Saturday, 28 January 2017

Time Flies

Not much time for crafting this week - had 2 lovely days out - the Warner Studios Harry Potter Tour at the beginning of the week and an afternoon at the cinema yesterday. Brilliant days - the tour was awesome - loved it.
Time really has flown but I made a man card!
 Quick and simple but I rather like it!

I used an Ivory linen textured base as a change - I have stacks of this card and I really do have to use it instead of reaching for the white all the time.
This clock embossing folder is NBUS!! Had it about 2 years - shame on me. But will pop over to join Darnell's little party with it and sending her get well wishes as she has had some surgery this week. (xx)

I used Peacock Feathers, Wild Honey, Cracked Pistachio Distress Inks. The dark green verdi gris colour was achieved with the overlapping of the DI's - like it!

Doesn't show up very well on the pic but I used some long neglected Metallic rub in an Olive colour across the dark green bits and it has a lovely finish.
I mounted it onto a dark brown base and stamped the sentiment in Rich Cocoa.
Added the clock charm as an afterthought!

Happy girlie though 'cos I don't have a lot of male themed cards in the stash so really do need to try and rectify that as soon as possible - won't be for a little while though as I am away this next week.
Will pop round and see you all as often as I can.
Challenges -
A Vintage Journey - Circles (well clocks/watches are round!!)
Aud Sentiments - Masculine
Crafty Addicts - A/Goes
Thanks for looking! Have a great weekend whatever you're doing. x 


  1. I think the added charm is the perfect final detail :) Perfect man's card. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
    Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.

  2. hi Viv.Glad to see you have had time out for you (pardon the pun).Love this card and the Awesome colours.Time sure does fly,I was 65 last Wednesday lol,still only 30 really tho.Hugs xx

  3. Fabulous man card Viv! I think I have an embossing folder quite similar to this that I also have never used! I did the HP tour last year, absolutely loved it. I heard this morning they're opening a Forbidden Forest section in March so will need a return visit lol! Have a lovely weekend xx

  4. Great card for a male Viv and your little watch charm finishes it off nicely


  5. Lovely male card Viv, love the addition of the charm!
    Val x

  6. Gorgeous masculine card Viv! Love how the DIs really make the embossed image come alive. The clock charm is the perfect finishing touch! xx

  7. Fabulous male card Viv..enjoy your week!
    Wendy xx

  8. Perfect male card Viv, love the time pieces.

  9. Fantastic male card, lovely colours and a great addition with the clock charm.

    Kath x

  10. Its a fantastic card Viv. That tour is one that I think I would like to go on as well. Glad you enjoyed it.
    Yvonne xx

  11. Awesome embossing love the colours used.x{aNNie}

  12. Oh YEAH BABY . . . this is BRILLIANT and I am definitely gonna CASE it cuz I find male cards difficult. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  13. A gorgeous card!! Beautiful embossing and the little charm is a perfect add! hugs, Marlies

  14. Hi Viv, I really do like this beautiful card. It's a lovely embossing folder and looks great on ivory card. I really like the way you have blended the colours and interested to hear that you used metallic rub ons. I use mine often and they've lasted for years and I have to scrub it off my fingers with a green scouring pad!!! I love the addition of your little charm. Barbxx

  15. I've got this folder myself but have to admit it's not one if my most used items. But so love the colors you've added to it! Might case you in the future, I find it really inspiring:)

  16. What a great card! The embossing and inking is really effective.

  17. I love love love this embossing folder Viv and would love to know what it's called as I have to make loads of male cards and need inspiration. I adore your colour combination too. x

    1. It's a Tri Boss folder Pat - The product description is 'Chronology - Clocks' and the product number is - XCU 515121.

  18. Well done making a stunning manly card, Viv! I'm always a fan of these colors and love the dimension you achieved!! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #9! Thank you, too, for your kind get well wish! I'm doing really well, considering! Hugs, Darnell

  19. Was directed here via Sarn's blog - love your card and her CASE of it too - great for male cards

  20. A wonderful masculine card, Viv! I love it!

  21. Wonderful blending. Fab guy's card x

  22. Popped over from Sarn's and this is gorgeous I'm not surprised it inspired her, love the overlap colours of DI's and that embossing folder is superb x


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