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Tuesday, 23 March 2010

How about a man's card for a change!


Afternoon all...
As the title suggests...I have a man's card to show you today! This golfer is taken from a lovely set of stamps designed by Clare Curd...
There is also a handyman with a Toolbox and a Fisherman...

I'm never sure how to make men's cards interesting so I thought that once I had the topper made and layered I would make it like a photo hanging on the wall.

I used a copper heart brad and some twine so it looked as though it was hanging from a picture rail...
The colours were chosen for the Colourcreate Challenge which is 'Mint, Chocolate and Cream' and the My time to Craft Challenge is 'Make it manly'.

I have another night of writing to finish my last NVQ Unit. I have a meeting with the special needs co-ordinator in the morning and in the afternoon my assessor is coming to take my file away to go through and check my work.
I am desperate to stay at home and get some more cardmaking done and I fancy a bit of sewing as well.
Thanks for dropping by...please leave me a little comment on your way out♥

10 comments:

  1. Really like the way you've made it like a frame,Sally....works brilliantly....always hard to think of those finishing touches for men's cards.
    Hope you manage to get all your NVQ stuff finished.

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  2. great coloring, I need to make more guy cards, it is hard though, maybe I will give that challenge a go!
    Lindsay

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  3. A fabulous 'man' card - love it! Thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

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  4. Fab man's card Sally, beautiful colouring. I have that stamp set, but not inked it up yet! x

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  5. great 'man' card!! Love the way it hangs like a picture!
    (lyn)

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  6. You are a busy bee really you are.
    Love the card.
    And am with you on the NVQ side of things... My assesor is in school on Thursday.
    Caroline xx

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  7. Great card Sally, love your colour combo and the frame idea was a great one, its so effective!

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  8. Fab card Sally...I have had a few male cards to make lately..its a nightmare!

    I have also just found the note that was supposed to go in with the parcel I sent to you yesterday...what an airhead I am!!! So apologies for that!lol

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  9. Hi Sally thank you so much for the lovely birthday card, this is a great mans card too.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x
    p.s. liked the sentiment you wrote inside my card!

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  10. Hi Sally,
    I've just hopped over from the Wild Rose Studio blog and wow! Your cards are gorgeous!
    Lindsey xx

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