Friday, June 19, 2015

Love You ' til the cows come home

Howdy Bloggers:
I created this masculine card to be used for a Birthday, Father's Day or any occasion for a male. [I can just add additional writing for the occasion]

I am Loving my little cowboy, balloon and the saying -  look inside - my funny is there! Have a blessed week! ~ Gail ~

Brownish red cardstock for the base of the card
Recycled Manila Cardstock for mat one
Darice Brick Embossing Folder for the manila mat one
Dark Brown Artist Loft Chalk and Dark Brown Marker
Designer Paperhouse scenic cardstock for mat 2 - country background
Eureka/QKR stampede digital stamps - cowboy, balloon, rocks
Bakers Brown and White Twine - can be purchased at Kraft Outlet Store - Click HERE
Black and white Bakers Twine
Pop Up Tape
Sentiment on front and inside created in word - using white cardstock

INSIDE card:
Scissor cut a banner around the sentiment
Added Evergreen  Trees using scraps of designer cardstock & Poppy Stamp die

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed day!  
I would like to share with the following challenges: 
Ends June 30 DL Thankful Thursday June Monthly one per day -ATG
Ends June 30 CHN Patterned Paper Challenge UE
Ends June 30 Poppy Stamps - #9 Masculine UE - poppy stamp die inside of card
Ends June 21 Craftin Desert Diva Linky Party - Masculine or Fathers Day UE
Ends June 21 Eureka Stamps - Father's Day 2 of 3
Ends June 21 Kraft Journal #228 - ATG 1 of 2 Bakers Brown and White Twine - can be purchased at Kraft Outlet Store - Click HERE
Ends June 22 Die Cuttin Divas - Masculine Theme 3 of 3 
Ends June 22 Scrappy  Mom's - Birthday - UE
Ends June 23 Word Art Wednesday #188 - ATG with Sentiment 2 of 3
Ends June 23 Simon Says Wed - Favorite Technique - Products - Die cuts and using scenic cardstock mats 2 of 5
Ends June 25 QKR Stampede #144- Cows 1 of 3
Ends June 25 Sister Act -#111 Cards ONLY UE
Ends June 30 RRR - Summer colors and trim - ribbon, lace or trim 1 of 6
Ends June 26 Jo's Scrap Shack #93 - Friendship 1 of 3
Ends June 28 Dies R Us - Flags or Banners - Using a banner inside card with message 2 of 3
Ends August   Whimsy Stamps -  Ribbon - lace or twine 1 of 3


  1. LOL ... love the sentiment! Cute creation Gail! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘FLAGS and/or BANNERS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Howdy! Heehee. The cow sentiment is funny. Especially like the background. The other day I drove by the farm that is here in amongst the metroplex and there are 3 young calves that are cuties.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. So cute! Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  4. I absolutely love your take on the QKR Stampede "Cows" challenge theme this week, Gail ! Too funny. Thanks for playing along with us. :-D
    NanaConnie DT

  5. Oh, that's cute! Love the banner die and the cowboy in the scene you created. Thanks a bunch for playing in our Dies R Us Flags and/ or Banners challenge AND I love seeing this in our QKR Stampeded Cows challenge, too!

  6. Super cute!! I actually laughed when I saw the inside of the card :). Your cowboy is adorable and I love your balloon also. I also have started leaving my cards so I can put the appropriate sentiment when the occasion arises.

    Thanks for playing at Jo's Scrap Shack!

    Happy crafting,

  7. This is gorgeous,fab image and

  8. Brilliant card Gail, cute cowboy! and sentiments..LOL..
    Thanks for joining us over on Poppystamps challenge blog.
    Pam x

  9. Yee Haw! I love your card, and I can't thank you enough for stopping by to share it with us. Please join us again soon, and have a great week!
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  10. I really like this one, Gail. Thanks so much for sharing it with us in this week's challenge.
    The Kraft Journal

  11. Lovely fun card. Thank you for joining us at Eureka Stamps. Mary

  12. Great masculine card. So cute, very nice. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

  13. Gail, there is always room for some fun and this card has it all. I like the windmill . Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, on our 188th Challenge. We appreciate you very much.
    Blessings, Carole

  14. How Cute is your card Gail!
    Thanks for playing at Eureka Stamps this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  15. How very splendid this is! Love the cowboy, and the scene you've created! Thank you for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!

  16. Thank you for joining our “Masculine” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

  17. Ha ha, such a cute card - love the sentiment.
    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Caryn xxx

  18. This is so very cut, and I love that cowboy! Thanks for joining in on our cow challenge this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT member

  19. LOVE your card...Fantastic sentiment! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampeded Challenge "Cows"!

    Brenda DT

  20. Such a very country card!! Love the sentiment! Thanks so much for playing in our Friendship Friday Funday challenge this week!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  21. such a great cowboy card! I like the sentiment. :)
    Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

  22. What a great project. Thanks for joining us over at Really Reasonable Ribbon. Hope you can come back and play along again soon!


It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~ So sorry, but Anonymous postings will be deleted.