Monday 7 June 2010

Cards for Men - Challenge Twelve "Fathers Day"

Well here we are at challenge twelve and its amazing how fantastic and talented you ladies are who take part in them, and the last one although not so many of you entered the standard of work was brilliant.
I do so hope that you will take part in this fortnights challenge we are being sponsered by the lovely Janet Roberts of Pink Gem Designs:-
and Janet has kindly offered one of her fabulous stamps as a prize this gorgeous Dina image,
she is such a sweetheart and will be a great stamp to add to any collection. Janet has this to say about her company :-
We design & stock a wide range of cute & whimsical clear polymer craft stamps and downloadable digi stamps and also stock other crafting essentials including acrylic blocks, inks, Promarker pens, nestabilities, stamping packs and embellishments.
All the stamps on our website are manufactured from original images drawn by Janet Roberts from Pink Gem DesignsOur stamps are manufactured by a specialist polymer company in the UK from high quality crystal clear polymer
And this is my card created for this challenge which is title "Fathers Day":-
Ive used this image of Jack from Pink Gem Designs playing football, and Ive stamped him onto white card and then coloured him with my promakers as they have a better red than copics. After cutting it out with my circle Nestabilite die, I used some red inkpad to distress the edges, then mounted it onto red card, the sentiment was created by myself on my computer and printed using the Go Beckham free font, then mounted in the same way as my image.
The card is a 7"x 7" white card with a first layer of red card, and Ive used three of Donna's new papers from Bearly Mine designs, the first one is a red spotted design and on top of this I have layered up two more of her papers a striped and a check paper in blue and various other colours in the strips. I then mounted my image in the centre and my sentiment at the bottom on the right. To finish of I have stuck some buttons at the top on the left around the image.
I sincerely hope that you will take part in this fortnights challenge and then go and visit the rest of my design team at Cards for Men and see what fantastic cards theyve created for this challenge.


issy said...

Hi Shirley, Great card, with a great image and sentiment...


Unknown said...

Hi Shirley
Hope you are getting better weather than us here, your card is lovely, love all the little embellies.
Christine x

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Melodie said...

Wow, your football-card is really beautiful.

chris said...

Hi Shirley
pleased to see your getting into the next few days!!its about as far as I would go as I hate the football.

beautiful card shirley hope you are well.
hugs chris xx

Claire Phillips said...

Great footballer card. I am on the lookout for a footballer image at the mo - will go have a wee look! Cheers Claire x

Rach said...

such a sweetie of a card Shirley brilliant little footballer. great embellishments and details hun, so glad to hear that you got your Hanglar stamps today.. xxxxx

Hansedeern said...

What a wonderfull card my Dear! It's so cool :o)
Hugs Britta

Simply Angelic Crafts said...

Hi Shirley, I love this card he is soooooo cute - hope you are well hunny and the weather is good with you - thanks for stopping by my blog today, always nice to "see" you
love n hugs Aly xxx

sundownerin said...

oh look what you have done again!! such a nice card!!
the colors, ( with pink, aand beautiful!) the sentiment and the loveley image!!
this is from the bottom of my heart, and i hope i say it so, you understand it right,
you are the grande dame of crafting for me!!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Shirley,i love your image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Elaine said...

Fab card Shirley, perfect for fathers day. Great image and lovely sentiment.
Hope your prickly heat is better today, it's been raining here again!
Love Elaine xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Shirley this is fabulous what a great image perfect for any man and age any size and your design is gorgeous. I have left an award for you on my blog which I hope you will accept.
Lorraine x

Rosis Stöberseite said...

Shirley Well, yes that fits into the time of football. As the men sit back just watching TV. Your card is again top class. Such beautiful detail.

Christa said...

hi shirley thanks for the notice , your card is also great hugs christa

Kim Dellow said...

Love your footy card Shirley! Perfect! Kim

Donnas Den said...

Wonderful card, Shirley. Love all the details as well.

Donna xx

Unknown said...

A very imaginative card Shirley. It's a little cracker! That sentiment is perfect. Hugs Viv xxx

Leann said...

Love this Shirley!
Our house is footie mad at the best of times - they've all gone insane at the thought of the World Cup!
Hugs x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how sweet Shirley!! Love your soccer player and the added details!! Great colors and design!

Mandy said...

Hi Shirley,
Love it....Great colouring and sentiment...A great card...
Mandy xx

Swaantje said...

Oh my god!
What afabulous card Shirley.
So cute!

Many Greetings

Jessie said...

Cool card Shirley! Hugs, Jessie

Janet said...

wow this is gorgeous Shirley....well done!x

theneon said...

Great job, Shirley. The papers and images are just perfect.