Thursday, April 29, 2010

To Everything



to everything, terns terns terns there is a season, terns terns terns
It's me, chuckling out loud to the description provided by bee things at their Etsy Store regarding the image that inspired me. I was drawn to the simplicity and graphic nature of the birds. I liked masculine feeling created by the contrast of black and white against the gray-with a touch of yellow. Perfect for a Masculine Thank You card for the Etsy Inspired Challenge. I was also inspired by Maile's card here-how she created a background pattern and chose to highlight the sentiment by stamping it on white. I kept embellishments to a minimum, using only some black twill and three staples for just a touch more masculinity.

Supplies Used: Cardstock: Marigold Morning (SU), Textured Grey (Bazill), White (Georgia Pacific) Stamps: Woodgrain Background (SU) Thank You (Heidi Grace-Clear Acrylic) Ink: Jet Black (Stazon) Embellishments: Black Twill (May Arts from Practicing Creativity Designs) Staples

23 comments:

  1. Love this! I am so CASE'ng this cool masculine card!

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  2. this is awesome... u rocked this one.. love it.. I hv some woodgrain fr wplus9.. will hv to try this!

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  3. really cool manly card! love the simplicity of it. very eye catching!

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  4. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Very cool, masculine card!

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  5. This is a great masculine card! I absolutely loooooove the woodgrain pattern!

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  6. Fantastic! I like the orange and black together without looking like a halloween card. Fantastic background stamp and great focus on your sentiment. I really like the staples too.

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  7. Very cool card! And CONGRATS on winning the most recent challenge over at EBTKS!!!! You're on a roll, girlie!!!! Woohoo!!

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  8. Super simple, with a well placed statement. Who said awesome had to have 20 layers?!

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  9. So simple yet so sophisticated! Love it!!

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  10. love the simple but stylish graphical impact of this card. Just stunning!

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  11. Oh wow, I love what you did with your inspiration! I am a huge fan of woodgrain. Love this CAS card!

    Thanks for playing along with us at EIC this week!

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  12. Stunning card Karen, I love it!

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  13. Great card! I love the colors and layout!

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  14. LOVE how CAS this is Karen!

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  15. HAHAHA! SO funny Karen...now I have that song in my head. Love your simple woodgrain card. The stamps are the perfect detail.

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  16. That was meant to say: 'The STAPLES are the perfect detail." not "stamps" LOL!

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  17. Great card! I love the woodgrain and the colors! :)

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  18. I love how you used the woodgrain stamp on this card. I have that one and have been hesitating to use it...now I'm inspired to break it out of it's box!

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