Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Fishing

A 40th birthday card for my niece's DH is needed this week.  It took me ages to come up with a suitable design - some people are just easier to make cards for than others! So, I went with a summery design, but keeping the colours quite masculine.
I decided on one of my favourite colour schemes of red, white and black.  The background was made with a Creative Expressions mask 'Wavy', using Black Soot DI.  The image is Little Claire's 'Silhouette Boat', which I stamped with a Versafine Onyx Black ink pad. The image and sentiment were die cut with Memory Box 'Stitched Squares' and 'Stitched Circle' dies. 

I would like to enter my card for the following challenges:

21 comments:

  1. You did very well Liz I love your card.
    Hugs Veerle

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  2. What a lovely card Liz,and the way you have made the background like waves-perfect!
    Have a lovely day,
    Nessa xxx

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  3. It's a lovely card Liz. That's a really nice stamp and I really like the background. Barbxx

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  4. Fabulous card Liz! LOVE the wavy background, great image and the combination of red, white and black works perfectly of course.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  5. Love your wave creation and the colours look so good together. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. I love the red, white and black color combination. The silhouette image is really beautiful. Thanks for playing along at ATSM's MYM challenge this week. :) Melissa - DT

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  7. A wonderful card, serene and cool. Loving the colour choice and the wavy background. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

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  8. Brilliant male card Liz, I also do not like male cards,!!!!you have made a great one here, fantastic scene.
    Hugs pam x

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  9. Great male card, love the image you have used.

    Michele

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  10. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  11. This is a great card for a guy - love the silhouette fishing image, the wavy lines on the background and the colors you chose! thanks for playing with the Cardz4Guyx challenge this week! Julia xx

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  12. Super card for a male. The red mats just make the whole thing pop!

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  13. A Perfect masculine birthday card! Thanks for playing with us at ATSM!

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  14. An absolutely gorgeous card, Liz! Thanks for sharing it with us at stamping sensations this month and good luck!

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  15. Love this card and that perfect backing paper. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.
    Pinky

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  16. Great card, Liz - a beautiful scene. This is one of my favourite LC stamps.

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

    Helen x

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  17. This silhouette design is great for a masculine card Liz and the black, red and white is a lovely colour combination, and the wavy stencil is perfect used here.

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  18. I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Email me link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com. I will send you an email when the post goes live. Thank you.
    Cindy at Cre8ive Cindy Blog

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    1. Thanks for your comment, I've sent you an email. xx

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  19. That looks like such a serene, relaxing activity - lovely card! Thanks so much for playing along at Country View Challenges.
    Alison x

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