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Sunday, October 2, 2011

A sign that fall is around the corner.....

I received a request for a man's card, I always struggle with these one's as they are never easy to make. A while back, I found some really nice stamps at I Brake for Stamps, this one is called Geese in flight. I really like how this card turned out.

For me fall is not only the leaves changing colours but also the presence of Canadian Geese stopping in our fields for a break before continuing south for the winter.

I used WeR comstock collection and the woodgrain paper is from K&C which I pulled out from my old stock. I used Tim Holtz Alterations On the edge die. I added distress inks to the paper leaves to get the nice rich fall colours and used Spring Rain and Frost Glimmer Mist to add a shimmer to the backgroung. and My image is colored with copics.

I am entering my card in the following challenges

Paper Sundays - Lots of layers
Stamptacular - Photo inspiration
Crafty Pad Design - One for the boys
Oldie but a Goodie - One for the boys
Top Tip Tuesday - 2 or more twine,ribbon,lace,fabric
Anything Goes - anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
7 Kids College fund - Happy Fall Y'All
4 Crafty Chicks - anything goes
I Brake for Stamps - Fallin for you
Crafting for all seasons - Fall colours
Southern Girls - Anything goes
PaperCrafting Journey - die cut/punches
Totally Papercraft - Autumn
Simply Create - Stamp older then 6 months
Sew many challenges - anything goes
OCL - Fall foliage
One stop craft - Just for men
ABC challenge - A for anything goes

Thanks for stopping by



Dawn said...

I love this card! It's beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad in our One For The Boys Challenge this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xxx

Claire said...

What a beautiful card, love the image and colours.Thanks for playing along at An Oldie But A Goodie this week. Hugs, Claire x

I Brake For Stamps said...

What a gorgeous card!!

Anonymous said...

OH WOW I really love this card totally stunning! Thanks 4 joining us this week @ Top Tip Tuesday for our 2 Or More, Ribbon, Twine, Lace, Fabric Challenge, Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times, I hope you can come and play again soon, Hugs Samantha

Bettina L. said...

Love this one. Geese in flight. The colours and the leaves fit perfectly.Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday this week and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. I've got candy if you're interested. Bettina x

Stampalicious said...

it looks awesome! I love that stamp, and the leaves are sooo cute!!!Thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

Patty Sue 2 said...

Your card is beautiful. I love the image and and details you have added are stunning. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenge. Good luck on winning and be sure and join are challenge on the will be fun!

Chrissy said...

Stunning the image, absolutely perfect for a male card.


Unknown said...

What a great fall scene! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at 7 Kids College Fund!

Jenn said...

Your card is gorgeous!! I love your coloring, and the leaves are the perfect touch! Thanks for playing with us at ABC Challenges!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card,very elegant. Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday
Hugs Julie P

Nady said...

Tout simplement magnifique!
bravo!! j'adore les couleurs et ça fait très masculin, les petites feuilles sont trop cute!
bravo encore!
Nadyne xx

Danielle Champagne said...

Louise, J,adorrrrrre cette image. tu as très bien réussi ta carte masculine. J'aime la couture, et le joli bouquet de feuilles est l'accessoire parfait.
Vraiment joli!

Bianca said...

Wow, what a amazing card! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

Shanna Shands said...

Cute fall card. Thanks for playing with us at ABC Challenges!

Lorraine said...

This is beautiful. There's just enough on it and it's perfectly put together. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

Heleen said...

I love this beautyful card! And what a nice stamp did you use.
Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck woth the challenge.


Debs said...

Fabulous card - the image is so serene.
Thanks for sharing it with us at AOBG this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Diane said...

Such a lovely card Louise......

thanks for playing along with us this week at The Crafty Pad : One For The Boys !!

hugs Diane xx

dawnmercedes said...

This is magnificent! Thanks for lounging with us at Our Craft Lounge this week. I hope you'll be back soon!

Kathryn said...

That is a really, really beautiful man's card! love it! Thanks for joining in with us at Anything Goes K x

Christine said...

What a nice masculine card this would make. Love the leaves. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for All Seasons Challenge

Caroljenks said...

This is gorgeous - Thanks for joining in with Top Tip Tuesday this week for our Ribbon Challenge :)

Carol x

Leanne said...

This is so wonderful thanks for playing our Anything Goes Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks! WTG!

Marcea said...

Thankyou so much for your gorgeous entry for this weeks Simon Says Stamp Challenge and for helping us get over 1000 entries ......good luck!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi, Louise! I just found your blog today. You have some really beautiful posts. I love this card you made. You really ROCKED it! I have entered some of the same challenges as you this week. I'd be so happy if you would stop by my blog and check it out. If you want, we can "follow" one another. Just stop by and "follow" me, and i will do the same for you. Thanks again for sharing, and I hope to see you soon.

Crystal said...

Wow, fabulous masculine card. I absolutely love the layout and the stitching you added. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes this week :)

Anonymous said...

Louise: What a great masculine card--love the stamp your chose for your card. Glad you joined us for our "Older Than 6 Months" Challenge at Simply Create.

Simply Create Design Team Member

Janice said...

A worthy winner for sure, this is such a great male card, well done. Jx

Jenny said...

Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week. We hope to see you again soon.

Sandy said...

This is really nice!! Can you tell I have been absent for a good while!?! It is sooooo hard to catch up. I love the fact that you can create so many different styles of cards. That's talent!!