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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Vintage Valise Bday Card

Made this shaped birthday card with newly bought Tim Holtz Vintage Valise die. Stamped a Simon Says Stamp exclusive/Tim Holtz stamp for inside. Recycled some cardboard to make the valise/suitcase handle sturdier.

 Supplies List

adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
ink:  VersaFine onyx Black
machine: Tim Holtz Vagabond
recycle: cardboard - used to make valise/suitcase handle sturdier
stamp: Simon Says Stamp exclusive/TH - Stamptember 2014
Stampin' Up: embossing - Chevron emb folder

Tim Holtz:  brads - 8 metal
    cardstock - all core'dinations - black soot, walnut stain, 
      brown Kraft Shattered (pattern paper)
      scrap piece for corners that had been previously embossed w/ SU chevron pattern
   die - Vintage Valise   Distress Ink - walnut stain
   tools - sander
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:    
1.  2/17  CRAFT Ch350 Make Your Own Embellishment  5E(#12/11
   Embellishment - corner pieces embossed and then die cut

2. 2/17  DRS Designs Ch Thurs #213 Hot & Cold Use either mostly warm colors or cool colors  UE 2/11
   used mostly cool colors

3.  2/19  HIMCR #238 Super Scraps Sat  3E(#12/13
    scrap piece for corners that had been previously embossed w/ SU chevron pattern
4.  2/19  Suzy Bees Blooming Ch117 Anything goes w/ twist - Sentimental   UE  2/13

5.  2/20  Pile It On Ch #101 Homemade Embellishments  UE  2/7
   Embellishment - corner pieces embossed and then die cut

6.  2/26  Cardz TV Card Des Ch #2 Bday Card  3E(#1)  2/12 

7.  2/29  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Feb 2016 Ch  UE  2/1
   brown Kraft Shattered (pattern paper)    
8.  2/29  DLART Feb 2016 Linky  no stack  1Eperday  2/1
9.  2/29  Vintage Journey Feb Ch - Industrial  UE  2/5 

10.  3/5  Sweet Stamps Feb Anything Goes Ch  UE  2/7


  1. Oh I love this card...those buckles look gorgeous

  2. What a fabulous birthday card!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!

  3. Great card, love the texture and the straps and buckles are wonderful! Thank you for joining us at A Vintage Journey, Deb xo

  4. wow---looks amazing! Thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog!

  5. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x