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Thursday 28 March 2013

Have a Great Day

Good morning all. 
Managed to get some more DT work done yesterday after supervising DD cleaning her bedroom out! I've still got loads of cards to do for the next few months though.
I'm busy trying to get all the blogs I follow into groups to make life easier when trying to do commenting - I've done all the ABC's so far....only another 23 letters to go then!

A card for a male to share with you today, this will go to my eldest in June.

Decoupage image is a Wellington Bear layered on a nestie cut from Kraft. Backing is the new Tim Holz Kraft Core which I've embossed with one of my new Die'sire folders and then sanded. Charm from Meiflower. Twine, sentiments and buttons from my stash.

Challenges entered:
Creative Moments - animals
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Creative Card Crew - masculine
Creative Creations - things beginning with B (bear, beer, bow, buttons, brown)
My Craft Spot - strings and things
OLLCB - it's a man thing

Carol x


  1. Great card Carol, I love Wellington and he looks great on your embossed background.

  2. Love the image and super background. Fab man card Carol. Carolxx

  3. cute! v=Thanks for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'B' challenge - remember you can enter up to three times! Good Luck and hope to see you again soon :) x

  4. This is gorgeous Carol. I love the cute decoupage and wonderful embossing
    Sue xx

  5. Gorgeous card love your image and your card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  6. Fabulous card Carol. The background looks brilliant and really sets the card off. We are not going through to East Lothian for Easter, we are having to look after the dog whilst Carolyn & Family go to Alton Towers for 4 days. Hope to see you soon though. Hugs Rita xx

  7. Fabulous card! The monochromatic color scheme is wonderful and I love all the embossing! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

  8. Beautiful card Carol,love the design...gorgeous colours.xxx

  9. Fabulous card Carol, hope he doesn't spill that beer!! Hugs Susan x

  10. Hi Carol, So beautiful is your card and the image is so cute lovely papers too! xx

  11. Great man's card Carol. Christine

  12. Fantastic man's card Carol have a wonderful Easter hun huggles Sue xxx

  13. Fabulous card Carol and I am sure you son will love it. Enjoy your weekend.

    Linda xxx

  14. Lovely layering on this card and gorgeous image. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter this week and just so you know I am giving away a The Paper Shelter gift voucher on my blog if you would like to enter.

  15. Great card, loving the embossed background. Fab! image, altogether a Fab! mans card
    Happy Easter to you and yours

    Patricia xxx

  16. Hi Carol!
    Thanks so much for joining us at CCC with your gorgeous card xx Jan

  17. Another great card Carol.....I can't keep up with you....I don't know where you get your energy. LOL

    Have a happy carding day.

  18. Just adorable Carol - I love it and just perfect for a man. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

  19. Hi Carol this is absolutely awesome a brilliant image superb colours and design I love it, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
    lorraine x

  20. Great card - I love the simple layout, perfect for a male card!

    Good luck sorting out your blogs - I did it already and it's so much easier to navigate when they're organised!

    Thank you for joining the challenge at the Creative Card Crew!


  21. Great male card card, love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at THE PAPER SHELTER Challenge this week, hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

  22. LOVE the image and the 3D effects! Super sweet card! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew

    CCC DT
    Love to Create DT

  23. A gorgeous card and perfect for the challenge at Creative Moments x Thanks for playing along x

  24. Great man's card. Thanks for entering at Creative Moments . Leona xx


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