Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Bring on the Happy!


All my brother wanted for his birthday was some money for a road bike, so this was the card I made for him.  It was inspired by a picture that I recently saw on Pinterest.  It was very quick to make.  I started with a 4 1/4" x 11" piece of fine linen cardstock, scored at 5 1/2".  I stamped the background with fine linen ink and the Papertrey Ink Background Basics:  Farm & Barn stamp set.


This adorable bike, by Cali Arroyo, was cut at 4.2" with my Silhouette.  Isn't the fine detail amazing?  I just trimmed off the front half of the bike.


The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink's Big Birthday Wishes stamp set.

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13 comments:

  1. The card is perfect! Love the bike image!
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  2. This is such a great card Katie!AWESOME job as always!!!:)

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  3. Wow I thoght that Bike was a Stamp!! Very cool, so want a silhouette!!
    Kristan

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  4. So neat and graphic...love it! Lee-Ann :)

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  5. This is so fun! What a fabulous idea!!!

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  6. Katie ~ OMG! I LOVE this card! So CAS! That background stamp is so on my list for sure ~ it is just AMAZING! I LOVE the bike image too! I bet he LOVED his card and good luck with the bike thing too! What an ENABLER you are to me!

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  7. WOW, it cuts those tiny details SO perfectly. AMAZING. I LOVE this! Hugs- Glora

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  8. so so awesome.. i love seeing you use the silhouette.

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  9. Awesome!! To be honest, I have been afraid to use my cameo. I don't know how to download and use files etc. I need to do that online thing you gave me the link for so I won't be so chicken...lol. This is great..I'm sure he will love it :)

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  10. katie, this is soo cool! you're making me rethink the silhouette...

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  11. Don't you just LOVE that Cameo machine! This bike is cut perfectly! And I love the simplicity of the card. It really brings out the sentiment and that bike!

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  12. I love this idea...you could continue the front of the bike on the inside too...or keep it and use it for his next year card!
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  13. Awesome card! And thanks for sharing your inspiration pin; it makes me want to try that!

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