Thursday, August 29, 2013

‘Stache Tastic


Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time with my friends over on the CCEE Stampers challenge blog.  Vicky Gould our challenge hostess for the month of August finishes off her month with one last challenge.

Vicky says she hasn’t done cracked glass technique in ages….so this week our challenge is to use cracked glass on a vintage card. You can find a tutorial on the Cracked Glass Technique over on Splitcoast Stampers.

It has been ages since I have done the cracked glass technique too … and I was so busy focusing on that that I didn’t read the last part of the challenge until I copied it onto this post … oops … hopefully my card has a vintage look.

For my card this week I used the Flava Sava stamp set from There She Goes to create a Slider Card. I recently discovered that The Rubber Cafe has a die to help create this style of card (thanks to Kristine Reynolds who has been using this die lots recently LOL). Of course loving all things construction I had to purchase the die and it definitely helps creating this style of card.


Here is another view of my card. On the hidden panel which is revealed when you pull up the panel at the top … I have used the sentiment I moustache (must ask) you a question. When I was looking through my birthday stamps looking for something to put on the sliding panel at the top I discovered the sentiment “You’re How Old?” which seemed the perfect question to use on this card .


Here is my card closed ready to be placed in an envelope. You can also get a better view of my cracked glass piece. I stamped the moustaches onto designer paper and then applied the embossing powder to get the cracked glass effect.

Don’t forget to check out the CCEE Stampers blog (goes live 12 AM EST) to see the rest of the creations the CCEE Stampers created this week. You can also see more details of their creations on their individual blogs:

Stamps: Flava Sava – There She Goes; You’re How Old? – Stamp It
Paper: Brown; Sugar Hill DP – Farmhouse Paper Co
Other: Chestnut Roan Fluid Chalk; Ulta Thick Embossing Powder; The Rubber Cafe Easy Slider Card Die; MFT Die-namics Fishtail Flags Stax; Brown Hemp Cord; Eyelet




jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Gosh! How much more Vintage can you get than with mustaches?? This card is fab, Frances! Love that fun sentiment!

Queen Mary said...

Frances, fantastic work of engineering -- get it -- clever bit of commenting -- engineer card yesterday -- do you call conductors engineers in Australia? We do here, so it's a pun. I crack myself up I do! :) I'm a bit nonplussed about the whole 'stache thing, DH and DS have done the whole beard thing for years so the 'stache thing leaves me a bit bored -- but not your card of course, your card is lovely with the crackling and all! :) XOXO Mary

Lois said...

That certainly looks vintage to me! I always have a problem with the cracked glass technique, but yours looks great.

Vicky Gould said...

Oh my gosh! I love it! Your cracked glass came out perfect and I love the sentiment!!!

Sabrina said...

What a fun and fantastic vintage card. I love that hidden message slider style, but I can well believe a die would make them so much easier to turn out. The cracked glass is just great with those mustaches!

Joanne (jojot) said...

amazing card.....fabulous cracked glass