Thursday, 10 January 2013

Vintage Plane

 Morning all!  As many of you have requested, another card for the guys today.  I found this fun patterned kraft card while I was in Florida last time and I really liked it.  So out it came for my plane card.  I decided to cover it with micro beads to soften the pattern a bit first off.  I then cut a smaller panel for the centre of the card using a small patterned kraft card.  I used my scissor edge to distress it and then a light dusting of black soot around the edges.  I wrapped some black jute twine around the panel and tied a bow.  I used one of the tiny Tim Holtz gears for the centre of the bow (aren't they cute!)  Next I stamped my vintage plane stamp from the Going Places set by JustRite on kraft card. I cut it out with the matching Antique Label and Banner dies and inked the edges with tea dye distress ink to age it. Then I used a white pencil to add a bit of highlight to the image, especially in the background.  I cut a larger black mat for the image and layered them up in the middle of the card.  I stamped my sentiment on kraft card and cut it out with the banner tag in the set.  I cut off the ends of the banner and rounded them slightly.  Then I cut an additional banner, nipped it in half and added underneath so it looks like the banner has been folded back on itself.  I used Cosmic Shimmer black PVA dots around the edge to finish it off.  I'm sure this would work for so many of the men in our lives, don't you?  Finished dimensions are 6 1/2" x 8" in size.






152 comments:

Pam said...

A true male card today Sue. I like the new stamps and dies for this type of card. Hope you are having fun at the CHA.

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue

This is Fabulous Sue, I love it. I have three male birthdays in my family this month and this will be just the job for all three (they don't see each other). The colours are amazing. Thank you so much for sharing.

Michelle E xx

jean.phillips1 said...

Morning Sue, great male card, love the stamps! Have a good time at the CHA, will you be on tv with Nigel and Leonie? Love Jean x

Debs Artliff said...

Good Morning Sue another great mans card at the momment im watching to show that the card was on. I cant wait for my multi buy to arrive. I really like the back ground paper. Ive just seen on c&c that theres a spellbinders show on saturday will be tuning in for that. Have a good time in the states you lucky thing.


Debs Artliff

Patricia said...

Good morning Sue,
Loved this when I saw it on the show. These stamps are on my wish list for my crafty spend next month. This months budget well spent already!!!
Have a Great Day

Patricia xx

Celina Dee said...

Great guy card Sue. It's so man-ish LOL.
I am so pleased for you to be able to go to CHA's and I bet they are great!! Have a great time.
Celina

baconbits said...

Morning Sue
What a super guy card Really liking these stamps and so good that it makes guys a tad easier for us.
TFS
Hugs
Amanda x

Jan.moogie said...

One of my favourite mens cards and you have put it on the blog. Thanks Sue x

Ladock girl said...

Great Man's card Sue, love the plain image. Linda xxxx

Gail said...

Morning Sue, another winner, just. Love this mans card!would never have thought to use micro beads for a male card,but they work so well.
Gail C x

Karen R said...

What a great card, those stamps and dies are brilliant xx

cebelica said...

Great man card! Hugs! xx

Lynne M said...

Hi Sue, a great mans card. Love it . Lol and hugs Lynne M x x x

Lacelady said...

I love the patterned ground, still not quite sure about the stamp and die shape. I tend to prefer symmetrical shapes. Having said that, I need a male card this month!

Eemeli said...

Very nice vintage look with great color choices. Hope you are having fun at the CHA.

Hugs, Eemeli

BridgetCG said...

Hi Sue, what a fab card, I also have so many male birthdays coming up this month, and this would be perfect. Bx

auscrafts said...

lovely muted colours

fame01 said...

VERY nice male card just what was needed we have so many males in our family and i know just the one this would be perfect for .. great card sue .. hugs sarah ..xxx

kimberley said...

Hi Sue, what a great male card.Loved these stamps and dies but didn't have the pennies for them this time round!-one day maybe! Hope c&c include you in some of the weekend special shows as you are the one we trust the most to show us the new goodies.Hope you have a fab time anyway,take care,x.

Anonymous said...

GM Sue - like the microbeaded back ground and the twine bow is just the thing for a male card - will be using that idea! Will you be on C&C Sat at/from 5pm for the CHA Spell binders World Launch? It would be good to see you live from CHA! Let us know if so please.
Rgs
Clare W

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,
Fab male card even with the bow lol. Really like what you did with the banner - very effective.
Beverley W

Anonymous said...

Good morning Sue
Fabulous masculine card for the men in our lives, I love what you've done with the banner it looks a completely different from the original die.
Hugs x
Heather T

Nanna Tina said...

Hi Sue
Another great mans card I know a few men this would be good for,
Have a great time in America.
Happy crafting
Love Tina x

nzillingworth said...

Hi Sue
what a great mans card. Like the way you have used the cog.Even the cord bow doesnt look over the top for a man. Brill job.
Born again spellbinder
Nadine hug xxx
nzillingworth@hotmail.com

Annie said...

Morning Sue. Great colours, twine and combination fab. Hope to see you with Leonie and Nigel on C and C.
Hugs
Annie

foxyg said...

A fabulous man card Sue.

Victoria said...

A really great card for the guys Sue. I really love the little gears, they're really cute. Thank you so much.

Joesgrandma said...

Very macho man's card. I love it!

Laura O said...

Love seeing male cards as thet are hard to do .great card .Laura O

happy2craft said...

Good Morning Sue,
A great male card, love these dies and stamps, really like how you have coloured the image. A fab card.
I agree with the others, hope you are with CC as the showcase CHA this weekend. Have a great time.
Michelle(happy2craft)

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Sue, This card is brilliant, I love it, and I'm going to give this a try. I love the colours, love the microbeads on the background patterned paper and love the twine and gear embellishments. I love these new dies and stamps together.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

beachie said...

Hi Sue
I love this card and those stamps, a set well worth having. A really great mans card.
Audrey x

Carol Clarke said...

Morning Sue, yes this is a great mans card, I did watch the show with it one and recorded for future reference. Looks like more stamps to buy. Have a great time at the CHA can't wait to seeing you all there and what you will be showing us all.
hugs carol xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue Yes this man's card would work for some many men, I love the card! Hope you enjoy CHA, waiting to hear about it! Take Care Love Michelle xxx

sarah hyett said...

Hi Sue love this card, and have ordered this die and stamp set, and can't wait until they arrive. X

lainey said...

wow love it!! love the black twine :) lainey x

Marianna Hammer said...

Good morning.
Todays card is a relly lovely men's card. Beautifully made :)

Fieldsend said...

Hi Sue, Great card this morning and liking the mail cards. Have a lovely day.

Love June
xx

Marion said...

Hi Sue i agree with every one a great man's card.hope you are enjoying CHA .
Love Marion

June Fletcher said...

Morning Sue

This is a fabulous guy card. Absolutely adore it...

June x

lesley sinclair said...

Hi sue wow what a great male card and it definitely makes my mind up that I NEED this set!! Hope you're having a lovely time with your daughter love lesley xx

Heather said...

This is a real man's card and I love the backing card Sue!

Crafty Hugs
Heather Rogers xx

hazel said...

Great male card Sue. Love the background i thought you had made it from scratch. Fsbulous card xx hazel

marg said...

Good Morning Sue!
Lovely card and yes a real masculine slant to the design!
Love Marg

HiggiSue said...

Thumbs up from me :-)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love this style of card and that plane is fab. Great guy card

Anonymous said...

A great card Sue - the paper and the beads make it a very clever man card. Enjoy CHA and the rest of your stay. YvonneMayxx

nancyd said...

Morning Sue, great guy card and colours work well you could exchange
the plane for whatever hobby they
have. Nancyd xx

Marleine said...

Hi Sue,

Great card. Stamps are good and useful. Love the background papers. X

dutchess said...

Morning Sue....it's a stunner ..men are so hard and craft card is just perfect for it....bought these stamps after I saw your samples on c£c...and looking forward to playing. Enjoy CHa you lucky girl...hugs Margaret



Anthea said...

Good morning Sue, Loving these cards for the guys. I have these stamps and am awaiting the dies to go with them so that I can start making the male cards that I require and have been requested to make.Hugs xx

lydia jordan said...

Morning Sue,
Not very keen on the shape of these dies but its a great male card. Love the background paper and the twine.
Hope you are having a fantastic time.
Lydia
X

Ecco of Sheffield said...

morning Sue
Thank you for today's card - it's fantastic and as my other blog friends say men are always difficult to cater for this will do the job nicely. I do like the kraft card whether it's patterned or just plain it is so versatile.
Janet x

hotpotato said...

Love this card.

gwen70 said...

really great for a male, I love it

Rosemarie said...

Morning Sue, Another great card and for the men in our lives. It is good to have lots of ideas for them, as it can be quite hard sometimes to find the right ideas.

Love Rosemarie

Chrissie J Lui said...

Morning Sue....Great card today...I love these stamps and dies must put them on my wish list.....

Happy crafting
Chrissie x x x

Ann said...



Hi Sue

fabulous card for Males also with another topper it would be great for Teenagers I think.
Enjoy your trip to CHA and visit to Family.

Hugs Annx without an "e"

Sonia Jones said...

Morning Sue I love this card these stamps are lovely! Hugs Sonia x

Sandybee said...

An excellent card today Sue. Have fun at CHA

xx Sandra

ShirleyT said...

Hi Sue,

Loved the card this morning. Wish I was with you at the CHA!!!!!

Much love,

Shirley T. xxx

camelot67 said...

Good morning Sue,

Another great card this morning and I just love the colours. Enjoy your time in the States

Margaret A

alimecca said...

Hi Sue
Great card for the guys. Love these stamps and also the feminine ones in this shape. I also like the shape of the dies - I know some people don't. Loved all of the samples you did using them on Sunday's shows. Hope you're enjoying yourself.

Anonymous said...

Great male card....more please!!

Mol x

Clare said...

Great mens card, love the look of the stamps.

Clare x

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Sue, i totally love this card, the colours, stamps and embellishments all work well today. Emma

inkypinkycraft said...

love the image and love the colour tones you have used! trace x

Erica said...

Morning Sue,
Great one for the guys. Love the colours too.
Erica x

Jess Watson said...

Morning Sue, great male card, as everyone else says male cards are
hard to get ideas for. Have a great time at CHA. Take care, Jess x

Maggie said...

Enjoy the CHA. It's so exciting that there are new products going to be shown on C&C. This is a great card and will be a useful one to copy. Well done again Sue. xx

Carol S. said...

Morning Sue, Another great male card. Love it and inspiration is very useful. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Donna Jones said...

Hi Sue,

Such a great male card, can't wait for my stamps and twine to come, budget wouldn't allow for the dies so I'm hoping I can get away with a hand cut as they don't appear to be too fussy a shape.

Donna Jones

hollyberry said...

Hi Sue
A great card for the men today.

Debby Berry said...

Sue,
This is a wonderful card, you continue to amaze me with your inspirations... Thanks

Sue E said...

A really good card for a man. They are always difficult-in more ways than one LOL

Anonymous said...

Morning Sue - Great card and superb colours for a man.
Val C xx

Jackie D said...

Hi Sue,

A definite winner today, super design and I like the muted colours
love from Jackie D

Crafty Lark said...

Great male card, love the banner and embellishing also. xx Flora

nannapat said...

Great card for the men Sue - I always struggle with male cards. Why can't they love flowers and butterflies too?? Pat x

AnnR said...

great colours and texture here Sue thanks for the inspiration.

Sue C said...

Another mans card, great it is too xx

howdy said...

aside from the fact that I think the die looks like a Heinz 57 label and I never make mens cards, i do like this one! the backing paper especially is yummy.

Vie Carter said...

Great male card, love the micro beads

Vie
x

utilitygirl said...

Really love this card Sue, like the stamps very much, may have to invest in them. Have a guy card to do this month so it will be a good inspiration for me - which is what I lack!!! Thanks xx

bluebell said...

hi sue hope the cha gose well. create and craft are doing some shows this year,from there. it will be nice to see what products everyone has for us this year. love bluebell-flowerwood.

yorkielass said...

Hello Sue, Great male card, I love it. The stamps and dies are on my must have list. Have fun at the CHA, it would be good to see you with Leonie and Nigel.
Hae a great day everyoen.
Hugs June xxx

"Talk to the Tail" said...

Oh Boy Sue...you sure asre wowing me with these gorgeous male cards! xXx

Sue B said...

Lovely card, as you say, great for the men in our lives. Never thought about using the micro beads on mens cards before I wonder why not, good idea!!!

Jackie Calvert said...

I like this card. I like the dies and stamps. Blokes are so hard to create cards for, /i shall have to get these.

Maryann said...

Awesome card for men. A shame you didn´t show it last week, as I could have used it for my sons birthday here today LOL. But maybe next year then LOL.

Lindsay Martin said...

another great mans card well done Sue, you need to bring some of the lovely backing card you find for us to purchase.. Hope you are enjoying the CHA and giving them lots of ideas!!!!

CraftyJo said...

Very nice - and I like the jute twine bow too.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Love this card, I am always pleased to have ideas for male cards and this one is brilliant, just the inspiration I need right now as I have a few male cards to make in the next few weeks. AND guess what - my Multibuy stamps and dies arrived this morning so I am ready to go!!!!!!!!
Lots of Love Brenda Lel

Corinne said...

great cards Sue I am waiting for Mr Postman to bring my C&C deal hugs Corinne

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue, Love the card = very Steampunky. This trend just seems to keep growing & growing. With love & light Theresa. H

Meg said...

'Morning Sue,
Well I think I must be the only person who does not like the card today, sorry, but it doesn't appeal at all.

Margaret O
xxx

Rose in Chester said...

I really like the card - it's another one for the men (would have to be a special one, as far as I'm concerned, because of all the work and material that have gone into itmen's )

lion_tamer said...

Yes great card just what we need for the men in our lives x

lion_tamer said...

Yes great card just what we need for the men in our lives x

Ita said...

Hi Sue I hope you had a good flight and are not to jet laged.A very nice card for a male,and I love the way you did the banner
Smiles
Ita

Lelly Jelly said...

Absolutely love it - just my cup of tea!

Mrs B said...

Hi Sue. Great card. Love the tiny gear. Hope you enjoy the CHA and make sure you get lots of time with your family. Take care

salem said...

love these die sets love color

Jan Caven said...

Hi Sue
Love this card. I wasn't sure when I saw the dies on the shows but seeing your card has changed my mind. Its so different for men's cards. Well done.
Love Jan x x

Tres said...

Hi Sue. Another fab card for today !! I do love this male themed set and the matching die set. Yet more craft stuff to add to my wish list !!. I love the colours you have used to. Perfect male colours !! Hope you are having a nice time at the CHA and with your family. Lots of love Tres x x x

Carole Z said...

Fab guy card Sue..enjoy CHA and bring back lots of goodies! Carole Z X

hazel said...

Hi Sue
Thank you for another Male card gives me Inspiration which I lack when it comes to Male cards. Beautiful design..Take care x

Sue H said...

Hi Sue
What a fantastic card for a man. I love that background paper and it is so effective with the microbeads over it :D

Margaret said...

Hi Sue
What a super card yet another for the men just great!
Margaret

Barbara said...

Love vintage and distressed cards. Must get these dies and stamps!!!

Julie Bee said...

hi sue

nice card good for any age

best wishes

julie bee

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said....

Thank you sooooo much Sue. New ideas for men's cards are always welcome.

Hugs, Belinda x

julieford1 said...

Afternoon Sue

Another inspiring card as male cards are a mystery to us all just as males themselves!!
Thank you once again your creative awesomeness :-)

Julie Ford x

Jacqui aka Morgana said...

Is there anything we cant rely on you for Sue. A truly inspirational male card - Im sure Im not alone in findding inspiration for male cards so difficult so its great to have your archive to pop into.

Once again thank you for yet again for sharing such beautiful work with us.

karenlotty said...

It's a lovely card but I can't make my mind up about the shape of this die All I see is as someone else has already said Heinz I bet though that in a couple of months I will want them! My C&C goodies arrived today A big WOW to the waxed paper So much better than grease proof & dare I say it the backing sheet of a set of labels The iron will be out tonight!

Izzwizz said...

Such a fabulous card Sue. When I got these stamps I tried colouring them, but it honk they look much better sponged with distress inks. Sometimes simpler is better! Love the cosmic shimmer dots. I had a go using pewter liquid pearls and it stays pointy rather than making round sits, so looks like rivets! I was quite pleased with the results. Thank you so much for the inspiration! Not long now until CHA :-) maddy xxx

Izzwizz said...

Ummm, "it honk" should read "I think"

Jean Z said...

nice to have a mans card lovr it Jean Z xxx

MARGARET said...

Hi Sue
Great card for a man.
Margaret L

tracy w said...

Hello sue
Great card for the gents not much cards on the market for gents so its look good to do this type of card Tracy w xx

Ria Gall said...

Hi Sue
What a great male card these new stamps are going to help so many people with male cards. It will also be nice to come away from steampunk when using these stamps.
Ria

Linda Simpson said...

This is stunning Sue! I love the die and the stamps.

Hugs
Linda xxxx

karen keen said...

Love the colours in this one. Always struggle with guys cards so this has given me a few ideas.
Well again Sue. Love it!!

Debbie Tinks said...

Nice card sue for the men lovely

Crafty Nanna said...

what a super card, I wanted this set of stamps and dies but not able to spend at the moment. Looking forward to tomorrows card

Jean Woodward said...

A really great idea for a mens card, I love the colours.

Happy Crafting
Jean x

~Heidi~ said...

I found your site when I google steampunk sample cards. I am sure glad to have found your blog. You have such wonderful idea and I enjoyed looking through your cards. You are very talented!!

petlady said...

Sue love the dies and the flower looks great. Also the colours of card go very well,enjoy your visit to CHA.Hugs Sandra

jane gray said...

Hi sue

Lovin the card. Men can be a real pain when it come to cards. I have put them on my wish list. Shame that my birthday is on xmas day! Just hope the hubby will treat me in the meantime.

Take care
Jane:-)x

Anonymous said...

Love the colours and whole design, this die works so well for man cards, Sue.
Well, fast coming up to CHA - have a great weekend there. Will be keeping a look out on C&C and hope to see you.

'P'in Wales

magpie said...

Fantastic male card Sue, like the "honeycombe" backing paper & love the cog wheel! Just brilliant for those "different" hard to think of male card...! Hope you're having a great time & hopefully a bonus to see you on a C&C link with Nigel & Leoni xx Love Karen xx

jennywren1947 said...

HI SUE LOVE THIS CARD I HAVE SO MANY MALES IN THE FAMILY 2 FIND CARDS 2 SUIT THEM ALL BRING US MORE PLEASE ENJOY THE SHOW
HUGS CHRIS X

Janice K said...

A great card for the men, love the background paper. x

guffie said...

what a stunning card for the boys in our life, just wish i could find more motorbike stamps they are really hard to find xx gail from eastbourne

Colleen R said...

Another really great card, I hope to be able to get the dies and stamps soon, Colleen

iggy said...

nice card......hate having to make mens cards as once youve covered football/ fishing/ drinking & cars theres not much left & none suit my men [ thankfully ] should say son & hubby LOL

Marion Turner said...

Hi Sue
Great male card.
Enjoy the CHA,Looking forward to the Spellbinders shows.
Love Marion x

brenda said...

Hi Sue, great colours and design perfect for men's cards x

Carol H said...

Those stamps and dies are brilliant - great card for the guys.

SusanP, Kent said...

Hi Sue,
I think this one is absolutely fabulous. So masculine! Agree about the background paper, co-incidentally, I've just come across it myself and was tempted. Now I'm certain!
Sue

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue,
Love everything about this one - especially the colours.
Sue xx

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue,
Love everything about this one - especially the colours.
Sue xx

Sue Parish said...

Hi Sue,
Love everything about this one - especially the colours.
Sue xx

Paper Junkie said...

Is this you flying off to the CHA? Hope you arrived in one piece! Great card Sue - hope you are enjoying some warmer weather than here - its getting decidedly chilly again. X

Becky Dunham said...

This card is gorgeous Sue! I love the vintage plane and the masculine colors and that gear along with the twine - perfect touch :) Thanks for the inspiration!

Susan White said...

Love the twine bow on this card - really adds to the masculine feel.

Thanks, Susan

Sue Parish said...

Love everything about this card, especially the colours. Lost my internet connection yesterday so am very late leaving my comment!
Sue xx

Jane said...

I Love this stamp the card is really good.

Jane xx

yorkshiresue said...

Hi Sue
Lovely card for the more mature males I need a card for
Keep them coming
Enjoy the CHA event
Hugs
Sue XXX

Jill Liddle said...

Great card for the fellas.

aggieosborne1104 said...

Hello Sue,
This is perfect for guys card...I love the Kraft card you have used as background. I adore all the justrite stamps and the dies that comes with it! I didn't get any of the stamps as I went for the essentials..magnetic sheet and the project book. One day, I'll go for the stamps and the dies but I just want to make sure my dies are safe and together as I nearly lost one...yikes (≧∇≦)! Thank you for all your hardwork Sue and your time making these beautiful cards.
Lots of love, Aggie xxx

Claveh said...

This card is brilliant, I love ideas for men, keep them up Sue please. xxx