Life is About Creating Yourself!

I have a very different card to share today....well, different compared to what I usually make! My pal, Andrea gave me me very first Unity stamps and this is the first one I've played with!

There was a coop student working with us at the library for a few months, named Greg....*HI GREG*....and he was done his term, so I made him a card and gave it to him on his last day. It was a bit of a challenge, as I'm great with the girlie, frilly stuff but not so good with the guy stuff. Anyhoo, I thought this sentiment stamp was inspiring, so I made that the focal point of the card.

The card base is a Chocolate Chip square and I used some Basic Grey dp and distressed all around it with ink. I then added a bit of colour with the blue ric rack and attached some buttons with brown linen thread.

Well, he must have really like it because he gave me a big hug. I love it when my cards get that reaction! So the distressed, scrappy, manly looking cards are not really my thing, but I think it turned out okay.

It was a lovely long weekend for me and we spent the day yesterday shopping in the US. I picked up a few good bargains, a couple of books and some stampin' supplies. Yay. Now I'm back to

Have a super inky day!!


dolcreations said...

Your absolutely right. Masculine cards are sometimes a little harder to create. You have done a great job with this one. It is so nice that you took the time to make him a card. Great job.

Danielle said...

Fab card Kimmie - you did a perfect job on the guy card! That sentiment is nothing short of stunning - I really love it! Your colour choices are perfect!
Hugs, Danielle

Diana said...

I love this card! The sentiment is awesome in lots of different ways.

Kelly Schelske said...

It's fabulous Kimmie!

tmcc4 said...

So pretty! it looks so elegant or is regal the better word..
hmmm..either way it really is a pretty card..TFS!

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