Saturday, 17 March 2018


Morning readers,

How's your week coming along?

I have a kind of grungey thing going on this morning - IMHO a card for a teenage lad ...

My card
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:

  • White 18 x 12½cm, 300gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • One piece of white card cut to fit (for the insert ... since I REMEMBERED it was OLC week!)
  • Using the background stencil from set 28 I applied a light colouring of Distress Ink weathered wood and then (using the cogs from set 1) I applied Distress Ink hickory smoke
  • Stampers Anonymous image stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • CAS-ual Friday sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink

Stampers Anonymous CMS263 "Sideshow", CAS-ual Friday CFSS 13-012"Bold Wishes"
Stencils: Tim Holtz mini's - sets 1 and 28
I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-
  1. Simply Less Is More - challenge No. - ONE LAYER CARD and STENCILS
  2. QKR Stampede - challenge No. 287 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Simply Papercraft - challenge No. 55 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Challenge Up Your Life - challenge No. 87 - STENCILS


Lillianb said...

Love the grungy look mate, great card


Sarn said...

Absolutely AWESOME and FANTASTIC. LOVE this OLC. Top job mate.

Snowing on and off here . . . so I'm in the craft room . . . not that I've actually MADE anything yet! Having a tidy up!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Pat said...

A great mix of background stencilling which perfectly complements the stamp Kathy, and a marvellous masculine make. x

Barb said...

I love this card Kathy. A fabulous male card. Barbxx

Jan Ltc said...

What a gorgeous collection and card Kathy. Thanks so much for the visit xx Jan

Cards by Maaike said...

i like the grunge look and yes, for a teenage kid, but also grownup men...or women ;-)

Cara said...

I love this and I'm not even a teenage boy!

Zoe Sanderson said...

Still making fabulous little pieces of art here my friend, it is smooch fun at the moment catching up with everyone and seeing what has changed. xx

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Awesome masculine card and envelope!

Christine said...

Gorgeous card!

Michelle Wallace said...

Love your grungy card Kathy, that is one of my favorite sentiments! Thanks for visiting my blog!

Izzy Scrap said...

It's a beautiful grungy look, Kathy ! You change the colour and it will also perfect for a man ! Fabulous stencilling layering and a perfect CAS take on our challenge. Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More.

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous grungy masculine result-love the stamps and stencilling----Thank you for joining us at Simply Papercrafts
Carol DT x

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Just pipped to the post at being first in this week Kathy ... Christine's done it again! Damn!!! ;-) anyway I love your vintage style image and a perfect card for the guys. Wonderful stencilling on the one layer and as always thanks for playing at Less is More x

Nana Connie said...

Great masculine card, Kathy! Loving the silhouette image. It's really wonderful to see you playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Thank you and good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Manuela said...

Great card! I like the layout and the stencilling looks really good! Thanks for sharing at Challenge up your life! Manuela

Julie B said...

Fab masculine card Kathy. :)