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Saturday, 13 March 2010

Cards for Men Challenge 5 - Paper Piecing

I dont know about you but i always struggle with cards for men. I love the Cards For Men challenge Blog for this reason. This week they have a fabulous challenge - Paper Piecing! and you have the chance to win some of the fabulous downloads bythe Digital Boutique.

At the moment i am loving the digi downloads by the talented Sally-Ann. Anyone who has been to my blog recently will know how much i am loving these designs. Go check them out for yourself here. I love this image, great for that special little boy in your life!


This is such a fun image from Sally-Ann, and i have paper pieced the rocket. Hope you like the layering and the easel style card.


I have filled in the helmet with glossy accents to give the appearance of the glass. Double click the image so see this more clearly.



Decorating the inside of my card with my Martha Stewart zig-zag punch and stars cut from my nestabilities.
Another Easel Card - and Sally Anns download

I've absolutely fallen in love with this owl image. I have paper pieced the owls body and then coloured the rest of the design with my pro markers.

What an adorable face! i have glossy accented his cute little nose and the hearts.


Again the inside decorated with the heart nestability die cuts and some ribbons from my stash.



Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog again, i always appreciate the kind comments you leave me. They mean so much.

Hugs Linda x

25 comments:

The Creative Cottage said...

wow Linda what fabulous cards i really love these, they look great especially love the owl one!
hugs
Tracy x

Donnas Den said...

Great card, Linda. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for men and good luck with the challenge.

Donna

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
Linda your cards are absolutely gorgeous!
Love your fabulous designs and details!
Have a good weekend!
hugs
kim x

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

Hi Linda, these are just super sweetie, really fab n fun cards with super detail my favourite is the owl one i just love it xxxx

angelwhispers said...

These digi's are fab love the space man!! Looks great xx might have to have a look at this site for ideas as I really struggle with men cards as well!!

Fiorella said...

I can't believe how much work you do daily! Another couple of gorgeous card!

Rleen said...

Aloha Linda,
How are you doing?
WOW! I can see you love making easel cards too. They're beautiful I know. Your creations are always stunning! I love the colors you used and the cute image. Thanks for sharing the link of the challenge blog. Me too I have a hard time in making cards for boys/men. Thanks for the inspirations. I love all your cards.TFS!
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs, Arlene

Enfys said...

Wow Linda, what fabulous creations since I last popped over, I just love that little spaceboy card, all the detail, just wonderful.
big hugs
En xx

Roberta Laliberte said...

Cute cards! Love all the details!

CraftyC said...

These are fantastic Linda, love the Owl!
Clairexx

stampinfrog said...

Oh Linda both cards are just so fabulous!Love all the details on both cards!I too have a really hard time with the male cards!
Hugs,Connie

Maria Matter said...

these are fabulous Linda!!!

love easel card, they're so fun!
enjoy your weekend sweetie!
blessings, Maria

Macpurp said...

these are cracking! i love how fun they. great idea about the helmet.

love tina x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Linda, fabulous cards and brilliant paper piecing. Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men, and good luck with the Challenge. With love and hugs Shirleyx

Donna said...

Gorgeous cards Linda, you sure look like you've had fun with these images...love your little rocket card...it's so sweet :) Donna x

amanda stokes said...

Hi Linda!
Fab easel cards,so sweet
have a good weekend
hugs amanda xx

Allison said...

they are both adorable Linda
Have a good weekend
Allisonx

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Hello my friend, how are you?
I see you have been very busy with your crafting while I have been away knitting!!

I have left you a little something as way of a thank you for being my friend on my blog x x

Lesley said...

wow u have been busy....i am loving them...hopefully will catch up with u on FB soon...luv n hugs Lesley xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Ooooh - fabulous Linda.....I adore paper piecing and all your added details look amazing.....thank you for your kind words too.....I shall link these up from the Digi Blog for all to see and admire.....thank you for sharing.....Hope you are spoilt rotten tomorrow.....Sally-Ann...xx

Deb said...

oh wow, what amazing cards Linda, so love that rocket man, very cute and love the metallics! hope you are well hun, hope you enjoy your Mother's Day! hugs debx

Lynne said...

Love your cards Linda. I always find masculine cards so difficult but you`ve cracked it with these.
Lynne xxx

Carole said...

Awesome mens cards Linda...I really struggle with anything masculine! I think it's because I can't add flowers!
Hope you've had a great Mother's Day.
Thanks for your sweet comments.
Hugs
Carole x

Debbie said...

You have been so busy crafting lately Linda! I love you fabulous Easel cards, such cute images and wonderful detailing.
Have a great week!
Hugs
Debbie x

Cami said...

Cute, cute, cute! Oh Linda, I love this card and it is perfect for a "male" without being too fussy. The owl sure is a cutie! You have been busy, girl! Hugs, Cami