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Monday, 12 April 2010

Cards for Men Challenge - No. 8

 Please accept my apologies for the very poor photograph this time.  I will try to get a better one today in daylight and post that as well.  The challenge over at Cards for Men is 'Fancy Folds' by which we mean 'anything other than a basic bi-fold card'.

I chose to try a Step card and used my own measurements to make a 5"x7" card.  You might just be able to see that my Spaceman Tommy is on an acetate 'arm' so that he can zoom across the sky.  This card was very much a learning curve for me and may have another go at it in the future to get a better finish.  Anyway I hope you like it and will pop over to Cards for Men to enter the challenge.

Promised a daylight picture.  here you can see Tommy flying through space.  Please go on over and look at the other DT cards on Cards for Men.

9 comments:

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Donna, another stunning card and what great use of acetate with this step card too!! very effective indeed. I am loving your card, will definitely try and join in with this weeks challenge, hugs Linda x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Donna, wow love your card, Im sure your lads will love that for their birthday. Youve certainly put a long of time and creation into it. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

Heather said...

Oh my goodness Donna! This is ever so cute!!! I love how you have him rocketing past the earth! Such a fun fold and adorable card! I love it :D!!!

Thank you so much for having me as a sponsor of your challenge blog. It has been an absolute pleasure working with and sharing with you and your fabulous team!

Kath said...

well whose a clever girl then!!!i really like this card Donna congratulations on a very good job.
Lots of Love
Kath xxxx

Pops x said...

I love the little rocket so cute to see his face pearing out, hugs Pops x

Lora said...

What a fab card! I haven't done a step card for a while but there are a lot of fun to make.
Thanks so much for the birthdya wishes (on facebook):)

Hugs Lora xx

Viv said...

How cool is THIS!!!! I'm so glad you took another picture Donna. It needs to be seen to be appreciated. It's a brilliantly clever way of using an image. I'd never have thought of using acetate. You ARE clever!
Hugs Viv xxx

Patricia St Martin said...

Donna, this is a really cute card.love the way it turned out. Great idea.

Dora said...

Fab card... the Step Card is another must try card for me as I've never done one like this before :))
Hugs xx