Thursday, 13 July 2017

Gone Fishing

A masculine card today with a summery feel as it's for a summer birthday.
The Little Claire 'Silhouette Boat' and sentiment stamps were stamped in Versafine 'Onyx Black' and the image was die cut with a Sizzix 'Stitched Rectangle'. (I think this particular stamp is only available as a digi now.)  I rarely use yellow on masculine card, but pale yellow kept the card looking light and summery.  For the background I used a Creative Expression Mask 'Wavy',  applying Adirondack 'Stream' and 'Sailboat Blue' ink with an Ink Duster.

I am joining in the following challenges:
Penny Black and More July Challenge ~ For the Boys
Crafty Friends Challenge #61 ~ Man/Boy
Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge # 173 ~ Beside The Sea

27 comments:

Aquarius said...

Great masculine card and the image gives a summery, relaxed feel. Great idea to use the 'wavy' stencil for the background - just right.

Veerle said...

The yellow works very well here Liz and certainly can be used for a male card. This is such a lovely card. Hugs Veerle

Pat said...

This is a delightful masculine card Liz and the wavy stencil in the background suits the LC silhouette beautifully. I love that Sizzix stitched rectangle too. x

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely masculine card Liz love the silhouette images

Anne

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

A fabulous card Liz and a great stamp that you've used too.

Sue xx

Lisa said...

So beautiful!! I love the image!! The wavy background is perfect!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Jane Willis said...

Gorgeous card Liz, that background is perfect for it. Now, is he on a lake, a river or the sea? Because our current Cardz 4 Guyz challenge is "Beside the sea" and I reckon this card would be right at home in our gallery there!
Jane

Shabneez said...

A delightful card Liz - love the wave background and that yellow definitely makes the image pop. Shabneez x

Liz said...

When I saw the Cardz 4 Guyz challenge, I asked myself the same question, Jane. I couldn't decide, but thinking about it, it looks like he's on an estuary, where a river meets the sea..... so I'll pop over the the challenge to link it up. xx

Mac Mable said...

Love the hint of the yellow and the wavy background is gorgeous x Great masculine card x

pam said...

Fabulous card Liz, brilliant stamping and papers.
Pam x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous male card, great image and border.

Kath x

Claire said...

That background is super for the theme and it gives it a really breezy feel. I love the lemon working with the blue, makes for a lovely sunny card x

Megan J said...

Hi Liz, a great card for a bloke, love the blue and yellow together and the stencilled background looks like bought paper! Have a wonderful weekend... Megan

Karen Knott said...

Wonderful card Liz, fab image and i love the yellow and blue together :)
Hugs, Kaz xx

Gerrina said...

So beautiful how the blue waves fit with that image! Perfect card for a man! Have a fun weekend!

Barb said...

A super male card Liz. I really like the image and the background looks really good. Barbxx

Janice said...

Love this card Liz! Fabulous image, wavy mask and design. The yellow really makes the card pop.
Janice x

Daffodil Cards said...

Great background paper for the fisherman, lovely colours and stamp, making a wonderful masculine card.
Faith
x

Melanie said...

A great card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "man/boy” challenge over at Crafty Friends & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

Cara said...

Fabulous card and I love the yellow and blue together x

Sian said...

Great card! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Sian.

Stempelbavaria said...

Beautiful masculine card! Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More and good luck!
x Daniela (DT)

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

brenda said...

A very atmospheric scene and so striking in the monochromatic colours, many thanks for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

Carol L said...

This is so serene and calming in design, and I love the stitching around the image panel! Great card!

susiestacey said...

A lovely card for the Boys, love the sentiment too.
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More July challenge and good luck x Susan x