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Friday, 18 April 2014

Hey There!

Chevrons and Woodgrain
I was inspired by the Retro Sketch this week Challenge #110
for the theme of the card and cascolours and sketches Challenge #70
for the colour theme of Black and Grey's
When I looked at the sketch my eye went from the bottom left up to the top so I had the idea to use chevrons and as a result of this and the challenge colours I made a Masculine card.

I used different colours of grey inks and a woodgrain stamp from Waltzingmouse to add interest and texture to the card.
I stamped and die cut the sentiment, both from Clearly Besotted Stamps.
I popped on foam pads to the woodgrain stamping as I felt the chevrons worked better on another lower layer behind.
I popped on some black and grey dots and black/white twine to finish off the card.
I loved the way the chevrons took your eye from the bottom all the way up and then the sentiment of Hey There! was waiting for you at the top.

Crafty Hugs x

10 comments:

Alli said...

Great take on the combining the challenges!!!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for stopping by and thank you for your kind comments x Beverley x

Kathyk said...

This makes for a great "guy" card

Kathyk

Mac Mable said...

Thanks so much for your lovely comment, most appreciated. x Beverley x

Erin said...

What a great masculine card! I love the gray wood-grain! Very nice touch.

Thanks for joining us this week at RetroSketches!

Mac Mable said...

Thank you for your kind and generous comments, loved joining you for this challenge x Beverley x

karen h said...

Fun card! Love how the chevrons lead the eye around the card. Thanks for joining us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

Mac Mable said...

Loved joining in the challenge x

Louise van Vuren said...

Fab CAS creation in monochrome. Really like the geometric design, very masculine and stylish. Thanks for playing along at C&S

Louise xx

Mac Mable said...

Thank you so much for your kind and very positive comments, very much enjoyed the challenge x Beverley x