Thursday, May 25, 2017

DL.ART Thankful Thursday #205 - Boys or Men

Happy Thursday!! It's time for a new Thankful Thursday Challenge at DL.ART and the theme this week is Boys or Men. If you use the code l01210, Diana will give you 10% off your purchase at DL.ART.


For my Father's Day cards, I used a Tim Holtz car stamp. I masked it off and then inked the edges with TH Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.


The panel behind the card was embossed with Emerald Creek Burnt Copper Leaves Embossing Powder. The Memory Box Gear Assembly die was embossed with Emerald Creek Hammered Metal Embossing Powder.


Here's a close-up of the Hammered Metal...the texture is fabulous.


I tried to get a picture of the texture of the Burnt Copper Leaves embossing powder.


I used black and brown Twine from DL.ART for my cards. The tags and sentiments are from My Craft Spot (no longer in business).


I am entering these in the following challenges:

1) Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
2) Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Friday - Anything Goes


Now it's your turn!! Head on over to DL.ART to see the amazing projects my design team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Boys or Men project!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

57 comments:

  1. wowzer, what an awesome display for the male...fantastic wheels and twine, love the design.xx [aNNie]

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  2. Great male cards :) I always have a problem with cards for guys :)
    Uściaski
    Agnes

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  3. from flowers to car....I dont think I would be able to make inspiring male themed cards....but you've nailed it!

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  4. Beautiful masculine card. I love it!
    Have a great day.
    Valerija xx

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  5. Męskie kartki to trudny temat. Ty zrobiłaś to znakomicie. Bardzo mi sie podobają te koła zębate :) Pozdrawiam :)

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  6. WOW Lisa, Love these masculine cards, great layers and the metallic texture on the gears looks fabulous, a great die cut framing the image too.
    Avril xx

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  7. I would recognize your cards in a thousands my Friend!
    Beautiful work as always and I too, love that mix of masculinity and touch of glamour!
    Big HUGS~

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  8. Wow!! I loovee this card Lisa. What a wonderful design! The Gear Assembly die is fabulous and I love the embossing powders you've used .. they look amazing!! Brilliant colour palette as well. Brilliant male card! Enjoy what's left of the week Lisa!! hugs xx

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  9. Love this card Lisa. The embossed gear assembly is fabulous. I love the contrast of the 2 embossing powders.

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  10. Fantastic ,perfect masculine..loved the colors , rustic n vintage :)

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  11. WOW, Lisa!! What a gorgeous cards!!! I love the fabulous design........ Love all the details!! As always awesome cards!! Love it!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  12. Fabulous masculine cards! Those gears are wonderful! I love the texture you achieved in the background! The picture did do the job of showing it. It was the first thing I noticed! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Robin

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  13. How amazing Lisa! I love it all- the diecuts, the stamped image you used, and the colours! Aren't the Emerald Creek powders awesome?!

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  14. Gorgeously handsome masculine cards Lisa! Love those embossing powders and all the diecuts and stamp choice! Gorgeous design as always my dear!
    Hugs
    Samra
    Paper Talk with Samra

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  15. Luscious EPs, Lisa! That hammered metal EP is awesome! It leaves a marvelous texture on your amazing cards. Fabulous masculine creations. Thank you for the inspiration today! xx

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  16. Perfect combo of vintage and musculinity...love the gears..Hope you are having a great day..
    Love
    RIcha

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  17. Great "man" card and what guy doesn't like cars, vintage, sports, luxury or otherwise!

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  18. Fabulous man card! I love the gears with the very cool texture! I will have to find some of that hammered powder😊

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  19. Lisa this is such an awesome masculine card! I love the embossing on the gears and that car is perfect! Great Father's Day card!

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  20. Fabulous masculine cards. My husband would have loved that image. I always struggle with masculine cards and most of my husband's cards had ribbon and pearls! Though he loved them all.

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  21. Perfect card for man :) Super!!!

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  22. Totally cool card! I can't get over the gears in the background they look so real and awesome!!

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  23. These are soo cool Lisa !! Fantastic masculine themed cards !!
    Hugs&Blessings,
    Mayra

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  24. this is such a great card for Father's Day.
    I love the texture on those gears!!!!

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  25. Great card! Even though your style is usually with tons of great flowers, this masculine card still shows your amazing style. Love it!

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  26. Wow! Look at those gears! Both cards are wonderful and I love seeing the masculine style of your cardmaking. I recognized the sentiment stamps you used. Tiny Tags is one of my favorite stamp sets because it matches so many occasions.

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  27. What a great guy card for Father's day Lisa, those gears embossing powder and all your elements sure came together to perfection. Super job with the DL.ART twine- Hsave a gret day My friend

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  28. A great use of twine and amazing embossing effect. Awesome masculine make! Hugs, Autumn

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  29. Fabulous male cards!!!! Great metal embossing!! Love so much the twine and that vintage car looks supercool!! Amazing works! Love the labels with the sentiments!

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  30. Not only do you create the most stunning feminine cards but you create the most incredible men cards too!! The embossed cogs look amazing and I love how you added the doodles/stitching. The cars are wonderful and the twine is just the perfect finishing touch!! You are an amazing designer!!! Hugs, Anne xx

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  31. How lovely to see your take on men's cards Lisa. I must have a look for that gears die and I love what you did to it with the embossing powder - what a great effect

    Anne x

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  32. Stunning masculine cards Lisa, the gears are fabulous!

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  33. what a magnificent card Lisa!! I love the vintage look of it, and those embellishments are amazing! Have a great weekend!

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  34. WOW! Sooo Flippin' Cool! LOVE the vintage look... So very Stylish! Stunning Masculine cards my friend! Have a wonderful day! :) HUGS!

    Theresa

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  35. Lisa, my hat is off to you for making this fabulous, almost glamorous masculine card! I love the Hammered Metal cogs and the Burnt Copper Leaves background panel. Don't you just love those powders??? Your funky stitches are just the icing on these wonderful cakes! I think I just may have to borrow your HM gears! (I don't think I have that! Must get!) I'm so happy to have a chance to get over to see your wonderful work again! It's been too long! Sending hugs your way! Enjoy your weekend!

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  36. Lisa, what a wonderful vintage card. I love the old car and the silver gears.

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  37. A fantastic male card Lisa with the perfect car image and wonderful cog embellishments. Love it xxx

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  38. The background texture and dimension looks amazing...very cool car stamp, great work as always Lisa...Happy weekend to you!

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  39. Lisa fantastic men cards with very impressive design. I love the stitched lines and the arrangement of all other elements. You did a great job :-) and I hope your dad was very happy about the card.......
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Hugs and blessing Petra

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  40. Very masculine. The vintage cars and the die cut s a must have. I know any man would love to receive this ard.
    Have a creative day.
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  41. Very nice masculine card - love the vintage car and die cuts - another great creation thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend my friend!!!

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  42. Hi Lisa,
    what brilliant male creations.
    The hammered embossing looks so wonderful and metal looking.
    Love the design of these and your stamped image of those cars are super.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  43. A fabulous masculine card, Lisa! Great choice of image and I love the embossed gears... So many interesting techniques as usual! Hugs, Mar

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  44. After seeing your incredible feminine cards all these years, Lisa, I see that you can rock the masculine card design, too! Awesome cards!! Hugs, Darnell

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  45. wonderful card!
    have a nice day
    hugs!

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  46. Oh what a fabulous masculine card Lisa! I love all the wonderful detail! Have a great weekend!
    Big Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  47. Great Guy cards dear. Not always easy to pull off yet you have done it extremely well. Guy Card Bliss...<3

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  48. Fabulous male cards Lisa! You have nailed it in one! Love your designs! Happy Weekend! Judy x

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  49. Oh so gorgeous - so much to look at on this very fine masculine card! I think is the vehicle we envision with every day and grandpa! Lovely detailing, especially with the 'chrome' look ~ wonderful! Hugs!

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  50. These are wonderful. Perfect for Father's day or birthday.

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  51. This card is very cool, I love the gears in the background.

    Hugs,
    Chriss

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  52. Lisa you are amazing! I love these masculine cards and you make these as well as you do your beautiful floral cards!!! Well done my friend! Hugs, Brenda

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  53. Very cool...love that embossed die-cut layer.

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  54. What a handsome masculine card! I love the vintage look and the colors are perfect! The gear die looks awesome!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  55. Your masculine cards are always Awesome!!Love the vintage look and fun gear die cuts!!Love teh cool design my friend!! Fantastic cards!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    M'
    Crafting with Creative M

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  56. The BEST masculine card ever! I love the colors you chose and the great gear cuts! I need to get my hands on these :)

    Have a great day!
    Shelly

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