Saturday, 29 July 2017

Old Chap Z-fold

Hello lovely peeps and welcome to my new email follower :o)


 This is the z-fold card that I made for my brother-in-law's 50th.

I used papers from the Teresa Collins 'He Said, She Said' 6x6 pad and the largest piece with the clocks is from the Winnie in Wonderland collection by Polkadoodles.
Each piece is edged with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink.

I stamped down the side of the middle panel with the clock and greeting in the Chronology stamp set from Papermania - I think it was a freebie in the Docrafts Creativity magazine.


For the speech bubbles I used a Sizzix die - Modern Surrealists "Thought Talk Bubbles" - and stamped in the words with Black Memento. The Happy Birthday is a Lili of the Valley stamp, the typed alphabet is from Hobby Art and the last one is Retro Alphabet by My Sentiments Exactly.


I mutilated the capital C stamp (you get two of them) by cutting the bottom a little because it was looking like a G to me.


The pointy finger is a Tim Holtz Movers & Shapers die - I shaded the shirt cuff with distress ink using the edge of a piece of card, then coloured the suit cuff with an alcohol marker.


The numbers are from the Tonic Squeezebox set of dies.


I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Crafty Catz #381 Anything Goes option not a card
Sisterhood of Crafters  Boys to men
Penny Black and More  For the boys
The Crafty Addicts #38 Anything Goes opt HUMOUROUS
Love to Scrap  #99 Anything Goes 

Thanks for stopping by,
Katrina x

11 comments:

  1. Brilliant card the design is fabulous not sure how he will feel about Old Chap I think that he will want 50 to be the new young 30 !! Love and hugs Carole x

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  2. Love this one Katrina - good male card inspiration is very hard to find. You've used a real assortment of products here but they all go together so well.
    Anne x

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  3. Gorgeous card design. Love the color choice and the vintage papers. Image is perfect. Thanks for joining the Sisterhood's "Boys to Men" challenge.

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  4. Great male card, perfect for this month's challenge.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More July challenge and good luck x Susan x

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  5. This is a fab card, love the design....
    Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week...x

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  6. What amazing different panels you've created for this card, great mix! Thanks for joining the "Boys to Men" challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and we hope to see you back soon! Gwendolyn

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  7. Fabulous masculine card! The papers are perfect and the fold adds so much fun to it. Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

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  8. WOW this is awesome! Love the fold and vintage design! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Boys to Men’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

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