Monday, May 21, 2012

Congratulations! and DT Call

It's time for another Cards for Men Challenge!  We have some fab entries for our Kicking Back Challenge and we can hardly wait to see what you have for us this time!

"Congratulations" is our theme and we want to see the word "Congratulations" somewhere in or on your creation.

The winner of this challenge will receive a fab prize from our sponsor Meljen's Designs!

For my project I created a graduation card using Grad Cap and Grad Diploma both by Meljen's.  I colored the images with my Copics and also colored the chipboard key then added some glitter to sparkle it up.  For the "congratulations" portion of our challenge, I used background paper that already had the word printed. The sentiment is in the Graduation Sentiments set by Raindrop Echo Designs.

For some fab inspiration, check out the amazing projects by my fellow members of the Cards for Men Design Team!  If you would like to join this fab team, make sure you add "DT" at the end of your name when you link your project.  


Bloggers Challenge - For the Graduate
Card Crafter's Circle - Sparkle, Sparkle
4 Crafty Chicks - Graduation
Cute Card Thursday - Touch of Sparkle
Paper Pretties - Graduation

Thursday, May 10, 2012

My Dad is a Hero

Hopefully y'all will have some energy left after our last anything goes challenge!  There were so many amazingly creative projects, well done ladies!

Our next challenge at Aud Sentiments is "Fathers".   You must use a form of the word Dad in your sentiment, such as Dad, Daddy, Father, Papa, etc.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Ellaphantastic

Ellephantastic is very honoured to sponsor this challenge.  Hi I am Helen.  I suffer with CFS/ME & found a few years ago I could no longer work due to my illness.  To give myself something to do (when feeling well) I decided to go back to my roots ... crafting!  I grew up drawing, knitting & 'Cutting & Sticking'  Now I like to do all kinds of paper crafting, card making, altered art, knitting & sewing.  I also design & draw my own digital art.  My fun hobby has unintentionally grown into a li'l crafty business for me which I am loving.  There is nothing I like better than to put a smile on someone's face because of my crafting :0) You can order & buy a lot of my work from my shop.  You can also buy some crafting proucts.

The winner will receive 4 images of their choice!

The image I used is "Super Rog'".  When I saw this image I knew right away I was going to the Super Hero paper from Close to My Heart.  Unfortunately I really didn't use the paper to its full potential!

I used my Copic Markers on the image and Nestabilities to cut out the circles.  I added some ribbon and cord as well as white iRock gems.

Since my bro's name is Roger I think I'll use the same image and try my hand at using the Super Hero paper again on his birthday card!

On a personal note, this is my last submission as a member of the Aud Sentiments Design Team.  I've had a great run but need to focus my time an energy on my family.  Motocross season has started so our weekends are spent travelling to races around the central interior of BC and as much as I'd love to, I just can't craft at the track!!


Card Patterns - Sketch 164
Divas by Design - One for the Boys
Crafty Cardmakers - For the Boys

Monday, May 7, 2012

Kickin' Back Time at Cards for Men!

It's time for another Cards for Men Challenge!  We'd love to see how the boys/men in your life kick back and relax!

Our sponsor is The Stamping Boutique and they are graciously giving the winner 3 dig's if their choice!

This little racer is "AJ the race car driver" from The Stamping Boutique.  I colored him up with my Copics then added Glossy Accents as well as blue stickles to add a bit of dimension.

The papers are from Stampin Up! and added some ribbon and buttons from my stash and I followed the sketch is from i{heart}2stamp.



 i{heart}2stamp - Sketch
Craft Your Days Away - Just for Children
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Buttons, Ribbons and/or Flowers for Kids
C.R.A.F.T- Use Buttons
Cute Card Thursday - One for the Boys
Here Come the Boys - Hobbies
That Craft Place - One for the Boys
Scrap-Creations - It's a Boy Thing