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Friday, February 26, 2016

A Masculine Thinking of You Card

Coffee of the Day - Bourbon Pecan

It's the weekend! wooo hooo!
so let's get our crafty on with some fun ribbons and trims! ;)

I needed a 'Thinking of You' type card for my uncle, who is very ill. In his younger days, he used to love to hunt. I was so excited when I found a wonderful page of Woodland Deer Tags over at Polly's Paper Studio. you might remember that this store was a sponsor of our last challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbons, but Ginny, the owner, is also on the RRR Design Team! :) it was so easy to add one of these images to a card for my uncle.


The tag itself is tied with dark brown plaid ribbon that I lightly inked to give it an aged feel. a little snippet of brown burlap string ties the bow and is used on the big vintage button, too. a piece of crochet trim tops the vellum copper stripe banner. the pretty flower is one of the new coral open roses in the store. I added a few touches of ink to have it match the flowers on the tag.

I created the background by applying embossing paste to the Dreamweaver trees stencil. once the paste dried, I sponged ink of various shades over the top to create an ombre type effect. the deer tag was also sprayed with my SU! ink squirty tool.

I do hope you will join our 'Celebrate with Ribbon or Trim' challenge at RRR! we would love to see your latest projects! :)

enjoy your weekend!
Jennifer

Challenges:
As You Like It - favorite occasion and why (thinking of you - because it's always nice to get something besides bills in the mail! plus it's nice to be remembered. )
Crafty Girls Creations - anything goes
Outlawz Twisted Thurs - anything goes
Crafting For All Seasons - 3 of a kind (buttons)
Mod Squad - animal fun
Paper Shelter - animal magic
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Fan-tastic Tues - square or rectangle with an animal
Craftin' Desert Divas - Nature's Wonders
Polkadoodles - tic tac toe (animals, nature, tag)

11 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very beautiful card!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<
Fiki

ellyscard creatief said...

Very nice card Jennifer.

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A beautiful image and card Ginny x
My Blog As I do Rodos

LaurieC said...

This is beautiful! Hope your uncles feels better soon! Thanks for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas "Natures Wonder" Linky Party!!

Elaine Stark said...

A lovely card. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

Lisbeth van den heuvel said...

Hi
super cute and cool creations
Thanks for joining us at crafting for all seasons
hugs lisbeth
DT-crafting for all seasons

Jackie Maunder said...

You created a stunning background for the tag on your card. Perfect male card. Thanks for entering the tic tac toe challenge at Polkadoodles, Jackie DT x

Peggy T. said...

Beautiful card. I'm sure your uncle will love it. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the Mod Squad Challenge.

Peggy T.
Mod Squad Challenge

Paper Piecing by Steph said...

Very beautiful card. Youe uncle will treasure it. Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party!

Sue said...

Hi Jennifer, this is a lovely card, such a beautiful image and stylish design. Thank you for joining us this time at The Paper Shelter.
Sue...xxx

Samantha said...

Lovely male card Jennifer! nice to see you crafting, Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It,
hugs Samantha :0)