"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Thursday, December 1, 2016

wishing you...

Hello!!!  Popping in with a card that I made for a few challenges... Freshly Made Sketches and Merry Monday Christmas challenge.  The current Merry Monday challenge is to make a masculine Christmas card and yes... I went with a image of stag!  I pulled out my Essentials by Ellen Prize Stag die and cut him from some beautiful shimmery copper cardstock.   The plaid paper is from a Tim Holtz 8x8 pad of paper I purchased last year (and never used!!) called Yuletide and was die cut with a Reverse Confetti die.  The papers in this pad are gorgeous and I really must use them again and soon!!  I stamped the starburst image from the Essentials by Ellen Merry & Bright set in olive ink on the paper.  I die cut a thin fishtail banner using an MFT die and then stamped it with a sentiment from Merry &  Bright using a dark brown ink.  The other end was then fishtailed using the same die.  I adhered the plaid piece to my kraft cardstock panel, added the stag and the banner and then stamped Christmas below using the same dark brown ink. A nice simple card perfect for a guy!   I'm also going to add this to the current Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge of anything goes. 

Hope you have a wonderful day...
Supplies:  Cardstock:  SU! River Rock, PTI kraft; Tim Holtz patterned paper; Stamps:  Essentials by Ellen, Reverse Confetti, MFT and AJVD; Inks:  SU!

17 comments:

Lisa Lara said...

oh this turned out so cool. I love how that deer looks on the dp.

Lisa said...

Outstanding masculine card Rosemary!! The plaid and burst behind the deer is perfect. Another fabulous card!!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Just love the effect of the starburst stamped on the plaid, Rosemary! So perfect for the copper stag head!!

Betty Keefe said...

wonderful card Rosie and perfect for both challenges - love it all!

Lisa Petrella said...

Love this! The starburst is a perfect detail behind the stag and that plaid paper is fabulous!

Greta said...

Absolutely wonderful card, Rosemary--perfect for a guy! Love the stag in bronze & the plaid!

Aileen Ryan said...

Simply stunning layout. Love it

Caryn said...

I have a MAJOR thing for stags - this card is fabulous ;)

Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Hugs,
Caryn xxx

TK said...

What a terrific card, Rosemary, and absolutely, perfectly masculine!

Notes by Nina said...

Fantastic card, I love the simple layout. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Karren said...

Brilliant masculine card!

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

Awesome card - I love that your deer is copper - gorgeous!

Debbie Bonczek said...

Love your masculine card. That sketch made for awesome placement!

Linda said...

Awesome masculine card Rosemary. Love your plaid paper and the starburst that you used to frame your stag. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

Cécile RIBON said...

Well, I'm not a man but I love your Christmas card! this stag on plaid paper is just fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing at Freshly Mades Sketches this week.

Greta said...

I love that sketch, but didn't get anything made. So glad to see you got HM!

Anita in France said...

Cool, crisp, rustic and deliciously masculine, Rosemary ... fabulous! Hugs, Anita :)