Saturday, May 21, 2011

Cricut Cardz Challenge #75 : Masculine Card with wheels

Hi , hope you're having a great Saturday! It's a long weekend here ( Victoria Day) and it's the first time in quite awhile that we're not gone camping with a large group at Ole' MacDonald Farm campground . I'm really missing the crazy chaos that is ten families camping together for 4 days. We moved from Alberta ( where we lived and camped for 15 years!!!!) back home to Newfoundland and even though there are so many spectacular places to camp here, we're not going out this weekend.  :(  My DH leaves for work on Sunday or Monday so we couldn't squeeze in camping this year. I was feelin' kinda blue, but as I watch my kids cruise around our property ( lot's of space here!!!) with their quads / dirt bikes  , I felt happier just knowing that they were content to hang around home this weekend!!! And as an added bonus ... the sun is actually shining!!! We've had so much rain here this past month,  we are overdue for for some nice weather!!! I really hope Slave Lake , AB gets all our rain.... they sure need it right now. The town has been devastated by massive wildfires. Please keep them in your prayers.

Okay, this post is supposed to be about my card, right???  Sorry about all the rambling!!! I haven't played along with Cricut Cardz Challenge in awhile. They've had so many wonderful prompts but time just wasn't on my side! I even got so far as to make my beach card, but I missed the deadline!!! Not this time, although I'm getting close to it!!!!!! With Father's Day fast approaching , and my Dad's bday is in in June, too, I figured that this is the perfect challenge for me to get a card made  in time to mail it to my dad!!!!
I was inspired by Barb's card ... I really love the truck on the embossed background. I embossed a peice of sheet metal with my Cuttlebug folder that looks  alot like a toolbox.

The truck image is cut at 4 3/4"  with the sticker feature on. The sentiment base is the modern label punch from SU!.

I used leftover strips of the embossed metal for the inside to complete the look. The tire rim is actually a small grommet from Stampn' Up! and it fit perfectly !! I used a little splash of red for the sentiment base , with craft white inked sentiment.

Now all I have to do is mail this card to my dad!!!
Thanks for looking and visiting my little spot in Blogland!!!
Have a great & safe weekend!!


  1. The embossed metal is fabulous! Love it, Candy :)

  2. You did a great job. I love the embossing. It really makes this card stand out from others.
    I'm your newest follower.

  3. Thank you for mentioning me in your blog. Your card turned out so well using the diamond plate embossing folder. Good job!!! Thanks for joining us for this challenge.

    Barb from Toronto, Canada
    CCC Design Team #2

  4. Great job with this challange. Love the embossed metal. The truck looks great against the metal background.

    Thanks for playing along @ CCC.