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Sunday, 27 May 2012

Corrosive Challenges

Hi Folks
Hope you are all enjoying this glorious weather here in the UK.
Just come back from a lovely few days visit with my daughter in Manchester.  Couldn't resist doing a bit of girly shopping while I was there and of course, sipping Pimms in a pub beer garden just had to be done lol.
I didn't really get chance to look at the computer and am a bit behind with my commenting.  My apologies for not visiting you all but will try and catch up over the next few days.

Today sees the start of a new challenge over at Corrosive Challenges.  This is the last challenge for the month of May with our sponsor Tickled Pink stamps.
This fortnight our challenge theme is "Not Too Shabby".  We would like to see all your vintage/shabby chic creations.  The design team have come up with some gorgeous projects for inspiration if you want to pop over.


It is my future son-in-law's birthday next week so thought I had better get on and get his cards made.  This is a vintage topper from Kanban and was just perfect for his card.  I used some coredinations and some papers from Papermania.  I used my distress tool to distress all the edges.  The little cogs are some peel offs that I have had for ages.  For the sentiment (from Craftwork Cards) I cut out one of the largest cogs and mounted my sentiment onto it.  The topper and the sentiment were put on using foam pads to give some dimension to the card.  A ribbon and some buttons were the finishing touches.

Looking forward to seeing all your creations.  If you think that shabby chic or vintage is not your style why not give it a go, you may be pleasantly surprised.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Dimension
Whimsy Stamps - Vintage/Shabby chic
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Card for a man
Aud Sentiments - Any sentiment
One Stop - For the boys
Allsorts - Happy Birthday to someone special
Robyns Fetish - Birthday with sentiment on front
Joanna Sheen - Remember when
Here Come The Boys - Anything goes

Thanks for popping by.
Take care.

28 comments:

Sarah said...

I absolutely love this card Mags, gorgeous image and design. Thank you for joining us at Whimsy Stamps for our Shabby Chic challenge, good luck x

Jan said...

This is beautiful Mags, thanks for joining us at JSC xx Jan GDT

Daniele said...

just loving this Mags, love the shiny cogs
hugs

Wendy said...

Fabulous card Mags...glad you had a lovely time with your daughter.
Wendy xx

lindyloo said...

Hi Mags
oh wow i just love your card thank you for playing along with us this week at crafty catz hope to see you backk with us soon
linda x

Donna Mosley said...

Mags, this is amazing, love the image and those cogs are fab.

Donna x

I Don't Do Straight said...

Cool card Mags..... love the layout and the vintage feel :)

Linda (Lindyloo) said...

Hi Mags
Sounds like you have had a fab time and really enjoyed yourself. Nice!
Love the card, totally perfect for all the challenges and I am sure the recipient will be thrilled.
Have a great week. Linda x

Linda Palmer said...

I love this vintage card. Love your image and design, great card and the metal works you have on it just make it all fit perfect.

Joan said...

Fabulous vintage card I love all the cogs on it and that image is great

Joan x

Jane said...

Fabulous card, just perfect. Thanks for playing along with us at Joanna Sheen on the 'Remember When' Challenge & good luck. Jane x

Susan Flynn said...

Mmmmm I have just had two days of drinking Pimms in the garden - yummy! Now on the wagon til next weekend lol!! Love your card and what a fab image! Your son in law to be will love it xx

Hannelie said...

Stunning card!
Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish!

Regan said...

This is a sensational masculine card, Mags! Your future SIL will love it! Love the sepia tone and the fabulous circle sentiment! The cog stickers are pretty cool too! :)
{hugs}
Regan

Mona Evy said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations Wedensdays Challenge.

Debs said...

Fabulous card Mags - love the image and the peel off cogs are wonderful.
Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments with us this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Jasmine said...

This is awesome, Mags. A pefect masculine card, and definitely very vintage. Everything coordinates perfectly, and I really like those cog stickers. Fantastic job!

Shelby said...

This is an awesome vintage and masculine design!!! Love the color palette and all of the gears are just spot on perfect.

Shelby

Kathy said...

This came out great Mags. Love the vintage car and the cogs are the perfect embellishment for it. Beautifully done.

Mummylade said...

What a lovely project Mags! Thank you so much for sharing and participating in our anniversary celebrations at Allsorts, good luck!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card Mags I love the metalic cogs and gears great touch...

Thanks for joining in our 3rd birthday celebrations this week at Allsorts...

Emma xxx

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for joining us at One Stop Craft Challenge..And good luck.

Caz OSCC DT

Aunty Sue said...

Oh Mags glad you enjoyed your trip to manchester dont get into the city centre much these days although just 1/2hr from there. Great card and thanks for joining us at CRAFTY CATZ

Craftdee said...

Thanks for joining in the Here Come The Boys challenge with this fabulous card - good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺

Helen said...

Lovely card, just love those cogs. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Helen DT xx

Woo said...

Loving the Vintage finish! Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys. Woo x

Ani said...

Absolutely beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at our Dimension challenge at Creative Card Crew! Ani
P.S. I have a candy on my blog if you're interested http://beautifulworld-ani.blogspot.com

Carol said...

Fab card Mags, thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x