And for this first Challenge of 2011 we are being sponsered by "Stamping Boutique" and they have offered us as a prize of five of their fabulous digi stamps:-
And this is what our sponser says about themselves:-
I'm Tracey Malnofski, the artist and owner of The Stamping Boutique. My team and I are very happy to sponsor Cards for Men. My store has been open since September 2009.I am currently a stamp artist for UnityStampCo. and I've worked for InStyleStamps, Squigglefly, and TheDigiShack in the past. I'm a professional artist and an active member of the Artist' Guild in my community. I have quite a busy household with a husband, 3 teenagers, 5 mini-dachshunds and an Appaloosa mare. It's noisy, but I love them all. I'm truly blessed.
"The Stamping Boutique" is dedicated to quality products and original artwork. We not only provide wonderful digital images in our store, but also several lines of red rubber images. Our designers are chosen for their character and personality,as well as, their beautiful designs. We work hard to give you our very best. Thank you so much for having us as your sponsor this week.
I have actually used one of their stamps and this is of a knight standing in front of a castle, Ive printed him onto white card before colouring him with my copic pens, I then used my rotatrim to cut him out and then mounted him onto some brown card, the sentiment is one I created on my computer and this was also mounted in the same way as the image.
The base card is a 7"x 7" white card with the first layer of brown card, the papers I have used are from one of Donna's of Bearlymine Designs Free downloads, and I chose two brick designs and one blue paper, these were arranged according to the sketch, and then my mounted image positioned in the middle and my sentiment at the bottom on the right. To finish of I have stuck three buttons down the left hand side.
I do so hope you will pop over to Cards for Men blog and see the rest of the fabulous cards that my fellow Design Team members have created for this Challenge.