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Sunday, 10 June 2012

One Stitch at a Time Challenge 117

This week at One Stitch at a Time, we want you to make a card for one of the men in your life. Our sponsor this week is Creative Craft World who're offering the winner three Promarkers.






I chose to make a card for my eldest whose birthday is coming up this summer. He's off living the life of a young professional these days, having left his student days behind. For this week's project, I got to work with some beautiful papers from Panda Bear Designs called Painted Garden Spots and Stripes available from Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps (link in my sidebar) and when I saw them I knew exactly what I wanted to do.

See what I mean? Those stripey papers just begged to be made into shirts! And of course, the advantage of digital papers is that I could shrink the pattern to fit the scale I wanted. the two spotty papers are also part of the set, and there are three other colours I didn't manage to fit into the card!

But of course, the card is for my son so I had to get a bit of a leg pull in there, so I did an insert too ...
Hope you can join us this week!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Kaboodle Doodles where they want male-themed cards,
Love to Create where they want something for a guy in our lives,
Digital Tuesday where anything goes (with a digital element.) (All papers and sentiments are digital.)
Papertake Weekly where anything goes,
Digi Doodle Shop's Best where they want a card for a male,
Pixie Dust where they want us to use three or more patterned papers (I used four),
The Stamp Man where they want something for a man,
Simply Create where they want something for a man,
Phindy's Place where they want something masculine,
Di's Digi Designs where they want something male-inspired.

13 comments:

Choccy said...

Absolutely fantastic Josephine.. I love the little shirts that you created with the papers.

Choccy xx

Hazel said...

Beautiful papers and a perfect card for your son, I'm sure. Hazel x

CG said...

So cute! Love those papers! Know you're son will love it. Best, CG

Crafty and Green said...

This card is adorable & so creative! Thank you so much for Joining us at Love to Create Challenge this week!! Please Come back and play with us again soon!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Deb said...

Wow You're little shirts are awesome, and the perfect papers, love it!
Debs
xxx

Love crafts forever said...

OMG! This is just way to awesome. I saw long time tutorials how to make them, but never try yet. Your card is fantasic!!
Hugs Nat

Inkypinkydelights said...

Brilliant male card Josephine! Judy x

baileyrosy.com said...

Wow fantastic card !!! i love those shirts and agree the paper was just begging to be used.

Marie

Sharon Caudle said...

Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful project and talents with us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Elisabet said...

this is just way too cute. Oh my gosh, those little shirts! Awesome job girl!
Hugs,
Beth

Bea und Doreen said...

stunning card.
Hugs
Doreen xx

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Josephine: Fantastic entry into our Challenge #15 - "Happy Father's Day [or for a Male]" Challenge. I had loads of fun visiting, commenting and looking around on your blog. A heartfelt thank you for joining in at Simply Create Too.

Diane
Simply CreateTooDesign Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

uksharon said...

Just the card for a fashion conscious male.
Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

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