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Saturday, April 6, 2013

I Mustache You a Question.......

Coffee of the Day - Gingerbread (it's now all gone until the holidays roll back around.....sigh....)

I've been trying to get some crafting done behind the scenes so to speak, as I am feeling up to it. I've finished one project for the May Arts challenge, but would like to do a few more if I have time. I really really feel the need to make some cards for my family to stash away for 'later'......have a feeling they are going to be needed sometime down the road. So you'll probably be seeing a lot of masculine cards here on my blog in upcoming days and weeks. not sure how much DT work I am going to get done. I really feel a pressing need to get these cards made for my family first, as they truly are my priority.

a week or so ago I was blessed to win a gift certificate from Crafty Secrets. I was able to get some great digital sets, one of them being this fun 'Mustache Men.' Every November my guys all participate in 'Movember', which is a big promotion to raise awareness for prostate cancer. the idea behind it is for men to start the month off clean shaven and see how large they can grow their  mustache, or 'mo' as they are called in Australia where this all began, by the month's end. I knew it would be fun to use this set to make a card for one of the guys.


Papers are My Mind's Eye Union Square, crochet trim is Pink Paislee, buttons are from my stasth. hi ho sliver shimmerz was painted on the barber pole, the shaving cup and light at top of barber pole were covered in crystal effects.

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Challenges:
Crafty Secrets - linky party
Crafty Catz - anything goes
2 Sisters - anything goes
Catch the Bug - anything goes
Moving Along with the Times - kraft
Digistamps 4 Joy - anything goes
LEJ Designs - fave style (vintage)
Loves Rubberstamps - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
Cards Galore - vintage
Sparkle and Sprinkle - use a digi
Love to Create - tag you're it
Simon Says Stamp and Show - anything goes
There She Goes - masculine
Kraft Journal - anything goes with kraft
Kaboodle Doodles - 2 different patterned papers
Crafty Bloggers - anything goes

29 comments:

sue morris said...

heeheehee....I LOVE this!! So clever!

sgc said...

Fantastic "man" card. I would sure like to have some of your gingerbread coffee. Thanks for playing in the Bugaboo "Anything Goes" Challenge.

Penny said...

Oh, what a clever card! Love that fun image & terrific sentiment! Love the barber pole & shaving mug too! And the embellies are great for a guy card! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Glad you feel well enough to craft right now! :^)

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous male card Jennifer thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely collaged masculine card. Love the man with the moustache. Great mix of colours too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stwmp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Stef H said...

oh that sentiment is fabulous... as is the card. yep... make that "stach" of cards for your family. the DT spots will be there.

blessings :)

Ivonne said...

What a great card for a man. Love the card layout and the sentiment is so funny, love it. Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Lisa M said...

He's right out of a famous quartet!! I wish they had barber shops with the old vintage light poles outside still.
Your manly man mustache card is brilliant!! Who knew facial hair would take off and be so popular in the stamp world??? LOL
Awesome job Jennifer, love it!
hugs,
Lisa xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

fantastic men card Jennifer.
Thanks for join us at DigiStamps4Joy.
Hope you join us next time.

Greetings karin DT member


mixamatoasties said...

Fab card.

Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.

Susan

Jac said...

Ha ha, that's fun, fabulous card, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Lori said...

Oh my gosh, what a GREAT card! Absolutely love it. Thanks for playing along at Bugaboo this week! Good luck and hope to see you next time
Lori
Bugaboo DT

amanda phillips said...

Cuteeee! Thank you for sharing with us over at love to create challenges.
Amanda LTCDT

Ruza Rebel said...

Cool masculine card! Thank you for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge Blog.
Ruza, LTC Designer

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Fabulous card! You did a wonderful job with the Mustache Men Digi Set!

Thank you so much for joining us for the Crafty Secrets April Linky Party!

hugs...
Melissa

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

I really like your vintage style using pink. I feel a scrap-lift coming on. TFS

Renee said...

this is hilarious Jennifer!
Hugs, Renee

Jacqueline Smith said...

Fabulous card, love the coloring job! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

Kellylouj said...

A great card! Love it! Thanks for playing along at MAWTT this week.

Kelly x

Cumbrianlass said...

A fabulous card, and the sentiments is super. Thanks for entering the lejdesigns challenge
Janet

Desire Fourie said...

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

*Vicki* said...

LOL!! This is just too stinkin' CUTE!! I love your image design too!! :)

Shanna Shands said...

Great fussy cutting and fun buttons! Thanks for sharing at Loves Rubberstamps!

Vicki Chrisman said...

LOVE this card! Thanks for playing with us!

Stephanie said...

Very cute card, thanks for playing along in our anything goes challenge this week at Catch the Bug.

Barbara Bruder said...

Super card for a man. Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges.
Barbara - SNSCC coordinator

wannabcre8tive said...

What a great guy card. I like that image and the g45 paper.

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! Thanks so much for joining our April Anything Goes Challenge at CTB! We appreciate you taking the time to join our challenge! Hope to see you again very soon!

Marleen Gallagher said...

What a beautiful project. Thank you for joining us at Cards Galore.
Marleen DT xx