Tuesday, 2 February 2016

It's your Birthday!

Good morning again.
Tuesday's mean a new challenge over at Cardz4Guyz.
This week we want you to make a MASCULINE project on the theme of -

Sparkle and Shine

I know, this is a masculine challenge but sometimes you can add a little bit of sparkle and shine!

Here is my interpretation of this week's theme.



I was influenced by the latest sketch over at CAS(E) this Sketch


As you can see I was pretty literal in my interpretation of this sketch but kept it pretty masculine by using blue and a dark gold glitter card for the die cut sentiment. A CAS interpretation also adds masculinity.
First I took a panel of white card and inked a soft blue sky with Salty Ocean DI then spritzed it with my homemade shimmer spray (Inka Gold wax in platinum and a touch of steelblue mixed with water)
I used some pearly card, glossy white card and vellum for my die cut clouds and some gold mirror card for the sun's rays. I made this by cutting out a scallopped circle then embossed a stitched circle for the sun and cut away the panels to leave the rays. I still had my Sizzix sizzlets 'Endless Love' alphabet dies out so they were added into the mix to make the sparkly 'Shine'. The stamped sentiment is from a Crafters Companion set.

OK, that's me done, now it's over to you, please check out the rest of the DT for more ideas.

I'd like to join in over at -

     CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS

Simon Monday Challenge Blog
Ray of Sunshine

7 comments:

  1. Hi Jules, what a gorgeous CAS card love the design, I think it's perfect as a male card..
    Hugs Babs x

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  2. Nothing wrong with a bit of shine on a masculine card Julie!
    Beautiful card inspired by our sketch this week!
    Thanks for joining CTS!

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  3. I actually like the shiny sun. I don't think guys notice such details... mine wouldn't for sure! :)
    x Asha

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  4. It's great to see the sun Julie!! Love this card, you have done a brilliant job here xx

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  5. Oh, this is beautiful! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  6. Great design Jules. LOVE that gold mirror card sun! xx

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  7. Absolutely love your interpretation of the theme, Jules.
    Hugz, Jan xx

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