Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Not the usual Greeting Card

… I would say! I thought about if I should share this birthday card with you guys or not, but decided you might at least enjoy the artsy look…

My friend Sandra’s birthday was about a week ago and last night we went out to eat, and I couldn’t wait for her to see her birthday card. She is one of my shooting buddies. Part of her birthday gift was a gift card to our weekly hang-out so she can add it to her 9mil funds. Of course I wanted a “matching” card to put it in.

Here is the outside:


I found an SVG file of the gun and modified to make it into an actual card that opens and cut it out with my silhouette cameo. It started out with gray textured cardstock because I had run out of black 12x12 CS. So then I did a little “direct to paper” with my black inkpad and then stamped Beautiful Baroque and Hello Doily over it randomly with white StazOn ink… sponged the edges with silver encore ink. You can click on the picture to see the details better…

The inside has a greeting and the “holster” for the gift card:


This project combined my 3 favorite hobbies… stamping, using my e-cutter and going to the range Winking smile

Supplies used:

Hello, Doily Clear-Mount Stamp Set, Item #122847, Price: $13.95


Beautifully Baroque, Item #130895, Price: $14.95



Geometrical, Item #133161, Price: $21.95


Neutrals Core'dinations cardstock, Item #129956, Price: $23.95



  1. OMG! this would be great for all my friends at the gun club.

  2. What did you use to cut out the gun shape?

    1. I cut it out with my silhouette cameo (an electronic cutter)

  3. I love your card! I was looking for a gun card for my son in laws birthday and found your card on Pinterest. Do you still have the svg? Is there anyway you would share it with me or tell me where you found it? Thank you.

    1. Hi Roberta,
      It seems like I've sent you an email with the info already back in December. LOL...
      Here is the link were you can download the gun file from:

      Then I took it, traced it, copied it, flipped and welded together and made a card out of it in Silhouette Design Studio.


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