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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Book Card for a Confirmation Boy


I've posted many male cards - and confirmation cards - lately, but what can I say - it's the season:) I've used brown and beige colors for this book card. The image, from North Star Stamps, has been stamped directly on a DP from Authentique, and it's been heat embossed with brown embossing powder. The background paper is from Maja Designs. I've used a leftover to make the frame using a die from my new favorite set - the Timeless Rectangles from Spellbinders. I've used brown paper to make the back of the book, I scored some lines to make it look like a good old one, and I used the same paper to decorate the corners on the book cover's front. The butterflies are cut out from a DP from Kort & Godt. To close the book I added brown organza. The inside has been decorated with a DP printed with confirmation sentiments. I used a die cut which was part of a candy I received from Shirley-Anne, and I heat embossed a confirmation greeting on it. All edges have been distressed with walnut Distress Ink.

 
This card is for these challenges:
1) Inkspirational - #22 Anything Goes
2) Celebrate the Occasion - #114 Fluttering By
3) Creative Craft Challenges - #11 For The Fellas
4) Die Cuttin' Divas - #117 Shape Card
5) The Corrosive Challenges - "I`ve Been Framed"
6) Stampin' For The Weekend - Monochrome
7) Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge - #125 Get Into Shape
8) Crafty Catz - A Fancy Fold or Two
9) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

32 comments:

Deepti Stephens said...

Hey Pia! You are very good at making masculine cards. love this one too..:)

Jackie said...

You ARE very good at making masculine cards Pia! You make it look so very easy but I know it's not LOL....thanks for the inspiration Hun & LOVE this card/book!!!!!

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Pia! Love the simple image stamped on text paper, great design too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Gerda said...

What a fabulous card!! Love it! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

cotnob said...

This is fabulous Pia, your brown and beige combination is perfect for a male cad and your book design is brilliant.
Pauline
x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Pia. I love the book design and the image stamped directly onto the text paper looks wonderful
Sue xx

Adrian said...

Wow, ths is super! thanks for playing at CTO!

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous book card Pia thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Hugs Dianne xx

Pat K said...

Great book card Pia. Love the stamp on dp and your new favourite die. hugs, x

L.B. said...

first I love the book card. Second the face on this looks amazing. Thanks for playing with DCD

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Fantastic. It's perfect for our "I've Been Framed" challenge at the Corrosive Challenge. Good luck and please join us again soon.

Chrissy said...

Yep!!..another great card..love the design on these book cards..fabulous.

luv CHRISSYxx

sandie said...

Fabulous card Pia, love that background paper that you have stamped the image on. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational.

KraftyKoolKat said...

Another stunner, the card I mean not the chap. Although looking at him he is handsome. Lol!!!

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

michele said...

Gorgeous book card! thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

This is fabulous.
Love your detail - the scored lines are a brilliant touch.
(Thanks for your visit via MIM)
Caroline xxx

Lau W said...

Just fabulous !! A masculine creation again (yes i say again that you're the queen of this style !), wow wow, superb design ! Love the image !
xx

Tracey Brossart said...

Gorgeous design. Stopped over from MIM. :)
Hugs
xx Tracey xx

Mad Moose said...

Great card, I love book cards - been a while since I made one though. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi

Mynnette said...

You're on a roll with these confirmation projects, Pia! Each one is just lovely! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

Jennifer Grissom said...

Awesome! WOW! Thanks for sharing with us at Make It Monday!

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

What an amazing card!! Thank you for joining our DCD challenge.

Veronica DCD

Bridie Payne said...

What a fabulous gift! It's so tasteful

Thank you for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Hugs

Bridie

Laine said...

Such a fabulously designed creation Pia. I love to look at your cards.
Laine
xx

Skye said...

A fabulous book card! The design is awesome and your use of colour is spot on.

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Clever you! Stunning creative gift idea .
hugs Shirley-Anne

Lisa M said...

I have, have, have, HAVE to learn to make these. They are amazing. You really can't tell it's not a book until you open it up. Awesome job Pia :)

Patricia St Martin said...

Gorgeous Pia! I love everything about your book card inside and out. Your papers are wonderful and the image is just perfect to the sentiment inside.
Hugs, Patricia

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

fabulous make , masculine and special , a great keepsake. janex

Asha said...

Brown embossing powder! Now that's a fab idea! This is striking creation. I'm loving it. Hope you're having a great weekend.
xxx Asha

Keti said...

Great project. I love it. Very inspiring. Thanks for visiting my blog too.

I stopped by from MIM.

Sue B said...

I love your confirmation cards Pia! the book design is wonderful… I love the embossing and the brown/beige colours work so well with the fab image and pretty butterflies… it's a gorgeous design! :-)
Hope you are having a lovely weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx