Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Male 40th Birthday

Hi everybody. Well what a change in the weather today. It rained quite heavily in the night (best time in my book) but it is very overcast. Definitely no cycling today - give the old legs a rest. Not to mention the backside!

My Card


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First of let me apologise for the appalling picture. My card was made in a great rush so that John could post it on his way to his GP appointment. I took the photos but didn't check them until it was too late. It is extremely dark and overcast here today but because of the mirri card I think using flash would probably have been worse. I used black card stock to form a 5x7 base card which I matted with gold mirri and then another layer of black. The topper is Kanban  - one of The Mechanical Marvels. The black and gold cogs are also Kanban. 

Hope you are all well and enjoying some sunshine.

Love and hugs from Christine xx

22 comments:

  1. Christine wat een prachtige kaart, een echte mannenkaart.

    Groetjes Karla

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  2. Lovely card Christine and perfect for a man. Hissing rain here and cold wind, oh where did summer go! Hugs x

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  3. Wow, what can I say Christine. Its a fabulous card and I love the elements too. Hugs Rita xx

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  4. Your card is gorgeous,love the image....great design.xxx

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  5. What a great male card. Good pic or not it's a good'un! Zx

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  6. Hi Christine!
    I just love your card!! It's a kind of funny and I like the image very much. Weather is changing also over here, so we have been very lucky last week when we were in the UK!
    Lia xxx

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  7. I really love your image and the fun cog accents. I always love seeing ideas for masculine cards :)

    Best crafty wishes!
    Amber
    Staying Crafty

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  8. This is a great fun card, it always makes me smile thinking of something like this being real. I am assuming your bicycle is a little different. No sun today but we have been very lucky lately. xx Flora

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  9. Wat een prachtige mannenkaart
    , super mooi
    groetjes Janie

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  10. This is a lovely card Christine and fab mens card..weather has changed here too waiting for rain to start huggles hun Sue xxxxxxx

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  11. Great card for a 40th birthday Christine this is what a call a real mans card....

    Anne

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  12. Mooie mannenkaart christine
    Gerrie xx

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  13. Fabulous card Christine, a great image and brilliant detailing
    Sue xx

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  14. Great card Christine, I am not into Steampunk but I so admire those who use it, Fab! Mans card.
    Wondered why my bottom was sore the last time I was out on the bike......Thomas has pinched my Gel Saddle for his.
    Pouring down here all day as well.
    Hope yesterday was not the "summer"

    Patricia xx

    Patricia

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  15. Great card Christine brillliant for the males
    jacqui x

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  16. Fabulous! You know how much I love steampunk! Great guy card, Carole Z X

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  17. A brilliant mans card Christine. Fabulous image and design.
    Lorraine x

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  18. Fabulous male card Christine. Love the cogs.

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  19. This is a fabulous male card Christine, great design. Carol x

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  20. Stunning card I like the bike .Melanie

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  21. Great male card Christine, love the design. Love & hugs Christine H xx

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  22. Great guy card Christine! Funny to think we were both working with cogs and wheels!

    I am always in awe of you off cycling...but wouldn't want to in the rain either!

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