Monday, May 8, 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #188 Add a Sentiment

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge  #188Pam is hosting our challenge, and the theme is Add A Sentiment.   As usual anything you care to enter is fine, a card, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, as long as it as a sentiment, the more prominent the better. 

Brother's Birthday Card - It's a Man Thing
My younger brother's birthday card. He is retired and lives beside the lake where we grew up  and  while he is certainly not lazy,  he has his moments of laying back and enjoying life :O).

Card Details:
Stamp: Just Inklined 'The  Good Life' digital stamp; background stamp  - Stampin Up's 'Hardwood'for background
Sentiment: Doodle Pantry (no longer available)
Colour: Prismacolor Markers
Ink: Stampin' Up's 'gumball green', 'creamy carmel'
Die Cuts: Stampin' Up's Banners , Spellbinders rectangles 'A2 Matting Basics A  
Other: hemp cord,  embossing powder
Technique: Heat embossing for the wooden background

Won a Top 3 pick at Inspiration Destination



  1. What a brilliant man card! I love your colouring and that would effect background is just perfect.

    Thanks for sharing at Colour Crazy.

    Sharon x

  2. Glenda, this is so awesome! What a great image and the sentiment is perfect. I'm sure your brother will LOVE it. Hope you have a wonderful week!

  3. Hi Glenda. Great sentiment and loving the image too. Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

  4. Ooo, I love the green against the wood grain brown, Glenda! Very masculine and beautifully colored. Perfect sentiment. :-D

  5. Hi Glenda

    Just popping by to say how much I love this card! Ideal for several of my relations LOL

    Crafty smiles

    June x

  6. Love this card and that sentiment is so apt!

  7. Such a cute card and love the sentiment.

  8. Perfect amount of masculinity in this :) So wonderful to be able to "connect" the card to the receiver, and I'm sure he will love it! Sounds like a great life. Super image too.

  9. Hello Glenda! This is a gorgeous card. I love the colour palette and the sentiment is perfect for that cute image! x

  10. Great make, perfect for those awkward males

    Thank you for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination this challenge, hope to see you back again real soon
    Hugs Shell xx

  11. Perfect masculine card your brother will love it-fabulous colouring of the great image and was going to say love the wooden B.paper until I read the post so knowing it's stamped makes it even better
    Carol x

  12. Glenda its gorgeous! That hardwood stamp is so cool.