Monday, 13 October 2014

Male Birthday Card

Good morning dear friends and fellow bloggers. I woke up yesterday with the most awful sore throat and felt pretty rough.  I don't "do" ill so it always comes as a shock when I feel a bit unwell.  Luckily it's just a bit of cold virus so I'm sure I'll live ... lol!

My Card

I used a Cardmaking Collection Pad from Joanna Sheen which I bought a while ago and have never used. I came across it at the back of a drawer  so I decided to use it to make this pretty quick male card.  These pages are decoupage but I decided to keep it flat which makes it cheaper for mailing.

6" x 6" white base card
Navy card stock from stash
 Bricks and Bark embossing folder - Spellbinder
Image - Kevin Walsh Village Scenes pad

I have a few male birthdays over he next week or two so I will be posting them soon.

Hope this finds you all well.


  1. Good morning Christine,
    Managed to get some "me time" during a very "hectic" time.
    Love your card, brilliant "man card" great scene. I have looked at these pads but so far have not bought. Must go have another look, especially for making man cards.
    Hope the cold gets better soon, not long now till NEC meet up. Really looking forward to that.

    Patricia xxx

  2. This is just fabulous,gorgeous image and

  3. Morning Christine,
    A great male card, I find these pads are quite useful if you need a quick card.
    Hope you are soon feeling A1.

  4. Christine a brilliant male card. Sorry you aren't feeling to good a lot of this type of virus going about. Take care.
    Hazel xx

  5. This is gorgeous Christine. I love the image and fabulous embossing.
    Sorry to hear you are feeling unwell, I hope you are better soon.
    hugs Sue xx

  6. Hi Christine gorgeous super male card lovely scene, yep am all for flat/ ish cards for

    smiles Christine xx

  7. A great male card Christine, gorgeous image and your embossing details add the perfect finish. Hope you feel better soon.

  8. Hi Christine
    No sniffles allowed this close to the NEC missy! Time to dose up on honey, lemon and whisky (I'll leave the ratios up to you lol!)
    Anyhoo, that brick embossing is fab and love how you have teamed everything together. Super stuff!
    Get well soon.
    Ang x

  9. Hi Christine there are so many bugs going round I hope you feel better soon...I love your card and that fab embossing ..wish I was going to the NEC but maybe next time..lots of huggles Sue xxx

  10. Beautiful card Christine. Hope you shake off the bug soon.

  11. Hi Christine, hope you feel better soon, nasty viruses going around.
    Fab male card, I have a JS CD that has images like this and I love it.
    Fab layout and love the embossing, take care, hugs Kate x

  12. A great male card Christine, love the image and embossing. Hope the virus disappears quickly. Carol x

  13. Lovely male card Christina I love these art pads
    Sorry to hear your not too well hope you'll soon feel better


  14. Hi Christine,
    playing catch up here on my comments.
    What a very lovely male card.
    Those Joanna Sheen pads are really useful for a quick card, as their images are so great.
    Love that brick paper, and your brick embossing too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  15. Lovely guy card Christine, sorry to hear you're feeling a bit poorly, feel better soon, hugs Carole Z X


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