Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Snazzy's DT Project #2 Prima Engraver Collection (by Lesley)

Good Morning All,

I'm back with my second project for this wonderful collection of products, the Prima Engraver Collection.  Today I have a card to share for those difficult to make for men.  These beautiful papers are so versatile.


I've used my favourite 21cm x 21cm format white base card and then cut a 20cm square from co-ordinating cardstock.  I stamped the ruler from the Engraver set of stamps all round the edge using Walnut Stain Distress ink to get the patchy, random look.  I lightly distressed the edges and blended a little Walnut Stain DI and attached it to the card with double sided tape.  I followed this with a smaller square of the Caligraphy paper design from the Collection, again distressed and inked around the edges and I wrapped some hemp thread to one side too.


Next I took some more of the co-ordinating cardstock for another smaller still square, ran it through an Alterations embossing folder and then highlighted the embossing with Walnut Stain DI.  Then came a piece of corrugated card from which I ripped some of the surface layer before lightly covering with watered down tan acrylic paint.  I then stamped it with the number stamp from the kit and inked the edges again using the Walnut Stain DI.  I attached it to the embossed square and again wrapped some hemp thread.before attaching it to the card.


I cut the watch image to size from the paper, distressed and inked the edges and attached it to the card.  I cut the word 'LOVE' from a scrap from my first project and the tickets, inked all the edges and attached them to the card with 3D foam pads.  Finally, I highlighed the area on the watch face with Crackle Accents which very obligingly went a nice sepia colour all by itself as it dried, lol!


That's it from me for today but I'll be back in a couple of days with my final piece for this week. I hope you get chance to drop by.


18 comments:

Beryl said...

Fab card Lesley. Great 'man' card. Super projects made with this month's collection so far.
Beryl xx

Paula Whittaker said...

A super card design for those chaps in our lives

inkypinkycraft said...

Brilliant make! Trace x

Astrid Maclean said...

Fab card Lesley!! Love all the different layers and how you have used the tickets! The way that central clock has turned out looks brilliant and great use of the stamps too!!

Maryann said...

A gorgeous card here fro men. It looks amazing and I love what you´ve mixed up here.

snazzyoriginal said...

Great man card, love all the different layers xx

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Wow what a super Male card Lesley. The engraver collection looks as though it's ideal for this sort of card.

Sue x

Paula (PEP) said...

I love the way you've combined all these elements together - definitely masculine & a real winner with those colours.Your use of the hemp with the kraft & browns plus black is just terrific.
Paula (PEP)

rachel said...

this is just fabulous - I adore this paper pad - so useful for mens cards xx

Helen said...

Wonderful card, Lesley!

Minxy said...

Beeeeeeautiful work, the perfect card for any Guy x

Netty said...

Terrific card Lesley, xx

Elaine said...

A great card Lesley, super layout and I like the highlights with the crackle glaze. Smashing use of these lovely papers, I am sure you really enjoyed your playtime with these! Hope you feel much better soon! Elaine xxx

Craftychris said...

Absolutely fabulous 'guy' card! I love all the detail xx

butterfly said...

A delicious card, Lesley - the tickets and that fabulous pocket watch provide great focal points, and the layers of background papers are gorgeous!
Alison x

Gitte said...

Its a great card for a man. :-)

Seth said...

A wonderful card. Just the right colors and the perfect composition.

Suzanne C said...

What a perfect masculine card! Love the tickets along the left side. Fantastic!