Friday, 9 August 2013

Born to be Wild?

My man stash is seriously low!!!!!!
And the cards stash is as well........ LOL

Made this earlier in the week and it kind of just evolved with lots of bits which needed to be used up as they were getting moved about and no doubt would have ended up dog eared and tattered and then in the bin!

The stamp is one which I bought some time ago as I thought it would be useful for man cards - it's never seen ink until now!
I stamped it onto some dark yellow coredinations cardstock and matted it onto black.
The whole card is made on black cardstock - the hounds tooth backing paper is from an old paper stack which has long lost the front so have no idea who made it - wish I did 'cos the more I look at it, the more I like it... and perhaps may have bought another pad the same!
The cogs and wheels were all cut from black card.
The embossed piece was a scrap left over from another project and found it's way onto here for no other reason other than it looked a bit like a tyre tread??
(Well I thought it did anyway!)
I put two square black metal brads in the top corner.
The 'Route 66' sign was a download, topped off with glossy accents and I finished it with a metal spanner charm which has been in my stash since the year dot!
Now all I need is someone who likes bikes to send it to........

Challenges -
Delightful Challenges - Make it Pop (Lots of Layers)
Paper Playtime - Lots of Yellow
Cards for Men - Heavy Metal
Top Tip Tuesday - Dry Embossing
The Male Room - Anything Goes
Penny's paper Crafty - Dry Embossing
Oldie but Goodie - Boy/Male
LOC -  Use something Metal and/or LOC

Hello to my latest followers - thank you for following me!
Am off for a trawl through blogland now - and wish you all a great weekend whatever you're doing! x


Gibmiss said...

Hi Viv
Gorgeous card Viv... Stunning image....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Berni Cuttino said...

Fun masculine card. Beautifully crafted. Great design and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Delightful Challenges. We look forward to seeing you again.
Berni, DT

Dewi Lestari said...

It's fabulous! Love the vintage touch. Thanks for joining at Oldie but a Goodie: Boys/Male

Heather Rogers said...

Great card for a man. I love how you have pulled it together. The tyre track is sheer genius considering it was a piece of scrap!

Well done!

Crafty Hugs
Heather xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fab guy card Viv! Love the stamp so useful for a lot of cards! Love how you did the route 66 with the spanner! Susan x

Crafty Lark said...

Great male card Viv, love the combination of elements and the black and yellow is perfect. xx Flora

coops said...

stunning male card viv.i love the fabulous image and striking colours and your details are fab :D

xx coops xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Brilliant!! what a super card Viv
jacqui xx

Pia S said...

What a cool design, just perfect for a male card! The 'Route 66' sign looks like it's made of metal - you did a really good job with this one.

Mrs A. said...

Classic and a stunner in one. Hugs Mrs a.

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card I love your image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Stamps and Paper said...

A fabulous mans card Viv...I love those cog dies...


McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Viv I love the image and the cogs
Kevin xx

Paper Junkie said...

I love this card Viv as it's so retro. The 66 badge and spanner is brilliant. One day I may head down that highway, but I don't think it will be on a bike! X

Bev said...

Fab images and embellishments Viv, they all go to make a great man card.

Thanks for joining us at The Male Room

Bev :)

Mau xx said...

Thanks for your visit Viv, It means a lot to see friendly faces.
Love the card, its a great male card. I find them so difficult as I don't have many images to work with.
Hugs Mau xx
Hope you are nicely settled in your new home. x

Elaine Stark said...

A great man card. Love the colours and elements. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Rocky said...

This card is amazing, I love the use of black and yellow, so cool. Yes it does look like tyre tread! Thanks for joining us at The Male Room.

Donna Ellis said...

Great Card, Viv! Love that motorcycle theme in the collage! looks wonderful! The gears in the background are the perfect touch! hugs, de {Creative Smiles}

Shelby said...

Love all the bits and bobs you've used to create this awesome man card!! Love it


Kami-koneko said...

super card, that bike is realy cool, and so is your dp :)

thank you for joining LOC
-Laila aka Koneko

Janice said...

Perfect male card, love the cogs and image, a great entry into OBAG this week, Jx

Jules said...

Hi Viv

What a brilliant male card. I love that stamp!!! Can't believe it is it's first outing!

Loving the colour combo too.

Hope you are having a good week.

Love Jules xx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Brilliant male card Viv.
Sarn xxx


love this card, the image is fab
thanks for going us at Cards for Men
hugs CAZ

Janis said...

Thank you for playing at Paper Playtime. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
Paper Playtime Challenge Page on Facebook
Stop by our new linky party blog An Inky Situation and Link Up!
:) Janis
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Lynn said...

Thanks for hopping over to my blog, and the lovely comment. This card is fabulous. Love every detail! Lynn x

Annette said...

Fab card. Love how you've distressed the embossing.
Thanks for joining our embossing challenge at Top Tip Tuesday too.
Netty's Cards

Jacki Daniels said...

Thank you so much for playing along with us this time at Digi sketch challenge this is gorgeous hope you see you again soon
Jacki xx