May 01 2009

Bloggers Challenge 97 – Sketch

This week’s Bloggers’ Challenge was to use this sketch to create our card.  I actually had this done a few weeks ago.  Mary, Lisa and I used this sketch for one of our challenge days, knowing that it would be an upcoming Bloggers’ Challenge!  I was glad to have it done early!

I used one of my favorite sets in the Occasions Mini called And Many Mower.  Since the sketch was pretty simple, I wanted to make sure I added lots of texture.  I think I accomplished that!

I started with a base of Kraft cardstock.  Then I ran a layer of Baja Breeze thru my Big Shot with the Texturz Diamonds plate.  I added a strip of the Argyle Manchester Designer Paper along the side.  Next is the 1" wide Chocolate Double Stitched Ribbon across the width…with a yummy Kraft Corduroy Button (I really LOVE them…can you tell?)  Finally, I stamped the Golfer in Basic Brown on Whisper White and used my AquaPainter and ink pads to color him in.  That is layered on Chocolate Chip and Kraft.

Pretty simple, huh?  But…what a great card for someone who loves to golf!

Hope you have a great weekend.  We are getting together with our best friends for dinner on Saturday night.  The rest of the time I hope to get some stamping done…my card kit finished for May…and to relax after the hectic past couple weekends!



















Set:  And Many Mower
C/S:  Baja Breeze, Kraft, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Manchester DSP
Inks:  Basic Brown, Baja Breeze, Creamy Caramel, Certainly Celery
Other:  AquaPainter, 1" Chocolate Double Stitch Ribbon, Kraft Corduroy Button, Texturz Backgrounds #1



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15 People have left comments on this post

May 1, 2009 - 06:05:47
Nikki said:

Gorgeous colors…love the ribbon across the top! {SMILES}

May 1, 2009 - 09:05:03

Great manly card – the ribbon looks great as one of your panels.

May 1, 2009 - 10:05:19
Marcia P said:

Great stamps – hope they come to Australia soon! Also love the DSP you have used, again crossingmy fingers!

Awesome card.

đŸ™‚ Marcia P

May 1, 2009 - 10:05:39

So cute, Connie. Love colors and your watercoloring. TFS!

May 1, 2009 - 11:05:17

A super card for father’s day – exactly the right colors too. I’m lovin’ those corduroy buttons…

May 1, 2009 - 11:05:39
Ida said:

Very FUN card. Love the way you used the Argyle Embossing folder paired with the DP of the same pattern.

May 1, 2009 - 12:05:46
Rachel Hope said:

Fun card!!! TFS

May 1, 2009 - 12:05:06
kim howard said:

Super cute card Connie!

May 1, 2009 - 12:05:47
Lisa said:

You know how much I loved this when we “played” together! Great card!

May 1, 2009 - 06:05:11
Margaret R said:

The ribbon, the button, the DSP all combine in a wonderful way with the image and really achieve a great card! Love it!

May 1, 2009 - 07:05:52
Lisa B. said:

That DSP is perfect for a manly card and I love the button on the ribbon! Super cute card!

May 1, 2009 - 10:05:47

Wonderful card Connie! Love how you used the wide ribbon! đŸ˜€

May 1, 2009 - 11:05:47
Lori said:

Great masculine card! The wide ribbon and corduroy button look great together.

May 2, 2009 - 12:05:13

Great man card! I love this image!

May 2, 2009 - 11:05:37

Fun card! It looks great!