Wednesday, July 3, 2013


Happy Wednesday, everyone!  I have a quick card for you today using two challenges, Dynamic Duos 59 and Create with Connie & Mary SUM1301:
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I cheated a bit on the DD colors---I hope they don’t throw me out!  I used Basic Gray and Smoky Slate along with Midnight Muse!  I never have enough masculine birthday cards, so I inked up my new Rev Up the Fun set:
To make the sentiment stand out a bit more, I heat embossed it on top of the tire track!  I doubled up some Epic Day Washi tape for my striped banner…so easy to use!  And what a fun sentiment for the inside:
Good for any male, young or old!
I have a couple of little bird figurines on my porch, along with a candle lantern.  Cassidy thought it would be fun to give the birds a new home!
That girl is always thinking!!!
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Sherry Eckblad said...

What a fantastic Masculine card. Love it!
Tell Cassidy I want those chickens as collect them. lol
Got my catalog last week. Thanks.

Tracey McNeely said...

What a great colour combination LeAnne! I love that embossing folder, perfect for a masculine card. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Dynamic Duos! Cassidy looks like she is having a so much fun.

Frenchie said...

love that card , perfect ...
but that Cassady , sooo cute !! just can't get enough of her !!!!!!
have a safe 4th
frenchie ..

Bev Gomez said...

Hey LeAnne, dang it I shouldn't have looked, I have thought about that car many times but never bought it. I love your card and wow do you ever have a future creative girl on your hands. LOL! Darling pics of Cassidy. Happy 4th.

Vicki Parson said...

Great card! That embossing folder is just perfect for this image! :) Enjoy the 4th!

Susie Wittwer said...

Such a perfect masculine birthday card LeAnne! You're right, it could used for any age. Love the sentiment embossed over the tire tracks!
I'm so glad you joined us at Dynamic Duos this week :)

Darlene Gabriel said...

Perfect masculine card. I love the blue with the grays and the chevron bg is perfect for this card.
It's always so much fun to see what Cassidy is up to:)

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Tara (Murphy) Bourgoin said...

Absolutely perfect masculine card! I love the colour choices (and Smoky Slate acts as your neutral, so no cheating at all!! haha) and the fun elements. Thanks for sharing with us at Dynamic Duos this week!

ebeth9267 said...

Another totally AMAZING card! I do believe you have sold me on this set as a must have. Thanks for adding your masterpiece to our sketch challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary. Smiles, Elizabeth

Debbie Henderson said...

I really like this masculine card LeAnne! Love the tire marks. Makes me want to say "Vroom, vroom"! Thanks so much for playing Create with Connie & Mary!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Yay! So glad you joined us at Dynamic Dous this week! The textures from the embossing really pack a punch! Love this one!

Melissa Davies said...

Perfect card for a special man! I love the way you collaged the stamps around the sentiment! Thanks for joining us in the Sketch Challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary Summer Collection Edition!

Mary Brown said...

WOWZA...first off LOVE this set! One of my favorite 'fun' set in the new catalog! GREAT colors to go along with it...LOVE how the color of the card just pops! Thanks for joining the Create with Connie and Mary Summer Collection 2013 Saturday Challenge!

Connie said...

Wonderful, masculine card! Another set that I didn't think I "needed", until I saw so many great things made with it! Cassidy is getting SO big, too! Thanks for playing along with the Saturday Sketch Challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Congratulations on the HM honor from DD!! I was pleased to see it there so I could come and get a closer look. Just awesome, LeAnne! Also awesome are the adorable photos of Cassidy providing a "nest" for the birdies!!