Monday, March 17, 2014

Manly Monday

Here we have another fabulous lineup for you today. There are at least 3 cards that could be used for a young man/boy. Go check them out and tell them you saw their link on Manly Monday {MM}.

All Things Beautiful

Sunny Summer Crafts

Gale's Stamping Corner

Sue's Craft Haven

Get the JC look

Creations by Bearhouse

Crea-Sandra

Ladybug Crafts Ink

Diane's Country Cards & Crafts

Big-Blue Sky

Crafty Julie





For my card today I went with the St Patrick's Day scheme. I made my background with a stencil by The Crafter's Workshop and Ranger's distress inks with an ink blender. The sentiment is a rub on on vellum and then  attached to the card front with eyelets. The Shamrock stamp by Stamp N Plus was stamped using Mowed Lawn Distress ink onto white cardstock and punched out with a Creative Memories circle punch. The matte behind it was green but not like the shamrock so I inked a strip of green cardstock with the distress ink. I used the ink pad to paper technique. It matches beautifully.

Thanks so much for taking a look.



Challenges:
http://deliciousdoodleschallenge.blogspot.com/ Mainly green for St Patrick's Day
http://getinkychallenge.blogspot.com/ Green/St Patrick's Day
http://craftforthecraic.blogspot.ie/ Something green
http://craftitudechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes or add some green
http://cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Any stamp (shamrock}
http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://laineyscraftyspace-justforfun.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://thedoodlegarden.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://4kraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes
http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Anything goes w sentiment
http://www.dreamweaverstencils.blogspot.com/ Using the new and popular stencils to create my background with distress ink.
http://mfpspeedytv.ning.com/page/color-challenge-14 Shades of green
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ Anything goes
http://sassystudiodesigns.blogspot.com/ St Patrick's Day
http://shellysimagesblog.blogspot.com/ Luck
http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/ Luck of the Irish
http://stampotiquedesignerschallenge.blogspot.com/ Green


21 comments:

  1. Really love the stencilled background, Cindy. So lush!!! Mowed Lawn is one of my fave shades of green; so fresh and versatile. And thank YOU for featuring my manly card.
    xxx Asha

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  2. Lovely design! Thanks for joining us at 4 Krafty Girlz - good luck! hugs Angelie

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  3. Your stenciled background is great, Cindy, and I love how you have blended the color out! I always find it such a challenge to adhere velum, so really appreciate your crafty use of eyelets! Way to go! Thanks so much for participating in our Stampotique Designers' Challenge this week!

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  4. I love your stenciled background.

    Thanks for joining us over at Stampotique Designers Challenges!

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  5. Another great card! Beautifully done! Thanks for playing along with us at Dreamweaver~

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  6. Lovely card. Thanks for sharing at SDD Challenge.

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  7. Great card! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    Kim
    SSD DT

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  8. A lovely cute wee card
    Thanks for popping over to SDD and joining in the fun
    Good luck
    Hugs
    Jo (dt) xxx

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  9. Such a pretty card, love the background and the sentiment on vellum, thanks for linking up with us at The Doodle Garden!

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  10. Great GREEN card ! Thanks for joining us at Stampotique !
    Corrie x

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  11. Great card! Green is my favorite color. Your techniques are awesome. Thanks for playing along with us at Crafts Galore Encore!
    Dawn

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  12. Fabulous stencilling for the background. Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! Sheena B.

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  13. Love the way you've shaded this- its very effective
    Thanks for joining us at Craft for the Craic and good look with your entry
    Pixie (DT member)

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  14. Wow that is so pretty great effect on the card :) Thank you for joining us at Jo's FFC :)

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  15. What a fantastic card !!! Great design !! Thank you so much for joining us at Jo's FFC !!

    Mayra DTM
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  16. Great card and great look. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our ATG challenge.

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  17. Great card, love the stenciled background. Thanks for joining us at JFF Karen DT member xx

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  18. Wow love the inking, the colours look really well together :) Beautiful card. Thanks for taking part in our monthly challenge at Craft for the Craic and would love to see you again :)
    Eithne
    Craft for the Craic

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  19. Wonderful Cas. Love your design paper
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapper's Delights

    Huggsss, Angelique
    EngelDesignsScrap

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  20. Hey congrats Cindy, you won something over at Simon Says!!! Go check it out!

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  21. Wonderful! I love this background
    Thanks for joining us at Stampotique DC :)

    xx Arwen

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Cindy