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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Less Frill, more Dude

Hi friends,
Does your mind wander while you're crafting? Mine... of course! Today's card is proof of that. I initially decided to make a masculine card, but that's not quite what I ended up with! Here was the end result:
 Masculine? Maybe not with that doily & lace- oh my! Did you see my feeble attempt to make it more masculine by adding twine. Ha! Nice try there ~  Ugh... :( Sometimes I get so lost in my paper crafting, I totally lose sight of the objective! I wanted to play with the Cuckoo Clock Spellbinders die I recently picked up. I guess it reminded me of the one Grammy has at her house which is why I got it.  So I guess I need to go back to the craft room & work on one a little less... frilly :)  IDK, what do you think? Masculine enough??? The pattern paper is Lost & Found Breeze by MME, the doily is a die from PTI.

I used the current sketch from my friends over at Cardabilities:
I'll also be playing along with the following challenges:
City Crafter Challenge: It's All Natural
Creative Card Crew: Masculine :) The intent was masculine, you decide though :)
Whimsy inspiration Challenge: Monochromatic

Thanks so much for peeking today!
Gotta go!

10 comments:

  1. Oh Wow!! What a super clock! ... Love this card and I love the colour of your doily ... thank you so much for sharing this with us at CCCB

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  2. This is absolutely beautiful, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  3. I think you're going to have the lose the lace and doily to get the masculine effect you're after! Great card as always though!

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  4. Love that cuckoo clock!

    I think this can still be a masculine card. The doily and lace don't look too feminine with the dark papers.

    Whoever receives it will be thrilled.

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  5. Fab card, I just love the cuckoo clock.xxx

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  6. What a beautiful card. I just love that clock.. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  7. Hi Karli, I have just spent about 20 mins having a good look around your blog, it's brilliant! You have some fantastic ideas and make wonderful cards. Thank you for the inspiration. Teresa xx

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  8. This is wonderful Karli, love the cuckoo clock die, very cool. I think it could still be manly, the doily and lace give it a vintage feel, but the colors look manly. Really great card.

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  9. So LOVELY! ! LOVE. that clock!! Thanks for joining us at CCCB!

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  10. Sometimes a card turns out to be what it needs to be. Did that make sense??? I think its fabulous. Really love the doiley behind the cuckoo clock.

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