Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Faux Red Leather Male Graduation Card

Kraft Cardstock for the base of the card
Inkadinkado Hat and Mustache Clear Stamp
Stampin Up Black Ink
Hampton Arts Glitter Chalk - white on hat - reddish & white chalks on mustache - reddish chalk  on die cut (Spellbinders Nestibilities Label 6 die cut)
Punches - Stampin Up Scallop Punch for sentiment (Digital Sentiment compliments of TLC Creations -thank you Paulette)
EK Success - Bumpy Road Border punch- black cardstock - EK Success Border Punch Zig Zag for red glitter cardstock
Action Wobble
Pop Up Tape by Forever in Time
Faux Leather Tutorial - Click HERE for instructions - I used Spots Embossing Folder - Lois does a great job showing us how to do this technique -it is my favorite Faux Leather Technique. I hope you will give it a try.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges as I believe it meets the requirements:

Ends Tuesday
May 21 Action Wobble - use two punch borders and an action wobble 3E(#2)
May 21 Paper Pretties You did it graduation UE
Ends Saturday
May 25 365 Avenue Anything Goes #20 UE
May 25 Digi Darla - 3D-Creation - Action Wobble behind the sentiment and pop up tape behind the mustache and hat UE
Ends Sunday
May 26 Crafty Boots Celebrate UE
May 26 Pink by Design Graduation UE
May 26 The Kraft Journal - Celebration 2E(#2)
May 26 The Pink Elephant Graduation Theme UE
Ends Monday
May 27 Cuttlebug Mania - Schools Out 1E Cuttlebug Folder Spots used with the Faux Leather Tutorial
Ends Friday
May 31 DL Art Thankful Thursday May Linky Party UE 
Ends Saturday
June 1 Chalk-Ah-Lot Graduation - Must used chalk - Hampton Arts Glitter Chalk use reddish color on  die cut - Nestibilities Label 6  and white on the hat and mustache (also used reddish colored chalk on mustache) UE
June 1 Creative Inspirational Paint - Anything Goes UE

 DT: If for some reason, I missed the mark on a requirement, I would appreciate a private email message at utb01@att.net 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. Fab card Gail, you have been a very busy lady.

    Thank you for joining in the celebrations at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  2. Good job Gail, a great manly card!

    Thank you for joining us at the "School's Out" challenge at Cuttlebug Mania!

    Cuttlebugss & Hugs

  3. Great masculine grad card! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!

  4. Like the added rick rack trim.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  5. OH Gail, what a wonderful graduation card! Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla's!

  6. What a fun Grad card!! I would never think of the Top Hat and Stache!! LOVE!! Thanks again for joining us at Digi Darla's.
    DDC DT

  7. What a great graduation card, love the faux leather look. Thanks for joining the School's Out Challenge at Cuttlebug Mania.

  8. Super card. Thank you for joining in with our Schools Out challenge at Cuttlebug Mania this week.

  9. Great job on that faux leather technique - it looks real! Thanks so much for joining us this week at CI Paints!

  10. The faux leather is amazing! Another good one, Gail!

  11. Fabulous card for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Chalk Ah Lot.


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