Sunday, February 23, 2014

You Make My Heart Race Card




(I need to add Crystal Effects to the headlights!)



I created this card using the sketch challenge at
Operation Write Home today, #213.


It is another kind of goofy card
to add to the cards I'll be donating
to OWH at some point.
I've been making a lot of those lately it seems.


The digital stamp/word art was created by myself using
the new My Memories Suite V5 software.
It has new clear background and export as PNG features ! 
You can do the same thing using
 Photoshop/Photoshop Elements.


To make this word art, 
all I did was create four different
text boxes and used four different
fonts / sizes for the words.
I should have searched online for a
more race car / fast looking font, I think.

I moved them around
and adjusted the sizes 
until I liked the look. 
I exported it as a PNG from the MMSV5 software


I'd like to spend more time learning how to
create word arts/digital stamps.
 It's another one of those
"If I had more time in the day...." projects.









The other images are stamp images that were available from Stampin' Up!, a couple of them are quite
old and no longer available (Tire Tracks wheel, Bold Check Frame). The car (Need For Speed) is the closest I have to a race car image. It was colored with a Real Red marker from Stampin' Up! 

The heart was die cut from a scrap of red fleece material that was sitting on my work table using an old Movers and Shapers die from Stampin' Up! . I thought it would be fun to use something different than card stock. Also a kind of "Thoughts of you warm my heart" touch - oh, that's a good idea for another card like this actually ! Maybe if I do make that one, I'll dig out some scraps of paper for the strips rather than make my own from stamped images.


Thanks for looking =)

9 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for the digi. Love the white black and red colors. Great card. TFS

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  2. Great card! Love all the details! I grabbed the sentiment...tfs!!!

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    1. What a fun card!! Love the pun and the car is a great elements.

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  3. Black, red and white is probably my favorite and this card just pops! I think your graphic work on the sentiment is terrific and thanks so much for sharing. I grabbed it too!

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  4. That is awesome! Love the pun and that cool red car.

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  5. So stinking cute! Thanks for sharing your talents and your digi!

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  6. Thank you for the tips about png's and such. I think I shall play with photoshop and see what I can do now that I see what you have done with it. :)

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  7. Thanks, ladies ! I hope it works for those of you that want to try it. It was an experiment for me, but I'd like to learn and make more :)

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  8. What a fun card ! I like how you explained everything you did. It helps us newbies. Black White and red is a favorite color combination of mine.

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