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Thursday, June 11, 2015

To a cowboy...

There's a new challenge over at  Outlawz Twisted Thursday and this week's optional twist is to make a Father's Day card or a card inspired by nature. I went with the masculine option. I've used an image from Stitchy Bear Designs - our Sponsor for June.
I colored the image using my Promarkers. I rummaged through my huge pile of DPs and found two I found suitable for the cowboy theme. Then I cut out some stars from brown card stock, added a torn piece of corrugated cardboard and added a metal cowboy hat attached with string. The sentiment is made using my Dymo.

I'd like to enter these challenges as well:
1) Penny's Paper-Crafty - #231 Use Your Favorite Embellishment
2) Cardz 4 Guyz  - #54 Texture
3) Passion For Promarkers Challenge - #300 Masculine
4) Crafty Boots - Father's Day / Man in your Life

34 comments:

Marina said...

How lucky you found a cowboy hat charm! It looks great there with the twine, echoing the lasso. I think they papers and everything go beautifully for the cowboy look.

Loz said...

This is Fantastic Pia.. I love the hat charm and the twine..Loz

scrappymo! said...

Oh my goodness, Pia! This is fabulous. The funny fellow and that great design makes one fab card....love the hat charm!

Sue said...

Fabulous card Pia. I love the fun image, wonderful papers and brilliant detailing.
Sue xx

cotnob said...

A brilliant masculine card Pia, a great image and wonderful details - the little rope and cowboy hat are perfect.
Pauline
x

Laine said...

Funky and fun Pia. Great image and detail.
Laine
xx

*Vicki* said...

Pia this card is fantastic!! LOVE the fun lasso with the hat charm you've added as well as your texture and fun papers!! Brilliant job! ;) HUGS

Mrs.B said...

Fabulous card Pia, love the layout and embellishments with this great image.
Avril xx

Mrs.B said...

Fabulous card Pia, love the layout and embellishments with this great image.
Avril xx

Marlies said...

A fantastic male card with a lovely fun image. A very good idea with the twine and hatcharm, fantastic! hugs, Marlies

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Oh, this is absolutely brilliant. I just love the colours too x

Chrissy said...

YEE HA!!..he is awesome Pia..fabulous papers and love the corrugated card stock and that lasso with the metal hat...fabulous.

luv CHRISSYxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Hi Pia, tabulous idea you had to put a cowboy hat charm with this string of natural twine! The twine is a perfect lasso!! And match cool with this image! Love the papers you choosed and the brown stars, this card is just lovely for the theme!!

Monika Reeck said...

yahooooo hihihi this Image makes me smile Pia
and that Lasso or twine is a great touch
and those papers you really choose the best one
Great Manly card and I love this
You managed to make a great manly card with those element
love love love this Pia

Brenda's Card Corner said...

WOW!!! FABULOUS card Pia! LOVE your paper, stars, cowboy hat with the twine around it, AND the use of the corrugated cardboard is genius!!! I will have to remember that for future cards!

Brenda

Jane Willis said...

What a super card - like everyone else I am totally in love with that cowboy hat and charm. Thanks for sharing at Cardz 4 Guyz
Jane

Newell DymoUK said...

What a wonderful use of our product!.
We are proud to be part of your creations!.
This is a card that the Duke himself would have appreciated.

Warmest regards,

Paul
Dymo Customer Service

Janet McLaughlin said...

What a great Masculine/Father's Day card! I never thought of using the Dymo...I must go dig mine out! What a clever idea!!

Cazro said...

A brilliant card, love the design and your texture elements povide lots of interest. So pleased you joined us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Your card is perfect for our Texture challenge. Caz

Patricia St Martin said...

Just amazing!!! You have outdone yourself. The cowboy hat charm is wonderful and love the idea of the rope, very creative. The paper is perfect.
Hugs, Pat♥

Danielle Vincent said...

This is awesome Pia! LOVE the rope and hat charm!

Loopylou. said...

what an awesome card! love the lasso!!
Thank you for playing along with us over on the PFP challenge blog
hugs Lou xx

meg said...

Love your card Pia all your embellishments are perfect with the image

Jacee said...

Great design Pia, a fabulous 'man' card
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

The Crafty Den said...

Gorgeous card Pia. I love the fab image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week for our masculine challenge. Hugs, Denise x

Donna said...

What a fun fabulous card!

Marie said...

Lovely card, fabby design and great image. Thanks for joining us over at PFP this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

coops said...

So stunning Pia.Your design and detailing is fantastic and i love your colours and fun image.
Thanks for joining in my masculine challenge this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Helen said...

Great card - love the 'rope' you've added.

Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Helen x

Monika Reeck said...

U are top picks at Cardz 4 Guyz yaayy
I am happy for you and you have really many texture on your card
yyaaaayyy proud of you being your friend Pia..
hugs, Monika

Andrea W said...

Such a fun card! I love all the details and your use of texture. Congrats on your top 3 pick at Cardz 4 Guyz.

Desire Fourie said...

This is so perfect for Fathers Day, Pia. Loving the creative use of the string with the hat.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Lisette Baker said...

Great card, love the lassoo. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Dee's Craft Room said...

Wonderful card, I love your design and the cowboy image is great. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne