Tuesday, 3 March 2015


Back again as it's a double post Tuesday morning again!
It's time for a new challenge over at Cardz4Guyz. This week we would like to see your creations on the theme of -


When I saw this I knew immediately which stamp I would use. So without further delay here is my card.

Yep the observant of you will spot a LOTV stamp, Sailing Boat. Isn't he the cutest thing and perfect for a little boys birthday. I have made this for Nich's stash as I'm sure Ben will need one soon!
Now if you've read my earlier post you may see a theme going on here with the central panel. I started to use this for the previous challenge then changed my mind when I saw the sketch over at Sketch Saturday. Instead of putting the image centrally and using a square mount I used the central circle, embossed using a chevron EF and a Go Create die for the shaped white panel.
The little boy was coloured using Copics to match the DP from NitWits Aye Aye Captain set and then fussy cut. The greeting is from a Woodware set. The edge of the card and the circle die cut were inked using the same Copic blue as used on the shorts.

OK, check out the rest of the DT over at the main blog and why not join us this week, we'd love to see you.
I'd also like to join in at -
Stamping Sensations  - One for the Guys

Loves Rubberstamps - Anything Goes

Thanks for calling around see you back again soon. 


  1. What a lovely card for the lads Jules and a nice design as well which really makes the image pop.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  2. So, so cute! your coloring is wonderful. I love the elements you used. Great card.

  3. This card is so beyond cuuuuute! Love it!

  4. Such a nice card, love the dry embossing...a very nice touch. Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps.

  5. I love your masculine card. Would you let me showcase your card and share a link to your blog post in what I call Manly Monday? It's a post on my blog where I share masculine cards (of all ages) as inspiration for my readers. If you are interested, please email me a direct link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com and I will add you to the lineup for the following Monday. I hope to hear from you.
    Cindy at Cre8iveCindy

  6. Super colouring and lovely layout on this delightful card. I especially like how you have used the chevrons and offset your image. Thanks so much for joining in with us at Sketch Saturday. Hugs, Lesley

  7. Love this card and your take on the sketch, Jules. The embossed circle behind your image is wonderful and gives such visual interest with the texture. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday this week. Cathy

  8. LOVE this design Jules. The embossing adds so much texture, as done the twine you've used. Adorable little guy --- so sweet fussy-cut and popped up. Loll xx

  9. So cute. I love the adorable image and the design of your card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

  10. Great card using this adorable image. Love the embossing behind the circle...really makes the design pop. Pat K x

  11. An absolutely darling card! Your papers and details are perfect and I love how you positioned the image.

  12. Fabulous card, loving the stamp, a terrific design using the sketch provided. Thanks for your wonderful contribution to the DT at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

  13. Lovely card Julie, such a cute little boy and I love your central panel


  14. I Love your take on the sketch - that middle embossed panel is gorgeous. Cute image too and love the nautical theme. Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday, Niki xx

  15. A great card, Jules! Love the papers! Thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations for our Male theme and good luck!

  16. Super card - the little guy looks thrilled with his yacht!

  17. So incredibly cute! Love the image and your coloring! Thanks so much for playing along with Loves Rubberstamps this week!
    Hugs, Dangina

  18. Such a great project! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Loves Rubberstamps.


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