Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Men ...



It's Tuesday again, which brings another Skipping Stones Design sketch challenge. This is my last SSD sketch, and I just want to say another big thank you to Heather for having me as the guest sketch designer for January!

I've saved one of my favorite sets for last - Funny about Men. Check out the rest of the sentiment, which I included on the inside of the card:



Wouldn't this be great for a girlfriend going through a break-up? Click HERE to see the rest of this hilarious set! [UPDATE: When you click on that link, you'll see a "no image" graphic. Click on it anyway, and you should see the whole set. Sorry for the extra step, but it's worth it.] It got the big eye-roll from my husband, but a hearty chuckle as well :)

For my card, I stamped the man in Spring Moss, then overstamped the sentiment in Versafine Onyx Black. I cut a a ring out of the grey grid patterned paper and then added the hand-cut arrow at the upper right to make the male gender symbol. For the horizontal band on the sketch, I went with a length of twill (I've been using a lot of twill lately) topped with some black buttons.

And here's the sketch my card front is based on:



As always, we'd love to have you play along! Use keyword: SSD09 when you upload to online galleries. Skipping Stones Design stamps are not required.




Stamps: Funny About Men (Skipping Stones Design)
Paper: Stampin' Up Basic Black and Very Vanilla; Cosmo Cricket "Boyfriend" collection (6x6)
Ink: Papertrey Spring Rain, Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Spellbinders circle Nestabilities, Stampin' Up twill, Papertrey buttons, May Arts burlap string, Stampin' Up spiral punch, sewing machine, foam adhesive

24 comments:

  1. Too funny! Thanks for a good laugh today and great job on the card.

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  2. This card is so funny!!! Love it!

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  3. Great card! What a fun sentiment!

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  4. HA! I NEED this set. Thanks!

    FYI - the link has no image. ;-(

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  5. OMG! So funny, yet so true!!!! Love it!!!

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  6. What a great, fun card - totally made me giggle out loud!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

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  7. Love this great masculine card! Funny

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  8. LOL That was a much needed laugh today. Awesome card as always.

    Blessings

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  9. Awesome card, awesome sketch! Basically, you're awesome and your sketches have rocked! Thank you!!!

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  10. Oh, this is FANTASTIC Amy!!! - both the stamp and your card! Saw you in some CHA pics today and was stomping my foot that I didn't get to go! Would have loved to play with you!! I'm sure you had a blast! I haven't decided yet if I'm happy for you or if I'm still just too focused on my own jealousy to be happy for anyone else yet...LOL!

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  11. Such a FUN card, Amy! Love the buttons you added to the ribbon!

    So glad I got to meet and hug you...you are so flippin' cute!

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  12. Awesome idea! Funny, yet very true to life. Thank you for sharing! That's a good example of something more original than "Happy bday" card =) Love it!

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  13. What a hoot! A really fun set and you have done a fab job with it !

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  14. Hilarious! Can anyone disagree?? :-)))
    A beautiful card too, great inspiration for all "boy" cards :-)

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  15. oh that is just too funny, love your design, great card!

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  16. Tee hee hee....this so cracks me up! Love the design of this card...and that sentiment is just awesome!

    ♥Lea

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  17. I LOVE THIS CARD!!! Too, too funny! Thanks for sharing! Blessings, Sharon

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  18. I am cracking up here!! LOL!!!
    It was SO SO SO great to meet you at CHA! I wish we could have spent more time visiting!! Oh well, someday!!
    Thanks for all your amazing inspiration!! ((((HUGS)))

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  19. Oh, I have seen that saying before and it's so funny! I love the papers you used with this sketch! What a great card to send to a friend!! Love this Amy, too cute!

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  20. Fantastic card! Made me giggle!

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  21. Love it! I had to share this with others!

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