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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Copper Gear CAS Father's Day Cards

I have a busy few weeks up ahead. We are expecting about 25 guests from America to help with our annual English camp in our little town. I have some posts written that I still need to tweak. In light of the busyness of this time of the year, I may not be able to update my blog as regularly as I would like. But I should be back before the month is over! :)

I have a pair of CAS Mixed Media Cards today for Father's Day.  These are mass producible and show that Want2Scrap® bling works well with masculine cards as well. I started with embossing the white panel with Spellbinders’ Bricks and Bar M-Bossabilities, then I swiped it with two shades of brown Distress Inks, and adhered them to black card bases.
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I then rubbed some DecoArt Copper Kettle Metallic Lustre on the Want2Scrap Shifting Gears Large Silhouette and cut it in half to use on 2 cards. I intentionally didn’t cover the silhouette completely to show the texture of the paper. I then embellished the round gears with the Nestabling Petite Scalloped Circle Sm Black Rhinestones and Baby Bling Pearls LeCreme pearls.
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I added some SRM Stickers on the embossed panel. The sentiment is by Penny Black Hot Rod and stamped using Clearsnap inks.
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I adhered the cut gears die cuts using foam squares. Here you can see the layers and many dimensions of the cards, which is made possible by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z Runner and foam squares.
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I'm entering these to the following challenges: The Pink Elephant (father's day), Crazy for Challenges (masculine), SSS Monday Challenge (use paint); CASE This Sketch; SSS Wed Challenge (masculine).
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7 comments:

  1. Oh, these are both fabulous! So cool!

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  2. These are beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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  3. Love these Nina - so grungy without being 'dark'. PRaying your camp goes well.
    Blessings
    MAxine

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  4. Two wonderful Father's Day cards and thank you for sharing and for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... :)

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  5. Hi Nina, good luck with your English camp, sounds like fun!
    Great mens cards for Father's day and I love all the cogs and texture.

    Happy crafting, hugs Erika. x

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