Monday, October 19, 2015

NBUS Geared Greetings


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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(My Cuttlebug)

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  1. Great cogs design Maxine, very effective and love that background colour, shows it all up.xx
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  2. Lovely masculine card. That corner die is gorgeous and I love the colours you've chosen. xx

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

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

  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~

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

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

  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!!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  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

  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}}}

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

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  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!

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

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

  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

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

  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!

  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)

  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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