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Thursday, 3 May 2012


 good morning ~ another wet day drizzle in the air ,hopefully it will brighten up later ,seems to be a day of two halves this week wet mornings and sunny afternoons!!.... anyway onto the card!!
bit different for me no pinks, flowers,but there is a little sparkle!! ...this is a birthday card for my oldest son who turns 15 this month ~this card is for is little brother to give him!! (at the bottom of the card is lettering saying "brother"which is glittered in black ,but does show on this pic)

used the sketch over on ~SWEET SKETCH WEDNESDAY #152


HERE COME THE BOYS#26~HOBBIES (my son loves nother better than strumming his guitar)

CARDS FOR MEN #9 ~TEXTURE (used star embossing folder on vellum background and on music notes and oval background)


links on my side bar

used k&co paper,tickled pink damon stamp, coloured with promarkers, nestabilities oval dies, quickutz music note and star  dies, sizzix alphabet dies, crafts~too star embossing folder, creative imaginations strip and wording diecuts,finished with black glitter!

hope you have a wonderful day and find  time for some crafting ~ sorry again for my lack of blogging..hope to find the time very soon xx


Doreen said...

A fabulous card Vanessa,love the image and fabulous

catherine said...

Such a fantastic card Vannessa and I'm sure he is going to love it. Fantastic for a teenager. Weather with me is the same as yours at the moment
x catherine

Elaine said...

Fabulous creation What a fantastic card , great colours and I love the main image. Well done Great work hugs Elaine

Heide said...

Great guy card, love the musical notes and image. 15...I bet you are wondering where the time goes! I have a soon to be 15 year old and it happens so fast. Thanks for joining us at SSW, always happy to see you cards.
Hugs, Heide

Shirley said...

Wonderful male card! I am sure he will love it!

Thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week!

Besthobbyeva said...

What an awesome card! I love the muted colors and the way you colored your image!! Fantastic.


mulberry station said...

Fantastic card Nessy. And, how special for your brother. I am sure he will love it. I love your colors and great image. The added musical ntes are perfect. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Seija said...

It's a gorgeous card, like it! XOXO Michi

Anonymous said...

What an awesome card! Perfect for a 15 year old boy. You did a perfect job of creating it!!!!

Whisper said...

'Rock On' great image and papers, Luv Sam x

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card love your image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Kathie said...

Hi Nessy what an awesome teenagers card. I do love the great colours and what a great idea with having Brother in glitter. Love your music note embellishments. Happy 15th Birthday later in the month for your oldest son. Great card and thank for sharing it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

coops said...

stunning male card nessy.the image is fab and i love your mono colours ;D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous card Nessy, brilliant for a boys teen card.

Mary J said...

Such a great guy's card Nessy! The inky blue edges really makes him pop!

Wuzimädi said...

Had to look twice to get sure I was on the right blog ;) Yeah, no pink, but what a cooooool card! Just perfect for the occasion.
Have a nice weekend,
Hugs Michi

Deb said...

such a cool, masculine card Vanessa, I love it!
Have a great weekend, Deb x♥x

Teresa said...

Oh Nessy I love this one what a great hobby too, the best, thank you for playing along at Here come the Boys 'Hobbies' Challenge.
Hugs Teresa xx

Wendy said...

Fabulous male card Vanessa, great image and papers...Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

bastelkueken said...

Wow Nessy, your card is so fantastic and wonderful..

nice greetings

The Stamper's Touch said...

Totally fabulous card Vanessa!! You really rocked this one out!!! Fantastic guy card, that's for sure. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Jeannie said...

So perfect for a 15 year old and I love the musical notes too! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,

Patti P. said...

Totally understand the no blogging time, no worries!
I love your male card...I do so few of these, but you have aced this one. Your son will be sure to love it and tell him HB....
Thanks for sharing at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Patti SSW/DT

Genevieve said...

Wow!! This is my kinda card, I love it!!!
Thanks so much for joining us this week @ SSW :)

Genevieve DT

Sharon Basel said...

Oh how clever to use the notes as embellies in the sketch! I love this perfect guy card Nessy! I'm sure your son will adore it too. Your coloring with these dark colors is incredible! One terrific card! Thanks for playing with us at SSW!
Sharon :)

Arlana said...

Oh Nessy I love your colors and great image. The added musical notes are so sweet. Great card for your brother. Have a sweet day!!! Arlana@SSW!!!

Lee said...

Brilliant I love that image.xx

Woo said...

Thanks for sharing your fab card with us at Here Come The Boys! Woo x