Tuesday 19 February 2013

Snoozing Stan blue

Evening all,
First of all a big hello and warm welcome to my two new followers-so glad to have you join me!
I hope your week is being good to you so far. It's the lovely school holidays and I'm trying to have a mix of boring old chores and some craft time. It's just typical though that I decided to have the afternoon to myself and get out my crafting bits and when I sat there I just stared at it all and hadn't a clue what to do!!! This card ended up about three different layouts and two different colour schemes before I settled on this one and even then I'm not entirely happy-don't know if I just wasn't in the mood. I did manage to nearly finish my mum's Mothers day card though and am kind of pleased with that at least-will try to get that finished on Thursday!!
So, this card is for my Uncle and I used an image I've had for ages from the Digistamp Boutique-don't you find there are so few images for older men?? I spent ages the other day trying to find some on some of the digi websites but they all seemed geared to youngsters!!
I decided to follow a sketch I'd seen on the Friday Sketch blog the other day -I printed him out a little larger than I usually do and coloured him with my promarkers. I used an ancient paper pad from Lakeland which doesn't even sell craft bits any more unfortunately and corrugated the strips at the side. I printed out a newspaper image and stamped out a circle sentiment and added some print card candy.

I would like to enter him into the following challenges:

Friday Sketch challenge 37 - Sketch by Christine
Tuesday Throwdown challenge 135 - Monochrome
Here Come the Boys challenge 46 - Lots of Layers
Shopping our Stash challenge 90 - Oldest DP's
My Time to Craft challenge 209 - Men only

Well I hope you enjoy the rest of the week and that the sun keeps shining wherever you are. Thanks so much for popping in and until next time.
Andree xx


  1. cute card Andree, love the layout and the newspaper image
    Kim x

  2. I think its fab Andree, nice clean lines and fresh colours! I have spent the last 2 nights attempting a card, just not happening LOL! hugs, Karenxx

  3. This is wonderful Andree. I love that image and the papers and details are fabulous.
    I hope you enjoy the rest of the week
    Sue xx

  4. LOL!! This is my hubby for sure!! :) And speaking of which, this is his fave color too!! Really stunning layout and sweet image Andree!! I love it!! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown this time too my friend!! BIGGEST HUGS

  5. A super CAS card Andrée. The image is wonderfully coloured and the papers are brilliant x

  6. Great card Andree. I am sure your Great uncle will love it. Thats what most men do isnt it??? Snooze! lols, lou x

  7. Great card Andree love that image and I'm sure your uncle will love it
    jacqui x

  8. This is fabulous. I love the image, and the newspaper bit on the side is brilliant.

  9. Brilliant card...i just love the image.....joolsx

  10. Cute image and love those papers. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown this week.

  11. Fab male card Andree. Love the image and colour choice and great layout. Perfect !
    Eileen x

  12. Great card, thanks for joining the challenge at my time to craft. Good luck x

  13. This is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Here come the boys this week. Teresa x

  14. This is such a fun card! I love all the elements yo uused and that image is so great :)

    Thank you for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

    Linda xx

  15. This sure is a fun card. A perfect masculine card. Love the newspaper print. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

  16. Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at Here Come The Boys, Good Luck with the Challenge Woo xx


Thank you so much for the lovely comments, it means such a lot and they are very much appreciated Andree x