Thursday, 26 September 2013

"Step away from the glossy card, and no-one gets hurt ...."

I've got a masculine card to share today.

And in case the masculine theme wasn't enough to inhibit my mojo, I also tried out some new glossy stamping card.  OMG, it was so hard to colour.  The alcohol ink refused to blend at all, and my Stazon smudged too.  I'll definitely not be using that card again.

To encourage my mojo to resurface, I used a sweet little Sugar Nellie image from Funky Kits called Aviator.  I couldn't resist this cute little critter when I saw him used on a card by the lovely Lisa (Wishcraft).  She coloured her version a lot better than I did, but I'm going to blame a small part of that on the glossy card.

This card's for my FIL's birthday (which is today!) so "Many Happy Returns" to Peter.

Unfortunately, I'm not sure he actually likes planes.

Or hedgehogs, (according to hubby).

But apart than that, I'm sure he'll appreciate a handmade card.  :0)

(it's not my fault that men don't appreciate pink and girlie, because that's far more my style!!!)

See my cards available to buy on eBay

Card Recipe:
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Happy crafting.


Sarah said...

Such an adorable little chap Annette and the papers are just right xx

Debra Miller said...

Awww - so cute Annette. Love the glossy accents. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday! ~Deb

Wishcraft said...

Aww I do love him, he's one of my faves. Gorgeous card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Lisa Carroll said...

Totally adorable! Your coloring is fab! Love the bee, too. :) Thanks for playing along over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

Mojca said...

Waw this is so very gorgeous Annette. Love the cute image. have a lovely weekend. hugs! Mojca

Anonymous said...

awwwwwwwwwwww what a little sweetie! love this card and the glossy accents is just perfect! hugs me x

Juls said...

way too cute!!! Thanks for joining us in the sugar bowl, Hugs Juls

Pami said...

Fabulous card Annette! Love this image! Thanks for sharing with us at the Sugar Bowl this month, good luck! Pami x

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