Monday, October 19, 2015

NBUS Geared Greetings

Welcome 

I needed a masculine card in a hurry last week, as I was late in getting it into the post..,blame the good weather we have been having and the gardens that required weeding ...


I broke out my mew Memory Box Steampunk Cogs Die, and cut that die, and another few cogs from a (new) Cheery Lynn set out of a bronze card, and sprayed it with gold perfect pearls to give a little more sheen to it - I am still in two minds as to if I like it or not, but I had to just push on at the time.


The sentiment stamp was embossed with gold ep - it was also a new stamp from Montarga (a NZ Company).


These close ups show the detail in these dies - I did not spot that I had missed removing some waste until after I had taken the photos, but I did manage to get them out before the card was dispatched.


The die cuts were adhered to green card stock, and then onto black.

A very quick card for me, but I am happy with it.

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21 comments:

  1. Great cogs design Maxine, very effective and love that background colour, shows it all up.xx
     {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

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  2. Lovely masculine card. That corner die is gorgeous and I love the colours you've chosen. xx

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  3. love it and those cogs are perfect Thanks for joining in the fun over at Polkadoodles

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  4. Super elegant and a great idea for a masculine birthday ! Happy new week Maxine! oxo Susi

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  5. Very beautiful Maxine and I really like the fact that you have left out quite a bit of negative space here. It enhances your whole design.
    Thank You~

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  6. Fabulous masculine cards with the cogs and gears and a lovely color combination, Maxine! A stunner! Blessings! ♥

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  7. Perfect card for a guy! Love all the gold and that die. VERY, VERY nice!
    Lynn

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  8. This is a great masculine card! I love the gold gears! Thanks so much for joining us this week in our Funday Friday challenge at Jo's Scrap Shack! Have a wonderful day!!
    Hugs,
    Jo
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

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  9. Excellent Maxine. Steam punk is not my favorite thing but I do love what you did with the gears. The card looks great.

    Love, Hugs and Blessings
    Jim

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  10. A great masculine card Maxine - love those cogs - and in gold they are perfect!! I do tend to love a little bit of steampunk - perfect! {{{hugs}}}

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  11. Wonderful card - love the die cuts! Thanks for joining us for our Use a Die Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  12. Wow- this is such a cool cogs card- so perfect for a guy. Love the gold on the green, and of course, your signature embossing is awesome!

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  13. Love those gears!!! Beautiful gold embossing on the sentiment! Great card!

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  14. This is a wonderful creation and perfect for our 20th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Lil Patch of Crafty Friends DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  15. Fab card and thank you for joining us at CRAFTY CATZ in our ATG challenge. Good luck and sorry for the late comment.
    Aunty Sue DT

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  16. Hello from over the pond. Love your card - the cogs are awesome. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

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  17. I also adore my Cuttlebg! Your card is perfectly masculine! Sorry for the late reply, but wanted to express gratitude for joining us over on the HIMCR blog last week!

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  18. A tua criação é muito linda, Maxine. Belas cores e cheia de vida. Agradeço muito teres participado no PolkaDoodles esta semana. Espero ver-te novamente no concurso da próxima semana.
    Beijinhos, Asha (DT)

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  19. This is a great card and is so perfect for a masculine card. Love those gold cogs against the blue.

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