A cat a fish and a car...

I received a special request this week to create a 60th birthday card.

Now this card couldn't be just any ordinary card, it had to incorporate the birthday dad's favourite car - an EH Holden, his favourite AFL team - the Geelong Cats and some trout fishing!!

Challenge accepted!

So I created a step card which would showcase each item easily and in a fun way.  The fisherman I used for this card comes from Karen's Doodles.


This card folds up pretty small, but it sits beautifully open so that the receiver can admire it for a long time.  I left the back of the card black for a special message.  the digi image was coloured with my Copics and I found the car, trout and Cats images on the internet.  I added a tiny scarf, bottle and mascot to the image for fun. 


I was so excited to find this car - I know nothing about cars - but this one looked exactly like the one I was given, so I think I'm on the right track.  I added the Birthday Dad's actual number plate from his first car too. (It's all about the details).


Here's a little closeup of the digi image.  I've added some gloss to the bottle and fish for realism.


Here is the side view so you can see how the card stands.

I have joined the following challenges:

Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Let's Celebrate
Incy Wincy Designs - For The Men
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes

6 comments

  1. Love this and so will the recipient. Great work. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

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  2. Fantastic card .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
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  3. A super fun creation for our celebratory theme, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

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  4. Great card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Celebrate' challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

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  5. thank you so much for entering in our celebration challenge at Allsorts this week!

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  6. Perfect masculine card...the theme,image and design...thank you for joining us at AUD SENTIMENTS challenge
    Zeljka DTxo

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