Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Happy Birthday - Deconstructed Sketch 87

Hey there!

I have made it no secret on the ol blog that I don't care to make masculine cards and it always gets me in trouble because when I need one I don't have one and then I am forced to make one under the wire and yadda yadda yadda!!! So guess what I have for you today???? A dreaded man card! 

So with a little help from the Deconstructed Sketch - My Dreaded Man Card! 

I made this in like 20 minutes which is a miracle in itself unless I am trying to challenge myself and make a card for the 10 minute Craft Dash. 

I am going to seriously keep this post short and sweet! I have to race out the door to get my son to an appointment, but had to have the card ready to prepare a box for mailing tonight. 

The Stamps are from Stamping Scrapping and they Coordinate with Spellbinders Dies. Love that! 
So I totally had to add a button and bow and yep pearls. Sorry! Just had to, but it's a hemp twine bow! That works right??? Hey, at least I didn't add a fussy seam binding bow and a doily right?!?!?!

As mentioned, inspiration found at Deconstructed Sketch 87
Deconstructed Sketch No. 87
Tossing my hat in at Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes! 

Thanks for peeking! Have a terrific Tuesday!
~Tammy~


19 comments:

Lisa said...

Oh you gave me a giggle today! The dreaded man card turned out SUPER DUPER!! Love all of the patterns and yes the twine bow is "manly" even with the button. Hey they wear button up shirts right!!??!!

Jessi Fogan said...

Sketches are awesome for DMC's, I think! Love the patterns you went with - and hemp? My embellishment of choice on most DMCs!

VanessaB said...

heeheehaha. you're so funny. fabulous man card. :)

Lisa said...

What a perfect masculine card!! You shouldn't dread making them - you do a fabulous job!! I love the papers you used!! Awesome job!! Have a great day :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,love the design and colours.xxx

Charlene said...

I love your man card Tammy!!! Dont you just love sketches? lol

Lisa Carroll said...

Fabulous masculine card! And such a great way to use up those scraps, too! :) Thanks for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

Cat Craig said...

great card, fab colors, and despite the pearls...definitely manly...besides, don't manly cowboys have those pearly snap buttons on their shirts?

Lynn said...

It's a great manly, manly card, pearls and all! Those are the most challenging, I agree. I love the mix of patterns you've selected for this card.

Jean Martin said...

lol Tammy! Your post left me smiling. I dread the man card too. Haha. But this is wonderful! Great dark colors perfect for masculine cards. All in all, I think you did a great job! :)

Maria said...

Masculine cards are not easy for me either! But you made one fine masculine card with a great take on the sketch! Have a great week, hugs!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I think you rocked it! LOVING the colors, the pennants and that twine!!

Annette said...

pretty card Tammy..

Lisa Petrella said...

You are so funny, Tammy! I'm with you on the man cards---so much harder to make than all the others!!! But this totally works, girl!! LOVE the rich colors/patterns, the layers on the focal point and that hemp twine!

Martha H. said...

I don't like masculine cards or masculine sympathy cards, but we do have to make them once in a while! Love your card, though. I like how you added a button! :)

Susan Flynn said...

I'm with you on the male cards Tammy I just do them when I have to and then its panic mode. Love the design on yours and it fits the masculine bill perfectly and why can't they have pearls!! xx

NickelNook said...

Your man card is fabulous, Tammy! I really like the colors and the papers you used!...Nancy :o)

Emily Keaton said...

Your dreaded man card is not in the least dreadful, Tammy! In fact this is awesome :-). Love those rich colors.

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

Gorgeous card! I love the paisley! Thanks for leaving some love on my blog!