Age is Just a Number

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Hi Friends! I'm feeling a little sleep deprived right now, so I'm going to make this short and to the point. :)
I needed another masculine birthday card, so I used the Week 2 Viva la Verve March 2013 sketch and the ColourQ #181 color palette. I wouldn't normally think of a bright yellow card as masculine, but with the blues, white, and little black flags, it has a nautical feel to me. And, that can be masculine, right? ;) The card is mostly self-evident, but one thing I will point out is that the dp was originally just blue and white. I added the yellow with a Copic marker to help it tie into the yellow bg cs.
Here's a peek at the inside.

I just realized tonight that I only have 3 birthday cards left in my card stash, and they are all decidedly feminine! So, you'll probably be seeing birthday cards from me for awhile, until I replenish my stock. :)

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the weekend!

I'll be entering this card in the following challenges:
Viva la Verve March 2013 Week 2 Sketch Challenge (VLVMar2013)
ColourQ Challenge #181 (CQC181)
Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge: Water (Nautical colors)

Stamps: Signature Greetings, Signature Greetings II (Papertrey Ink); Daily Junque (Pink Paislee)
Paper: Colorbok Pattern Pack
Ink: Distress Ink; Memento; Copic 
Dies: Nested Lacey Pennants (Spellbinders)
Accessories: Zigzag chain border punch (EK Success); Woodgrain embossing folder (Sizzix); Cloud Corner Chomper; Mini Round Gems; Buttons; Enamel Accents; Stickles
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
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Dan said...

Great card, and I love how you altered your patterned paper to tie in with your background colour - very inventive! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge!

Arielle H Gordon said...

I love your card Cheryl~ what a great layout! Thanks so much for playing with us at the colourQ!

Maria said...

Wow! What a beautiful colorful card with fab background! I never have enough masculine cards in my stash. Probably 'cause I resist making them...hehehe! Hope you're having a great weekend, hugs!

Cheryl said...

Hi Cheryl! Love the colors and texture of this one...what a fun one! xoxo~Cheryl

Sylvia said...

Fabulous masculine card, Cheryl, love that yellow embossed piece with that lovely bold paper! thanks for joining in the fun at the colourQ this week.

Conniecrafter said...

Great masculine card, love the color of the embossing folder and great idea to add color to the designer paper, brings it together!

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE the finger pointing to the number and your sentiment! Too perfect! FAB papers, too!