Although I never really had any interest in my dads old cars back then, or at least the collecting of the bits and pieces and then lovingly restoring them, somewhere along the line I developed an appreciation for them and the time and effort it took to get them back their original state. He would spend as many hours as he could working on his cars and I think all in all he completely built four cars and had one half done. Henrietta was always his baby. She was dark green with a black fold back hood that went down when the weather was fine. There was a bucket seat at the back that opened up to allow two more people to sit. It had shiny silver running boards and headlamps and a grill at the back to put luggage onto. The inside of the car was all wood and dials and a gear stick that came out of the floor boards. Most weekends he took her out for a spin and we went on many vintage car runs with other like minded people. Hundreds of these beauties driving to some or other destination with celebrations at the end of it all. I used to love going on those runs. Seeing all of these old cars made me wish that I had told my dad that I loved that he was so passionate about making something so beautiful. I would love to own a vintage car now. :D Who knows maybe one day again.
The pens were fussy cut and then tied together with ribbon. I added a real nib too which was silver so I just dabbed it with my gold distress paint dabber... it worked a treat.
On the other side I layered up some of the elements and tucked in another 'fold nib.
The title chipboard was just coloured using distress ink in dark brown, and I used one of the postcards to do my journaling.
I also added some gold/champagne glitter washi tape because it just looked so pretty with the whole vintage feel.
Although vintage is not really my things I am really please with how this turned out. I love that I have finally made a layout for my cars :D
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Till next time - Happy Scrapping!