Saturday, January 24, 2015

Retirement is the life

Strictly "hot off the press" -- finished up this card, using a Mo Manning image, last evening, which will be going to our mailman (I know, the more proper term is "postal carrier" these days, but I'm old-school - hahaha), whose last day of work is coming up this next Friday.   I'll probably bake up a batch of chocolate chip cookies to go with the card, which he'll probably appreciate more!!   Of course, as you can see, being a "masculine" card, embellishments are at a minimum - and you can barely see the black brads I put on the navy blue background edging.
I would like to enter these challenges:

Crafty Sentiments - for a man
Crafty Gals Corner - let's hear it for the boys
7Kids - AG
Creative Corner - wonderland
Cute Card Thursday - colorful
Open Minded Crafting Fun - movie inspirations (It's a Wonderful Life)
Sparkles Forum - drink related

12 comments:

  1. love this! I bet retirement IS the life! :) thanks for playing over at Crafty Gals corner!

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  2. love this..clean, simple and pretty!! he will love it!!
    xx

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  3. Great masculine retirement card! Love it! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner! Hope to see you back soon!

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  4. And there's the remote in his hand !! So typical . Lovely card .Thanks for joining in and sharing on Open- Minded Creating Fun Challenge

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  5. Aww how sweet of you! I'm sure he will appreciate the card and the cookies!

    Thanks for playing along this week at Crafty Gals Corner!
    -Samantha
    Crafty Gals Corner - DT Coordinator
    Crafty Gals Corner

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  6. Love the retirement image! Your mailman is going to love it for sure! Thank you for playing at http://7kidschallengeblog.blogspot.com! Hope to see you there next week and good luck! Hugz

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  7. A perfect male card and I'm sure he will love it, along with those yummy cookies! Thanks for joining the challenge at 7KCF.

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  8. Your image is fabulous, perfect for any male retiring. Thanks for sharing on the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge #28 - Movie Inspiration.

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  9. A great guys card Jacqui DT Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

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  10. I love your masculine card. Would you let me showcase your card and share a link to your blog post in what I call Manly Monday? It's a post on my blog where I share masculine cards (of all ages) as inspiration for my readers. If you are interested, please email me a direct link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com and I will add you to the lineup for the following Monday. I hope to hear from you.
    Cindy at Cre8iveCindy

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  11. love the card! and congrats to your mailman!! how nice of you!! thanks for joining us at open-minded crafting fun challenges!!

    lovies, =o) kel
    open-minded DT

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  12. Hi I love your card! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles this month, we hope to see you again soon!

    Love From Rebecca xx

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