR#192 Embossing 3E(#1) 3/21
3/27 Jos Scrap Shack FCC#80 Special Bday 3E(#1) 3/20





4/2 Red Carpet Studio RCS #95 The Lucky One 3E(#1) 3/15







8 comments:

  1. Such a clever use of metal! I bet your friend will feel extra lucky when they receive this fab card. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps, good luck!

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  2. Great playing cards card Melissa..Perfect for our add metal challenge at Loves Rubberstamps, hope to see you soon again, please join our Sunday hop too, Hugs Blankina

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  3. What a unique card, very clever! I'm sure your friend will love receiving it. Thanks for playing along with Funday Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.

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  4. Really cute birthday card! I love the sentiment, different but cute! Thanks so much for playing with us this week in our Funday Friday challenge!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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  5. Cute card. Thanks for playing at RCS.

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  6. Your friend is gonna love that card. Nice work. Thanks for sharing over at Red Carpet Studios!
    Angela

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  7. Oh I like that!! Very cool!!! Great job. Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog this week!

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  8. super cute card! Thanks for sharing with us over at Red Carpet Studio

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