Guy Greetings Strong Man Card

by Joanne James2. June 2015 17:17

It's been all busy here at the James' today: I have had the first of my Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue Launch Open House sessions and enjoyed welcoming lots of guests to share in the delights of the new catalogue. More on that later in the week, meanwhile for all you lovely blog readers I have a card that I made for a few challenges today: CAS(E) This Sketch, CAS-ual Fridays who are calling for use of tan, white and one bright colour and Less Is More, where they are looking for two legs or four:

   

So with all that in mind and Fathers Day just around the corner, here is today's card:

 

I thought the sketch was an interesting one and whilst my choice of two legs might not seem altogether adventurous, this is the only stamp in my Guy Greetings stamp set that I haven't inked up to date since as much as I love the set, I'm not sure about this fella! I did all my stamping in Soft Suede, stamping the man again on Tangerine Tango cardstock and fussy cutting out his trousers and paper piecing them onto my card base. The arrows I used with my sentiment are from an old photopolymer set (can't remember the name) and I popped the 'DAD' onto a small punched oval over some Tangerine Tango baker's twine for a little more added colour and emphasis. 

That's all from me for today; I'll be back tomorrow with a card for this week's new challenge over at Create With Connie and Mary using a brand new stamp set, so do pop back as you're not going to want to miss it. until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

 

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Anita Bowden
Anita BowdenUnited Kingdom
6/3/2015 10:37:19 PM #

Great paper piecing and I like how you have chosen just two colours to work with.  
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

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sarah
sarahUnited Kingdom
6/4/2015 12:48:40 AM #

Great image and a perfectly CAS card.
Great idea for our legs challenge and thanks for playing along.
Sarah
Less is More

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
6/4/2015 9:09:47 PM #

Oh, this is so fun! Great take on the sketch!

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Chrissie
ChrissieUnited Kingdom
6/5/2015 2:20:01 PM #

Oooh he does looks strong!
Super card Joanne
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

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anne
anneUnited Kingdom
6/9/2015 6:40:42 AM #

What a stylish and fun make Joanne!
Sorry to be so late commenting, I am playing catch-up!
Thank you very much for joining us.
Anne
Less is More

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shelly
shellyUnited States
6/25/2015 3:28:33 PM #

FAB card! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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Michelle Bala
Michelle BalaUnited States
6/28/2015 1:11:25 AM #

What a fun card! Love this muscle man image! Thanks for joining CAS-ual Fridays!

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