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Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Quixotic Sketch & Stash

There was a really good un-fussy sketch over at Sketch & Stash this week which was just perfect to make "One for the Boys" for the challenge at Quixotic.
I used a new Personal Impressions stamp three times, cut out the shelf and all the bits on top of it and decoupaged it in layers.  Fiddly stuff - I can tell you!  I glazed the glass jars, mug and paint spills then added the Relax sentiment with my word processor.  The Best Wishes sentiment was made on my label maker with a bit of clip art for the birthday cake.  The blue paper is Papermania and I used my houndstooth stamp with blue ink onto red paper for the interim layer.  This card is for my BIL but I am going to use the image again for card for one of my cousins this week.

12 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! Such stunning coloring! Love this!! I like how that shelf is popped out!! Beautifully done!! HUGS

Julie said...

Oh don't know whether to say good morning or good evening - it's exactly midnight!! Brill card Lesley - fab attention to detail - your forte!! Especially love the glass jars!! Juliexx

Jodi said...

Wonderful card you have made for the challenge! I love that you have made the jars look like glass, and made it dimensional too! Great image for Father's Day too!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Deb said...

fabulous card Lesley, so love that stamp and the way you created the 3d effect! hugs Debx

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Your card is gorgeous.

I have this stamp and really like it .. .. but I must admit I have never gone to this much trouble with it. You have done a super job!

I shall never be satisfied with my "flat" version ever again. LOL!!

Have a good day.

Love Jules xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is fabulous Lesley such a perfect card for the guys!
hugs
kim x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, pefect image and card for a chap.
luv
Debby

chris said...

hi there lesley
this is great love it.
Love the image for a man, I really strugle to do mens cards but this is brill.
hugs chris xx

Craftypagan said...

Love love love this Lesley! Perfect mens card! That image is fab-perfect for so many guys in our lives me thinks! That colour combo works really well too. Thanks for joining us this week at Quixotic Challenges. Hope to see you next time too:) Hugs, Rowena

Faye said...

Do I love your houndstooth stamp as much as you do? I think I need that PI stamp, based on your card. You are a bad influence! (Fab card again!) x

Becky said...

What a gorgeous card, I love the detail on that stamp!
Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Cathy said...

Fabulous card. What a great image for a blokes card.
Thank you for joining in the Sketch and Stash this time.
Cathy xx