Friday, August 26, 2016

Monochromatic, and sort of masucline

Sometimes it's nice to carry a card with a diecut rather than a stamp. Princess Judy sent me this diecut, and I turned it into a sort-of masculine looking card, even though that old victrola looks kind of feminine.
The square kraft card came with the scallops,already punched, and I added a strip of lighter-colored card stock inside to show off the pretty edge when the card is closed.
This card is for these challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday -- it's hip to be square
Double D -- Neutrals
Catch the Bug -- bingo (monochromatic, scallops, bling)
Word Art Wednesday #244 -- anything goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
Butterfly #61 -- Kraft Paper

12 comments:

  1. Oh Sandy this is just awesome!!! And yes, I think it could be used for either gender! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Neutrals’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
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  2. What a beautiful design that is Sandy and love how you showcased it so beautifully by using shades of brown
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. What a great die cut, and I DO love die cuts! I have a few large dies that simply have to be the focal image. This makes such a great masculine card and the neutrals are perfect with the vintage Victrola. I'm so glad you shared it in our Neutrals challenge at Double D!

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  4. Hi Sandy, you have linked your card to my challenge but it is not included in the list above so am unsure if you have changed your mind? Hugs Mrs A.

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  5. The die cut has a decorative design with swirls, but I think this works as a masculine card. You chose lovely neutral colors and a simple design to make it perfect for a man. Thanks for sharing with us at Catch the Bug and good luck! Pia, Bugaboo DT

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  6. Gorgeous Die Cut and I LOVE the colours! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug bingo challenge hope to see you again! Dawn Bugaboo DT

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  7. Super die cut. Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

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  8. Great card...I love that die cut. It is unusual and quite wonderful!

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  9. Ah! The gramophone! Those Tattered Lace dies are all frilly like that but with the right colors and attitude you can make them a masculine card. That's what I got this die for--dude cards. Plus I thought it would be funny with my "you rock" greeting.

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  10. This is stunning, Sandy. The Victrola diecut really does carry the card. Thanks so much for joining the August Bingo challenge at Catch the Bug!

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  11. The gramophone makes a brilliant card and love the colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  12. Hi Sandy,
    back again. I like the patterend krsft card. It can be quite a hard surface and colour to work with but your die cut gramophone looks lovely against the card. The added design paper and butterfly finish the design perfectly.
    Hugs Mrs A.

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