Sunday, 17 July 2016

BBQ Birthday

I made this card for the Cuttlebug Mania 'BBQ Time' challenge and am also entering Seize the Birthday 'Anything Goes' challenge, Crafty Friends 'To Use Your Dies' challenge and Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge 'Anything Goes'.  The card and paper are from my snippets drawer so I'm also popping across to the playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop.


Card blank: 6" x 6" white silk
Stamp: Bugaboo 'Guy BBQ' digi
Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities 'Wonky Rectangles', Memory Box 'Wicker Panel, Joanna Sheen Signature Dies 'Star Bunting'
Embossing: Kars tan embossing mat
Colouring: Promarkers
Other: Computer Generated Sentiment 'Ravie' font
Snippets: Black and red card, Hot off the Press 'Cardmaker's Floral Pack'

I trimmed the beige paper, layered it onto black card and attached it to the card front.  I resized the digi and added the sentiment before printing it onto white card.  This was die cut and embossed with the largest Wonky Rectangle before being coloured with Promakers.  I die cut the Wicker Panel from red card and attached it across the lower section of the card.  I attached small pieces of card to the top and bottom of the rear of the panel before attaching it to the card - this ensured that it lay flat across the Wicker Panel.  To finish I die cut the Star Bunting and attached it to the top corner of the card.

Kath x

18 comments:

  1. Great card Kathy, love the stamp x

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  2. Lovely BBQ card. Fantastic for male. Love the image.

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  3. Bugaboo do some fantastic quirky stamps and this is one of them, great colouring and layout.

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  4. That's a fab card Kath.

    Hope you have had a lovely weekend. Sue

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  5. Love the dies you have used on this super little card Kath. Christine xx

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  6. I like your cute barbecue card! I just made a barbecue card today too! Great minds think alike! Enjoy your day!

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  7. Brilliant card, love the image and the design.

    Kath x

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  8. Fun image and a great card. Bet there were a few men doing this today! Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  9. Fabulous card Kath - you followed the BBQ theme perfectly and yet kept the end result so fresh and crisp! And that's a very clever little tip about adding card to the back of the image panel to keep it sitting flat on the trellis die cut underneath. I usually ad thin sticky fixers to achieve the same - which then makes the card that much thicker for posting of course. Well done!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  10. Hi Kath

    Definitely BBQ weather here at the moment .. .. I wonder if summer has finally arrived?

    Great card. Love the trellis die cut and your fab imate.

    Hope all is good at your end. I am slowly catching up with myself at last.

    Love Jules xx

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  11. Brilliant summer birthday card Kath.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  12. Perfect masculine card - love the bg border panel too - Thanks for joining in at STB!

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  13. A fun card Kath, great image.
    Pauline
    x

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  14. A really fun summertime card Kath. I love the image and you've used some great dies. Barbxx

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  15. What a fun card, Kath! Love the addition of the bunting. xx

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  16. Cool card, love the look on his face! Liz x

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  17. Great fun card, I love the image!
    Janice x

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  18. Great card! I love the colors and the dies.
    Thank you for joining Cuttlebug Mania this time!
    Swissie DT

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