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Saturday, 16 August 2014

Gruffies and Guests Challenge - August 2014 - Anything goes with the option "one for the boys"

Here is a card I made before my surgery.

We are now half way through the month at the Gruffies and Guests Challenge Blog.

The topic for July 2014 is "anything goes with the option of "one for the boys".  This topic was chosen by me this month and I have the difficult task of picking the Top 3.
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This month the sponsor for the Gruffies and Guests Challenge is the "Petal U" and the lucky winner gets a £10 lucky dip.
I have lived in a male orientated house being married and having two sons (one son moved out in 2012) but over the years I have always struggled to find decent male cards and that is one reason that made me starting to make my own.

For my card I have used a Joanna Sheen decoupage sheet.  This is my favourite sheet out of the Gruffies set and that's why it's taken me a long while to use it up.  I have decoupaged up the image.
The backing papers I have used are Bearly Mine Designs Krafty Wishes and plain blue card.

I have finished the card off with a die-cut sentiment, ribbon twine made into a decorative bow, decorative paper clips, card candi, stars cut from a Debbi Moore inspiration magazine, sentiment stamped onto a Debbi Moore sentiment strip, gold ribbon and a sentiment from the Polkadoodles Pretty Tuff CD.

I am entering this card into the following challenges: 

Crafting from the Heart - Anything goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goes/pockets and/or tags
Card Mania - Birthday party
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Fussy cutting
Fan-tastic Tuesday - Anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Spots and dots
Scrap-Creations - Animals
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes/animals
Crafting by Designs - Polka dots
Crafty Calendar - Anything goes
Cards Galore Encore - Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut Patterned Paper August Challenge - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything goes
Suzy Bee's Blooming Challenge - Anything goes
Little Claire's Monthly Challenge - A man's birthday card

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15 comments:

Jan Ltc said...

Love this adorable card Kym xx Jan

Pamellia Johnson said...

This is really adorable! I just love that little bear, I want to hug him!! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania! :)

Pamellia GDT

N Zver said...

What a cute card… your colouring is fantastic! Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania. Neva

Camille Short said...

This card is adorable! Love, love, love the paperpack!

Avril Ann said...

Kym this is an adorable card, love the image and just beautiful detail added, thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy this week, best of luck xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

its gorgeous Kymm.
Gr Karin

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Ah bless so adorable hun love him and thanks for linking up at Fan-tastic Tuesday hugs Judith x

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations.
Louise x

coops said...

so gorgeous kim.adorable image and i love your soft colours :D

xx coops xx

Gemma said...

Gorgeous card Kym
Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes challenge #8
Good luck
Gemma xx

Karen said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Borwn Sugar Challenge

Diane said...

Fantastic Kym and super cute male card !! thanks so much for playing at Little Claires this month !!

Good luck !!

hugs Diane xx

Gale said...

Adorable birthday card Kym. I love your coloring and the cute image. Thanks for joining us at Going Grey With Scrap-Creations for our "Animal Challenge" and we hope to see again real soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Hugs
Bev x