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Monday 9 January 2012

Vintage at Incy Wincy

 This weeks challenge at Incy Wincy is Vintage and we are sponsored by Stamping Dragon Designs
I decided to recover a diary for my hubby to use, I suppose I should have taken before photos but I forgot. I created this faux leather look by embossing some brown card with the mesh texture cuttlebug embossing folder and then random inking over it with brushed corduroy distress ink. Once that was done I covered the who sheet with vesramark ink and clear embossing powder and heated with a heat gun I love the results.

I have used this fab image of Rupert in his card which I coloured in Sepia tones with my promarkers, I then fussy cut him and mounted him onto a nestie cut shape from some MME paper, I used a promarker to edge the shape. Stuck some peeloff numbers under the image and covered the whole lot with glossy accents.

I would like to enter my diary into the following challenges:
Stamp & Create - Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers - No Floral Embellishments
Oh La La Creations - New Beginnings ( Hope a diary for the new year counts)
Pollycraft - Anything But A Card
Crafty Creations - Heat Embossing
Dude Time Doodles - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Magical Monday - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Mythical Creatures


Dolly Daydreams said...

Wow that was quick !!! Love your card fantastic image and the embossing really helps make it pop. Rupert looks rather spiffing in his vintage car. Thank you for joing us at Crafty Caredmakers and good luck !


Wendi said...

Wow what a fabulous idea very creative love the result and it certainly does count
Thank you so much for sharing it with us at ooh la la hope we see you again

Michelle B. said...

Wow, you rocked the technique - looks amazing! Thanks for playing with us at Dude Time Doodles!

Tammy said...

Terrific! Looks like real leather. Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Dude Time Doodles!

Bettina L. said...

This looks terrific;) Just like the real deal;) Love how you've used the embossing folder and then heat embossed it afterwards. Looks like real rubber and that sepia colouring look stunning. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back the 17th for a new challenge. Bettina xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulousa card, I like the background, Thanks for playing along with us at Dudetime Doodles.
Kevin xx

Kim x said...

Love the Faux Leather look, must give that a try. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Cardmakers
hugs Kimx

Anne Temple said...

This is so gorgeous! Looks like leather and so fun to do. So glad you joined us for the anything goes - masculine challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week.

Cleota said...

WOW! Great creation. Love the glossy look to the papers! Thanks for joining our anything goes challenge at Dude Time Doodles. Hope to see you again soon.

DTD Dudette & Sponsor Coordinator

Joey said...

Fantastic detail in this Jenny, I love the glossy look to it, thanks for joining us at pollycraft. Joey x

Sally said...

A very clever creation & super detail. Thanx for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Anne said...

What a great look you got with the double embossing, clever idea!
Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Dawn said...

Great Dude card! Well done on the faux leather!!!
Thanks for playing at Dude Time Doodles this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Anonymous said...

Brilliant creation.Great background technique and love how you turned the image into a plaque.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Daniele said...

the faux effect is very realistic, your diary is perfect for this weels challenge at OLL
thanks for joining us