Monday, January 25, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #144

 
 
Welcome to Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #144!  Needed to make a masculine birthday card this week ... that was the real challenge for me... NO FLOWERS?!?!... NO GLITTER?!?! (although I did sneak a bit of that in :) ).  It was good to get back to the Cricut and use some images from the Artistry cartridge for this one.  Not to mention my poor Urban paperpack that's been sitting and collecting dust... pushed aside to make way for La Vie En Rose and Charlotte lately.  I also took the opportunity to combine my card with this week's Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #177.  The little arrow and star cluster at the top are from the Urban Complements pack and I used some of the enamel gems that are so versatile, pretty, and kinda manly.....

 
Love this shield with the deer silhouette cutout from Artistry... such a pretty and handsome shape... and notice the glitter paper... shhhhh... don't mention that to my dad... I added a little metal to offset the glitter... he won't even know what hit him!
 
Be sure to check out these challenges this week!  I triple dog dare you!

http://atlanticheartschallenge.blogspot.com/

http://colormyheartcolordare.blogspot.com/

13 comments:

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Ohhhhhhhhh this is gorgeous! LOVING the colors and the deer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ali said...

Simply beautiful; what a lucky guy-recipient that fella will be! Super work! :) Love that sketch, too- so happy it's on the roster this week at AHSC, what a beaut. :)

Sue Reynolds said...

When we were scapping together yesterday you were working on this card, and I knew it was for Color Dare, but didn't realize until this morning that it was also for Atlantic Hearts. Also, after reading your blog realized this your Dad's Birthday card...he will love this card, and he won't mind the sparkle at all. Very pretty and handsome card. Thanks again for sharing with Color Dare.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Great masculine card, Lisa! I need to try to make more masculine birthday cards - one of my goals for 2016. Of course I had that as a goal last year and failed miserably. My version of masculine always has a critter, like this card! Love the deer head!

Greta said...

What a fabulous card & perfect for your dad!

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous card, so manly and I did spot that bit of glitter...love the deer...xx

 {aNNie}

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Great card, Lisa! It is masculine even with the bling. My Urban pack has been neglected too--seeing your fabulous card is tempting me to take it out to play with today! I love how you combined the AHSC sketch (one of my favorite sketch blogs) and the Color Dare challenge. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card with us again.
:) Marie

Mitra Pratt said...

be still my heart, glitter paper behind that deer oh my! That is like the perfect idea! Hugs!

Jen Benner said...

I really like this card!! Fitting with urban and the color combo!! Thank you for playing along with the Close to my Heart Color Dare!

Catherine Nowak said...

Great masculine card and a little glitter never hurts!! Thank you for joining us this week on Color My Heart.

Donna said...

What a great card! Love the arrows and the star up in the top corner. Thank you for inspiring us at Color My Heart Challenge Blog.

Gretchen Stumme said...

Great card, Lisa. The off center placement of the medallions is really nice, as are your clusters of embellishments. Thanks for taking a Color Dare.

Tracey said...

Perfect masculine card....just the right amount of sparkle!