Saturday, November 22, 2014

Cool Dude cards!

Jeg bruker sjeldent å lage kort-serier eller helt like kort, men man sparer mye tid på å male flere like motiv samtidig, og finne frem stempler, ark og stæsj som går i samme stil... Skal prøve på å gjøre det oftere, også fordi det er moro å se hvor ulike kortene alikevel kan bli! 
Husker dere disse fargerike Basic Grey arkene? Hadde et gledelig gjensyn da jeg fant dem godt bortgjemt.. trodde de var brukt opp for flere år siden! :)
 Congratulations ... to a tough guy!

I seldom create card-series or duplicate cards, but you can really save alot of time by coloring several of the same stamp-motif at once, and finding similar style embellies, papers, dies and stamps. It's fun to see how different the cards ended up beeing! :)
Do u guys remember theese Basic Grey papers? It was a happy surprise to find them in my paperstash, as I thought them used up years ago! The cool dude stamp is also an oldie, it's one of the first I bought when I started going from just wooden-mounted to ez-mounted rubbers ca.2007! 

I often do a tag to follow the card if it's meant for a celebration/birthday, and with theese cards I also decorated the envelopes!
Details of the cards ~ inside, tags and envelopes! 

I enter my card(s) ..just pick one or both!.. in theese fab Challenges: [Ends on]
A Crafty Mess #1. ~ Anything Goes! [Dec.4th.]
Clear it Out ~ Anything goes! (old pp & scraps) [Nov.24th.]
Daring Cardmakers ~ Something Old, Something New! 
 (old pp & dude stamp, new embossingfolders!) [Nov.27th.] 
Fussy and Fancy #127. ~ Pairs or Two of a kind!  
 (2xcards, dudes, stars, tags++) [Nov.27th.]
Fan-Tastic Tuesday #62. ~ It's A Male Thing + [Nov.24th.]  
One Crazy Stamper ~ Nov. Anything Goes! w.rubberstamp [Nov.28th.]
Sister Act Card #84. ~ Anything Goes! [Nov.27th.]
Sisters Of Craft ~ Nov. Anything Goes! [Nov.30th.] 
Southern Girls ~ Lets Hear it For My Boy..! [Nov.25th.??]
Crafting w. Dragonflies #39. ~ Anything Goes..opt.farewell/the last ch. :( [Nov.25th.]
[I was picked as one of the TOP THREE!]

Stamps/Images: Toves Design stempler 'skatern'. North Star Stamps CS 'Grunge listen to the music', 'Grunge lady' and 'Gratulerer 2 v.r'. Kort & Godt 'M-189' & 'M-225'. Lazar StudioWERX Inc rubberstamp 'Funky Holidays' (swirl). Papir Design cs '13813 Kul'. KaiserCraft CS 'Timeless Postmarks'. We-R-Memory Keepers CS 'Travel Light - Speedometer'. Panduro Hobby 'Fraser Tekster 510122' by Vibeke Spigseth/Poppy Design.
Papers: Bazzill cardstock & plain cardstocks n scraps. Basic Grey - Color me Silly coll. 'Explore', and Hang 10 coll. 'WipeOut'. Panduro Hobby manila tags. Digital papers from Chelle's Creations 'Aviator  Journalingcards'. Nerdy Scrappers Studio 'This is the Life JC'.
Embellishments/Tools: Spellbinders™ Nestabilities 'Labels 8'. QuicKutz (new branded as LifeStyle crafts/We R Memory Keepers) 'Nesting Stars CC-5-020'. Sizzix Thinlits DieSets 'All About a Boy' and 'This & That Charming' by Echo Park'. Crafter's Companion Die'sire Embossalicious 6x6 Emb.Folder 'Gun Metal' & 'Chevron'. Panduro Hobby waxed linen thread/flax twine, and washi-tape film/text-pack. Pink Paislee 'fascinating' brads. TGR/Tiger-stores deco tape. And the smiley ribbon is actually a shoelace!!!
Techniques: I always use my Scor-Pal to score n fold my cards. I prefer Canson Montvale aquarelle paper (200 g/m coldpressed). My distress tools from Ranger Ink is always in use! ~ Tim Holtz® Mini Ink Round Blending Tool & the Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool and Foams. I used Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads to watercolor and distress image and papers. Text on first card is heat-embossed, and there's Glossy accents on the dudes glasses :)


  1. A fantastic card, such a brilliant male design!

  2. I like your cool dude cards, most of all the embossed stars in the background of the second card. Thanks for sharing with us at the Daring Cardmakers this week!

  3. Those cool dude cards are awesome! Fab image, great layouts on the cards and fab papers. Love the embossing elements too. Thanks for joining in our 'Let's Hear It For the Boys' challenge at Southern Girls. We look forward to seeing more of your creative magic in future challenges. Hugs, Wends x SGC DT

  4. CIO challenge blog say's thanks for stopping by and playing along with us...great project and please stop by again <((><

  5. Two fab cards with two very different looks. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. x

  6. These are so cool. Thank you for joining in with The Sisters of Craft Challenge. Crafty Blessings. Tracy SOC DT X

  7. Fabulous, great boy cards! Thanks for joining in with the Daring Cardmakers this week x

  8. These cards are really fab! Thank you for joining us for the final challenge at Crafting with Dragonflies. Sammy-x

  9. Fabulous Projects!! Neat image:) So glad to see you join in the Fussy and Fancy challenge!! Best of luck!
    Happiness and Hugs

  10. Such a beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining us at
    Good luck
    Donna ( DT ) xxx


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