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Thursday, 12 June 2014

Make My Papertake Cute Card Aud Sentiment Weekly

I missed my Sketch Saturday card last week because I was away but I couldn't wait any longer without being creative.


My cousin's husband - Mr Smith - happens to like the occasional Seagram's VO - a Canadian Whisky.  This card is for his 65th birthday.




I thought I would send him a bottle card given that I couldn't send him the actual beverage in the post from England to his home in Bay Harbor, Michigan.   My card was cut with my Cricut by merging a giant tag with a rectangle with a rounded end and I used a bit of ink and white pencil for highlight and shading.  My favourite bit, aside from the text (which was Word processed) is the lid.  I embossed the inner edge of the top of the lid with part of a circle Nestie and ran the side of the lid through a crimper. In real life a VO bottle looks like the one shown above and I mimicked the text with my own which was more suited to the recipient, using his date of birth, age and locality.
I was very pleased with the way it turned out and I hope he will forgive my play on what VO stands for and will like it too.

I am entering my card into the following challenges:

Make My Monday - Male Themed
Papertake Weekly - For the Boys
Aud Sentiments - Any Sentiment for a Guy
Totally Gorjuss - Embossing (the lid); and 
Cute Card Thursday - so Macho

I'll be back on Saturday with my usual Sketch Saturday creation.  See you then...


10 comments:

Céline said...

so fab card, love the idea
hugs
céline

Delphine said...

Totally brilliant, Lesley!!! BIG hugs Delphine xx

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Huguenot Girl said...

What a fun card Lesley - love this! Nicole x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is brilliant, you could almost drink from it, it looks so life like. Love the clever touches too.
luv
Debby

Marina said...

It's great you were able to make such a personal card and it's a fantastic one! Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday. Marina DT

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coops said...

stunning male card leslie.the design is fantastic, so clever ;D

xx coops xx

Julie said...

Love this! Very creative.
Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Hugs,
Julie

Julie said...

So very clever and inventive of you matey! Brilliant! Juliexx