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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Road Trip

First off I want to say I had a very weird thing happen today. I was sitting here in my craft room when all of a sudden the floor and chair I was sitting in started going up and down and my table was swaying back and forth! Yes, I actually was feeling the tremors from the earthquake that hit NY City today. I felt them all the way down here in South Carolina! Very strange for us! That said, this is what I have been working on today. My son's birthday is Sunday, so I wanted to make a card for him. He has a motorcycle and loves to hop on it and cruise. We'll see how much he likes that when winter comes! LOL! So I had this motorcycle stamp that I wanted to use. I am entering this card into two challenges. Simon Says Stamp and Show Some Travel and Top Tip Tuesday Masculine card. At Top Tip Tuesday we are to give a crafty tip and this is mine. To make a faux postage stamp, use scissors with a tiny scallop and cut around the edges with the scallops going out. Use a fine point felt pen and dot around the edges. You can see the challenges by clicking here --
http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/
http://simonsaysstampandshow.blogspot.com/


7 comments:

  1. A lovely card and a great tip. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

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  2. Cool papers!! I like the "hit the road" sentiment and the tire treads - how cool!!!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!
    -Sarah

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  3. Lovely creation!

    Thank you for joining Top Tip Tuesday this week in our Masculine Card challenge.:)

    Maggie
    x

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  4. Great card - Love that 'Hit the road' piece. Hope your son has a great birthday today.

    Fancy feeling the tremors from that distance!!! And I hope Irene hasn't caused you too much trouble over the past few days.

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week for our Masculine Challenge. Don't forget if you have a Top Tip to share with us you could win another prize! Just add (TIP) after your name when linking :)
    Have you made a note on your calendar so as you don't miss our Birthday Bash week after next? £100's of prizes!!!

    Carol x

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  5. Sorry April! I was not concentrating and added the bit about adding a Top Tip - and that was after I'd read your Fab Top Tip about making a faux postage stamp - sorry! Great Tip - Thanks for sharing.

    Carol x

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  6. Very manly card! Great tip too:0)

    Thanks for playing with us at Top Tip Tuesday this week!

    Hugs;
    Janette

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  7. Very cute travel card. I especially like the faux postage stamp - very cool little element. So glad you didn't have any damage from the Virginia earthquake - must have been pretty scary! So happy you joined in the fun with our travel challenge this week at Simon Says Stamp and Show.

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