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Friday, 22 May 2015

Clean and Simple

Hi Folks
Thanks for popping by today and hope you are all well.  It is a bank holiday on Monday in the UK and I am really looking forward to this weekend.  My daughter and her fiance are coming round tomorrow for a barbecue before we sit down to watch Eurovision.  Then on Sunday we are going to our local pub as they have a few live bands playing during the afternoon and evening.  Hopefully I will get some crafty time in Monday if I am not too hungover lol.

Today's card is a clean and simple male card using distress ink and a stamp from Papermania.

I started by creating the background colour.  This was simply done with distress ink on white card.  The watches stamp is square but I wanted to put a sentiment in the middle.  I therefore masked off the centre of the stamp and stamped it with memento ink.  Then in the masked area I used a sentiment stamp.  The Happy Birthday is an All Occasion die from Robert Adams.

A really quick but effective male card.  I would love to know what you think.  Thanks for popping by and hope that you all have a good weekend.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
One Crazy Stamper - Anything goes
Pile It On - Not cute
613 Avenue Create - Anything goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything goes
TTCRD - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes
Simply Create Too - Keep it simple


Carol S. said...
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Carol S. said...

I love the design of your card and the masking off the centre. Great effect. Have a great weekend. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Rene said...

Fantastic card! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations! Good luck,

Wendy said...

Fabulous male card Mags, love the CAS design.
Hope you have a wonderful bank holiday weekend.
Wendy xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Great CAS card Mags, I like the way you have done the stamping
Kevin xx

Pollard Carole said...

Looks brilliant a fab idea Enjoy your weekend sounds fun packed Love and hugs Carole x

Bonnie Taylor said...

What a fantastic masculine birthday card! I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion. We hope to see you again!
~ Bonnie DT

brenda said...

A great make as always Mags.

Apols for the no show all week, been a bit under par. Hope you have a good holiday weekend.

B x

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous I love the colours you used to perfect! hugs Pops x x x

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous male card. Loving the design.
Linda xxx

Kandy's Krafts said...

Gorgeous male card which are always hard to do but your card is simple but so effective. Thank you for joining us at CFTH challenge. Good Luck.

Veerle said...

Love your card, saw it at Simply Create Too.
Greetings from Veerle

Jacee said...

Brilliant design Mags
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Dawn Lancaster said...

A brilliant card! I just love it!
Hope you had a great time & you're not too hungover to enjoy you crafty Monday! We're all at work up here in Bonnie Scotland!
Dawn xx

Leanne said...

Oh how I like male cards, more and more I have to start making them thanks for the inspiration and well done with the color and the time pieces are awesome. Thanks for playing our challenge at One Crazy Stamper.
Leanne DT
One Crazy Stamper

Nat said...

Such a fabby design!! I can always use a great guy card kept on hand for family events. lovin your card!! :) !!!! Thanks for playing along in this months challenge at One Crazy Stamper.

Em Louise Fairley said...

This is gorgeous! Love the muted colors. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create and I hope you'll join us again soon.

Em AKA Creative Em
613 Avenue Create DT

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous clean and simple card, Mags, thank you so much for sharing with Simply Create Too.

Love and hugs