Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Thank you card using MFT Rainbow of Happiness stamps



Hello everyone and welcome to another challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More. I hope your summer is going well and that you are enjoying some sunshine. 

This time we have a photo inspiration montage


and I used the top left-hand corner picture as my inspiration to produce this card that would be ideal for a man.


I began by using oxide inks to produce the background and once it was dry, I used a Papertrey Ink embossing plate to give the impression of boards.

The anchor die was a give away with a magazine and I cut it four times from red card, stacked them together and then added glossy accents to it.


The frame is from My Favorite Things and the little red dots at each corner were the fall away from the anchor die.

How would you interpret the photo? If you would like more inspiration, you will find lots of interest from the DT over on the ATSM blog.

I'd like to play along at

Use Your Stuff Challenge #367 - masculine

Die Cut Divas July Challenge - patriotic red white and blue

Joy Of Sets Tic Tac Toe July Challenge - twine, die-cut, emboss#JOSTTT007 July 2019 Challenge Board - Designed by Laura Awsom Geffert

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs
Carol x

24 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. Love the gorgeous background. And the anchor looks like it is real metal.

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  2. I love this card Carol....it really is super and as you say a great male card. Love the sentiment and your whole design. xx

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  3. Stunning card....The design is so eye catching and the colour combination is fabulous. Love how you did the blue background and what a fun idea to use the fall outs from the wonderful anchor too x Loving this card and also the sentiment stamped in the blue....love it x

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  4. I'm a BIG fan of anything nautical so this card really caught my eye. AWESOME! Thanks for playing along at USE YOUR STUFF - Gail

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  5. I absolutely LOVE the details-the anchor, embossing, dots, the wonderful background! Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas!

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  6. Wonderful card and that anchor looks so real.

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  7. A really lovely masculine card, love the stitched frames and the great anchor with the twine through it. Love it Carol.
    Faith x

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  8. Oh Carol, I do love your take on the inspiration photo. That inky/embossed background is fabulous, I totally adore how it came out. I love your anchor too in red. This is a great masculine card or female card in my humble opinion. Hugs, Brenda

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  9. I absolutely love that authentic BG and what a fabulous card! Beautiful!

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  10. Wow, stunning card, Carol! Love your beautiful CAS design. Your blue boards background is fabulous and highlights wonderfully the red anchor. Love how the placement of the twine. Fabulous! Have a great day. Hugs

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  11. This is fantastic, Carol. I especially love that embossed background in the die cut rectangle. The twine looks great the way you have placed it. Love!

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  12. Carol, your card is amazing! I love how you created wood panel. Great interpretation of the photo board. Hugs, Gwendolyn

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  13. Totally awesome design, Carol. Love all those details and red/turquoise combo especially.

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  14. I Love this, such a clever but clean and simple card! Thanks for joining us at JOSTTT!

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  15. Absolutely love your card, Carol! Thanks so much for sharing and participating in the #JOSTTT007 challenge this month.

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  16. What a fab card Carol and as always a lot of thought went into it. The anchor looks amazing and I actually thought it was an enamel charm. Love the weathered background too xx

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  17. I love everything about this card, it's very cool, Liz x

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  18. Picking my jaw up off the floor now, Carol! Your card is so amazing! I thought your close-up photo WAS the inspiration! The wood slat wall looks so authentic and that anchor is incredible!

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  19. I think you can safely say we all love your amazing card - that background you've made goes so well with the anchor you've made and the pop of red just finishes it off - stunning - thanks for joining us at JOSTTT this month - hope to see you again next month.

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  20. love the backdrop behind the anchor. and the simplicity of the card. thanks for joining us at JOSTTT

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  21. A beautiful touching card. The image and sentiment are perfect together. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  22. I agree this card is beautiful in its apparent simplicity but I know more went into it than is obvious. Thanks for sharing and joining us at #josttt007

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  23. Love this card - especially the stitched frame around the anchor. Thanks for joining us at #JOSTTT007

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  24. Congratulations Carol on winning Joy of Sets July challenge - you are now invited to be a Guest Designer for us for September - please contact me if you would like to join in with us.

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Thanks,
Carol x

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