Saturday, January 28, 2012

Stay Young

Helloooooo....
Here I go again. Hope this doesn't make you bore to tears..LOL. Today is one of my best friend's birthday so I made a special card for him. I really hope he likes it :)
First challenge, he's a guy. Making card or layout for a guy is not "my thing" before. But since my favorite color is earthy brown and my favorite theme is vintage, so I guess it's not gonna be too difficult. Then I start my card. And this is what I got:
Okay..okay..I heard your protest (LOL). It's not boyish 100%. But I got the inspiration from Oasis' song called "Stay Young" which I put into my card title. It's an alternative song, mostly guys like it :) It's one of my favorite song too. And the dominant color, brown and black I think a guy can handle it (at least I'm not using pink or purple). Hahahaha...you are welcome to laugh.
Now into the details. First I cut a piece of paper from Bo Bonny Time Piece series, make borders from EKSuccess border punch, then glue to the base paper. Then I put black ribbon on the Bo Bunny paper. For base paper, I use one page from DCVW Tattered Time stack. It has embossed part on bottom edge. 
So this is the idea: At the first time, I would like to put wording "No matter how fast time's ticking, stay young." But then I cut the phrase into "Stay young" but the idea of putting some time symbol embellishments still remain. And this is what I made. A card with three watch at the right side :) I made layer effect on two of them by putting foam tape. Just to make a few dimensions.
For the glimmer look, I arrange some beads (it's black anyway) on top, making a swirly pattern according to the paper behind it. I bought the beads not long a go from a traditional market near my home. As you guess, it is very very cheap. Like it :)
The title "Stay Young" just as my wish to my best friend. To stay healthy, stay happy, and stay young. Happy birthday, dear friend :)

Would like to play on:
Inspire by Oasis' song "Stay Young" Cutie piechallenge #20 favourite song
I choose clean and simple sketch on Top tip tuesday challenge #68 sketch or 2
It's a card for my close friend, he's a boy Celebrate the occasion challenge #47 masculine birthday
I use black beads to make swirly pattern on top Crafty card makers challenge #60 beads
Ribbon, beads, and paper embellishments Critter challenge blog challenge #99 3 embelishments
I use my favorite theme on this card: Vintage Crazy challenge #103 vintage
The sketch looks fit to Sunday sketch and stamp #90 donna's sketch
I use ribbon ties in a bow Do it with digis challenge #25 ribbons and bows
I use an old ribbon from my college years, wow that's more than 10 years a go Card makin mamas, something old
As you can see, a bow on my card Lady bugs crafts ink challenge #52 bows
I include ribbon on this card The secret crafter saturday challenge #170 ribbon
I'm using border punch, topped by ribbon for this project The hybrid chick challenge #11 punches/dies
A black ribbon for Do you stack up challenge #56 ribbons

29 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card. Love the sequins and great sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us at LCI this time. Hope you can join us again.
    Hugs Sally xxx

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  2. what a fabulous card ,so many lovely details and such fabulous colours....i love it
    thanks for joining us at digi days and good luck
    tracey x

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  3. Hi,
    This is just Fabulous!!! Love fab image you've used, the dp, the colour scheme is gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments. . Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
    Hugs Jacqui xxx

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  4. Very Pretty! Love the title! LOL Thanks for playing along with CTO!!!

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  5. Wonderful birthday card and the presentation of the sentiment looks great! Love your sequins very much. :)

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
    Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips and don't forget our new Caught Our Eye winner post!
    Hugs to you,
    Lisa xx

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  6. A wonderful card, love the details you added. Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.
    Yvonne

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  7. Excellent card and brilliant song choice. Thanks for playing at Cutie Pies! Woo x

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  8. Wonderful "guy" card! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Hybrid Chick!

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  9. Fab card, bet your friend loves it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

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  10. a gorgeous creation and lovely use of the ribbon, thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have candy if you are interested :)

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  11. Love the dimensions of this card. Great job. Thanks for joining us at CTO for the masculine card challenge

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  12. U did a great job! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  13. A great card, lots of lovely detail. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

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  14. This is fabulous! Love the vintage look! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  15. this is fab, very imaginative! thank you for sharing your work with the cutie pies

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  16. Great card! I love vintage... :)
    Thanks for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp! x

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  17. Beautiful card . The coloring is amazing .

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time.

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  18. Fab song choice and gorgeous card. Wonderful details. Thanks for playing along at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Hugs Lisa x

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  19. Love that collage

    kitten - DYSU team

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  20. Wow you rocked this card - looks like you have no problem with guy cards now!
    Thanks for joining the Ladybugs at LCI and good luck with the 'Bows' challenge
    Hugs Laurie x

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  21. Fabulous card! I love the Bo Bunny Timepiece collection :)
    Thanks for playing along with us over at Critter Sketch & I hope you'll join us for our 100th Challenge & Blog Hop Celebration tomorrow.

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  22. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    Fiona x

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  23. All your elements go so well together and I love the ransom lettering sentiment at the bottom, great card! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO for our Masculine Birthday Challenge :)

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  24. Love all the clock faces and the type you used for the sentiment!
    Thanks for playing at CTO!

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  25. Great card love all the different layers and textures, Thanks for joining us on the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, hugs me x

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  26. This is drop dead gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday and be sure to join us again tomorrow too! Good luck
    Hugs
    Tammy Louise

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  27. Lovely card - thanks for joining us at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Challenge.

    Amanda

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  28. Wow this is a fab male card and I love the whole story behind it. Fab design with the swirls and bow and I love the idea with the clocks too. Thanks for playing at Cutie Pie and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for a new challenge. Bettinaxx

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  29. WOW! Totally gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with CMM!

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