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Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Blue and Green Time and Tide Collage

Thought I should upload one of the many masculine cards I seem to have been making lately. This one is using the great Time Piece Collage stamp from the Paper Artsy Clocks 3 stamp set. I'm hoping I'll get quite a bit of use from this stamp - it looks great in lots of different colours.


The Time Piece Collage image was stamped using Papermania Olive Green ink and heat embossed with Heat It Up! Verdigris embossing powder. The image was then die cut using a standard square Nestabilities die and distressed using Tim Holtz Antique Linen, Broken China and Frayed Burlap distress inks. This was then matted onto a square of blue card also distressed with the inks.

A panel of the Boulder paper from the Basic Grey Archaic paper pad was distressed around the edges using the same distress inks, as was the strip of the Bygone Plaid paper, from the same paper pad. The plaid paper was matted onto blue card and across the Boulder paper.

The sentiment, also from the Clocks 3 stamp set, was stamped in the lower corner of the patterned paper using the Broken China distress ink.

The image panel was added over the plaid paper and two aqua card candy from Craftwork Cards, colour distressed with the Broken China and Frayed Burlap inks, were added in diagonal corners.

I will be entering this card into a few blog challenges:

This week's Tuesday Taggers Challenge is sponsored by Ribbon Oasis


19 comments:

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love that sentiment - SO true! Great colors too!!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!

-Sarah

tampatha said...

wow! this is a fantastic masculine card! a lot of detail and texture! thanks for playing with us this week at AiFactory!
-Tammy L DT Lead

Cor* said...

Absolutely stunning. Love the layout! I need to make some masculine cards too!Thanks for embossing with the fairies this week at Prairie FFF!

Jeanette said...

This is a fabulous guy card. You did a great job designing this card. Thanks for joining us this week at I did It Creations

Lori said...

Love the steampunk look to this card. I love Verdigris powder, it's really fabulous. This is a wonderful card, thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

Georgia Ehrmann said...

what a wonderful creation! I love the stamp and it sure does look like it will be very versatile...It is lovely with the colors you have used here! Thanks for playing with AiFactory this week
Georgia
DT member

Georgia Ehrmann said...

PS... thank you also for playing with I Did It Creations blog !
Georgia
IDIC DT member

Tara said...

Thank you for your help re the Copic Airbrush system Kathleen, much appreciated ;o)
I think a couple of other bloggers have given me the advice I need now, but thanks for looking out for me!
Hugs Traa xx

Annette said...

Oooh beautiful! Great guy card! Thanks for joining our "grid" challenge at SSC this week.

racinggrandma61 said...

Great job. TYSVM for joining us at AiF and please be sure to come and join us again.

Laralee DT

Katja said...

Pretty card. Great sentiment!Thanks for joining our challenge at I Did It Creations!

Greetings,
Katja (IDIC-DT)

Terry said...

Love the colors and design of your card and the sentiment is wonderful!

Sue said...

That verdigris embossing powder is one of my favourites too...stunning work.
Thanks for playing FFF
Sue .

Carolyn said...

I just love your card. The stamped image is perfect for our grid challenge. Your sentiment is so nice. Thanks for sharing it with us at SSC.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

Vixykins said...

Ooooh gorgeous and such fab colours! Really really nice card!

Thank You for playing at The Stampman x

Sue C said...

Gorgeous card, I love the images and the colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge. Sue C x

Ildiko said...

Love the card my fav colours. Thanks playing along with TT this week
hugs
Ildiko

Padster said...

Simply beautiful - thanks for joining us at IDIC this week - hugs Debbie x

LynneForsythe said...

AWESOME man card!!! all the way around!

thanks bunches for playing along with the Design Teamies and Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!!

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