Friday, November 15, 2013

Birthday Card for a Guy

I needed a birthday card for a teenage boy & ended up with a 1 layer card, which never happens when I try to do that!  I wanted to play along with the PTI MIM ink pad designs challenge.  Again, what I had in mind just wasn't working, but as I played on my scratch paper this design took shape.  I really like it & think I will make some more with different colors & maybe little flowers for a girl.  The PTI stamps are Boutique Borders Birthday & Framed Out #1.  
The sentiment & stars are stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black. The PTI ink cubes are Classic Kraft, Berry sorbet & Aqua Mist.  I'm also entering at Simon Says Monday Challenge.  I'd love to hear what you think.   

19 comments:

Lisa said...

Perfect CAS guy card!

Barb said...

I love this, Rosie! Wonderful idea to stamp the squares and stars! Perfect masculine card!

joy said...

Very clever idea, Greta! This is perfect for a teenager.

Sue Butler said...

Hello Greta
I think Barb has you mixed up with another talented card maker! What a compliment for you, I admire anyone who makes Male cards and you have done a brilliant job with this one.
Smiles:)
Sue

walchowDesign said...

I like how it turned out with the ink cubes, Greta! Great design for a boy!

Cat Craig said...

Love how this turned out. Fun, but not girly.

Mary Ann said...

Very pretty!Love the colors!Have a Blessed weekend!!!

Robin K. said...

Awesome CAS design for a male! I like your idea of trying this with feminine colors and flowers!

Rosemary said...

perfect card for a boy, greta! and a fab take on the MIM challenge!!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

Guy cards are so hard and you rocked it!

cm said...

Once again, Greta, your creativity amazes and delights! One-layer card - check; perfect guy colours and images - check; cool layout - check; fabulous sentiment - check. It all adds up to an outstanding card for a teenage boy. He will love it!! Your idea for a girl version: YES! LOVE this! Hope you have some crafty time this weekend! I'm in 'snowfall warning' land once again...Hugs,
c

Martha said...

WOW, this is simply BEAUTIFUL, Greta! I love the design!
What a fabulous take on the challenge.

Jessi Fogan said...

lol! I so hear you. I can never intentionally make a one-layer card! This is perfectly masculine!

artful-notions said...

Cute and clever, Greta! I agree, male cards are the hardest, especially for teens!

Kathy Mc said...

Super design and so very versatile ~ either gender, any colors & all ages. Now you make me want to add cubes to my wish list! The stars finish it off nicely ~ great job!

Bonnie said...

So perfect for a guy! Can't wait to see your version for a girl!

Trinh said...

Fun graphic card!

alexandra s.m. said...

wow...love that effect Greta!
excellent graphic, modern card!
Thank YOu~

Suzanne C said...

Sweet Graphic Design. Great end result for playing with your ink pads! Love the mix of the stars with the inkpad. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.