Monday, November 7, 2011

Cards for Men

I'm thrilled to announce that I am now a member of the Cards for Men Design Team! They have a great new challenge starting today "It's Nearly Christmas" sponsored by Karen's Doodles.

I had a hard time picking an image as they are all so cute, so I decided to make a couple of cards. My first card is with Christmas Tree Guy.

Such a jolly little tree he is! I wanted to use papers that were bright and jolly and I think the "Believe" paper pack by Close to my Heart works perfectly. I colored the image with my Copics and of course, added Glossy Accents to his nose, eyes, gloves and boots. I glittered up his hat and applied Liquid Applique to the rim of his hat and added more bling to his "body" and boots. I thought the red and white Baker's Twine added the touch the card needed.

My second card features Bigsby Swinging Lights. I also colored this image with my Copics and added dimension with Glossy Accents and Liquid Applique. I added some red and green rhinestones, as well as brads and ribbon.

Make sure you check out the other Design Team Members creations for some "Nearly Christmas" inspiration!

Challenges:

Bigsby

Fetch a Sketch

Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Fave Sketch (Fetch a Sketch)

Card Cupids- Bling

Christmas Tree Guy

Winter Wonderland - Make your card sparkle

Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes

The Cheerful Stamp Pad - Trees

Stamping Scrapping Challenge - Christmas/Happy Holidays

Gingerloft Challenge - Bingo (Embossing {embossed edges on green paper}, Decorative Papers, Baker's Twine)

18 comments:

  1. Both are so cute, but I really love the little mouse.

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  2. Two fabulous card, I really like that happy tree.
    Kevin xx

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  3. Both are adorable Michelle - and a BIG CONGRATS for your new Design Team spot!
    Lynn

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  4. I love both the cards, Never heard of Karen's Doodles, so I went to check it out, it is an amazing site, love the digis. TFS
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com

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  5. What fabulous cards! Any man would really enjoy getting one of these for Christmas. LOve the colours and the images are fab.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Both cards are so cute, the colouring so very much like Christrmas! Thank you for playing with us at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

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  7. These are SUPER cute!! Love 'em!! FAB-U-LOUS!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Thanks, too, for visiting my blog. :)

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  8. your tree is so happy and pretty! same with the mnouse. i love these creations. thank you forjoining in the cheerful stamp pad "trees" challenge! xo

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  9. fabulous sparkle thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx
    PS I have some more new candy if you are interested :)

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  10. Great cards, Michelle. The images are so inspiring. Glad to have you in our team.

    Donna x

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  11. Super fun images! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long!

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  12. Fabulous set of cards with gorgeous images :o) Thank you for joining us at Gingerloft. Good luck. hugs

    NIKKI DT

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  13. i love love love these! so fabulous and fun!
    Thanks for playing at GingerLoft this fortnight. Good luck!

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  14. Wonderful cards! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

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  15. Me again! Great take on the sketch! Thank you for joining in at Fetch A Sketch – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Fetch A Sketch Challenges

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  16. Oh my goodness that tree is adorable! I hope you will join us this month on ABC Toys and Crafts Christmas challenge.

    http://abcdtchallenge.blogspot.com/

    Heidi

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  17. What an adorable image. The card is so cute. Thanks for joining "Trees" at the Cheerful
    Stamp Pad and I hope you have become a follower of my site.

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  18. What fun cards! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Fetch A Sketch!

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