Sunday, 13 June 2010

More male cards


Now, I really like making male cards, honest I do... but I've made so many lately I'm getting flower withdrawal symptoms - I've got a new flower punch that I'm desperate to use, but I'm going to have to wait a while yet. Sigh. The first card is one that hubby asked me to make for his grandad for his name's day (a Polish thing) and it was made in a big hurry this morning before we went to visit Pav's family. So it's not the most interesting card lol - I do quite like it though. I've used a Jim image from Digistamp Boutique, coloured with promarkers. The fab grassy paper is Doodlebug, with some bright green cardstock and jute ribbon from my stash.

Promarker colours used:

  • skin - ivory, blush, oatmeal + sunkissed pink for cheeks
  • hair - warm grey 2
  • top - meadow green & apple
  • hat & trousers - pastel beige & sandstone
  • lawnmower - leaf green & bright green, cool grey 3 & 4 + ice grey 1 (wheels)
  • grass - meadow green & grey green
  • outline - pastel green + blender



This card is another father's day one for an order. Mikey monkey images from Digistamp Boutique, coloured with promarkers - 2 different Mikey images used, printed one out smaller and popped it up on foam pads, for a sort of 'father & son' monkey type thing lol. I can never remember if these papers are Papermania or Dovecraft, but they're very handy for male cards. Cardstock is coredinations, sentiment is a Pink Petticoat digi, finished off with some card candy. Made this one before I started writing all the promarker colours down, so no list for this one!

I'm entering my cards for the following challenges:

11 comments:

  1. They are both lovely Lisa, love the bright funky papers and the green mesh. I am going to have to get one or two more PM's though!
    Linds xx

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  2. Hi Lisa
    two gorgeous cards hun, luv the lime green on the top one really striking, luv the 3d on the monkey, brill cards hun, sue,x

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  3. Two fab cards Lisa. I like the father and son monkeys but my favourite is the chap cutting his grass. It just makes me smile, love it!

    Kat xx

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  4. 2 fantastic male cards lisa, you really do have a real flair for making these.i love your images and great colours and layouts.luv coops.xx

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  5. Such a simple green card! I often forget that simplicity is often best! I adore both cards. Thanks for joining in at Creative Inspirations this week. Good luck . (ps-don't worry your time to use the flower punch is coming)

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  6. Oops forgot to say thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat xx

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  7. Love it. Great colour for a male card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Challenge this time.
    Hugs
    Dawn x

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  8. Two fabulous cards, gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining in with the DigiStamp Boutique monthly challenge.
    Hugs Emma x

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  9. 2 great cards,love the iamges you have used too
    many thanks for joining us at creative inspirations,this week,hugs cheryl xxxxxx

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  10. Hi Lisa, what brilliant cards. You've coloured the images perfectly and the papers are stunning. Thanks for joining in with our monthly challenge over at DSB. Hugs, Denise x

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  11. oooh....now you're spoiling me....I think I need a Lisa Gallery....lol....absolutely adorable...xx

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