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Monday, 7 March 2011

My bro in laws card

I know im gonna sounds soooo horrible as i write this lol but its the truth, i hardly see my bro in law an his wife as my hubby and him arent too close,

So i didnt want to go to too much effort and use my best stash
( i know i can hear you all gasp at my selfishness but really have you never done that before not even once lol)
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However i didnt want to make a BAD card lol,Now as you can see its a definate CAS card if ever you saw one, but i did put some thought into it as he likes his sports,I thought id choose basic pastel colours and pop a bit of faux stitching on and leave it at that,

Recipe*

  • dovecraft papers
  • sakura white glsze pen
  • blue thin card stock
  • stamped sentiment was from a craft fayre and was a second but stamped out fine i thought? no brand on it,
  • craftwork card candy
  • 5x5 card blank

Challenges entered **

  1. Less is more ~ pastels
  2. OLLCB ~ its a man thing
  3. Incy wincy ~ pastels

what do you think lol,

14 comments:

Merry said...

Well I think this is a wonderful card...and I hope appreciates the effort. Terrific sentiment. I must admit I am a little slacker on cards that I know people aren't crafters and don't appreciate the time.

Mandi said...

Hi Sandra
Your card is FAB, not a bad card at all
Sure it will be appreciated

Thanks for entering our challenge
mandi
"Less is More"

Susan said...

Very nice! Your brother should love it!

Chrissie said...

I love this colour combo and I think that the card looks great. I'm sure your BIL will be delighted!
Thanks for joining us once more and see you next time!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Jan said...

Great card xx Jan

Kathyk said...

I hope he appreciates your super card then

Kathyk

Nikbee said...

It's a fab card. Great colours and a nice verse.

Nikki x

caroline said...

It's always hard - at list for me! - to make a nice card for a man. You did a great job with this one!
Choupynette
http://ya-dla-joie.over-blog.com

coops said...

brilliant male card sandra and i totally understand where you are coming from.save your best stash for people who will treasure your cards.
i hope the decorating is going well :D

xx coops xx

Netty said...

Well I always think cards for men are difficult anyway, and they never appreciate the effort you've gone to !!! I think your card is lovely, and perhaps he'll appreciate it as the sentiment is lovely. Annette xx (Incy Wincy DT)

Wendi said...

Well I too think it's a fabulous card simple but very striking
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

craftykitten said...

Fabulous card Sandra, so simple yet so stunning. Thanks for joining in our Man's Card challenge at Ooh La La this time.
Hugs
Dawn x

Aileen said...

Great card. Like the colour combo and your rhyme on the outside. x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Families can be a funny thing at times. This said, this is a very stunning male card you have made and I am sure it will be well received. Thanks for taking part in Ooh La La Creations Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Guest Designer for March/April for the Ooh La La Creations Challenge Blog xxx