Monday, March 11, 2013

Happy Birthday, Gamer-style

I've wanted to make the Game Controller card from Bird's Cards since she posted it back in July, but I finally got around to it! I used the svg cut files, although I did enlarge the card portion.

I cut the controller & pieces on a shiny black Core'Dinations cardstock, and sanded it to give it some dimension. I cut the small buttons on white and colored them with Copics. The sentiment (Hero Arts, I think) was heat-embossed in metallic silver (ZING).

I generated the sentiment for the inside in Bubbledot ICG Coarse Positive, and added the border with a silver gel pen.

Although I made this card with the intention of giving it to a man, there's certainly no reason this couldn't be for a female gamer!

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 86: Masculine Birthday Featuring Technology or a Gadget
Eclectic Ellapu: Birthdays
Robyn's Fetish: Birthday Cards

Update: I was a prize winner for Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 86! I was truly inspired by the theme and never would have made this card otherwise.

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  1. what a great card! it look so real.

  2. A fantastic idea for a mans card. Thank you for joining us at CCM this time.

  3. This is super cool! a brilliant card for a gamer. Thanks for playing with us over at CCM this week.
    Love n hugs

  4. This is fab. Just perfect for a gaming boy. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. x

  5. Wow! this awesome. I might have to make one of those for my gaming guys. Thanks for joining us at Electic Ellapu this week.

  6. Great idea, looks fabulous!! Thank you for joining Robyn's Fetish Challenge! Lilia DT

  7. Love this- so would my hubby!
    Thanks for playing along with my masculine theme at craft cardmakers challenge this week.

    Rebecca x


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