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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Cheers To You!

I made this card using the Bottom's Up stamp set that I won recently from a House That Stamps Built challenge.  I was pretty excited...who isn't when you win something..but also because it's such a fun set to make cards with!  They are so versatile that you could use them for a lot fun things...parties, summertime, birthdays, congrats, father's day and many more!  I'm not sure who or what I'll use this one for...I've left the inside blank for now.  I followed the sketch for Your Next Stamps monthly challenge.  I also used their Fishtail Die set that I purchased a couple weeks back.  They come with a varying length & width of fishtails so I'm sure I'll use them often.  I colored the glass of beer with my promarkers, then got really daring & used glossy accents over the entire thing.  Then I got even crazier & used some liquid applique over the foam to try & make it look frothy, fussy cut it out, and attached it to the glass with some foam dots. I realize that to most of you out there it's not very daring, but I had never used glossy accents or liquid applique before.  I didn't have any red dots, so I used my promarkers to color over some white ones.  The "Cheers to You sentiment is from Stampin Up.  I think it turned out pretty cute, although my fussy cutting could stand a bit more practice!  Thanks for stopping by to take a peek!


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12 comments:

Susan Kennedy said...

Sorry you were having problems linking up!! I think we have it fixed now!! ;) Sorry about that! And by the way ... LOL ... I LOVE THIS CARD!!! LOVE the foam.. its really awesome!! Perfect colors!! Just LOVE IT!

Cindy Groh said...

I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want your card in the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
Thanks
Cindy

Janette said...

Fabulous Man card, I just love it and the head on that beer looks so perfect...lol...
Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week.x

Desire Fourie said...

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. It is perfect for our ninth ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Art by Miran Showcase DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

karalschuknecht said...

Great card, and I love how you did the beer foam. Thanks for joining us this week for our “Picnic Challenge.” Come back to join us again and good luck.
Karal Eureka Stamps DT

Gemma said...

Great male card.
Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a stamp or digi on your project challenge #6
Good luck
Gemma xx

Jo said...

A lovely male card. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Use a stamped image or a digi stamp Challenge#6. Jo x

vivie said...

thanks for joining us at inky!

carol said...

Fab,wonderful design
thanks for sharing with CRAFTY CATZ this week x carol

Jacki Randolph said...

Oh, I love your card, fab image and wonderful color combo!! Thanks for sharing with us at YNS Fun Friday Challenge!

Jackie ~ YNS DT

Ruza Rebel said...

Great manly card! Thank you for joining our "June Fun Friday Challenge #13 over at Your Next Stamp this month.
Ruza ~ YNS Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Tracey M said...

A perfect, masculine card! Looks good enough to drink ;)
Thanks for joining us in our Anything Goes challenge at Art by Miran and good luck!