Friday, September 30, 2011

The Play Date Cafe #101

Hi there!  Hope you've had a great week and you are looking forward to a nice fall weekend!  I know I am!  I'm popping in with a quick post to share the card I made for The Play Date Cafe Challenge #101

Here is this week's color story:

And here is my card:

I always have trouble with masculine cards so I took advantage of the rich colors in the inspiration photo to make a much needed male birthday card.  I started with a 5 1/2 square card base of GKD Smoky Slate and layered with patterned papers from the Basic Grey Oxford and My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Sunshine 6x6 pads.  I stamped the image from an old SU set called Thinking of Father with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Cryogen White and colored with Copic markers. I sponged around the image panel with Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink to give an aged look.  Some Glossy Accents on the watch face and glasses and a bit of twine finished my simple card.

Thanks for stopping by!  I'll be back tomorrow with this week's Card Patterns Sketch Challenge card!  Have a great evening!


  1. I really like this card! And wonderful interpretation of the challenge.

  2. Beautiful card and a perfect one for a male! Perfect in every way!

  3. WOW Carla...this is FABULOUS!!! Love the plaid, pocket watch glasses...well I just love everythiing!!!

  4. Our colours this week work perfectly for a masculine card and your card is really lovely. I especially love your little glasses, they look fab! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe this week!

  5. LOVE that image, Carla! Boy, it sure doesn't look like you have any trouble with masculine cards ;), and this color story couldn't have been more perfect for one! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!


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