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Friday, 13 September 2013

Guest Designer at Fussy and Fancy Friday

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well.  Looking forward to the weekend as we are going to my Sister's later for the weekend.  My daughters are also going with us so it will be nice to spend some family time and to see my two nephews.  We won't be back until Sunday so I apologise in advance as I won't be able to visit your lovely blogs until I get back.

A little while ago I was invited to be a guest designer over at Fussy and Fancy Friday challenges.  Thank you so much to them for asking me and here is a card I created for their current challenge theme which is:
Sports


I went with a football theme and decided to go monochrome.  The image is a Papermania stamp that I have had for ages.  So handy for any male themed cards and football fans.  I didn't do any colouring of the image and simply mounted it onto black card after inking around the edge with black soot distress ink.  The papers are from my ever increasing scraps box.  Again, mounted onto black card and inked around the edges.  For embellishments I added some netting over the background papers, some card candi and some little shoe buttons that I had.  The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards.

Thanks for popping by and hope you will pop over to Fussy and Fancy Friday challenges and enter the challenge.  

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Whimsy Stamps - Masculine
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
The Squirrel and The Fox - Male creations
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
Crafting By Designs - Anything goes
The Male Room - Sports and hobbies
Cute Card Thursday - Hip to be square
Crafty Catz - Mens/boys cards
Totally Papercrafts - Birthday boys
Card Crafters Circle - Checks and tartan
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Anything goes

32 comments:

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi Mags, any footie fan would love this for his birthday, I like the black and white - maybe he's a Newcastle supporter lolls !!!


Hugs xx

Sue said...

Congrats on your GDT spot Mags.
Your card is fabulous, I love the image and great papers.
I hope you have a wonderful weekend visiting your Sister.
Sue xx

Aunty Sue said...

Great Card And Love The Monotone. Congrats On gdt

Claire said...

Well done Mags on your GDT spot. Love your card, fab image and a great layout and colour choice. Hugs, Claire x

Debbie Fisher said...

This is such a fab male sports card, love this Mags xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, this is fab, great layout and love the black and white. Enjoy your weekend x

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous card and love monochrome cards. Have a fabulous weekend.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Fab card Mags, love the image.

Donna x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card mags, I like the image and the design.
Kevin xx

rachel said...

super card Mags - love the monochrome look! Have a great weekend - hugs Rachel xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Mags and big congrats on your Guest DT - well deserved! Susan x

PS Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments for our Anything Goes Challenge! Good luck hope you can join us next week, hugs Susan x

Janette said...

Hi Mags, Oh fabulous mono card, great male creation.
Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Hi Mags .
perfect card design and image for male . Neat , that you did not colour image .
Love the card .
hugs Shirley-Anne

Bev said...

Mags, what a great idea of going monochrome with your footballer. He's just perfect for the sports theme at The Male Room, so Thanks for joining in. Bev :)

Cindy Groh said...

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. LMK by responding to this comment so I can easily find this post.
Thanks
Cindy

Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at CC&CC, good luck cheers Sue N x

karen said...

Great card Mags, the image is perfect for monochrome look, fab news on the DT too, hugs, Karenx

Teresa Kline said...

luv the b&w, darlin card!

enjoy *~*

Cindy Leek said...

Great Card... love the black and white! :o) Thanks for playing along with Crafting By Designs!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

I really love the monochrome look of this card. The image is wonderful.

Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Rocky said...

I like the monochrome look, great if you don't know the recipients favourite team. Thanks for joining us at The Male Room.

Linda said...

Fab male card, love the monochromatic colour scheme. Thanks for joining in the fun at Crafty Catz this week :) xx

Jacqueline said...

A great card and perfect for our challenge this week in The Male Room - thanks for joining in - Jacqueline xx

PaperDaisies said...

What a fabulous male card. Love the black and white. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Caz. Hugs Nina

Louise van Vuren said...

Really like monochrome for male cards, and the three themed papers look great behind the footballer image. Great card - perfect for our challenge this week in TMR.

Louise xx

Chana said...

Hi, Mags,
I really love this project! I don't think it would have been near as powerful visually had it been done in color. This project was supposed to listed among our Honorable Mention and I failed to include it in the orginal post. I will correct that mistake today! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talent with us week after week here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Laura Love said...

What a cool black and white card! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

Jennifer said...

This is fantastic! Love the black and white and the little shoes are great! Thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

mixamatoasties said...

What a fab card.

Thanks for sharing at TPC this week.

Susan x

mixamatoasties said...

What a fab card.

Thanks for sharing at TPC this week.

Susan x

Helen said...

Great card, Mags - love the monochrome looks, very striking.

Thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox.

Helen x

Digi Darla said...

Great Birth Day card Mags, fabulous job!

Hugs
Kim

If you have time kindly visit my new site DigiDarlaDesigns.com.

Thanks