Sunday, August 2, 2015

A Couple of Manly Cards

This month of August at the Unruly PaperArts blogozine, our Reader Art Quest theme is Manly.

I made a couple of birthday cards for the guys in our family.  I hope you will be inspired to enter a manly themed creation for this month's RAQ HERE.

This first card is for the musician in the family.  I used a music embossing folder and Graphic 45 papers.  Happy Birthday sentiment stamp from Avery Elle.

I'd like to enter this card in these challenges:
The Male Room:  Challenge #15 Spots and Stripes X
Cards4Guyz Challenge #81 Something Beginning with T:  Tuxedo, Top hat and Tails Winner!
Fashionable Stamping Challenge:  All About the Men x
Sister Act:  Challenge #117 Anything Goes  Winner!

The second card is for the craft beer afficionado in the family.

Digital paper and mug from Pixel Scrappers, made by Marisa Lerin.   I printed the mug twice.  After fussy cutting the mug, I edged with Vintage Photo Ranger Distress Ink marker.  I covered the suds with Marvy Liquid Applique, then used the heat tool to puff up the suds. The mug is on an Action Wobble Spring.

I used a 12.x12 piece of scrapbook cardstock to make a custom-sized card with a flap to hold a cash gift.  You can see the side view of the beer mug attached to the Action Wobble Spring.

The inside digital images of the glasses and the sentiment are from Southern Sass Graphics (an Etsy shop).  I colored the beer with Ranger Wild Honey Distress Ink Marker

I'd like to enter this card in these challenges:

City Crafter Challenge #272 Create a Masculine Birthday Card x
The Cheerful Stamp Pad Challenge #117 Anything Goes x


Jane Willis said...

I love both your cards but especially the musical one - what a lot of great detail, and the embossed background is perfect with it. Thanks for sharing at Cardz 4 Guyz


Micupoftea said...

Happy Summertime! Bet you are enjoying that granddaughter of yours. Love the B&W card- it's striking :)

Cazro said...

Loving your cards. The music card with the T elements is perfect for our challenge. I do like the use of the tickets to embellish. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

Stella said...

Both card are a wonderful take on our theme but I really love the black&white. Gorgoeus! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

Anonymous said...

Brilliant cards. I especially love the glamour and pizazz of the first card.

Yvonne Garner said...

Both great cards. Your work is always impeccable! Thanks for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenge.

Michele said...

these are all great! I especially love the classy elegance of the first one. thanks for linking up to the anything goes challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for the Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge 117, Hazel, DT - hope to see you again soon x

Ros Crawford said...

What a terrific masculine cards!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Karen Dunbrook said...

super cool guy cards!!

Amanda said...

Great make cards, thanks for sharing with us at FSC this month
Amanda x

Shawna said...

Your tuxedo card is so dapper!! The design is so well done and right down to the sentiment and tickets!! This is a winner for sure!!
Thanks for sharing this I really enjoyed it..

Deborah Frings said...

They are both super cards. Love the music theme on your card. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room, and I'm sorry to be so late commenting!! Deborah x

Karla B said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card for the Cheerful Stamp Pad!


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