Why are men so difficult?
I don't mean the men themselves -although I know one or two VERY difficult ones -
(and if my dear beloved husband is reading this - 'Not you dear - you are WONDERFUL!xxxxxxxx)
I mean making cards for them is difficult - I sit, plan, get the stamps and papers out, fiddle about for ages and then all my efforts end up in the bin 'cos I don't like them!
So I decided to not bother with papers this time and to use this stamp bought with the proceeds from a challenge win and selected specifically for men cards.
I don't like buying stamps for men cards - feel I'm wasting my money cos I'd rather be buying something pink and girly....LOL
To be fair, I enjoyed colouring this in!
I stamped it twice onto bright white card then used a nestie to cut out one of the images.
After colouring with watercolours - (they're getting a lot of use just lately!!) - I mounted the circle onto the other stamped image with foam pads so that the ends of the flourish underneath were visible.
The two pieces were then stuck onto a layer of teal coloured card.
I scored a couple of lines onto the card base and used the same teal card for the band across the centre.
Stamped the sentiment, popped in a couple of eyelets in the same colour and cut out the little seagull.
Was quite happy with it when it was finished - (not like me at all!) and someone else must have liked it too, cos it sold yesterday!
A couple of male themed challenges -
Allsorts - Card For a man
MAWTT - Nautical
Pixie Dust - One for the Boys
Southern Girls - About the Boys
Divas by Design - One for the Boys
Try It On Tuesday - On the Beach
It's a beautiful day here - sun is shining- but appearances are very deceptive 'cos the wind is really cold!
Have a great day and thanks for visiting! x