While I was at it, I noticed that the challenge over at Simon Says Stamp and Show is "something old, something new," and my card (and envelope) fit this challenge as well, so here we go with another twofer.
It's an easel card, and what you see peeking from beneath it is the envelope I made for it....which is what constitutes the "something old" part of the Simon Says challenge. It was made from a sheet of vintage advertising, attached to some sturdy cardstock. And it was part of a package of goodies sent to me by my good pal Nancy in Arizona. (BTW, the "something new" is the distressed doily on the edge die I used to keep the easel open.....it was the very first time I used that die).
Here are some more shots of the card and some of the supplies I used.
The background paper, as well as the paper used on the triangles is from Tim's Lost and Found paper stack. The letters that spell out FUN are Jenni Bowlin stickers, and they are attached to cardstock, placed inside blank brads (an old Stampin' Up product), and the whole thing covered with a layer of glossy accents. I edged the triangles with some white paint so they'd show up better against the background, and they're glued to the string with glossy accents.
The filmstrip was cut from the filmstrip frames die. Where did I get a stamp that says "Tim?" Haha, I didn't. It is actually a stamp from an Oxford Impressions set that says "Time." I just covered the e with tape before inking, and voila! A Tim stamp. (As I take a bow for my cleverness, LOL).
And here is a better look at the envelope. Although I used s a strong adhesive to seal everything, just to be on the safe side (and to add a bit of decoration) I used tissue tape around all the edges.
Oh, and my message to Tim is above the doily where it can remain unseen while the easel card is displayed; one of the great benefits of this style of card.
Only one last thing to say: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TIM!!!