Sunday, 25 August 2013

Thank you

This is another thank you card but I have tried to aim it towards being more of a masculine card. I often find when I make cards for men that browns greens and other dark colours tend to be what I use so I purposefully have tried to make a bright and bold card for a change.


The base of this card is a die cut I won from susie sugar and is one of her own dies and although a dark colour has a gold sheen so I decided to use this to tie everything else in.The papers are all scraps from my scraps folder . The brads are from my stash as is the peel off  and the red mirri card I cut the frame from with a sissix die.

The stamped images are freebies from a craft magazine , the bird cage I powder embossed with pearl gold and the bird I coloured with sakura gel pens after masking the bird to hopefully give the illusion of the cage being behind the bird. I added a peel off sentiment in gold to finish off.

I feel although there are quite a few mats it still has quite a clean and crisp look and will be suitable for a male recipient.



I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Delicious doodles-'Birds of a feather'
Jellypark-things that fly
QKR stampede-anything goes
CRAFT-sketch
Polkadoodles-all things bright and beautiful
Inky impressions-make it masculine
sweet stamps-anything goes
Fab n funky-use sticker or peeloffs
A gem of a challenge-anything beginning with B

14 comments:

Judith said...

This is very striking - the colours and layout are perfect - such an unusual take
E on a masculine card - thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

Danni said...

Wonderful card! Thank you for playing along with the Inky Impressions Challenge!
Danni-Inky Impressions DT

JayBe said...

A gorgeous card, Julye - I love the gold embossed birdcage. Thanx for sharing with us at Polkadoodles.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

Karon said...

Great card, love the bird cage. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles this week. Karon, DT Polka Doodles.

Monica Edwards said...

Totally love this card the colors really pop out gorgeous piece. Thanks for joining us at SweetStamps.com come back for next weeks challenge!!

Jenée said...

Very nice card. I like the embossing and the metallic papers you've used. Does have a masculine feel about it. Thank you for sharing it with us this week at Inky Impressions.

Ciska said...

Love this card, great bold colours and such a variety of shapes and textures. Thank you for sharing with us this fortnight @ Fab 'n Funky :)

Christine said...

Lovely card great colours & depth.

Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC this time.

smiles Christine x

Bettina L. said...

Fabolous card. Great design with the sparkled cage and bird. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions and QKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday and friday for some new challenges. Bettina DT Member at Inky Impressions and DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx

Louise said...

Pretty card and lovely colours, thanks for joining us at A creative romance and good luck,
Louise xx

Gaynor Greaves said...

This is a lovely card, love the LO and the colours, gorgeous, thanks for joining our challenge at Jellypark, Gaynor x

alethea said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles! Hugsxx

Lisa Sumpter said...

This is lovely. Love the shine of the bauble. Thanks for playing along with us at Jellypark this challenge. We have a new challegnge starting tomorrow, be sure to check back then!

Lisa xo

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Pretty!!! Thanks so much for participating in our QKR STAMPEDE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper