Thursday, October 30, 2008

Cheers to you

Hi how are you today? Are you getting ready for the weekend? Please take a look at this weeks challenge on the Cute Card Thursday blog. The challenge is called "Cheers" and you can create anything "drink related" and submit it to the blog.. and enter to win a prize.
. The challenge for me was more "what kind of paper" should i use - i pretty much have only girly papers. I found this sheet in my Basic Grey Ambrosia paper stack but all the other sheets had some sort of orange in them and that did not work. So i came up with this layout where i just needed one sheet of patterend paper. (the "plain" grey is also from the stack and as you know those have some sort of "smudges" and so in them) I used my new Martha Stewart punches to give the card the little extra. You can see one punch "in action" on the front panel and my second border punch was used to create a interesting "masculine" frame in the inside of the card. Okay enough talked ... to finish the card i added some Paper glaze to the glasses and Stickles to the wings.
Stamp: "Party Edwin"
Coloring: Copics
Ink: Versafine, Adiorndack Ranger
Embellishments: Stampin up Silver Hardware .. love the big brads with the stars on it :-), Stickles, Paper Glaze
PS. i think i forgot to publish the card i was talking about yesterday on my second blog :-) the kids totally distraced me. It is up now.

45 comments:

  1. How awesome is that?! Love the image and what you did to make him masculine. I am also in love with the border punches. I buy more today with the coupon.

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  2. What an awesome masculine card. Love what you did with the border punches too.

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  3. Wow... Was für eine wunderschöne Karte.
    Du hast ein tolles Papier ausgesucht, es sieht sehr edel aus.
    Stempel, Farben, Papiere und Coloration sind einmalig.
    Claudia, mein Kompliment!!!

    GLG Doris

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  4. I absolutely love your card, and everything you have added to it works to well - makes want to rush out and buy this stamp. xxx

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  5. Das ist genau der Stempel, der mir bei dem Thema als erstes in den Sinn kam ;)

    Die Karte ist klasse geworden, richtig edel!

    Liebe Grüße Tanja

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  6. Wow what a stunning card. So masculine and still very cute. Hugs Marja

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  7. Love this card too! Great masculine colour chosen.

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  8. As always Claudia, a simply stunning card!!! I so adore this tilda image, isn't he just the most adorable little man? and the papers you've usd are stunning. That new Martha Steward punch is awesome, lucky you for getting your hands on one! Hugs Linda x

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  9. What a terrific way to use this stamp! I love the paper you used for him. =)

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  10. OH...Claudia your card is fantastic!!!!!
    I love the theme masculin.
    Lovely papers and colours.
    Love border punches.
    Hugs, Mumur

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  11. Fab card Claudia, i love how you have coloured Edwin

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  12. Fabulous card! Nice papers and details! I love it Claudia!

    Hugs Maria

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  13. Really love this card Claudia...the papers are gorgeous and love what you've done with the punches.

    How's the weight going? Still managing to keep mine off!

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  14. Your card is gorgeous Claudia.
    I love those papers..
    Have a lovely DAY:)~x~

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  15. WOW Claudia yhis is jost so cute. I love the image and how you have colored it. I always got so inspired when I visit your blog

    Hugs from
    Heidi

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  16. wow wie edel und schick. die karte sieht echt toll aus und macht lust auf feiern oder silvester. edle papiere und eine geniale gestaltung - vor allem auch innen!!!
    lg
    bea

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  17. Gorgeous Claudia, beautiful colouring and I just love those papers and your stitching, Hugs, Nikki x

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  18. Well done on making an awesome masculine card! Not easy! The papers are great and I love the use of your border punches. Brilliant card!

    Judy x

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  19. Stunning!
    Your card is just wonderful. I love your fantastic colouring and your paper compliments is beautifully.
    kim x

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  20. Fabulous card. I love the way you have used the border punches and the meticulous sewing. So perfect! Have a great day Claudia. Hugs Jeanette (Hope the email helped yesterday!)

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  21. WOW what a GREAT card!!!! It's a winner in my book! Love the new Martha punch you used it's so cute!
    Hugs~ Kim

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  22. This is a wonderful card, love the papers and the image.

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  23. fantastic masculine card!!!great PP.

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  24. Great "Guy" card and they are harder to do! Wonderful punches....
    HUGS
    MichelleO

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  25. Fabulous card Claudia...what a perfect card for a man! Love your layout and the punched detail is super...and on the inside!
    Hugs
    Carole ;-)

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  26. What a great card Claudia!! I should get me some of those punches, I just love what you've done with them to create a masculane card!!
    Hugs,
    :) Irina

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  27. Great cards!! How beautiful this punch looks on the card!! Wunderful work you created the last days, love them!!
    Jacqueline

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  28. Wow was sieht die edel aus.
    Klasse und einfach wie immer perfekt.

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  29. Fantastic Claudia!! What a perfect New Year card! I love how you coloured him and the whole LO is just superb!! What a brilliant stamp too! {{Hugs}} xx

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  30. I just love this card, that BG paper is gorgeous and the whole thing is just perfectly put together

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  31. I just love the style of this card so effective with the grey tones and the new punch looks great. Your think pink card is stunning that swirl is to die for. Love the star brads too!

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  32. Claudia- the color is perfect and I love that sentiment! Can I get sentiments online too? I guess I always look at the Edwin/Tilda's but never the sentiments and didn't know they had embellishments and paper till you showed them. Heidi

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  33. Awe... Edwin is one handsome little man! I love the colors for the pp too! very pretty.......

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  34. Fabulsou Claudia!! Love the papers and your coloring is always so wonderful!! fabulous stiching...I should bust out my sewing machine and give that a whirl....it's in another room and I'm jus ttoo lazy to go and get it or take my card down there! Hugs, Kelly

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  35. Friday Sketcher Design TeamOctober 31, 2008 at 5:47 AM

    Hi Claudia, because I am 25 years married, I am away for the weekend, will be back monday for your FS card!! Love,
    jacqueline

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  36. Friday Sketcher Design TeamOctober 31, 2008 at 5:47 AM

    Hi Claudia, because I am 25 years married, I am away for the weekend, will be back monday for your FS card!! Love,
    jacqueline

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  37. Your card is Beautiful....Thanks again for all your wonderful inspiration Claudia....

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  38. Very pretty card! Love this handsome man! Very elegant papers! Love how you decorate the inside!

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  39. Very beautiful card, Claudia!

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  40. fabulous Claudia! I completely forgot about this Edwin for the challenge - does that mean I have too many Magnolia stamps! hugs, annie x

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  41. Awesome coloring and just love the papers, perfect for the occasion, neat brad placement and border punch!

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