Sunday, February 16, 2014

"You Rock" Birthday with Imagine JT

Valentine's Day is also my Father-in-law's birthday. We celebrated a special day just for him on Saturday. He is a musician just like me and plays gigs regularly doing shows and re-enactments while singing and playing his guitar at Elementary schools. I thought it would be fun to make a guitar card. I really like the responses to these card in a box cards. This is my third one. They are extra special when they open up. For more info on this card you can click here . I wanted to use my Imagine machine and I used my JT Cartridge for the first time.


The papers are all printed from my Imagine. I just love the masculine feel of this cartridge. It is especially challenging for me to make guy cards.


The guitar is a cut from the Hannah Montana cartridge. I added some red glitter to give it a bit of sparkle hopefully without being too sparkly. The black knobs on the neck of the guitar are from Michaels Recollections embellishments.


I took pics with and without the flash. It was early morning so I didn't have the best lighting in my room. I made the guitar quite big at 1.5 inches wide which extended the neck well past the top of the box. It made fitting it for the envelope a bit difficult.  I want to try the smaller version that fits in an A2 envelope but I am afraid it might be too small. This card stands out because of it's size I think. 


I handmade some heart candies and baked my special recipe chocolate cupcakes. They were a hit and I only ate one. (Proud of myself...it's hard for me to resist chocolate and I am now on the quest of "shedding my winter coat" so to speak :)


Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! I will participate in the following challenges:





12 comments:

  1. What a fabulous box card!!! Love the guitar and the papers you used. Bet your father-in-law loved it. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Birthday Card' challenge at Cardz TV!!!! :)

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  2. Awesome creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Cards TV.

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  3. What an awesome card!! I am going to have to try to make one of these box cards. They look like fun!

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  4. OMgoodness this card is definitely "Rockin" thanks for joining us this week at CTVS for our birthday challenge.

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  5. Very nice! The guitar looks perfect. I've got to make one of these box cards.

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  6. Wonderful job, thanks for joining CTVS!

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  7. This is a wonderful card/box! I love that the guitar is bigger and extends out of the box more. Such fabulous papers from that Imagine cart, I bet your FIL love this card!! Your cupcakes look really yummy too! Thanks for joining us at the Cardz TV birthday challenge;-)

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  8. Very fun card and design, great idea. Thanks for sharing this week at HIMCR.
    Nancy

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  9. Absolutely fantastic box card, love it!

    Thanks for joining usat Cardz TV!
    Elaine
    CTVDT

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  10. This is so neat. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

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  11. Awesome! Perfect for a man's birthday! And it is soooooo nice to see someone using the Imagine! Thanks for joining us this week at HIMCR!

    Hiding in My Craft Room
    ~Laurie

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    1. You have been chosen as a winner! Please come by and send me your information. I have to send the addresses to DCWV today!

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Thank you so much for your comments! I really do appreciate all the kind words! Have a lovely day :)

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