Friday, 22 August 2014

Old Plane

A man card to share today! (this is a scheduled post so hope Mr Blogger behaves himself - and will try to link up the post to a couple of challenges if I can get a good enough internet connection!)

I had some odd bits of card left over and remembered a layout seen on Pinterest so adapted it a little for my odd scraps.
The cardstock is all Stampin Up.

Embossed one large piece with a Houndstooth Check folder, then layered it onto white and blue.
Another scrap of blue was stamped with a background stamp which is so old I have no idea who's make it is (was originally on wood but now on EZ mount!) - I only stamped it because it looked a little 'flat'!

Layered a piece of dark red, added a sentiment and a couple of large black pearls.
The circle (another scrap) was embossed and then on the final bit of krafty coloured card I stamped the old Bi-plane using Raspberry pigment ink (which was the nearest colour I had to the red card) then fussy cut it and glued it on.


Quite pleased with this - a basic man card and another for the stash box!

Challenges -
Pixies Snippets Playground
UPDATE - Absolutely no internet at all whilst I've been away - back home and playing catch up now!
So am a little late with my linking -
Creatalicious - Up to the Sky
Sweet Pea - Embossing
That's Crafty - Man's World
Red Rubber Insp - Wing It

15 comments:

  1. A wonderful masculine design. Love the layering and embossing.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. I think this is a wonderful design...superb for those awkward males...and all form your scraps too...brilliant!

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  3. Very elegant and perfect masculine card Viv.

    Ballotelli - is that sensible spending I wonder ?

    B x

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  4. Lovely mans card Viv....love the embossed background...

    Anne

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  5. Yes its a great male card Viv, love all the texture and layers! Susan x

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  6. Love your card Viv,fabulous use of scarps pieces.
    Sue xx

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  7. Love this card, sort of simple but looks fabulous.

    Kath x

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  8. Superb man card and excellent colour combo :o)
    Jackie xx

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  9. Brilliant card Viv! You know I don't mind a bit of back linking, especially when the forces were against you. This would be a great card for any self-respecting chappie - lovely design too.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  10. Stunning as always, your colours, image and design are admirable.xx
    The Journey is the Start

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  11. Awesome stamping and design!! I love the plane! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
    Drea ~ DT Host Inspirational #134

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  12. lovely card hanks for sharing with sweet pea stampers this week Rachel dt

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  13. Hi Viv. Loving your magnificient flying machine card. Thanks for entering it into That's Crafty! challenge - and good luck in the draw. Deb :-)

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  14. Cool card Viv!! Like the embossing folders you used for the backgrounds!! Well done for this "Up to the sky" challenge!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
    Bigg Hugs

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  15. Beautiful card,love image and wonderful colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges. I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

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