Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WOYWW #212 - Fantastic Friend

Hi, guys!  Today is Wednesday, so you know what means!  I am sharing what is on my work desk with you! Thanks to Julia of Stamping-Ground for this weekly desk-snooping fun!  Here I'm starting to work on a birthday card for my good friend Asia.  As you can see, I pulled out stamps and fun papers.  I just picked up the Ten Seconds Studio metal tools and they are there waiting to be used, too!

Here is the completed card!  I had fun, as I got to use my Stampers Anonymous Blue Print stamps, and my Tim Holtz French Industrial paper. The fan is heat embossed using Ranger Platinum embossing powder. I like the look of that one better than the silver color as I think it gave it a vintage feel.

Stamps: Stampers Anonymous, House Mouse
Paper: Tim Holtz French Industrial, Gina K White
Ink: Versamark, Versafine
Misc.: Ranger Platinum Embossing Powder, Hemp Twine, Corner Rounder

I am very happy with how it turned out.  I am going to enter it in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Stripes.  I used large striped paper from the Tim Holtz paper pad, and smaller striped paper from the pad and made tabs along the side.  The hemp even has stripes in it, too!

Thanks for visiting with me today!  I appreciate each and every one of you!  I hope to visit some of your desks today as well!

Until next time!


Karen said...

Very clever idea with the fan!!! Happy WOYWW! ♥ Karen ♥ 84 x

Gibby Frogett said...

Hi Winnie, loving the stash on your desk today and thats a fab card too. No garlic today - hope your meatballs were nice the other day. Happy WOYWW Gill x #81

Monique said...

That's a lovely card!

Happy WOYWW and I wish you a wonderful week.

Candace said...

Thanks for sharing and have a great week

Candace #43

Maudieroff Roffey said...

Hi Winnie - ooh haven't seen those stamps before - nice - thanks for stopping by - Happy WOYWW - Mxx #99

Sandy Leigh said...

That card is so cute! I love Tim Holtz products. Yes, I don't know why it suddenly occurred to me to get out the old typewriter and type on tags...but now I love it for art journaling. Yesterday I was typing my sewing list on a piece of sewing pattern instructions from a vintage sewing pattern--too fun. Happy WOYWW! Sandy Leigh #14

Ria Gall said...

Hi Winnie
I am loving your card you have used some great papers and stamps. some of my fav.
What are Ten Seconds Studio metal tools as I have never heard of them?
Thank you for visiting my blog and for your kind comment

Pyro-jack said...

Thanks for stopping by - your my first comment blog! I have been doing Pyrography for a few years now, but still struggle getting the proportions right. I usually trace the outline of a bird etc from a picture in a book, or from our own photos, and then carbon paper that onto the wood. I can then do all the detail freehand. One coaster takes a couple of hours to trace and carbon onto the wood; another hour or two to pyro graph the design and then about ten minutes for each coat of varnish, leaving at least four hours drying time between each coat. The coasters I have just done are on my home page. Thanks again, John W. #105

Annie said...

I love the finished card and am sure your friend will too :-) Thanks for calling by earlier.
A x # 62

Shaz Brooks said...

Lovely card! I keep looking at the Blueprint stamps, not sure if they are my thing or not, but I keep seeing lovely cards made with them, so maybe. Have a great week,Hugs, Shaz #48 xx

Julie Ann Lee said...

I love the vintage look of that card - fabulous! Julie Ann #65

Anonymous said...

What a cool card! I loooooove the stamp you used.
Cheers, Jana #88

Jacqueline said...

Hi Winnie, LOVE that card, and you are right, the Pewter powder does give it a vintage feel. It's lovely. :)

Thanks for the lovely comments on the canvas project. I will post the finished piece on my blog and link it up next week. All the details will be there.

Thanks for dropping by and many apologies for the late visit.

Jackie #25

dottielottie said...

Love those Stampers Anonimous stamps, and the card for your friend is lovely. I got some metal work tools for Christmas, but haven't used them yet. I will have to pop back and see what you make with yours.Thank you for visiting me already
Happy art making
Hugs Lottie #10

The Taming of the Glue said...

Fan-tastic card! I love all things Tim Holtz and Ranger so you can't go wrong in my opinion!
Happy late WOYWW. Pam#28

Judy McCarthy said...

Hi Winnie.
Love that card and stamps.thanks for lovely comment about my flowers
Judy #4

Marit said...

I LOVE how your card turned out - fabulous!! Happy ~ belated ~ woyww and a hug from Holland. Marit #91

Candy C said...

Winnie...your card is so cute! Love the fan blueprint! I need to pull that stamp out and USE it! :) Thanks for the inspiration and for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Meihsia Liu said...

Hi, Winne, this is such a fabulous card! Love the beautiful stamped image and colors. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week.

Larissa T. said...

Hahaha Fan-tastic. Loved it.

Thanks for linking up! :D

Marcy said...

Great card Winnie! I love the image and the sentiment is perfect with it!

peggy apl said...

i'm dropping by to say hi and thank you for visiting me! love the stamps that you have and the card you made!
happy WOYWW!
peggy aplSEEDS

Marcia said...

What a fun card I love the humor

Shoregirl said...

What a fun card -- love the use of puns!

Bridget Larsen said...

You dont see many male themed cards so its nice to see you are making one
Bridget #3

Anita Houston said...

FANtastic! So FUN! Great striped base that paper, and this image is just the best! Thanks for showing us your stripes this week here at Simon Says Stamp & Show!

Dawn's Stamping Garden said...

Hi Winnie! I missed your post last week...but your card is great! I keep looking at those blue print stamps, but I just haven't bought them...yet! LOL!

Izolda said...

So pretty vintage card! Love this fan! And matching sentiment!

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