Monday, April 18, 2016

For Keith


I had to make a mans card and I was inspired by friend Nikki who loves inky stuff, I'm never happy when I go inky but this card didn't turn out too bad.

First I used the world map from Stampin Up, added a bit of colour to land and sea, also added a couple of small coffee stains and as you can see I torn round the edges so I could ink round.

I them made my life saver using  a wood grain stain again from stamping up but I also cut out a frame with plain card too, cut out a top and bottom and stuck on the woodgrain frame then added string.

I think the boat came from Open Sea stamps from Stamping Up, the birds are Simon Says Stamp Cloud Skies

Now was the time to put it together with the map, decided to add a bit of a colour border trying to tear match didn't work quite as well as I like but I think I got away with it. I used the woodgrain stamp again for the main front of the card for my map and main image to be stuck to.

Added more string for a border and cut out a memory box anchor attached it to the life saver, LOTV sentiment with stampin up punches and a reasonable mans card done.

Now they card has reached its destination and past my BIL birthday I can now press the publish button.

24 comments:

Elaine said...

Wow Debby this is just fantastic ! Love it. Not why why you don't do inky as this is truly fab x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Debby,love thee colours and layout.xxx

Lynne R. said...

Brilliant card! Don't know how you come up with such great ideas.

Lynne x

Stamps and Paper said...

Fabulous mans card Debby and such great colours

Anne

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow Debby I really love this, you did inky so well, my kind of inky, not messy inky. The colours and distressing are fabulous. So glad you started reading Elly Griffiths books. Her new serues set in Brighton is a winner too, The zigzag girl.

Martina said...

Wow Debby this card is awsome!!! I really love it!
Hugs,
Martina

Sammy said...

This is so beautiful. LOVE, LOVE it! x

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Stunning card Debby!

sarah said...

This is a super card for the boys - I must CASE it - thanks for sharing.x

Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunning man's card, Luv Sam x

Pat said...

This is gorgeous Debby and I love everything about it, a fabulous male card which will have been received very happily by your BIL. x

Daffodil Cards said...

Oh! Debby this is just wonderful, love everything about it. Could I have it for my brother Keith? LOL Its a fabulous masculine card.

Maria Alder said...

Hi Debby, fabulous card for the men in our lives.
Your inky mess is lovely ;-)
A little question to any of you : where would the best place
be to buy Stampin Up products ?
Maria x

Lynsey said...

Hi Debby, what a wonderful male card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Debby this is a stunning card I love the ship and how you have used the map. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Lorraine said...

This is brilliant Debby, a really fab design and colours. Love it
Lorraine x

Sandra H said...

This is stunning x

Chrissy said...

WOW!!..I love this masculine card Debby..brilliant..well done.

luv CHRISSYxx

Donna Mosley said...

Great card Debby, love the image.

Donna x

cotnob said...

A super card Debby, a fabulous masculine design.
Pauline
x

Sharon said...

A fabulous image Debby and a fabulous design. Love the papers.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon. x

debby4000 said...

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Maria Alder said...

Thank you Debby for coming back to me.
I always need more but unfortunately not
much room as I'm crafting on a small area in
the kitchen. Son still living at home :-)
x

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