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Saturday, 17 January 2015

it's a guy thing .....


Hello there. I'm back again with a gent's card this time. 
I started by stamping the men's collage from Visible Image on a white piece of card using coffee archival ink. 


I inked with distress inks - old paper and antique linen. I used the pen spritzer and old paper and frayed burlap distress markers to spritz some ink across background. I cut round the topper by ripping it against a ruler and then inked with gathered twigs and walnut stain.


I then stamped the image again partially 3 more times. One just in coffee archival where I covered watch face with crackled glossy accents. The other I embossed in gold and cut out the watch rim. Lastly I stamped again in coffee archival and clear embossed to get the car glossy. To this I added glossy accents to head lights.


I fussy cut the pieces and assembled. I stuck it down to base card which I also inked slightly. 

I hope you like my make, Theresa.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:

TTCRD - anything goes
Sister act card challenge - anything goes
Visible Image - show and tell



12 comments:

  1. These VI stamps make such fab cards for men! Love the vintage theme. Xx

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  2. Great card for a man, Theresa x

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  3. Perfect for the purpose. Men's cards can be such a problem. I did try to comment last night but my Kindle was running rapidly out of power and was on a go slow as well. Thank you for your visit and lovely comment. Have a lovely day, still very icy out there so take care. xxx Maggie

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  4. Truly fabulous masculine card, Theresa! I really want to thank you for participating in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Through the Craft Room Door this week. Hope to see you playing again soon.
    NanaConnie DT

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  5. Fabulous card! Such a wonderful design and images! Love the vintage look it has!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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