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Monday, 28 January 2013

One for the Boys

It's time for another challenge at MMM and this week we want to see something for the male of the species
here's mine
Details
Main image:
Wherever You Go Paperbag Studios stamped with Docrafts Artiste Pigment ink blue onto cream watercolour card.
The card was torn and edged with DI Antique Linen and Versafine Vintage Sepia

Background Images.
Love Letter: Lisa Pevelka Textured Stamps
Hobby Craft A6 Map Background......Both stamped with Versafine Vintage Sepia  onto cream watercolour card
both backgrounds torn
Map stamped again in the blue ink concentrating on the compass which was  heat embossed with detail clear EP before being cut out
Both backgrounds torn and edged as above.
Over stamped with a lovely corner vine which was a freebie from Crafty individuals as was the circle Tree of Life stamp... I think it's the Tree of Life, weell  it is on this occasion :o)
This little bird Image soaring away to new heights is from Cavallini Birds and Nests, stamped directly onto the card then again onto the cream card stock which was cut out and decoupaged 
The colour of the  heart charm was changed with Alcohol inks, Slate and Terra Cotta
As usual the girls at MMM have produced some gorgeous but very different pieces for you to enjoy,  go take a look, be inspired and join in... hope you do, we'd love to see you :o).
Enjoy your day
xx Suzi B xx

Challenges
Fashionable Stamping Challenges: Show some love
Allsorts Challenge Blog: Masculine
Make it Monday: Anything Goes

15 comments:

Fliss said...

A gorgeous card Suzi. Love the colour combination and all the layered stamping is fabulous. Beautifully embellished too.
Hugs, Fliss xx

craftimamma said...

Love the card Sue. That blue is gorgeous and the stamps you have used are ones I've not seen before. They are perfect for a man's card. I'm going to pop over to the DT Blog now as I have a card to make for my brother this week and I need all the inspiration I can get, lol! You never know I might even get change to join in the challenge for the first time ;D.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Jacqueline said...

Love the vivid blue you have used for this Suzi - looks fab with the neutrals. Brilliant detailing too - Jacqueline xx

sandie said...

This is just gorgeous, I love the stamp and colour combo, so perfect for a guy!

Livi TeePot said...

Fab card, it seems very difficult to get cards for men but you've created a wonderful one

Buttons said...

What a great card Suzi. Superb stamping with some fabulous images. Hugs, Jenny x

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Suzi.Amazing masculine card Love the images together and the card design . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Shirley-anne

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a fantastic card Suzi. It is so hard to do male cards but this one is awesome. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look, I am so glad that I did.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

catherine said...

Great work and thanks for joining in my challenge this week over at Allsorts
x catherine

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

Gorgeous card with lots of stamping Suzi. Great masculine card!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Very pretty work- love the soft colors and the fussy cut bird. Love MIM- so fun to find so many 'new to me' Papercrafters out there in Blogland! I am #65 : )

Tracy said...

I love your choice of image ,beautiful details, and the design too, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Schäfchen said...

Wow it´s great and to discover so much

Mrs.B said...

Hi Suzi, This is a gorgeous card, love your choice of colour with these images.
Thanks for joining our challenge at FSC
Avril x

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous Suzi,love the blue and beige combo and the image is fabulous for a male card. Thanks for sharing some love at Fashionable Stamping Challenges this week.
Hope you've had a good weekend.
hugs {brenda} x0x