Thursday, 9 August 2012

Simply masculine

Another CAS card, this time using the sketch for Clean and simple 202 (turning it on its side):


I decided to use the acrylic block background technique which I first tried here, but soon realised that I didn't have an acrylic block that would stamp the smaller rectangles, so I had to improvise and use a Ranger memory glass slide - it wasn't so easy to use because it is so thin, so I had to ink it, place it on the card and then almost throw it off on to a piece of kitchen towel - I think it was quite successful though. I used an ordinary acrylic block for the larger rectangle, each time inking up with antique linen and old paper distress inks.

The car stamp and the sentiment are from a Personal Impressions set, inked with brushed corduroy distress ink.


This is also for:

One layer Wednesday 100: transportation
Nightshift stamping 131: CAS
Tanda teaser 200: CAS
Crafter's cafe August 7: CAS with a twist - no primary colours
Creative Belli 149: vacation/travel (the stamps are old and had been forgotten)
Lollipop crafts: monochromatic
Shopping our stash 63: monochromatic
Totally papercrafts 128: monochrome
Alphabet: M for men only
Here come the boys 33: boys toys
Pixie dust studio: vintage
Case study 103: think out of the box - using the memory glass slide as a substitute for an acrylic block

17 comments:

  1. I love that idea of using the memory glass slide!
    Thanks for sharing your 'out of the box' thinking with us at CASE Study! :)
    Hugs!
    x

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  2. Just had a nice catch up - you've been super busy again! I'm liking your CAS creations, this masculine one is fab!

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  3. great idea using a memory glass slide. great image and color~Great Card!

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  4. Hi..Your card looks fab, thanks for sharing with us at TPC x carol

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  5. Such a wonderful, aged effect - yet it's CAS!! hank you for joining us for the Anniversary celebrations at CASE Study! xxx

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  6. So vintage looking. Great card.

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  7. Using the slide was ingenious! I can just see you tossing it onto the towel. A for effort! :)

    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  8. This is such a great masculine CAS card, Hazel! The acrylic block background technique you've used has such a nice effect on this card!

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  9. Cool Card, Hazel! Love the sepia!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  10. What a great "guy" card!! Love the vintage look!

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  11. This is a terrific masculine card - love the background technique! So happy you joined us this week at Shopping Our Stash!

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  12. Great use of your supplies and to wonderful effect! Thanks for joining us at CASE study this week :)

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  13. Wow :) Love how you interpreted the sketch!

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  14. Wonderful masculine card, and perfect for the OLW transportation theme! Thanks for joining us for the 100th OLW Challenge!

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  15. What a great card. Thanks for playing at CCCB.

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  16. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Here Come The Boys! Good Luck!! Woo xx

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  17. Lovely creation! Great effect with the tone on tone.
    Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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