BEWARE……Masculine Overload

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With Father’s Day two weeks away I have a post FULL of Testosterone!!

Last month for the card class I teach at church we did 4 feminine cards in honor of Mother’s Day.

So this month I did 4 Masculine cards in honor of Father’s Day.

Chef - Birthday

I used What’s Cooking Digital Image

Stamps: What Cooking Digital Image
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper:
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on a canon inkjet printer
Accents/Tools: brads
Sketch: Tuesday Morning Sketches #125

Happy Birthday Hotair Balloon

I used Lifting You Up digital Image

Stamps/Images: Lifting You Up Digital Image
Cardstock: Bazill
Patterned Paper:
Accents/Tools: xyron
Techniques: paper piecing
Sketch: Sept 2009 Card Maps @ pagemaps

Sailboat - Father's Day

I used Smooth Sailing Lost at Sea Digital Image

CHALLENGES:

1) A Gem of a challenge #82 – Summer Time

2) Wags ‘n Whiskers Challenge #105 – Father’s Day

3) Card Crafter’s Circle #77 – Stripe me silly….stripes!

SUPPLIES:

Stamp/Image: Smooth Sailing/Lost at Sea Digital Image
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper:
Ink: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon inkjet printer
Accents/Tools: brads, cricut, cricut elegant edges cartridge
Sketch: Stella Says Sketch #135 (sss135)

The fourth card I posted this past Monday but I will re-post it for you!

Happy Birthday Star2

There you have it a WHOLE POST dedicated to Men in our lives!!

Remember is you make a Father’s Day Card come play in the Clearly iStamp Father’s Day Challenge…..ends Friday June 7, 2013.

Masculine Birthday Card for Sketch Saturday

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So I’m teaching card class at church Friday and we are doing 4 masculine cards since we did 4 feminine cards last month. So I thought the sketch at Sketch Saturday Week #260 would be perfect for a Masculine Birthday Card. I made the first card and liked it but didn’t like the imperfection in the writing around the star so I made card #2. I like card #2 a lot but don’t hate #1 so not sure which to offer at the class!! I think I will offer #2. What do you think?

Happy Birthday Star1

Happy Birthday Star2

CHALLENGES:
1) Sketch Saturday Week #260 – Use the sketch as inspiration.

2) The Pink Elephant Challenge #201 – Stars and Stripes

SUPPLIES:

Paper: The Paper Studio (Boy and their Toys paper pack)

Accents/Tools: Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge, twine, hole punch, brown pen, xyron “x”

Happy Birthday to you!

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It actually should read “Welcome Back for Fun Challenges!!” but since the theme this week is Birthday I decided to go with that! Yep, you read that right…For Fun Challenge is back. As the name states it is “For Fun” so she has changed things up a bit. Right now she doesn’t have a DT just asking people to GDT. And I was honored to be asked to help with re-opening day! I hope you will be inspired by the challenge and join us in making a Birthday Card but must have the word “Birthday” on it!

This card was a fun and challenging one to make. See this paper is from Creative Memories and is from an older Christmas Pack. I used up most of it last year making Christmas Cards for the Card Class at Church. Last year when I didn’t use it but was looking at it I thought it would make a great Birthday card. So it has sat and collected dust. I guess the timing was right to work with this paper because I ended up being able to make 3 different Birthday cards from the paper! I can’t show the other two till the 15th of month since I used a new digital stamp from Clear Dollar Stamps.

Thanks for looking and hope you will come play with us at For Fun Challenges!

CHALLENGES:

1) For Fun Challenge – Happy Birthday with the word Birthday on it.
SUPPLIES:

Cardstock/Papers: Cardstock – Bazzill (French Vanilla), Patterned Paper – Creative Memories (an older Christmas Pack)

Accents/Tools: Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge, pop dots, small corner rounder

Wednesday Rewind Challenge #8

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If you have not checked out this challenge it is a MUST! I love her cards and love sketch challenges so this was a win/win for me!

She will post a card she has done in the past and then she does a new version of it and so do we!

This month the card stumped me as I’m not a big ribbon user the way it was used on this card. But I was determined to play. So glad I did cause it made me think outside the “card” and I really like how this came out.

Go here to see the card that I “lifted”.

Here is my version:

Can you see the sketch but see how I made it mine! I love it!! Thank you Tarynne for the inspiration!

CHALLENGES:

1) Made Fresh Daily Wednesday Rewind Challenge #8 (MFDWR8) –  On the 5th of every month I will post a card that I made from a couple months ago up to a couple years and I will lift the card. How do you play? Lift the card also! You can turn it, add to it, take away from it, as long as I can still see the original sketch in your card!

2) Alphabet Challenge Blog – M for Men Only. We would like to see projects for Men or with Men on them please.

3) Card Crafter’s Circle Challenge #33 – CAS – Our challenge theme for you this week is to be uncluttered, uncomplicated, but bold and fresh…. we want you to create in the style of  CAS – Clean and Simple

4) Critter Sketch Challenge #126 – Anything Goes!
5) Paper Playtime Challenge #80 – Anything Goes!
6) Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges #30 – Do you play SPORTS? Do you have a favorite HOBBY? Create any type of project featuring your favorite SPORT or HOBBY. (Believe me, if you catch butterflies for a hobby, that counts. If you compete in kite flying contests, hey – that’s a sport then. We are very flexible here. LOL)

SUPPLIES:

Cardstock/Papers: Cardstock – Bazzill, Patterned Paper (cut out the image piece) – Echo Park Paper (Grand Slam)

Accents/Tools: red floss, white Signo pen, star punch, Cricut, Cricut Basic George Cartridge

Technique: stitching

Lots to talk about….

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Wow this post will have a little bit about this and a little bit about that!! All good news so sit back and enjoy the read!

Clear Dollar Stamps – Charlie Tweens

This card is to remind you of CIC35 challenge that is going on at www.clearlyistamp.typepad.com

You have until Thursday, 9/15/11, at midnight to get your entry in. Just for entering you have a change at winning a  $10 gift certificate for stamps or digis up for grabs or the featured digi stamp this month which is Sentimental Ewe.  And the challenge is super EASY…..use patterned paper!! Doesn’t matter how much as long as it is on the card!!

The other news that is attached to this card is I will be starting a Card Ministry at my church in Springfield, MO. I will be offering a class a month where the participants get to make 4 cards for $10.00. The $10.00 goes directly into the card ministry to pay for the cost of making cards and having class. So if you are in Springfield, MO and want to make the card above on Friday, 09/23/11, contact me and I get you the information. Now I need to get my bottom in gear and make the other 3 cards. Then once a month I plan on who ever wants to be on the card ministry to come and help me make cards that the church can send out for babies, funerals, get well, graduation, baby dedications, etc. If you do something like this in your church and have any suggestions please email me as I would love to hear them. I am knew to this and letting God guide me as I have no ideal what I’m doing!! (email: dunnitagaindesigns@ gmail.com (no space just doing that so I don’t get spam)

OH and Clear Dollar Stamps Blog Hop is just a week away!! Which means another opportunity to win from the store! So NEXT SUNDAY (9/18/11) start at www.clearlyistamp.typepad.com and follow along with the blog hop. Each time you leave a comment on one of the DT members blog you get a chance to win. That easy and you get to see some amazing work! Starts at 11 am Eastern Time.

CHALLENGES:

1) Crafty Creations Challenge #135 – Anything but a square.  I did a rectangle!

2) The Pink Elephant Challenge #115 – Use the sketch provide

SUPPLIES:

Stamps/Images: Charlie Tweens Clear Acrylic Stamps
Cardstock/Papers: Cardstock – Bazzill, Patterned Paper – BoBunny (Blast Off! Starburst), Bella Blvd (Mr. Boy)
Inks/Markers: white signo pen, Tombow (blue 565, green 177, brown 899), Black Embossing Powder
Accent/Tools: Creative Memories embossed star maker, Martha Stewart Balloon punch, black floss, Paper Studio medium star punch, pop dots, heat gun
Techniques:water coloring with markers,

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