Monday, May 7, 2012

Confirmation Easel Card ~ for a Boy!

Da dama til en av brødrene mine bestillte et staffeli Konfirmasjons kort for en gutt som skulle konfirmeres på Fredag, visste jeg dette stemplet ville være midt i blinken. Og kortet ble veldig godt mottatt :) Har brukt stemplet flere ganger før med stor suksess! (se tag: Confirmation) Så all ære til stempel produsentene! :)

This easel card was made as a comissoned card for a boys confirmation day last Friday, given from one of my brothers girlfriend & their family ~ and I've been told it was a hit.. So I'm very satisfied with the outcome, but all credit goes to theese awesome stamps ~ my favourites to use on male confirmation cards! :) 
I've used this one, 'Steven' before on cards (check out the 'Confirmation' tag to see previous cards), and while I was at it I colored in some more images of the same ~ so there will be more soon!

Inside detail ~ money pocket!

I'm entering my card in theese challenges:
  • Crafty Cardmakers #67. ~ For the Boys! (my second entry, the first is my sailboat box!).
  • Fab 'n' Funky #119. ~ Celebrating Male-ness!
  • Kort O Mania #62. ~ Alt er lov (anything goes).
  • Oldie but a goodie ~ Die cuts & Punches! (actually everything u see is more than 6 mnths old! Papers, dies, stamps and embellishes!)
  • The Corrosive Challenge #148. ~ The Man, the Myth, the Legend ~ Tim Holtz (I've used distress inks, embossing folder & distressing techniques by the master himself :)
Inside the card

Stamps/Images: North Star Stamps 'Single Steven' & 'Grunge - listen to the music' clearstamp. Scrappers Choice clearstamp sett 'Konfirmasjon'. Kort og Godt Stempel S-142 (flourish text stamps). HobbyHimmelen clearstampsett 'Egne Spor'. Magnolia 'BakgrundsSwirl Bröllup' rubberstamp. Scrappy Cat clearstampset 'Inspirations'.
Papers: Bazzill cardstock & swiss dots. Panduro Hobby - In Time coll. 'Pocketwatch'. Pion Design - Till Far (for father) coll. 'Fickur' (pocketwatch). DCWV - The Rockstar paperstack coll. 'Doodle rock'.
Embellishments: Waxed Linen thread from Panduro Hobby. Nille Memories paperclip. Ribbon is a reuse from a jumper, heart charm unknown. Black craft foam (mosegummi) used to raise the 3D elements This is a great tip ~ to use foam with tape instead of using up all those small expensive square dots!
The Millionaire/Monopoly money bill is from a trashed game where I kept the money ~ wich is great for explaining where to put the moneygift! 
Underneath detail
Tools: Cuttlebug - Tim Holtz® 'patchwork' Texture Fades Embossing Folder. QuicKutz 'Sketchbook' Mini 4x8 alphabet set & QK RS-0085 'Dove' (retired). Spellbinder Nestabilities 'Labels 8' & 'Labels One'. Magnolia Doohickey's Dies 'Tilda Lace'.  Whale of a punch by EK. Success 'Circle'.
Edges are distressed with Distress Ink, and the Image is painted with the Tim Holtz Distress Ink Markers ~ totally in love with theese! 


  1. Tøft kort. Han en flott uke :)

  2. what a great card, love the monochromatic colour scheme with all the details that youa have used

  3. Lovely male card, great colour tones & card design. Thanks for sharing it with us at An OBAG, Jx

  4. Fabulous entry, thanks for joining Oldie But A Goodie challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. Fab card, love the design and the colour scheme. Many thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week and hope to see you again next week. judit x

  6. Wow what a fabulous card, so many gorgeous details on this beauty. Perfectly created and designed thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck.


  7. Absolutely Beautiful

    Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie this fortnight and good luck!


  8. Awesome masculine card. There are so many wonderful elements, it's more like a work of art than a card! Thanks so much for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge!

  9. Great card! I love all the details and distressing :) Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers for our "For The Boys" challenge.
    Fiona x


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