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Friday, September 10, 2010

Happy Birthday To A Real Classic

Good Morning...Happy Friday! Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoy your visit. My brother in laws birthday is next week...here is the card I made for him. I went way out of my comfort zone on this...first I went for a distressed look and second it is 4.75 by 7.50 which is larger than I normally like to make. Had I made an A2 card, the images could barely be visible. I'm not sure I like it but there is no time to make another so I guess he's stuck with it...after all it IS the thought that counts...right? I feel that I have to wash my hands after touching it...I suppose it's mind over matter, the cardstock is new, it is clean...it just looks dirty and I feel the need to wash my hands...is that weird or what---
Here is the recipe---
Card Size: 4.75" x 7.50"
Image: JenU Designs-Antique Car Stamps, Postage Date Stamps
Nestibilities: Square, Petite Oval
Font: Computer Generated-LD Post
Base Cardstock: Cordination
Printed On Cordination Cardstock-Postcard and Stamp from JenU Designs-Heritage Collection and distressed with open blade of scissors

That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, enjoy your day and have a wonderful weekend! Hope to see you again on Monday!

25 comments:

Silli said...

THIS is perfect for a male... Love the papers, love the colors... Great... Kelly I wish you a happy weekend...and sunshine with smiles... HUGS

Patti said...

Yeppers it is a perfect "man" card! Love all the distressing! Totally awesome GF!

Beth said...

True, this is not your usual style but I love it just the same. It is the perfect masculine card.

Fran, said...

Well, Kelley I like your Man Card.
And he will love it!
Cheers

Lorene said...

This is surely a different style from you but you did a fantastic job. Any man would love this. I am like you, I prefer the A2 Size but this card is great. Love the colors. Have a good weekend! Your Ohio Friend, Lorene

Teresa said...

I'm like you, I like the "cleaner" cards, but this is perfect for a male. Man cards come very hard for me. I like mine feminine. Does us good to get out of our comfort zone sometimes and see what great things we can come up with. Love your card.

Carol<>< said...

cute story Kelly, you make me laugh,,
this card is awesome for a guy and he will love it. it reminds me of a comfy old pair of jeans....love it!!!
Carol<><

eunice said...

this is so cool, kelly! you did an awesome job of distressing...i know what you mean about being out of your comfort zone...but this turned out beautifully & you oughta be darned proud! i'm certain your brother in law will be totally impressed with this and really love it!

"Um Buggin" said...

Kelly, you are too funny! Washing your hands???? Well, maybe after doing all that distressing, but this is a perfect male card, and I'm sure your BIL will appreciate all the love and discomfort you went thru..lol. Even out of your CZ you did an amazing job on this creation. Have a great weekend my friend.

Hugz, xx

~L~

Mary said...

Hey Kelly,
Remember me? I'm back on line (I moved!)and loving your cards, like ususal! I've posted a couple of new cards on my blog, if you get a chance come visit! nana2threeangles.blogspot.com

Joan Ervin said...

What an awesome guy card, Kelly....the images and sentiment are sooo cool and I love all the distressing. It's such a great design with the postcard look...your BIL is going to love this!!!

DORCAS said...

This is nice! I am loving the detail! Thanks for sharing!
~Dorcas
http://4craftyangels.blogspot.com/

Melodie said...

Fantastic card for a man. I love the vintge-look very much.
Hugs
Melodie

Kaye's Crafty Place said...

Kelly your brother in law is going to just love this, no doubt about that! I love it too, I know it is not your usual style but you have done a fab job. The date stamp is a great touch and the sentiment is perfect. Hope you and your family are all well!

hugs
Kaye x

Sue said...

Kelly, you are a card!! I cracked up reading the prelude to the picture. Do you need hand sanitizer? All kidding aside this is fantastic. I love the way the distressing makes the paper look like fabric. You combined great colors and textures. It's fun to go outside the comfort zone sometimes, and just look at what you can accomplish!! I took your advice and started a blog. If you get a chance, stop by suescraftymess.blogspot.com

sue

julie said...

Beautiful card! and i love your distressing and design too.
julie x

Edilza Teixeira said...

Kelly Thank you for visiting my blog! I looked at your blog every page! I was amazed! From beginning to end you was improved more in their creations! Beautiful!

You have an incredible amount of material and punches! We fell in love!

Kisses and a warm hug!

Most do not speak English translator went on google and typed what I wanted in Portuguese and translated into English!

Regina Easter said...

this is an awesome card girl...hugs

Rachel said...

Wow!!! this is gorgeous! Perfect for a male card!! loving all the distressing!
hugs,
Rachel

MiamiKel said...

Oh this is gorgeous! Love the distressing and elegance to this -- terrific card for the "boys" in your life! x0x0

Charlene said...

Great guy card, Kelly! Love the distressing.

Dora said...

Wow this is stunning Kelly, love that distressing xxx

Suzanne C said...

Fabulous masculine card. Always so hard to create and you made a perfect one!

Craftylicious said...

wowee!! the prefect masculine card! Love the vintage feel ;)

DonnaMundinger said...

WOW, great distressing and fabulous sentiment, Kelly! Bet he loved it! xxD