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Sunday, June 19, 2011

TCM, Simply Delightful

I wanted to take this opportunity to show you a card I created prior to my recent eye surgery, using a stamp set illustrated by Nina Brackett for The Crafts Meow.


 The set is called 'Simply Delightful' - and it certainly lives up to its name!  This set is fabulous for masculine cards as well as those girly ones we love to make.

I have embossed the doily and sentiment with Stampin' Up Gold Embossing Powder and sponged around the edges, the other colours on the doily have been added with my Blender Pens, I have not even added any medium as I am naughty and did not clean them the last time I used them - so there was enough colour for this project - that has to be good - right!?!? LOL!


Cutting them out using my Spellbinders Grand Calibur and the Standard Circle and Ribbon Tags Trio

I have tucked in some pleated paper, left over from the edges of and old hymnal, underneath the sentiment.  I have been holding onto the gorgeous textured DP for some time, it is from my dear friend Priscilla.  I love the softness of it against the striped, torn Stampin' Up DP.

This card is for the following challenges:
Stamp Something - Pretty Papers
Challenge Up Your Life - Circles
2 Sisters - For a Guy
Creations by Gill M - Use Circle Shapes
Little Claire's - Cards for Men
Paper Creator's Crafts - For the Men
Word Play Weekend Challenge - Blue
Bloggers Challenge - Masculine Card or Project
Fashionista Friday - For Men
Glitter Geeks - Male/ Father's Day
Just Add Ink - Add Colouring
Totally Papercraft - Dies Cuts and Punches
I am loving the images from The Craft's Meow and I have more to show you as I was very busy before my surgery - I will be back with more.

I will be back tonight (for me) with a Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge and would love to see you there!!  Thank you for looking and for your lovely comments - you always make my day.  I do appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment - thank you!  God bless you! 
{{{hugs}}}

23 comments:

  1. That's gorgeous "anytime for any one" card Linda.
    Love how you have treated the focal image - gives me some ideas.... look out I may case this card!!
    Blessings
    M

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  2. Great masculine cards, love the colors of the doily! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

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  3. What a stunning creation! Love all of the details and that stamp looks amazing!
    Thanks so much for sharing!!

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  4. Super card, Thanks for joining us at Little Claires, Mary x

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  5. Awwww beautigul Linda! My fav colour is purple and I love this. Its gorgeous Well done.
    Thanks for joining in with Glitter Geeks and Good Luck!
    Steph xx

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  6. Stunning card and thankyou for joining in the Paper Creator Challenge

    x

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  7. A lovely card so unique and different, thank you for joining us over at Paper Creator's Crafts
    http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.com/

    Good luck, Debbie x

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  8. ~A really lovely card. Thank you so much for joining us in our first challenge at Paper Creator Crafts this week! Hugs, Karen. (Head DT.)x

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  9. Great way to reserve medium resources, hee hee. The way you've colored this reminds me of a Mandala, which I love to color, rather than a doily. Maybe you could say they are really one in the same! Great way to use a doily image for a man.

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  10. A great card Linda, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's.

    Donna x

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  11. Great card, thanks for joining use at paper creators first challenge

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  12. Fabulous card, great man's card. Thank you so much for joining us in our first challenge at Paper Creator Crafts this week! http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.com/
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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  13. Doilies are certainly hot right now! Your card is wonderful and I love the colors you used.

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  14. Lovely card for a Man, thank you for joining us at Paper Creator Crafts in our 1st Challenge.

    Julie xx

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  15. wow - stunning, really beautiful!

    thank you so much for joining us over at Challenge Up Your Life!!

    xx M.

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  16. Unusual, but wonderful masculine card. The colors are fabulous.

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  17. Great masculine card, I love the texture that is on it. Thanks for joining us at Blogger's challenge.

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  18. What a great masculine card!!! Love the textures and colors!

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  19. oh wow! what a beautiful card! that medallion is delightful! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

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  20. What a great card. Thanks for joining the BC Manly challenge.

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  21. What a great card. Thanks for joining the BC Manly challenge.

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  22. Such a wonderful card! I like this style! Great :)
    Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life

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