Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Gina K. Card and a SALE

My boyish birthday card construction continues, but I switched gears to a manly card this time. The golf bag image and sentiment are from the "King of the Grill" set from Gina K. Designs. I stamped the golf bag with Memento black ink onto Gina K pure luxury white, then onto patterned paper from the Basic Grey Archaic line. I paper pieced the plaid and also the rusty colour onto the bag and coloured the brown accents with my E47 copic. I thought the plaid pattern was quite appropriate for a golf bag.  :)
The image is layered onto Always Artichoke, then Really Rust, then Chocolate Chip. I distressed the edges of all the solid layers. 

The card base is Gina K's 120lb Pure Luxury cardstock. It's the absolute best cardstock I've ever used both as a card base and also for colouring with copics. I can't rave about it enough...more about that in a minute though. I adhered a piece of Artichoke onto the white base, then layered more of the plaid paper. I accented the bottom with a piece of Chocolate (and pierced & distressed the top edge) then added another pattern from the Archaic pack. By the way, I used papers from the 6x6 paper pad. I like that the patterns are shrunk down for cards. 


The sentiment is stamped onto Really Rust then cut out with the Ribbon Tags Trio from Spellbinders. I attached it to the card with a piece of green twill and some aged copper brads. The top of the card was a little bare...I tried piercing the corners but that didn't seem like enough so I added the layered photo corners instead. Now my big decision is who to give this to, hubby, Dad, or one of my three brothers...hmmm. All I know is that's one manly card down, four more to go. 

Now, onto more important info...LOL!...Gina K. Designs is having a sale TODAY only. If you're on her mailing list then you probably already know about it...if not, read on. On Tuesday, January 6th, 2009, receive $10 off any purchase of $25 or more! Wowzers!!! That's A-mazing!!! Thanks Gina!!! Use coupon code JAN6SALE for online orders. So, back to my raving about her Pure Luxury cardstock...you REALLY need to try it and this is the perfect opportunity (along with all the other goodies in her store). No, I don't work for Gina, I'm just super happy with her stuff and when I find a good thing I like to pass along the love.  :)

So go fill your shopping cart!
Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

5 comments:

Felicia said...

Another fabulous card! I just used the coupon on Gina's site. I got some of that Pure Luxury cardstock that I've been reading about all over blogs. I can't wait to try it out!

Janet said...

wow!! amazing card!! i love it...off to buy some of that paper you have been raving about ;)
hugs

Norine said...

great card its so hard to do a male card your card is perfect
Hugs
Norine

Dana White said...

you're right I do love it - might be doing a little shopping today

Joanne B. said...

This is FANTASTIC! Great bag, great man card, love all the layers.