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Masculine Card with Vintage Travel


A friend’s dad recently had a card shower for his 90th birthday—and he looks fab! I decided to make a vintage car card…love this image, it’s detailed and shaded but you can still hand-color parts of it. So I broke out the Prismacolor pencils and went to town…then I fussy cut the car.

I layered maroon cardstock with the woodgrain vellum and gold washi and gold paper for the sentiment. I die cut the vellum with a stitched rectangle die for a little extra texture. The woodgrain vellum is nice and thick for vellum, with a ton of texture and it takes color from inks well too. I’ve stenciled on top with Distress inks and it works great!

The sentiment is from the Hero Arts Birthday Messages set. It’s a great versatile stamp set and you can custom order it at no extra cost…and also get 15% off your cart of $25 or more when you use my coupon code below!

Here’s a close-up so you can see the vellum texture…yummy, huh? And it comes out the package all ready to use.

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Author: craftychark

Loves reading, crafting, writing and The Wizard of Oz.

10 thoughts on “Masculine Card with Vintage Travel

  1. This is so cool! What an awesome car and a great card. Love how you colored it.

  2. Awesome masculine card! I love that car!

  3. Oh cool masculine design!!

  4. I love the color and shading on the card. WOW

  5. Great design, and awesome job on the coloring & fussy-cutting!!! 🙂 ~ Andrea

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