Monday, November 4, 2013

Masculine birthday

My husband's birthday is coming up, and I really struggle with coming up with a masculine card for him every year. He loves fishing, so I usually try to focus on some element of fishing, and this is what I came up with for this year.

The background has been sitting around for a while, so I am not exactly sure what it it is. It's glossy cardstock that I think was colored with watered-down reinker then splattered with either salt or some sort of spray cleaner (like Lysol) to create the waterspot pattern. It's very possible I tried with salt, didn't like the results and sprayed with cleaner.  Doesn't matter, I thought would make a pretty sunset.

The silhouette image is stamped with Memento black. Oddly enough, I didn't think that would work, so I first tried it with Versamark and black EP.  I was surprised this came out so much better.

The image is from Victorine Originals.

I am entering this card in the following challengs.

CRAFT Challenge #231, masculine card
Just for Fun, your favorite color (It's the blue on this card)
Simon Says Wednesday, Anything Goes
Sister Act #31 Anything Goes

3 comments:

  1. Love your fabulous mans card its brilliant.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge.

    luv
    Debby

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  2. Great card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Sister Act Card Challenge! Hugs, Bo

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  3. It's a great card, Simle but so effective thanks for joining in with our challenge at JFF Fav colour, good luck with your entry, hugs Mandz xox

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