Friday, August 1, 2014

A Masculine Birthday card with the Open Sea

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Hello crafty friends,
Are you all ready for the weekend? I'm so ready for it and all I want to do is relax and watching some movies and maybe organize my photopolymer stamps and dies. What are you guys doing?

Today's card is one I created for my father-in-law's birthday.  OMG! creating a masculine card is so hard for me, so I went to Pinterest for some inspiration and this is what I came up with, I hope you like it.  Thank you for stopping by and have a fantastic weekend!!




A close up of the anchor heat embossed on the wood elements which I also sponged around with Early Espresso ink.  The Happy Birthday looks a bit messy, but I like the look of it for this card.


I have so many buttons that it was about time to dig them out and use them on this card with some hemp. The base is a A2 base and the designer paper is about 3-1/4 X 4 and the squares are from the Squares Collection Framelits.


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16 comments :

  1. Awesome card!! Love the colors

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  2. Norma, that is such a lovely card!!! It really is hard to make cards for the men, but that one is special. Love the stamps and papers. hugs, Patty

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  3. That's a great masculine card Norma. I'm not good with masculine cards so I'm always looking for ideas. Have a great weekend.

    Leslie

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  4. I love it< Norma wonderful Fall colors I like all your layering
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART August linky party, Have a Blessed day, my friend DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com



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  5. truly awesome, hugs friend have a great weekend. hugs

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  6. What a perfect masculine card!! I love the shop!! The design is just fabulous!! Love this my friend!! Have a great weekend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  7. Hi Norma, what an absolutely gorgeous card, I love sailing ships and this is one wonderful image and design, well done, it's a perfect male card, hugs Kate x

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  8. Fantastic!!Awesome job my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  9. Fabulous masculine card - one of those cards that we all hate LOL! But this is wonderful, I love that nautical stamp. TFS and have a wonderful weekend.

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  10. Love the card you made, you did a fabulous job. I especially love the color of the ship. Hope you have a fabulous weekend my dear friend.
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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  11. That's a great card Norma! Have a great weekend.

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  12. Beautiful card Norma! Love the colors and the layering...looks amazing!
    Sherrie K

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  13. What a fantastic card. Love the brown with the poppy... great nautical card.

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  14. What a fantastic card. Love the brown with the poppy... great nautical card.

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  15. Norma ~ Can I say GORGEOUs masculine card?? LOL! LOVE the stamps and details and oh my the papers ~ BEAUTIFUL combination!!

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