Monday, June 20, 2011

Card for a man...

Wow another hard card to make but I think I have managed ok...
The card is for 


Catch the Bug Challenge

Make it monday


I do try to enter this one weekly

Although not completely happy.. 
WHY
Well you can see the tape through the Vellum !!! 
you couldn't earlier...
and then POW its there....
I only put a little bit of dst on anyway but look !!!

A little annoyed.. 
I also made a little mini tag... just in case there is a pressie to go with the card

There a close up of the cute little brown car...
The Vellum is from a card magazine, 
I am using up papers I have stashed in a huge bag..
I have a lot of Vellum, as don't usually use it,
Now I know why.

So if anyone can tell me how to use it, so you don't see glue through..
would be of much help..

right I had best get of this PC, 

Thanks for stopping by xx

10 comments:

Jodie Mackrell said...

great card! i love the car! thank you for playing this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug

misteejay said...

Fab colours Claire.

Vellum can be a pain - even the DST specially made for it show through. If you have a fair bit to use up why don't you try attaching it with brads or eyelets at the corners, then you don't need to use any glue/tape at all.

Lovely card.

Toni xx

Chrissy said...

Great image, fabulous male card. Vellum can be a problem.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Sandy said...

Great card for a man, love the car image, I saw your card on MIM and came for a closer look,
Sandy

Ann said...

Saw this on Make It Monday. Great card for a man!

Elizabeth said...

Hello Claire, I really like your card - the colour and theme are great. Vellum is a bit of a pain to attach but it would be such a pity not to use it as the effect can be very good. I've used brads to attach each corner, and also transparent sticky dots, again at each corner, which I then covered with gems or card candy. You could also try attaching it with DS tape and then covering this with a strip of design paper, ribbon, lace, braid, or punched card to disguise it. Hope you'll find one or some of these suggestions helpful. BTW, I popped over from MIM site. Elizabeth

Anonymous said...

The card is perfect for a man. Besides the great ideas given by others for using vellum, I have cut the background paper just a little bigger than my vellum and use a corner punch. It makes a nice frame for the vellum piece. You can also place the tape under the cardstock the car is stamped on and it is hidden. Good luck on the MIM challenge.

Stephenie
www.sscrafter.blogspot.com

Paul said...

Thank you for sharing your creation for our Man's World challenge at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug Challenge Blog. I always like to see Maculine cards as you'd probably imagine!!!
TFS
Paul
http://www.craftyblogocks.blogspot.com/

Kerrie said...

Great male image, wonderful creations...

Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

suzARTe said...

this is a really cool guy card, I am always in awe of crafters who can do these cards well.

So happy to have found your work through MIM

just letting you know that I am having a sharing is for blogging giveawayon my blog. It would be great if you could enter some of your work if you get the chance

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