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Friday, September 23, 2011

Male Birthday Card

Hi Everyone,
I’ve made this lovely card for my old boss who’s invited me to a BBQ at his home to celebrate this year.

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People are always saying that masculine cards are hard to do, but I beg to differ.

I guess I’m just not a “girly girl” and find these colours and themes pleasing. I am a bit of a rev head having grown up with my mechanic father and my drag racing brother and now married to a motor dealer, I guess cars are in the blood for me!

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I decorated the inside too this time – my label wasn’t quite big enough so I used two. I put a Kaiser rub on sentiment inside.
I’ve also stamped the back of the card with this Handmade by Vicki personalised stamp that I ordered on Ebay, cute isn’t it!

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The card was a Kaiser gloss black base ( a little slippery to stamp directly onto as you can see). I made the sentiment from Kaiser little alphas and papers. The other papers are bits and pieces I had floating around from a bigger sheet that I’d used previously (the name is gone sorry). A chipboard ‘blingy’ thing was also found in my stash that fitted the spot perfectly.

Hope you like it… I’m sure there is a challenge around somewhere this qualifies for…let me see…
My rectangular card is certainly not square so its in at the cards for men challenge blog.

The Crazy Challenge blog has a Men Only theme – perfect!

and My Partner in Crafting Crime blog has a Planes, Trains & Automobiles theme – I loved that movie!

Well that’s it from me today – Have a good one and I’ll be back again soon. Ciao for now xx


5 comments:

NanaConnie

Vicki, You do such fabulous male cards! Wish we were seeing you in the challenges each week over at Dude Time Doodles! http://dudetimedoodles.blogspot.com/

Celeste

your card is so pretty.
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Shelby Goolsby

This is such a wonderful vintage creation!! Thank you so much for joining us at My Partner In Crafting Crime.

Trish and Treasure

I love this car card and I hope Stephen loves it just as much! It's drivealicious! and I Love your Vicki stamp.Congrats on 31 Followers!!

Robin

Fab alpha sentiment and layout! Thanks so much for playing with My Partner In Crafting Crime,Robin