Inspiration struck prompted byVirginia who suggested watches for a masculine card. It just so happens that yesterday whilst at AMOM I'd bought some 7 Gypsies "Paddington" paper and a Hero Arts Cling stamp called "Timely Bird".Lucky or what?
Some matting and layering plus heat embossing resulted in this card for my brother:
The watch stamp was a freebie from Craft Stamper and the ribbon was the handle on a Sainsbury's pannetone.
Here is the card I made earlier in the week for my SIL (forgot I'd taken a photo of it! doh!). The stamp is a Clarity stamp and the papers etc are from my stash. Same techniques as I'm having fun with heat embossing at the moment.
The sentiment ,"Happy Birthday", is printed on the ribbon.
And now to the Collage Course.
Class 1 was to use a background as a foreground and add only one or two other elements.
This is the first one I came up with using an illustration from the remains of a book that I found at Dad's on the Franco-Prussian War (yes, I did only find the remains - weird):
This second one I did for fun (as I'm not sure it fits the criteria) using an illustration from a book bought on ebay:
I just really liked the picture.
Since I'm on a roll, Max will be having a power walk and then I'm planning on doing a challenge LO before the football.
Hope you're all having a great weekend.