Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Happy Birthday



Here is a card I made for my DH...just celebrated another birthday.  I always feel pleased when I can create a decent masculine card...sometimes I struggle with that.  I am adding this one to the challenge at CAS-ual Fridays.  First I masked the side area with post it notes, sponged on two colours of Distress Inks then over stamped with the Grunge Me set from PTI.  Lastly I used my Scor pal to score the lines on the sides, added twine and the sentiment rounded with my Corner Chomper. 
Thanks for taking a look.

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12 comments:

  1. Love this. It's an awesome masculine card.

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  2. Perfection in it's simplicity, this is such a fabulous masculine card, you're not alone in struggling with them, but you'd never be able to tell looking at this, Karen! Fantastic!

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  3. I think it's great - love the abstract spatter!

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  4. Agh! I love this! You are so good at CAS! I love the design Karen! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. Great masculine card, I need to remember this technique because masculine cards always stump me.

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  6. Very artsy look yet it is so perfect for a guy, Karen! I know your hubby will love it! So glad that you play with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  7. You're rockin this PTI Grunge set (makes me want to buy it)!
    Thanks for playing with us at LRW!

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  8. Great, great details Karen! Love how you kept the masculine design fresh and modern!

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  9. How fun! Love the trio of buttons & the bright colors.

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  10. This is fabulous! Love the simplicity and the cluster of buttons, fab! Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. That's some pretty awesome masking there. WOW. Great guy card.
    I'm so glad you played along with our CAS-ual Friday challenge this week:)

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  12. I think this is way more than just 'decent' - and something my DH may be receiving a copy of [giggle] thanks for the fabulous masculine idea. ;)

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