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Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Snippets Playground #422

 We have a guest designer for the challenge in The Playground this time - our talented prefect Sarn  who has made a super coffee themed card, well worth visiting to see the card and find out what mischief might be afoot ๐Ÿ˜‰.  A great Tattered Lace prize on offer this time and in duplicate so double the chance of being drawn out of the hat if you take part.

I raided my 'creams and browns' scrap box to make this card as well as digging out an image stamp which has lain unused for longer than I care to admit and in fact it could be that this is the first time it's been inked - can't really remember using it, but we are talking a good few years here ๐Ÿ˜‰.  Background paper is part of a sheet from a pad of A4 designs (I always keep the bits and pieces tucked inside the pack once I've cut into a piece); the darker brown piece was a small strip from the oddments box and I selected some offcuts of cream for the stamping.  The Wise Gents were stamped and then sponged with Tea Dye ink; the tall cream strip had the numbers stamped in black along with more stamping using a sepia ink and finally the sentiment outline and words were lined up and stamped -  using the Misti of course.  A stray metal watch charm was added as a finishing touch.


Background Paper - Urban Textures, Phill Martin Sentimentally Yours
Main Image - Wise Gentlemen from Crafty Individuals
Numbers - stamp from a Phill Martin magazine gift set
Sentiment - from Tim Holtz stamp set

9 comments:

  1. A fantasric card Val and great inspiration for me too as I have male themed cards that I need to make today as well as a couple of anniversary cards too.

    Sue xx

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  2. great vintage look masculine card Val...the colours all blend together so well

    Anne

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  3. This card has such wonderful vintage charm, and I love the neutral colors! Those numbers look perfect alongside the image panel, and that little clock element is perfect too! Great masculine make!

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  4. What a wonderful masculine card and everything works together beautifully, I love it! I'm on the DT at Crafty Individuals and I'm not sure how I missed this fabulous stamp, it's just perfect for any vintage cards. Thank you for visiting my blog and for your very kind comment. Hope you come back soon x

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    1. Thank you for your lovely comment - I've had this stamp for such a long time it could well be discontinued. I still keep buying CI and others!!!

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  5. Hi Val,
    what a grogeous snippets make and the snippets used look wonderful and I love your vitntage theme it very stunning and so brilliantly created.
    That stamp is a very handy one to have for male cards.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  6. Lovely layering and ink blending on this fabulous vintage creation Val, love it xxx

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  7. Hi Val

    I love the look of the snippets you chose from your'creams and browns'. What a brilliant masculine card - super stamp!

    Plenty of coffee and biscuits available in the Playground Treehouse. See you up there! xxx

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  8. Oh my word - what a stunning card Val! Always a delight to see you here and sharing your lovely work with us in the Snippets Playground!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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