Tuesday 29 July 2014

Happy Birthday Step Dad

Good morning to you all

The first thing I need to do today is wish my beloved and very special Matt a Happy Birthday, as I type this without him knowing about it, he sits opposite me smiling away at the computer on his desk, but know he will check my post :)

So this card is the card I made at the request of my son for him

I normally struggle with masculine cards but loved making this one, hope he likes it

I treated myself to a new embossing folder and I also got some guilding wax, so I found this fabulous turquoise blue card and got to work.  You can just see the raised areas with the guilding wax on them.  I used black as the contrast.  I found my garden twine stuff and ran a layer across the card, placed some turquoise ribbon from my stash on top of this before adding the image plate and image.  I finished off with some black buttons and two black pins.

Here is the closeup of the image coloured in copics

I would like to take a moment to say hello to all my new followers and thank all of my visitors for their wonderful comments, which allows me to hop over and visit you in return.

Don't forget I still have candy on offer, the last few days, see the sidebar :)

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Stamped Blessings - Anything Goes
Love to Create - Summer Lovin
Stamp and Create - Birthdays
Simon Wednesday - Emboss it
Hugs Kate 


Jane said...

Happy birthday to Matt! What a lovely card you made Kate, your son is so lucky to have you make his cards for him....it has some gorgeous details and the fishing stamp is just perfect.Have a fun day together xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Happy Birthday Matt. Gorgeous card love the turquoise. I have this stamp inked and uncoloured poor lad x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Happy birthday Matt..

Kate your card is fab. I love the colour choice and the image and layout are just perfect
Hugs Kelly

Sue said...

Happy Birthday to Matt!
Your card is gorgeous. I love the image, fabulous colouring and wonderful embossing too.
hugs Sue xx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous and gorgeous Kate, perfect colours for a mans card. Happy Birthday to Matt too.

Catherine said...

Gorgeous creation Kate, as always... Love the embossed background ant your colouring is stunning... Matt will love it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

KarinsArtScrap said...

fab and gorgeous Kate.
Gr Karin

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday Matt, and what a wonderful card to give him, Kate, love the image, colours and detail, hugs hun xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Fab card for Matt, hope he enjoys his day and this fabby card.xxx

The Journey is the Start

Doreen said...

Love the image and fab colours,just gorgeous.xxx

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Fabulous masculine card!!!
Happy Birthday to Matt!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Kate - Matt is going to love it. Such a cute boy with his fish. Love the background. Are you around on Friday 22nd August????


Karen xxx

damned right im spidey said...

well didn't she do well its great to see birthday wishes here from you all and yes I DO like it ,thanks again ,keep up the good work Petal

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Kate, I love your image and embossed background.
Happy Birthday to Matt, I hope he has a wonderful day.

Carole said...

Super card for a man and great colouring of that image Kate.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely Kate. Fab layout. I am sure Matt will adore it. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT.


jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

love that boy image and the fab way you've used it. janex

Carol S. said...

Brilliant card and such a lovely image. Hugs, Carol S.xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Kate fabulous card, lovely image and your colours are great. Live the embossing and waxing, hope Matt has a super birthday, hugs Kate x

cheiron said...

What a sweet image and lovely coloring! Thank you so much for joining us this week in the Emboss It Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog :)

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Kate..love the image and colouring and love the embossed and waxed background..Happy Birthday to Matt..


Lorraine said...

A brilliant card Kate. Love the image - beautifully coloured.
Happy Birthday to Matt.
Lorraine x

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card and all of the detail added is stunning x

Tammy said...

How could he not love your card especially since it was made by you from your son! Just fabulous!

Pia S said...

You managed to add a bow and keep a masculine feel. What a great new embossing folder, such a great pattern for a male design and I love the image you've used!

mags said...

A great male card. Love the embossing folder. Happy Birthday to Matt for Tuesday.

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is a wonderful masculine design! The image is lovely and the colour scheme looks fantastic too.

Intruderlady said...

Beautiful card. Gorgeous embossing pattern.
Thanks for joining our Summer Lovin' Challenge at Love to Create.


Unknown said...

Awesome card! Really love the image, your textured background, and your embellishments! Thank you for joining our "Summer Lovin" Challenge this week at Love to Create.
Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
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