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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Antique Car Father's Day Card

Created this Father's Day card with an antique car/road theme. 

For front of card I used Cricut cartridge Heritage to cut the car. Sanded the cardstock with TH sander. Recycled some plastic for the car's windshield & window. Debossed Th 'june' & heat embossed TH '21' on red cardstock. Used TH scribbles/splat die for road pavement.

For inside of card I used Melanie Brown's of Courtney Designs file, Road Sign Card, which you can click here to see.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Heritage 2" Car2
   Melanie Brown's Courtney Designs file  Artiste  2 1/2" Sign   1/2" Lettering
embossing:  Zing Silver emb powder
Hero Arts: stamp - CL498 - sentiment 
ink: VersaMark
machine: Cricut Explore Air
papers:  the Paper Studio Road Trip scrapbook  
   cardstocks - Kraft brown  black, lt blue, red, white, yellow
recycle: plastic from a pkg - for car's windshield & window
Tim Holtz: cardstock - black, gray  die - Scribbles & Splat
   embossing - Mths deboss - june    stamp - Mini Worn Text - 21
   tools - sander, stapler

Entering this into the following challenges:   

Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch -  Dad Rocks   UE 6/2

6/12 Catch the Bug - Jun Anything Goes 3E(#2) 6/6  

6/13 Glitter N Sparkle Ch140 Anything Goes  3E(#3) 6/7

6/13 Pile It On Ch#72 For/Featuring a Father/Man UE 6/7

6/14 Bitten By The Bug 2 Ch Signs of the Time Ch - Use a Sign or a Banner   UE  6/8

6/14 Kraft Journal Ch#227 Take Your Pick - Pick 3  2E(#2)  6/8
   Pick 3+ - Black, White, Masculine, Car, Red 


6/15 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#155 Spots & Dots UE  6/9  
   there are spots & dots after the TH Kraft core'd black cardstock is sanded & on the embossed TH '21'

621 Craftin Desert Diva Link It Up & Craft It Up Linky Party Ch#57 Father's Day  UE 6/8
6/21 Fantabulous Cricut Ch#253 Father's Day 3E(#2) 6/8 

6/30 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2015 Ch UE 6/1
6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 6/1 


  1. Great Father's Day card Melissa!! Loving that car!! Great inside, too. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Sign/Banner Challenge' at BBTB2!!!! :)

  2. Another wonder card Melissa!! Love that car! Thanks for playing with us at FCCB :)

  3. Another awesome seeing an Artiste image on there too!!! Thanks again for linking up to Craftin' Desert Divas Father's Day Linky Party!

  4. Always like to see the inside of cards decorated too. Thanks for entering at the Kraft Journal.

  5. What a great masculine card Melissa! I am loving the antique car with the details you gave it and I love your road sign. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)

  6. Awesome card! Love all the texturizing you did!
    Thanks for joining us at Craftin' Desert Diva's Father's Day Linky Party!

  7. Great Fathers Day card! I love the antique car and how you have it that vintage vintage look. Wonderful choice of papers, too and love that sign on the inside. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  8. Love the distressed look of the card - very effective for this fabulous card. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Pile it On Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  9. Great card, Melissa. Thanks so much for sharing with us.
    The kraft Journal

  10. Super creation.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle.
    Hope to see you again soon,
    Tracey DTxx

  11. Love that Cricut truck cut for Father's Day - it's almost like TH's die. Glad you could use Melody's inspiration - that is what she and BBTB2 are all about.


  12. This is fantastic! The car looks awesome!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Craftin Desert Diva's, be sure to check back June 22 for the New Release!

  13. Thank you for sharing your card with us at Loves Rubberstamps.

  14. I really like the vintage look of this. Thank you for joining us at FCCB.