Friday 23 September 2011

Masculine card for Casual Fridays

I have a couple of male friends with birthdays coming up, so I needed some masculine cards - easier said than done!  So I went to CASual Fridays and Annabelle Stamps for some inspiration - and got it!  The challenge this week at CASual Fridays is CFC21:  Create a Clean And Simple project using at least 3 shades of a monochromatic color PLUS Brown.  The challenge at Annabelle Stamps is "Say it with a male card."

I went for blues plus brown.  I was particularly inspired by Karolyn Loncon's card at CASual Fridays, but she went with greens - you can find her blog post here.  

I was so happy with how this card turned out, I made 3 more!!! 


  1. Great take on the challenge... love your color combo! Thanks for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

  2. A beautiful card Michelle! The monochromatic shades are just gorgeous and perfect for a male card!
    Thanks for sharing with us this week :)

  3. I love this card and love your style. I got here via CAS-ual Fridays and have been going through all your posts, bookmarking lots of them. You have a new subscriber.

  4. Love your card, really beautiful! Nice colors...

  5. Oooohhh this is so pretty!

    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  6. Hi Michelle, what a perfect Male card. Love the colours you chose as well as the little images. Thanks for joining in with us at AnnaBelle .....hope we get to see more of your cards soon and .... good luck!

  7. This is fabulous Michelle! Love the botanicals you've used!

  8. Brilliant Michelle! Love the hues of blue you have used. Perfect for a male! Thanks for sharing it with us at ABS.

  9. What a fantastic masculine card and super superb sketch! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  10. I love this card! Gorgeous colors!

  11. Oh, I love those little botanical stamps. What is the stamp set called? And who makes it?

    1. Two of the stamps are froma Stampin' Up set called Pocket Silhouettes. The open leaves I used on the background, the blue strip and the middle square is from another SU set, called Artfully Asian.


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