Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Little Boy Blue and the JustRite "Manly" Challenge #098!! =)

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 I want share another card I made for the JustRite Friday Challenge #098-"Make It Manly"!! You should go to the JustRite Blog for AMAZING Inspiration if you've never visited you'll be glad you did!! I wanted to use some of the NEW Stamps I got for this challenge and 'boy' do I LOVE the results!!  I wanted to make a card for my Good Friend who just had a baby Boy!!  I know she will ENJOY this card, especially because this is her first son after having 2 girls!!  I used the Pattern Basics Borders, All Boy and Celebration Labels One and Bracket Borders One Stamp Sets along with the Coordinating Spellbinders Dies!! 
I knew I wanted to create a patterned paper for my background so I started by stamping the Harlequin Bold border stamp onto some blue cardstock!! I stamped it with versa Mark and embossed it with some blue embossing powder from Stampendous!! I then stamped over the top of that with the Harlequin Dash Border stamp and embossed it with brown embossing powder again from Stampendous!! I LOVE the two tone look!! I started out wanting a tone on tone look, but after seeing it I decided I wanted a more two toned look so I ended up adding some gathered twigs distress ink to make the blue cardstock darker!! I LOVE that you can change something with just alittle ink instead of having to start all over!! =) I then stamped the Large Label onto a coordinating Die Cut from kraft cadstock and Die Cut a smaller cream label and stamped the Boat Image from the All Boy Stamp Set!! I LOVE this image and it is going to get ALOT of use!! =) I wanted a pretty simple look so I used brown ink and copics to color the Blue areas!! I Then added some wood pattern paper to the bottom and a FUN Brown Button Border along with some May Arts Burlap Twine and a Bow that I added a small metal hand print too!! I LOVE the way it turned out and I know she will LOVE it!!




THANKS SO MUCH for stopping by today and have a FABULOUS WEEK!!  =)

COUNTRY HUGS-N-KISSES
LARISSA   =)

6 comments:

Sheri said...

Another FAB card! Love the way you did the background! Thanks for sharing with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

Shona said...

I am a huge fan of woodgrain paper and you really used it well on this card. Those buttons look amazing and this is just one super cute card!

Lisa said...

Well you KNOW I love the row of buttons!! And the framed sailboat is adorable. Cute little boy card Larissa!

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Ok, this card is just as cute as the first! What a sweet card! Like how you made the background!!

Greta said...

Fantastic card! Love the row of buttons & every other detail!

Jinny Newlin said...

Such a sweet, baby, boy card, Larissa! Really love that little, trinket hand, wrapped up in your bow. Way cute!

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