Thursday, 1 July 2010

Gent's Waistcoat

Just a quickie - cos it's just tooooooo hot. I know we shouldn't complain about the nice weather, but sometimes, well, it's just too much!

This is an entry for three challenges I love promarkers - Challenge 21 - Stripes, Cup CakeCraft Challenge - 97 Sketch and One Stop Craft Challenge 87 - Distressing. The stamp i've used is another old one (it might still be available) it's Funstamps 'Gent's Waistcoat'. Chosen because of the stripes theme and coloured with promarkeres, I'm still learning the technique, but there are lots of useful tutorials on You tube. All the other stuff is from my stash. Not sure why i chose to do the front in blue and everything else in brown tones. I'm not very good at choosing a basic palette and sticking to it. The strap at the side I'm particularly pleased with, it's just a trimming that's been coloured and then distressed, which has given it a leathery look to go with the belt idea.

Thanks for stopping by. All comments and suggestions gladly received.

Lynda xxx

10 comments:

  1. Oooooh, very nice, great mans card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  2. Now that is very nice. Love that waistcoat. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  3. A great male card, I love the waistcoat image. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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  4. Great card Lynda, perfect for men. love the vintage look
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  5. Fab card, love the vintage feel to it. Great to see a man's card for a change ! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

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  6. Hi again Lynda, it was so lovely to see you today, Its always nice to put a face to a blog!

    your card is a beauty, so love that stamp,I think its very hard to make mens cards but you have cracked it perfectly.
    hugs chris xx

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  7. great man's card . Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  8. Great man's card. Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  9. Love the layout of this card you have put a lot of work into it good luck & thanks for joining in at OSCC, Janet

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  10. I love this card , thanks for joining us at One stop Craft challenge this week and good luck!
    Hugs
    Francesca

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