Monday, 10 May 2010

Cards for Men Challenge - No. 10

So here we are again with another card for Cards for Men.  The challenge theme this time is 'Outdoors' and here is my design.  The images are from Hope Jacare and I have coloured them using Prismacolor Pencils.  The card stock is Bazill Basics (colour Mystique).  I cut a 6"x6" card out and then a 4"x4" square aperture.  I've kept the inner part to use on a gatefold card in the future.

In practice I found the card was not quite stiff enough to support the back after I had cut such a large hole in the front.  I would either reinforce it or alter the design slightly in the future.

I hope you like my card and will have a go at the challenge on Cards for Men.  Pop over and take a look at the other members of the Design Team for some great ideas.


Nannieflash said...

Hi Donna, wow love your card, that window effect is fabulous. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Claire Phillips said...

Great idea Donna - love the window effect frame with the added extras! Cheers Claire x

Helen Laurence said...

Great images & fabby card hun. You make men's cards look so easy!!
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Unknown said...

What a clever card Donna!! I love how you suspended the lifebouy. Brilliant! Hugs Viv xxx

Patricia St Martin said...

Donna, I love your card!!! I love your image also??? you did a wonderful job.

Linda Brun said...

Great card. Love the boat.

Carolyn Bounds said...

This creation is amazing!!! I have seen aperture cards before and have never gathered up enough nerve to try it...I am such a creature of habit; however, your lovely card has inspired me to give it a go:o) I only hope my attempt will look half as fabulous as yours! Thank you for the inspiration!!


Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Donna, this card is great and I love the 3d effect it has, great card for a man, thanks for your lovely comments, hugs Liz xx

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Lovely card! I adore all the dimension!! :)

issy said...

A clever card Donna, I love the window effect.


crafty amy said...

I love the idea of this card with the cut out it looks much more 3D and I really like the movement that it has with the safety ring hanging at the front :D


Amy xx