Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Vintage Metal

Vintage Metal... the words bring me back to Hair Metal Bands of the 80's.. lol.  When I think back to the fun of my youth.. lol.. I can't help but smile!
Living on a Prayer... Sweet Child O Mine... Here I Go Again.... Round and Round... Rock You Like a Hurricane... Pour Some Sugar on Me... Welcome to the Jungle... Rag Doll... Sister Christian, Rock of Ages.. Nobody's Fool, Shot in the Dark...  OK so I digress
(this trip down memory lane was head banging - lol).
Vintage Metal HERE is a fun card.  Created for a wonderful lady, Cindi, who purchased a basket for a favorite author of mine, Brenda Novak, who does a Diabetes Auction every year.  Leave me a comment and let me know what you think!
Cindi likes Vintage... Soho Subway (#130140) Designer Series Paper is just that!  It has Summer Starfruit worked in so this Summer Starfruit card stock (#126839) is a warm base. 
Running the Soho Subway Designer Series Paper through the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439) and the Alphabet Press Embossing Folder (#130916) for a cool aged look to the Letter Press Printed Page. 
The new Gold Foil Sheets (#132622 Holiday Catalog pg.28) are so amazing...  here embossed with the Alphabet Press Embossing Folder so it really shines up the look to this cool texture.
Timeless Talk stamp set (#126607) is so elegant, fun and classic.  It brings me back to when my Nanna and Pappa played records during the holidays.... here stamped with a Versa Mark Pad (#102283), covered in Gold Embossing Powder (#109129, heat set for a stunning vintage shine thanks to our Heat Tool (#129053).
Adding this sweet song to the inside of the card is uber easy and fun.  (It makes me nod my head a little... lol).
Can you hear the music??
Feel the Love??
When you combine the old with the new, it's amazing what you can do!
(I'm a poet and didn't know it - lol.)
What memories does this bring back to YOU??  Leave me a comment and let me know. 
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Metallic, Vintage and Texture.. bring back wonderful memories.  When I think back to the fun of my youth.. lol.. I can't help but smile! 

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