Saturday, 19 March 2011

Less is More - masculine


**2nd post for today - scroll down for my Little Claire DT cards**

I like making male cards (I know, strange aren't I?!) so I was quite pleased to see that the new challenge at Less is More is masculine cards.  A good opportunity to play with my Sizzix primitive star die and raid my button stash :o)  Apart from the Kraft card base, this card is made entirely from scraps, which is another bonus... although I'd have to make about 200 of these if I wanted to make a small dent in my scrap mountain!  The sentiment is computer generated and punched out with my Stampin' Up word window punch.

I always feel a bit guilty when I make a card with no stamping at all, but you'll be pleased to hear I still managed to get in a mess... while I was rummaging for the 'right' buttons I managed to unhook the button box lid from its hinge... unfortunately I was holding the lid at the time so the actual box bounced off my desk and showered buttons all over the craft room!  I've been picking them up from every bit of floor and out of every drawer for ages and I know I'll still be finding them for weeks.

I'm also entering my card for the 'to die for' challenge at Charisma Cardz.

49 comments:

  1. I love the primitive star shape, and it looks fab on a male card xx

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  2. Another great card Lisa.
    Good luck finding all those buttons!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. This is fantastic hun! love the Kraft and the butttons....and good luck finding them lol!

    hugs Vicky xx

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  4. fabby male card, really like the stars too, I must admit I dont do a lot of stamping, especially on male cards, good luck with the button hunt....K x

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  5. lovely card - very simple but effective - good luck on the button hunt... you will be finding them for weeks cx

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  6. love the kraft and blue together and the button/stars are lush! fab male card, good luck with finding the buttons x

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  7. Fab card! Those colours work so well with kraft and the layout is simple but effective.

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  8. Smashing card, great colour choice.Love the buttons.
    Lynne xxx

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  9. Super duper and a truly noble sacrifice of buttons too!

    Kathyk

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  10. Great card Lisa and congrats for using some of your scraps.

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  11. Perfect card Lisa; wish this was the one I'd made! I like making cards for men too as there's less pressure I feel xx

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  12. great card - nice simple lines

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  13. Great card Lisa
    It would also fit Totally Papercrafts too, Add buttons
    Love the simplicity Lisa
    Great to see you
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  14. lovely card
    thanks for playing along with Charisma this week
    AllisonX

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  15. Great card Lisa, love those stars and fab sentiment. You're going to have buttons appearing for weeks.

    Donna x

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  16. Great card and I just love Kraft card

    Anne

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  17. I love this card - the star shapes are brilliant.

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  18. Fabulous mens card Lisa, love the groovy stars :)
    Kelly.x

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  19. Wow Lisa, this a fantastic male card!! Love the kraft and stars (and buttons!) :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    xxx

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  20. Love the simplicity of this card! A real design stand-out.

    P.S. This is not an ad, just a friendly wink at your story about spilled buttons. Check out this handy tool:
    http://www.amazon.com/Darice-NSP102-Crafters-Vacuum/dp/B0018A2IUQ

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  21. Its so pretty.

    Sudha
    sudha-kalra.blogspot.com

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  22. Ooh, perfect male card - the colors, stars and love the small added sentiment!

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  23. Fab male card, love the stars! Good luck finding all those buttons!
    Helen x

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  24. Fab card - love the layout and those stars! Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  25. Great card kraft always works well i think! the stars are perfect too, *Eek regarding the buttons good luck finding them all

    Ali x

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  26. Ooooh I like a lot Lisa...fab choice of papers too :) Donna x

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  27. This is a great card, I do like buttons on cards.

    I had a similar incident with some gems recently, fortunately my 10 year old daughter was happy to gather them up for me.

    Jo x

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  28. Great card Lisa, think I found one of your buttons here!

    Liz x

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  29. Super card Lisa, love the colour combination. x

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  30. Absolutely Superb.

    You'll have to get your boys to help you pick up the buttons, i know my 4 year old always thinks it's a great game, when i drop my buttons !!!, Luv Sam x

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  31. what a striking card good luck finding the buttons

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  32. Lisa, what a great guy card! I love the stars...and the colors!

    I had to laugh about the spilled buttons...only because I've done the same thing myself! When I remodeled my craft room, I sorted all my buttons and put each color in it's own glass jar...now they're better organized, and it's easy to find the color I want...with an extra plus of looking decorative on the shelf!

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  33. Great card, love the simplicity of it and the paper looks great with the kraft. Great use of buttons too - good luck with finding the rest of them
    Lyndsey xx

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  34. Hi hun
    fabulous cas card, great for a fella, fab design, luv ya little claires card, lovely colour combo, sue,x

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  35. That is just the sort of thing that happens to me too Lisa. My daughter says I'm the clumsiest person she knows.lol.

    Fab card. I love the Kraft paper, stars and button, an excellent male card. Sue.x

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  36. Super card, bright and fun. I have one of those scrap piles too and I sympathise with your button explosion. I've opened embellishment boxes before realising I had it upside down! x

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  37. hi there, such a gorgeous card, great layout.

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  38. A fab card and using scraps as well. I love colours on Kraft card it just makes them pop so much more x

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  39. A fab modern CAS card. Love the stars, they are so versatile for a bloke card eh? The button incident sounds like something I would do.

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  40. Love the layout, may have to try it out soon.
    jenjoy x

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  41. fab card-you've done cas perfectly.
    Linbyx

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  42. What can i say that hasn't already been said?
    I love everything about this card!!

    Kerry x

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  43. I've always thought that stars look great for EVERYTHING!! :) The buttons are the perfect touch and the colors are awesome!! HUGS

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  44. I love this card, the colors and the patterned papers. I love everything about it!

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  45. Hi there, your card is yummy, perfect for any guy and quite a few ladies would like it too. A classy combination of DP and design, love it:0) xxx

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  46. Wonderful card
    Hug Sylvie x

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  47. Gorgeous card! Love these colours together.

    Hugs,
    Larissa

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