Friday, January 29, 2010

Shhhhh...can you hear that??!??

.......it's Q-U-I-E-T here! NO KIDS!! Now, don't get me wrong, I totally *heart* my kids :o) but a day off of school and the whole house to MYSELF is such a treat these days hahaha...both kids are at friends houses for the day and so I will do some laundry up and create - either in my craft room or I'll work on some afghan projects I need to complete...or BOTH! HA!

Scrapmaster's Paradise has a very "masculine" color challenge this week so I decided to make a birthday card for a good friend of ours. I had to find a sketch to go along with it, so I hopped on over to Friday Sketchers.



This is the sketch challenge from Friday Sketchers Challenge Blog. I knew I wanted to use Lovely as A Tree as my main image (my good 'ol manly standby stamp set lol)....

...and this is what I came up with.....hope you like it. I'm not too sure about the pearls on there, but I guess they are on there now :) Hope he enjoys them too HA HA HAHA...:o)


Recipe:

Stamps: Lovely as A Tree, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Basic Grey, Naturals Ivory
Ink: Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Sizzix embossing plate, sizzix dots embossing folder, grey satin ribbon, paper piercer, dimensionals, oval punches, scallop oval punch, scallop edge punch, spiral note punch, dimensions, adhesive pearls

15 comments:

  1. What beautiful and elegant card! The color combination is really fantastic!

    Thanks for joining the Friday Sketchers this week!

    Have a great weekend, Hugs Tanja

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  2. I really like this card.The colors are great to-gether.Lv it.

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  3. Your card is amazing and beautiful.

    Hugs
    Anja

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  4. This card is stunning! The details really make it stand out.

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  5. Fabulous card. Loving all the layers. Melisa-SP Diva

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  6. This card is so handsome! The pearls are a nice addition - like the tie tack or cuff links! Thanks for playing along with us at SPCC!

    -Kristin SP Diva

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  7. beautiful card!!!
    I like the great tree and the border punch

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  8. Awesome masculine card, TFS.

    Juanita-SP Diva

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  9. Simply FABULOUS!! Wow - just love your style!!

    Deanne - SP {Diva}

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  10. Amazing card! I love the tree image!

    Allison - SP Diva

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  11. how cute!! looove the pearls and that tree image! :D
    -Shauna {SP Diva}

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  12. Hey very cool, I made one using this color challenge too, and the tree...very cool!

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  13. What a fantastic color and layout challenge. You did an amazing job for both. I will probably case this card from you. WTG girlie, another hit in my books. I find cards for guys hard to do. You Rock!!!!

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  14. This is such an elegant card! Thanks for joining us at SPCC!

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