Saturday, May 4, 2013

Ch158 Speedy Fox and Friends Faux Leather

Welcome! Thank you for stopping by my blog today. We have a new challenge at Speedy Fox and Friends ~ Faux Leather
The rules of the challenge: make a card for the theme of the week and upload within the time frame of the challenge. You can use any stamp set that you would like. If you use a Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co stamp set your name will be entered twice.  Limit 5 uploads for each challenge.
My Card features Mark's Finest Papers 
Stamp Set In My Den

Marks Finest Papers Stamps Sets and Supplies 
can be purchased at the store.
Click  HERE.
Look at the lovely stamps available In My Den
If you are the lucky winner of this challenge you will receive a Marks Finest Paper Stamp Set.
Check the challenge to see what stamp set is being offered.

Come join me this week for the 
Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge
 I hope to see you there! Enjoy your week.
Kraft Journal Cardstock for the base of the card
Kraft Cardstock for the mat - creating the Faux Leather
Stamp Set MFP In My Den - Sentiment and Clock
Clock Embellishment Unknown 
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Crochet Thread for the clock tag
Pop up Tape Forever in Time
4 Different Washi Tapes

I really like how this card turned out using the Faux Leather Technique found at the MFP blog and created by the Thrifty Stampers - Click HERE to learn how to do the technique.  

I am entering this card in the following challenges as I believe it meets the challenge requirements

Ends Sunday
May 5 The Pink Elephant Use Washi Tape UE
May 5 Craft Your Passion Well Read - Washi Tape newsprint and sentiment 3E(#1)
May 5 Kaboodle Doodles Use Brown and/or Tan 3E(#1) 
Ends Tuesday
May 7 Word Art Wednesday anything goes 5E(#4)

Ends Wednesday
May 8 Simon Says Happy Mail 5E(#4)

May 8 Moving Along with the Times One for the Guys 3E(#1)
Ends Friday
May 31 DL.ART Thankful Thursday May Linky Party UE


 DT: If for some reason, I missed the mark on a requirement, I would appreciate a private email message at so I can make my correction. It is my intent to following the expectations for uploading to a blog challenge, but being human I make mistakes. I will return a prompt courtesy reply. Thank you.


  1. Awesome card. This was a great set to use with the faux leather technique. I like how you focused around the time with the clocks.

  2. I like the den stamps with the faux leather idea. Perfect combo. TFS!

  3. Nice collage look to your card.

  4. What a wonderful card Gail! It would be a perfect retirement card for a guy! TFS

  5. Not tried the faux leather in this manner. Have done it with crumpled manilla folder & Tim Holtz inks.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. Great job. Has a real collage feel.

  7. Wonderful card, Gail - you made an amazing collage - very nice!!

  8. This is great. Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion for our "Well Read" challenge.
    DT CYP

  9. Gail,
    This card looks like things that could be found Rockefellers study in the 1920's. What a great job again.
    Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful artwork with us this week. We LOVE seeing all your creations.
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

  10. The In My Den is one MFP set I don't own, and just might have to get. VERY cute! Thanks for sharing with us again this week, Gail. I just LOVE that you enter so faithfully and share your creative talent with us. I hope you're having a very blessed week.
    Word Art Wednesday

  11. Great card hun, love the faux leather look & those stamps are perfect!

    Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  12. Wonderful card! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

  13. Wonderful card Gail!! Love the faux leather look!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!



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