Saturday, 7 March 2015

Ralph Fishing

Well it's that time of year when I she my dad's and my father in law's birthdays within a few days of each other, so I find myself thinking about men's card and looking for inspiration.

Luckily for me I saw this fabulous digi from Dig Stamp Boutique which I bought, printed and coloured all on the same day (unheard of for me - lol!)

The thin I like about this image is that it's quirky but not too cute so it fits perfectly for men, and still gives me my colouring happiness buzz!

For this card i used a 7 x 7 inch base card. I saw a pack of these a month or so ago, and bought them immediately, as you don't see them too often, ad I have to say, the size is just fab. You can get a decent size image on there and still have room to show off your papers, embellies or whatever as well.

I this case I grabbed the pro markers for the colouring and the papers are from a selection of NitWits sets. I thought the half circle print kind of looked like a fish head (but maybe that's just my over active imagination……).

I have used distress ink to dull the edges of the white card and used a bit of wink of stella sparkle on the fish for a little bit of a glimmer.

Finally, the lovely sentiment also came with the digital image…….makes a lovely change from the usual 'Happy Birthday'.

So here are the lovely challenges that I would like to enter today:

Thanks for visiting today and a happy weekend to you all.

Sharon x


  1. What a perfect pairing of sentiment and image. Such a fun card, and I love the colour scheme too. Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge , “Anything Goes”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

  2. Adorable guy card :) colored perfectly too :)

  3. Adorable guy card :) colored perfectly too :)

  4. Brilliant make for our masculine challenge Sharon, love it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations.

  5. Great card thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' huggles Sue xx

  6. Fab image, great colouring and design, super card! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  7. Cute card--love this image! Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's challenge.

  8. Cute card--love this image! Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's challenge.

  9. Great card and love this image. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  10. Brilliant card....great image and colouring...Joolsx

  11. Love the bubbles on this one!
    Thank you for playing along with us this week for the The Anything Goes Bug Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Don’t forget to check out The Bug Blog for our new releases and Friday Freebie this week!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    ~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
    Kaymin Kreations

  12. A super masculine creation Sharon.

    Thanks so much for joining in and sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  13. so cute
    Thanks for playing with the Sister act challenge card Fanny (SACC DT)

  14. What a great masculine card! Thanks for joining us this week, I hope your number comes up in the draw!
    Please join us again soon.
    Jen Leeflang
    Bugaboo Stamp DT

  15. Adorable! Thank you for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu Pink Team Challenge.


I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon