Monday, September 2, 2013

Cards in Envy - Make it Manly! card challenge

The first challenge of September over at Cards in Envy is to create a masculine card. I thought this lighthouse stamp would be perfect for a guy card. Especially because it still looks good uncolored. I was hoping the embossed background would look like burlap, but I'm not sure it worked out that way. 
paper - My Mind's Eye - Be Amazing
stamp - Impression Obsession Inc.
border die cut - My Favorite Things -Die-namics
embossing folder - Lifestyle Crafts
brads - from stash
Versafine and Tim Holtz distressing inks

Thanks for visiting my blog today and I would love to see you come play with us over at Cards in Envy.

11 comments:

  1. What a great card, Kristie! It flows together perfectly!!

    Tricia

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  2. Kristie, love the blue and brown colors together. Great embossed background and border for your lighthouse scene! There's a wonderful balance to your card. ~ Marilyn

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  3. Awesome card. My father who loves to fish would love this. It reminds me of the Boston Lighthouse (there's good fishing and lobstering out there). I love this image and the colors you chose.

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  4. Such a great image for a manly card. I love the color combo you went with and great embossed background.

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  5. The embossed background and stamped image is perfect for this challenge! Love it!

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  6. LOVE the colors and image and SUCH a cool background!!!

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  7. Yes, it does look like burlap and love the colors you picked. You rocked this card.

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  8. I love this manly card! The lighthouse image is wonderful and I love that it is black and white. So striking!

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  9. I think the embossed background looks great, and the stripes and houndstooth patterns add visual "texture" to your card. The colors are terrific - soft but also earthy and masculine. Fantastic job! :)

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  10. Your lighthouse image is just gorgeous Kristie, and I love the wonderful color combo and embossing of your card. A fabulous design all round for our Manly Challenge. Love it! xx

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