Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge #16 "Time"

The theme for this week's Challenge #16 at Cardz 4 Guyz is "Time".  I went with the obvious on this one—clocks! I used a large Aladine clock face stamp for the focal point, layered with some die-cuts. I wasn't real vintage-y last week—more like retro—so I decided to return to my comfort zone with this one. Those are truly vintage buttons to the left, by the way. I wanted a bit of texture on this card so the card base is made from an A4 kraft envelope that I cut down to a 15 cm square. On it's own that's not a thick enough paper, but with the cardstock inside and out it works great.

The outside says "...it's time" and the inside sentiment says "...to celebrate. Happy Birthday!".

I've used the sketch from Sweet Sketch Wednesday as my base for this card.

Hop on over and see what the other fab Cardz 4 Guyz designers have created for you again this week. We'd love to see you join us!

Paper—A4 kraft mailing envelope, cardstock, Studio Calico Memoir paper pad, Bo-Bunny Et cetera Stamped, The Paper Studio Mirabelle paper pack
Die-cuts—frame, Kaisercraft watch
Stamps—Aladine large alarm clock
Ink—Versafine black
Dies/Punches—Crafts-too tab
Embellishments—vintage buttons, twine
Font—Ginerba Bolds


Julie B said...

Great job again Shani, love all those layers. :)

Heide said...

Awesome job! I always love seeing masculine cards, they are always a challenge for me. Thanks for joining us this week.
Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

ahlers5 said...

Beautiful card! Your work is always amazing. Love those buttons. I have an antique button collection. I always forget to use them. I need to dig them out.

Kathie said...

Shani your card is totally amazing, what wonderful colours, layering and brilliant embellishments. This is such a perfect masculine card. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 and good luck.
Kathie SSW2-DT

Cazro said...

I love your vintage style, all of your layers are splendid. I can almost smell the 'Graphic 45' type smell. Another perfect Design card for Crdz 4 Guyz. Thanks.xx

JayBe said...

What a fantastic design, Shani - loving all the layers, so many points of interest.
Hugz, Jan xx

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Oh! Oh! Oh! I looooooove this! All the wonderful layers and the funky little alarm clock, and the sentiment on the side. So clever!

Joanna M. said...

STUNNING! I love the depth within this card and those wonderful colors. Please come back next week. I love looking at your work!
~Jo, SSW2-DT

lisa808 said...

Vintage & masculine--awesome!

Fanny DG said...

Vintage à souhait! Très belle!

Rose said...

awesome!!! love how you stacked the clocks :)

Shea said...

Ooh la laaa...how did I miss this one? I'm way behind in checking out your blog, that's how. This is a FABULOUS card and so evident of that for which you're known - lots of patterns, textures and perfectly placed layers. This is a true Shani card. Love LOVE the interpretation of the sketch - that little open frame under the top clock adds so much more interest than another solid layer. The buttons are great, too! Bravo, Cherie!

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