Wednesday, 11 October 2017

A card with metal!

Hi Everyone, a card today with an "Oops, I'm late" attached to it. I completely forgot that I had a DT card to do for today, so looked at my ideas for cards and cased this card pretty quick. I originally saw it HERE but can't find it on the blog now.
The challenge at -
My son had just finished a soft drink in a can, so I grabbed it quick, cut it flat and held it over the gas hob, to get a patina on it. DON'T do this without an extractor fan and a tool to hold the can while holding on the flame. The "right" side can flame, so PLEASE be careful.

I then cut it with a scissors to the size I wanted and embossed it. I also die cut the number out. The card was embossed and the paper and metal attached, then I stamped the sentiment and a little pattern onto the number circle. Quite a quick card! I used -
Crafters Companion basket weave folder.
  freebie magazine number die.
Cuttlebug birthday embossing folder 
 Craft Sensation paper pad
stamps magazine freebies
Tattered Lace circle pin dot die

17 comments:

  1. A super card Faith, your embossed soft drink can looks fabulous - very creative of you.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  2. Thanks for the warning about doing this technique...Looks great x

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  3. Brilliant card love both the embossing and very creative use of metal
    Carol x

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  4. Well that's quite the quick card, my friend! Love the embossing on the can - food for thought! Such a great masculine make!

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  5. I've never used a pop can, but it sure does make a neat metallic element with the embossing you did!

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  6. Faith, OMG you are so creative. Never give you a torch, hehe. Remind me never to say that we need a project with jeans you might rip the pants off some man just to make your card, LOL. Let alone a zipper..... sorry now I'm being naughty. When I read that on your blog I laughed so hard. I'm sure you were making your son chug that soda and he was belching all the way home.

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  7. Great idea Faith, the embossing looks fabulous xx

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  8. The embossing looks great on that can! Creative idea, fun card too!

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  9. Very clever Faith. Great masculine card. Pat K xx

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  10. Wow, Faith, what a fabulous card! Brilliant upcycling of a drinks can, too!!

    love Mags B x

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  11. WOW awesome bit of recycling....very very inspiring!!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  12. Surprise! Look who FINALLY made it over here! lol What a great card!
    I love what you've done with the metal piece! Wonderful embossing all over!
    Guess what? I got clever and have now subscribed to your blog! Duh!
    Don't know how it took me so long to think of that! ;o)

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  13. Whoa this is seriously so cool! That card looks amazing and great new technique!!

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  14. Awesome card Faith and great technique too, I have used a can before but I just cut it and inked it ;) Viv xx

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  15. Fantastic card, Faith. I love your technique! This card is stunning! Kisses, my friend.

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  16. Gosh - didn't realise crafting could be so dangerous! Great effect though.

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  17. Wonderful idea with the can and great result.
    Beautiful card.

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