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Saturday, 6 August 2011

A Card for a Dude!

Update: Yay! This card made Top 3 at Dude Time Doodles!

Good Evening bloggers

Just a quick post to share a card I made for my nephew's birthday. He's at that awkward age as far as choosing somethinng appropriate to put on his card....too old for 'cute' but not old enough for rude or cheeky!! So, I used a fab topper from my buddy Debbie over at CRAFTY STASH featuring his starsign, Leo. You can buy the whole set of 12 zodiac signs for just £2.50 HERE. You should also check out the other wonderful downloads available whilst you're there too!

 I followed this week's Dude Time Doodles Sketch

Here's a closer look at the image, which is mounted on a lacey circle nestie ad has been layered up and decorated with blue gems.

 I used my fab shapeability grommet tag dies for the sentiment, made using a free font called Kentucky Fried Chicken!!
 As it is a fairly plain and simple card, I decorated the inside too, using the leftover bits of BP and card.
I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Have a fab evening everyone :D


Cleota said...

Love the horoscope card! Great job. Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles this week!

DTD Dudette

Tammy said...

Wow! Terrific card and perfect for the sketch. Thanks for joining the fun at Dude Time Doodles!

Nana Connie said...

Incredible! Great use of the sketch and your Leo image is fabulous! So glad to have you share your art with us at Dude Time Doodles. Hope you'll continue play in our challenges.
NanaConnie DTD DT

Anne Temple said...

Love the horoscope image for your nephew-very unique and clever idea. So glad you joined us for the Sketch challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Great image just perfect for those awkward male cards, fab colour combo!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Linda said...

Love the papers and the Lion is fabulous. Thank you for joining us at Dude Time Doodles Challenge. Linda xx

Dawn said...

Love it Ali! Well done with the sketch!
Thanks for playing at Dude Time Doodles this week!
Good luck
Dawn xx

Debs said...

Perfect young male card.
Great colour combo.
Thanks for playing 'Don't be Square' with us at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Saron said...

What a gorgeous creation!! So much lovely detail outside and inside the card!! WoW!!!!
Thanks for joining Art Impressions Challenge#27!!

Soili-Maria, AI DT

Janet said...

great card! thanks for joining us at dude time doodles this week!

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at DTD :)

Michelle B. said...

Your card has so many amazing touches! Great use of colors - your lion is something to roar about! Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles, hope to see you again!
Michelle, DTD Dudette

Tip Top said...

Great font name! And such a wonderful card too! Thanks for entering the Dude Time Doodles Challenge - hope you can join us again next time!