Monday, May 16, 2011

Simply Sunday Challenge: Retro Daddy!!!

I am entering this over at kandrews gettingcricky for the Simply Sunday Challenge
for a chance to win the fathers day cartridge.
Also entering this in  Cricut Cardz Challenge #75 over at cricutcardzchallenge


I cut this to fit in a #10 size envelope it is cut at 4 x 9
Car is from Cricut Cartridge Nifty Fifties  pg. 24 cut at 2"
The solid background paper is Recollections
The plaid is Recollections Bright & Basics pack
Embossed with cuttlebug folder plaid
The paper for the car is DCWV Shimmer Stack 
The acrylic discs/dew drops were colored with Ranger Adirondack Alcohol Ink color- Lettuce
The sentiment "Dad" was stamped with Stampin' Up brush stroke alphabet and cut by hand
The stamp ink is memento color lady bug
The car is popped up with SU Dimensionals

20 comments:

  1. This is so awesome, Elaine! My dad would LOVE this card! The papers you used are just perfect and I love the embossing! Great design!

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  2. Awesome take on the challenge. I love the effects from alcohol inks...gonna have to get some.
    Jessica

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  3. I love this card! I really need to get that cartridge! I have such a long list of cartridges that I want lol!

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  4. That is so gosh darn cute, Elaine. I have this cart and have seen this cut many times, and it always turns out great. My turn to try it now. Great job! Thanks for hopping in the Bake Sale Blog Hop!--Pat

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  5. Elaine, this is downright handsome girl! I LOVE IT! I think it is sheer brilliant that you made the card long to emphasize the long card--how cool is that?
    Thanks so much for playing along in my Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky!

    Big Cricky Hugs,
    K Andrew of Getting Cricky!

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  6. This is so nice, I love the car. Great Father's Day Card. Good Luck!
    Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
    Hugs,
    Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM
    http://the3esblog.blogspot.com

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  7. Great card. I just created a card today with this cut for my BIL's 50th birthday. Stop by my blog--I have an award for you :-)

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  8. That is amazing. How cool to make a long card. I love odd shapes and sizes and this is perfect. I gotta get this cart
    Thanks for playing along on our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky
    Hugs
    Brenda Getting Cricky DTM
    Http://createbyburffrau.blogspot.com

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  9. Elaine this card rocks! Great texture, dp and cuts <3

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  10. This is such a great masculine card!

    Thanks for playing along @ CCC.

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  11. Very cute card, thanks so much for joining CCC!

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  12. Hi Elaine, SUPER cute card! I'm a follower now...found you at The Outlawz.

    Hugs,
    Naomi

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  13. Perfect for a dad your nailed it.

    Thanks for joining us in the Father's Day Link Up Party.

    Hugs
    Dusti
    www.scrappinwithcricut.com

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  14. Isn't this cart one of the best! Love it. Great idea to make it for a #10 envelope.

    -Tammy

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  15. Great card! I love the color and I do love plaid!

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  16. I'm your newest follower, come follow me home!

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  17. What a great card. The card is awesome!

    callahancountrybugs.blogspot.com

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