Friday, September 9, 2011
Birthday Card for a Proper Vintage Gentleman
This is a quick birthday card for our motorcycle enthusiast friend, Bill, who I think will be amused at being referred to as a Proper Vintage Gentleman. Bill's other love in life, besides Ruth and motorcycles, is music. He owns more guitars than any other single person we know... I believe last I heard he had 28 guitars... 28 Left-handed guitars. That is why the background is sheet music paper.
I used Graphic 45 cardstock and Bazzil cardstock to create this card. I found the motorcycle rubber stamp at a stamp show I attended back in February. When I spied the Harley-like motorcycle stamp I immediately thought of Bill. I had no idea how I would use the stamp, but I knew it would be on a card for Bill.
In addition to the motorcycle I stamped on the inside of the card, I also stamped the motorcycle on the Graphic 45 cardstock, above the Proper Gentleman phrase. I used rectangle nesties to cut out the stamped image and wording as well as the scalloped matting, and pop dotted the nesties to the front of the layered card.
I finished the card with a micro dot ribbon and gingham button... Both somewhat vintage looking.... Kind of like Bill! Happy Birthday, Mr. Bill!!!