Saturday, February 4, 2012

Blog Hop--Route 66 Card

Welcome!  So glad you've "hopped" over because...
The designers at CARD A DAY BLOG are joining together to do a blog hop this weekend! The theme is Masculine cards! Let's not let the guys have all the fun on Super Bowl Sunday....let's get a little of our own fun in!
To join in....visit all the participating designers by visiting their sites, some are having prize give make sure you pop in! Comment on all the blogs too, because at the end of the weekend, they are going to send a list of all who commented on their blog, and we are going to do a GRAND PRIZE DRAWING of all comments left on each blog! Blog Hop Prize
So JOIN IN TODAY....comment on the main blog page, and visit the other hop pages and comment there too!
Now, onto my card!
Today I'm showing a quick and easy card perfect for the birthday boy in your life who loves cars.  This card uses the freebie SVG file I offered on the blog yesterday.  If you didn't grab it yet, scroll down!  Be sure and leave a comment here for a chance to win the prize I'm giving away (info under the card details).  And stop back tomorow for another card and another chance to win my blog candy.

1.  Stamp car using dark blue ink.  Fussy cut out image.
2.  Cut Route 66 sign using electronic cutter and software (I used Cricut and SCAL).  Use glue stick to attach the layers.
3.  Stamp sentiment on dark blue paper using embossing ink then emboss with white embossing powder.  Attach to white mat.
4.  Attach medium blue paper to cardstock.  Attach light blue paper to that as shown.  Adhere sign and sentiment pieces.
5.  Place foam tape on back of car cutout and attach to base as shown.

--8.5" x 5.5" white cardstock folded in half (for card base)
--4.45" x 5.5" medium blue paper (for first layer)
--2.5" x 4" light blue paper (for second layer strip)
--2.5" x 2.5" (if cutting sign) and 1.25" x 2" dark blue paper (for sentiment)
--2.5" x 2.5" (if cutting sign), 3.5" x 2.5" (to stamp car) and 2.25" x 1.25" (for sentiment mat) white paper.
Crafty Secrets "Car Classics" set
SU Night of Navy 
Embossing Ink
Route 66 Sign, SVG CUT AND CREATE, or similar embellishment
White Embossing Powder
Heat Gun
Glue Stick
Foam Tape

This card is entered into the following challenges:
Stamp, Scrap & Doodle--Diecut or Punches
Crafting For All Seasons--#18 Blue and White
Stampavie--#161 Blue and White
Die Cutting Divas--#50 Anything Goes

Don't sure to leave a comment here and you might win this pack of Chipboard Die-Cut Shapes:
Be sure to come back tomorrow for another masculine card idea and another chance to win my Blog Hop Prize!


Vesta said...

I, too, would rather use the Cricut than cut out fussy images. Nice card.

Erika said...

Great looking card! Thanks for the Route 66 SVG file!

patti said...

I am going to love this hop! I am always looking for ideas for masculine cards.Also thank you for the Route 66 file. Great card!!!!

Kelly S said...

Fabulous masculine card! And thanks for the freebie.

Shirley Clark said...

Great masculine card! Lots of inspiratin today!

Turtlelady~Sandy said...

TY for sharing. We can alway use men's cards ideas :)


Unknown said...

adorable card! My sons friend loves cars. this would be a perfect bday card for him.

Helena Lane said...

Nice card... always difficult for me to find things for men. TFS

Paper Squirrel said...

Very manly card! I know one particular gent that would love it because of his love of cars. :-)

Joanne said...

I love those antique car cards for the men. They are quite nice and so masculine.

Michelle said...

What a great card. We never have many cards done for men and we should create more.

Leanna said...

Nice card, were are the rest of the hops???

Hetty said...

Wonderful card! I love car cards and I have even driven a piece of route 66. Great blog hop!

Cindy said...

Love the retro card! Wish I could cut SVG's!

Rhea said...

How fun. Your card is super!

judyjstamper said...

Great vintage card!

Creative Genie said...

Cool guy card, Cindy. Love your Route 66 cut and the car stamp!


Turtlelady~Sandy said...

Just checking back for day 2 :)

Sheila said...

Thanks for sharing your card with us. My daughter and her husband are trying to travel the whole route 66 on their vacations..

Esther W-B said...

Great idea for a masculine card!

Jennifer said...


I love what you made with your cute svg!!! :) I have trouble with masculine cards, but I do have some cool car stamps by Stampin' Up! Thanks for the inspiration!

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Vidette said...

Really like the way your card looks. Great job.

Sandy said...

Very cute card!

Tina Campbell said...

Cool Card! Cool for any car buff!

cinmfoster said...

Great card, love the Route 66.
Cindy F

Belle said...

Thank You for the great reminder of an "old" way of life...not many of us left who actually traveled on "Route 66"


funkycrafter said...

great card. have some vintage car owners in the family that would love this.

bzyPTmom said...

I love this great car and card!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for a fun hop!

BobbisTreasure at aol dot com

Kay said...

Great the Route 66 on it!!

Norma said...

another cutter here too. don't like fussy cutting, never looks good when I do it.your card is great!

Henhouse said...

Love this card! Thanks for sharing the file. I can use this one.

Bianca said...

What a super cute creation! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca