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Friday, 13 July 2012

One for the boys (again!! LOL)

Hehehe, was is it with fate sometimes, its like waiting for a bus and two come at once! This is the second time in less than a week I have a boys card to share. As I said last week I am not a fan of making boys cards as I cant go daft with embellishments, but I think I have stumbled on a solution!

 Do a pirate themed card!!

Yeah it works, I can stick on lots of lovely pirate themed goodies, pieces o' silver, pirate flag, pirate map and ships and things. 
So I am actually liking this card that I have made for the new challenge over at Tilda's Town. So as you may have guessed from my blethering, this weeks theme is

CARD FOR MAN OR BOY
(USE EDWIN)

And here is my card




entering into the following challenges

midweek magnolias - lets look at edwin




26 comments:

Caroline said...

Hi Kathleen.... fantastic card love the image and the layout is superb.Love how you crossed the string to mark an X. Very clever. Caroline xxx

Ann Marie Governale said...

Oh Kat, I just love this pirate card..Love how you colored him and so love the "booty". Great colors too!Yay for Edwin.. sometimes he just gets ignored! Love to see him as the focus of the challenge! xxx Ann Marie

Tina Makuc said...

Your card is fantastic Kat!!! I have never inked up my Captain Edwin but I'm sure I'm gonna use him soon.. Thanks for your great inspiration!!!
Hugs, Tina

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Kat. I love the image and all of those fabulous embellishments work so well with the theme..

I hope you have a great weekend

Sue

Rene said...

Loooove it!!!! What a fun scene!
Rene :D

angelwhispers said...

Wow Kat you are so right this is delightful and such wonderful detail and loving the pieces of silver what a great touch and as always Edwin is just perfect! Chanelle xxx

Kelly Lloyd said...

This is a fab boys card Kat.. loving all those embellishments.
Great theme..

Hugs kelly

Elaine said...

This is sensational, I love it, I am making a pirate card from a mo manning digi , ooooh this stamp is amazing and your details and design are fabulous well done Hugs Elaine

DesignerDiva said...

oh fantastic card Kat! love love love all your embelies and I have that stamp - as yet unused!
Hugs Laurie xx

Lisa Jane said...

Oh its fabulous .. i love all those embeliies
Lisa x

Christina C. said...

Fantastic card, Kat!!!! Love your coloring and showcasing of this cute Edwin. WOW.....the elements on your card are phenomenal!

Teresa said...

Brilliant Edwin card Kathleen, love all your little details. Hope you are feeling better. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs Teresa xx

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous, Kat! Love your pirate scene, excellent coloring too! Hugs, Elizabeth

Alyce said...

Love this Kat!! Hmm I never thought of tha tbut great idea to do a pirate card as the male card!! :D I love all of the details and that map in the background is awesome!

Louise said...

Wow Kat!
This is truly gorgeous, Edwin looks way cool!
Love your amazing coloring AND thanks for the great idea! I'm
Not a huge fan or pro at making men's cards but that truly is a smashing idea: do a pirate themed card :)
Looooove the embellies you chose too :) Younare a pro round those men's stuff!

Big hugs

Lisa M said...

Arrr, shiver me timbers! Me thinks ye've found the key to a treasured masculine secret! This card is adorable chica. Just LOVE it!! :)

Nancie Quah said...

Wow, your cards are so creative and beautiful. Love the smart pirate.
Hugs
Nancie

Nancie Quah said...

Wow, your cards are so creative and beautiful. Love the smart pirate.
Hugs
Nancie

coops said...

so stunning kat.your colours are fab and i love the image :D

xx coops xx

Céline said...

fantastic pirate card Kat! love the coins as embellies!
hugs
céline

Marjorie said...

Oh My Word!! This is just gorgeous..love this pirate card..
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

coldwaters2 said...

Fantastic card for a boy Kathleen what a great theme and the embellishments for Pirate Edwin look ACE.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Becky said...

This is fab Kat, love all of your embellies
Hugs Bex xx

May said...

Fabulous card.. Love the design & colours... Brillant detail.. your colouring is fab.... your blog is fantastic so I have joined you as a follower to visit again soon... Hugs May x x x

Suzi said...

Wow!!! Kat, This is a fabulous Edwin card, love all the detailing you've incorporated, you layout and papers are wonderful. Thank you for sharing with us over at Midweek Magnolias.
Hugs
Suzi

angelwhispers said...

My word Kat you know I adore this card the elements are just wonderful! Thanks for joining us over at Midweek Magnolia !! Love Chanelle xxx