Saturday, 17 May 2014

Ooh, Suits You Sir!

This was my project from our Monday night craft session with the girlies; last week we all played with these fabby Xcut suit dies of my Mum's, I used Papermania, Heritage Press papers (yes, another new paper purchase!) which have been designed to compliment the dies, along with some embossed grey card, done with an Embossalicious folder, and inked with black ink.
This card was very much inspired by the cover project in the latest copy of Creativity Magazine, designed by the super talented Beckie Dreyer. 
 I used a dark charcoal Core'dinations cardstock for the suit jacket, as it has a lovely, fabric-like texture, using foam pads for some of the layering to add dimension.  I used plain white card to add a crisp, white shirt and I used the accessory dies to create a jacket button, a pocket top, a vibrant red tie and a carnation buttonhole.  There are loads of accessories in the set so that you can make the outfit formal of casual, and the dies cut really well too.
I kept the embellies to a minimum as this is for a man, simply finishing with a stamped greeting, done with a Papermania stamp, and a trio of black buttons, real ones this time rather than die cut.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
A Creative Romance - One for the Boys
Crafts 4 Eternity - #176 - Use a Die
Craftitude - #65 - That's Die-Licious
Wags 'n' Whiskers - #129 - One for the Boys
Papercrafting Journey - For That Special Man - This is for my Step-dad's birthday
Simon Says Stamp - Die Crazy
Incy Wincy - Birthdays
Through The Purple Haze - #31 - Anything Goes with Optional Twist of For a Man

13 comments:

  1. This is a brilliant designed card Wendy so love the suit image x

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  2. fun design, great job! So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  3. I love this, I have seen so many variations of this lately but I think yours is the best!! Thanks for joining us at TTPH and good luck.

    Lori DT

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  4. Love your wonderful masculine card. Thanks for joining in the Birthday challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.

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  5. Fantastic!!! Love this Wendy, great male card, Kate x

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  6. Brilliant, what a fab design, love it!
    Helen x

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  7. This is so elegant. Seriously. I love everything about it. Thank you for sharing with TTPH this week.

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  8. An excellant card for a man. Would be a great design of card for occasions other than birthdays as well.

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  9. fantastic male card wendy.the design is stunning :D

    xx coops xx

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  10. fantastic male card wendy.the design is stunning :D

    xx coops xx

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  11. Fabulous male card Wendy. Love the design. Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ in our "For That Special Man Challenge" and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

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  12. Gorgeous card Wendy thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

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