Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Anything Goes at Cardz 4 Guyz


Time for a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz and this week our theme is Anything Goes so plenty of scope for your masculine cards there. For my card I've turned this sketch from Friday Sketch Challenge


I saw this idea yonks ago at a demonstration by Kate Evans and thought it was about time I used it.. The sticks were from Wilko - they were sold in the gardening section and reduced to 10p for a large pack. The stamp was a 50p find in a charity shop - Julia's House shops in Dorset apparently get a lot of old stock from Hobbycraft so I always look in if I'm passing


Cuttlebug Diamond Plate embossing folder
K&Co Life's Journey paper
Funstamps Vintage Car
Stampin Up Road To Happiness for sentiment

9 comments:

  1. What a clever idea Kim, I will have to remember that one. :)

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  2. Who would have thought that popsicle sticks could be used like this? Thanks for the new trick! It looks so cool on the card.

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  3. so stunning kim.really love how you have used the lolly sticks for the image, so clever :D

    xx coops xx

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  4. Stamping on the sticks was an absolutely brilliant idea! Very cool vintage card!

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  5. I love your masculine card. Would you let me showcase your card and share a link to your blog post in what I call Manly Monday? It's a post on my blog where I share masculine cards (of all ages) as inspiration for my readers. If you are interested, please email me a direct link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com and I will add you to the lineup for the following Monday. I hope to hear from you.
    Cindy at Cre8iveCindy

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  6. Beautiful card you made! I like how you take our sketch .
    Thanks tor joining at Friday Sketch :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

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  7. Very interesting way on using our sketch. I like the stamped image on popsicle sticks. It's a great idea and very masculine.
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Friday Sketch Challenges.
    Hugs, Maja

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  8. Fantastic idea for adding texture, its so different! Thank you for sharing it with us at Friday Sketch challenge, please pop over again soon!

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  9. I've never seen lolly sticks used like that before - what a fantastic idea!
    Jane

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