Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Aging Like Perfect Wine :)

Welcome back bloggie friends. Today is my brother's birthday and although late, I did put a card in the mail for him that I made a few days ago.  It would have been on time if it didn't have to swim, in slow motion, all the way across the Atlantic :)

For his card, I used the Aged to Perfection stamp set from Fiskars. It is one of my go to stamp sets when I need a card for a guy and in a hurry to boot.

 
I coloured the image with my copic markers and cut the mat with the Spellbinders Labels 8 dies.  The cardstock and DP are all from my stash, as are the brads and the ribbon. In fact, this card was made using all scraps! I feel so proud lol.  My scraps tend to multiply in their drawers, and I tend to forget to use them, so as you can imagine, I have loads and loads.  I didn't have burgundy brads, so I just coloured some white ones that I had in my little pot.


For the inside I used a another stamp from the same set, and layered the same papers.
 
This would have been one of those really quick cards, except that it takes me a long time to colour.  Looking at the pictures above, the grapes look more like cherries but they are in actual fact burgundy - about the same colour as the bottle of wine and the wine in the glass.  The camera didn't capture the correct colour.  Note that this was the camera ~ not operator error :)
 
Have a wonderful day and till next time,
keep on crafting.
 
Hugs,
Lena
~*~
 


4 comments:

  1. Wonderful card inside and outside I like the grapes and that backing paper
    Kevin xx

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  2. Happy Birthday to your brother! Love the stamp you used. The paper you used looks great with the ribbon and brads. I love the sentiment inside. I'm glad I'm not the only one who has problems with purple and the camera not showing it correctly.
    Lots of Hugs,
    Laura

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  3. I am sure your brother will be happy with this card.
    It looks good for a man.
    And the text is good!!!!
    And you also havea nice background on your blog. I am still trying to change mine ...but no luck till now.
    xxx

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  4. Thank you for the visited our CottageCutz Blog. You have a very nice BLOG. Your card is beautiful! Love it! Olena

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