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Saturday, September 19, 2015

TH Old Jalopy Emb Bday Card for my brother

Please click here to check out my Halloween w/ Prize Giveaway 9/19 - 10/3. 

Created this masculine birthday card for my brother using mostly Tim Holtz items. My brother likes Vintage & Antique items so this Old Jalopy will be perfect.

Supplies List 

adhesive:  Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen
ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
machine: Sizzix BIGkick

Sizzix: photo corners 
Spellbinder: Nest Inverted Scalloped Circle 
stamp: Scrappy Moms All in the Family - sentiment 'Celebrate Today! Brother'
Stampin' Up: punch - 1 3/4" Circle
Tim Holtz:  cardstock - brown core'dinations   
   Kraft Shattered core'dinations - brown, orange 
   embossing - Artful Muse Set Old Jalopy emb folder

   stamp/die - The Journey - sentiment 'Enjoy the Journey'
   stickles: Vintage Photo - on the dot of the exclamation point & on the photo corners

Entering this into the following challenges:    

9/19  Pile It On Ch#86 Birthday  UE  9/13  Birthday for my brother

9/21  Scrappy Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch - Brown & Orange Color Ch  UE  9/15

9/23  Crafty Catz Wkly Ch#293 Special Occasion  3E(#1)  9/18  Birthday for my brother

9/24  Sweet Stampin Ch Emboss It    2E(#2)  9/19

9/25  Allsorts Ch Wk329 Sparkle  3E(#2)  9/19   Sparkle - Stickles
9/25  HIMCR #217 Freestyle  3E(#2)  9/19
9/25 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#106 Boys to Men  3E(#1)  9/18  Birthday for my brother

9/27  Craftin Desert Diva Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch#64 "Fav Color Combo"  UE  9/14
   Color Combo - Brown, Orange 

9/28  Cuttlebug Mania Ch - Wheels   3E(#1)  9/15

9/30 Cut It Up Ch80 Oh, Brother! Something for Sibling & Share Story  1E(#1) 9/18
   Birthday for my Brother whose Birthday is in Nov close to Thanksgiving; thus the brown & orange colors are perfect for that time of the yr and he likes Vintage/Antique items so the Old Jalopy is perfect

9/30 Simon Says Stamp Use Tim Holtz Stamps Ch UE 9/5


  1. What a very pretty card!! Your Brother will love it!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!

  2. Such a fantastic card! I love that you put enjoy the journey instead of happy birthday on the's perfect with the Old Jalopy. Thanks for joining Fun~day Friday at Jo's Scrap Shack.

  3. Wow! Love what you did with our challenge!!
    You did wheely good!!

    Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!


  4. Great male card and the old jalopy certainly fills the bill for your Brother.

    Thanks for joining in our Sparkle challenge at Allsorts this week.


  5. Wonderful masculine card, love the image and vintage feel to the card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  6. Lovely male card with a vintage touch.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge.
    If you are interested Mervi’s Candy & Challenge is going on at my blog till the end of September;-))m

  7. Love the crackle. This is a perfect card for a man!

    Thanks for joining us for our "Oh, Brother!" challenge at Cut it Up!


  8. I am sure your brother will love it!! :)

    Thanks for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas "Favorite Color Combo" Linky Party!
    ~ DT Lori

  9. Wow Melissa! Love this card! The Old Jalopy goes perfect against that awesome shattered glass paper! Love that paper! Great card hon! Thank you for stopping by Jo's Scrap Shack and playing along in our challenge this week!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  10. This is brilliant. Love it! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  11. Great card Melissa, you're brother will love it

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x