Sunday, 1 May 2011


Good morning.

I hope that you are all enjoying your long weekend.

Here is a card for 3 challenges:
Cards for Men #9 - Circles
Crafty Creation #116 - White Space
Totally Papercrafts #64 - Glitter

Leaving so much of the card white was quite a challenge but I managed to restrain myself.

The base card is A5 white pearl card onto which I have directly stamped the sentiment. Both the sentiment and main image are from Sheena Douglass' Sketchy range. The image was stamped onto white card with Timber Brown Stazon and then was shaded with Espresso Adirondack ink.

As this is a card for a man I was not too heavy on the glitter. In fact I am not sure if it shows up too well on the photo but I used a gorgeous dark brown glitter on the edge of the main image and on the scalloped edges of the two smaller Nestie cut outs. I used glue that would dry clear.

The two small circles of white card were put through a Cuttlebug embossing folder before being mounted onto the scalloped circles. I left them plain white to continue with the white space theme.

I like to think that this is a good man's card. In fact, I think it will be the one I give to my father who is 83 this month.


  1. Oooh, really like that. Very nice, very manly :-)

  2. It's gorgeous Shirl, love the layout too.xx

  3. Great card Shirl. I really like Sheena Douglas images. I've added you into the list at Cards for Men. Good luck with the challenge.

    Donna x

  4. Love this beautiful white space around your awesome sparkly scene Shirl. Your dad will love this, it's made with love, it's easy to see.

    Thank you for playing Crafty Creations Challenge this week. It's always nice to see you join in the fun. :)Peggy

  5. Brill card hun, perfect for the guys in our lives, we all know how hard they can be at times, lol.

    Thanks for joining us at Cards For Men Challenges and hope to see you for the next one!

    Kitty xx

  6. WOW!!! Love the layout of your card. The way you put the scence in the middle looks very nice. We love seeing your creations. Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. Good luck on the challenge.
    Hugs, Patricia

  7. Hi Shirl, wow! you have some amazing cards, I have loved going through them, can you get in touch re: craft stuff as soon as poss. Ann Williams


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