Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Ken - A Perfect Gent!

Hello and Welcome.

I can't believe it's almost two weeks since I last posted and I'm still catching up with visits too.

First I'd like to give a warm welcome to  my new  follower Sharon at craftyhugs blog.  I hope you'll have time for a visit.

My card today is for our  friend's  birthday next week.  I gave it to him today when we met up with Ken and others for our weekly pub lunch.

I stencilled the matt with colours to match my snippet of Stampin Up paper which I used for the waistcoat.  The stamps are a Woodware set.

After stamping I fussy cut the waistcoat and  coloured the buttons with a silver gel pen.   Finally I coloured parts of the waistcoat with a dark grey Promarker then added some Wink of Stella over the grey.

As I used a snippet of white card for the matt and a piece of SU paper I'm entering my card over at
Pixies Snippets Playground - Week 319 

39 comments:

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Barb, love your card, the image is brilliant and the colours too.
I've got this stamp, but yet to ink it up, thanks for the inspiration, Kate x

Karen Knott said...

Fabulous card Barb, love that waistcoat and great stencilled background :)
Hugs Kaz xx

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card,Barb.Love the sentiments.

Gr,Sylvia x

Glennis said...

Great idea for a man's card Kath - the paper piecing looks perfect

Valerija said...

Stunning card!
Valerija xx

rachel said...

What a wonderful card Barb - that waistcoat looks perfect! And the backing stencilling works so well too! Big hugs rachel x

Kath said...

A fabulous card and perfect for your friend.
Kath x

scrAPpamondo said...

Great card, so different! Just perfect and brilliant for a man!

Jenny L said...

Hi Barb,
what an excellent card and I love that stamped waistcoat it's so gorgeous.
Such a wonderful design.
Life sure does get in the way of blogging sometimes and we all understand that.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

cotnob said...

A super card Barb, such a fabulous masculine design.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Di said...

Wow Barb - a perfect card for a chap! Love the waistcoat and the sentiment goes perfectly (so to speak!). Great to see you in the Snippets Playground as well.

Hugs

Di xx

Claire said...

That's a great masculine card and I love your attention to detail like the shading on the waistcoat, the patterned paper is perfect x

Carol L said...

What a fun masculine make! Love the plaid vest!

Donna said...

Fabulous masculine card, like how you did a subtle stenciled background.

Mia said...

Beautiful card, Barb! Happy Valentine's Day, my friend.

Maxine D said...

Wonderful masculine card Barb - and so stylish!!
Blessings
Maxine

MaryH said...

What a perfect look for a masculine card. Love the way the sentiments pair just right with this waistcoat. Great work on the coloring and background too. TFS & Hugs

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant! What a fabulous card for a guy...well made.x [aNNie]

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meg said...

Great guy card Barb, love the "gent style" paper you stamped on and your stencilled background

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a grear male card, love the waistcoat

Janice said...

A fabulous male card Barb, I love the waistcoat!
Janice x

Sue said...

This is fabulous Barb huggles Sue xx

Viv's Visuals said...

What a great man card Barb!

hazel said...

A fabulous card for a man Barb.
xxx Hazel.

Mrs A. said...

What a brilliant card this is. I love that waistcoat. Hugs Mrs A.

Craftyhugs said...

Hi barb. Thanks so much for the warm and friendly welcome. It warms my heart. I will surely be a regular visitor. I just love your card, I will admit for some reason I just don't make such good masculine cards but yours is just fab xc

Diane said...

Wonderful sentiment and just the perfect masculine design Barb.

Hugs Diane

Cara said...

Fantastic card, I love your stenciled background x

Karen D. said...

totally awesome card for a guy..love the hint of stenciling in the bkg.
Have a great wknd.
xx Karen

KandA said...

Brilliant card for a man and the paper piecing is super xx

Aquarius said...

Perfect card for a man - very smart waistcoat! I've been missing in action too but hoping to get back to normal soon (whatever passes for normal anyway).

Linby said...

Fabulous card, just love everything about it. The colours and background are wonderful.

Brenda said...

What a great masculine card Barb! I love that vest and of course the sentiments. Hugs, Brenda

Angela Radford said...

Great card Barb, I just find cards for men so difficult to do but this one is perfect. Happy crafty week, Angela xXx

Carol said...

What a fabulous card for a man in your life Barbara, love the design. Carol x

Liz said...

Super masculine card, Barb, lovely design. I love the stencilled background. xx

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Such a great masculine design Barb! Love it! Thank you for sticking with me during my hiatus! Have a great week! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A super card for a male birthday Barb. I've been MIA of late too so sorry I haven't visited recently but you've created some gorgeous cards and projects looking back over your posts.
Lorraine

scrappymo! said...

Great masculine card, Barb. Loving this great image.