Sunday, 10 June 2012

Let's Hear It For The Boys !!

Challenge #174 at The Crafty Pad is...Let's Hear It For The Boys !!

 Now I know men can be hard to create for,  but we all have to come up with something so now is a good time to enter our challenge seeing Fathers Day is just around the corner or get ahead for a male Birthday becuase we have two fab sponsor prizes this week !!

First is from : Letraset
With a fab set of Pastel Tones promarkers !!
Second is from: Crafty Emma's Store with £10 to spend online !!
It's Design Team  A's turn this week so that includes me !!

I went a bit mad again this week and made a squeezy card from scratch !!  I start with an idea and it sort of grows...........
 Forgive me not going into great detail over this card,  but we will be here forever !!  I started with three 7" x 7" pieces of white card and cut the same aperture in the middle of two of them. Then cut two strips of white card to make the concertina sides. These sides allow you to flaten your card for posting.
The digi images I have used are :  "Albert Diggin"- "Sammy Scarecrow"- "Molly with Birdhouse" and "Bestest Dad Ticket"   All have been coloured with promarkers and then cut out.

I then cut out and coloured umpteen trees using a marianne die,  a few fence panels and ivy trails also using a marianne dies.  I did cloud effects on all three of the 7" x 7" pieces of white card using a blue distress ink and then just really played in making up the scene !!

Now if you enter our challenge using a Crafty Pad Design digi you will be getting a  FREE TREAT  ??????

Check it out on The Crafty Pad Challenge Blog and all the fab creations from the rest of Design Team A and our two GDT members !!

Would like to enter:
Di's Digis Designs : male inspied creations
One Stop Craft: fathers day
Secret Crafters: happy fathers day
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days: fathers day or musculine
Poodles Parlour: fathers day / male
Crafting For All Seasons; many layers
C.R.A.F.T :  male card
Here Comes The Boys: more than one fold

20 comments:

Dawn said...

Diane what can I say? WOWSERS!
Hugs
Dawn xx

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
Don't miss out on the regular freebies at Trimgym's Digistamps and Images and the current challenge there. Hope to see you there as well!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Michelle Last said...

this is stunning x

Craftyrose said...

This is such a clever card with lots going on. Thanks for taking the time to join us at Di's digi designs. xx

Renee said...

WOW...what can I say...this is fantastic & must have taken forever to make! Every time I look at it I see something new...TFS!
Hugs,
Renee

cotnob said...

Fab card Diane, I can't believe how many images you managed to use.
Pauline
x

SusieJ said...

Oh wow Diane!! That is fabulous! It must have taken you ages to make!
Love it!
Hugs xx

sue - aka bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is really fabulous. I really love how you have put everything together to make a scene

Sue

Katina said...

WOW!!! What a fantastic card Diane!! Love it!
xx

Mamma Mia said...

Diane - this card is simply AWESOME!!!!!!!!! Fab creation. Helen x

Ellapu said...

This card really does fit the challenge of Fathers Day. Fantastic job made. Thank you for joining us over at Poodles Parlour this week.
Hugz Elaine x
PPDT

downrightcrafty said...

What a gorgeous masculine card, just perfect for our Father's Day Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
Hugs Kate xx

Woo said...

Fab multifold with lots of lovely detail! Thanks for sharing at Here Come The Boys Woo x

Di said...

Great card, your must be exhausted making this lovely creation. Thanks for playing at HERE COME THE BOYS.
Hugs Di
xxx

Krafty Kows said...

Oh WOW!!!!!!! This is a fantastic card. So much detail. Brilliant. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. this week. Jeanette

Jess's Crafty Things said...

very clever card! thanks for joining us at Di's Digi downloads hugs Jess

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Ginkies Diane! This card still blows me away! every time I look at it I see something I missed earlier! I love the beard you have added lol but the elements in this just amaze me!

Linny said...

Fabulous card, thank you for joining us at Secret Crafter.Linda x

Helen said...

Wonderful card!
Thanks for playing with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
Helen x

dragonfly crafter said...

hi, this is stunning , so much detail to it! i found your blog from the here comes the boys challenge site, i love your pieces. i've been crafting for years but am new to this blogging and challenge lark. good fun tho hey! rachel x

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