Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Rock 'n' Roll on Father's Day!

Hi there!

Sorry I'm a bit late with this...I had hoped to get this online earlier, but you know how it is!

I've created a card using the third of my freebie Digi Downloads, which you can find in *this post*! I hope that you download, enjoy using them and enter the digi challenge for a chance to win a prize!

I made this card on Behalf of my friend's son to give to his Dad. They are Rock and Roll Dancers every now and again, and the digi reminded me of the centre of a record, so that's where the idea was born!

I just LOVE the backing paper, but please, don't ask where I got it from, because I can't remember! it was something I printed off the internet without saving, I will try and have a scour around the world wide web to see whether I can find it again. I really hope I can find it, because it's sooo cool! I kept the rest of the card quite simple, as the paper is quite busy and I didn't want to overload the design. The letters are acetate stickers I've had for yonks!

Do you know what I made the vinyl record from? It's the inside of a floppy disc! Yes, you know those ones that you must have lying around somewhere unused and unloved. I just removed the plastic outer case to reveal the disc itself. Just watch how much you handle it, they seem to show up finger prints quite easily!
The jukebox is from a fabulous set of 1950's stamps from Pink Cat Studio. I coloured with Promarkers, trying to get that look of the changing colours that run down the sides. 
I punched out the digi download with a 1.5 circle punch and stuck it to the metal part of the floppy disc. I actually had the 1950's retro stylee in mind when I designed the download. Love that era!
The disc can be removed from the 'record sleeve' (which is actually a pocket, with a semi circle punched from the edge.) I made sure the sleeve was large enough for the 'record', and square too.
I also made a reverse for the disc, which acts as an extra message panel. I'm also making this available for you as another FREE download *here*. I hope you like it!

Well, that's all for tonight, I hope you like the card as I LOVED making it! Thanks for all your lovely comments, they really make my day. I'll be back tomorrow with another card made with the fourth digi download. Until then...


Faye said...

This card is sooooo cool, it's brilliant. xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Claire
How are you this card Fabulous......hugs

Lee said...

Fantastic card.x

melsanford said...

Fab card! Love the record :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx