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11.05.2011

OCC Masculine

Wow...between the current YCU challenge, the YCU blog hop, and now this challenge at OCC, there sure are a lot of masculine cards being made over here!

Once again, the hostess is the fabulous Tui, and not only does she want to see masculine cards, but she wants you to challenge yourself by using colors that are not typically thought of as manly.

I went with a dark red, purple, and white. I "manned" things up by stamping some stripes into a plaid background, and for some reason, the old-timey bicycle looks liked a guy thing...
(and I'm submitting this to the always fun and amazing CAS-ual Fridays Challenge! This week, the theme is "Over the Edge")
I hope you join us this week at Our Creative Corner! And don't forget- you can link up for both OCC and YCU!

14 comments:

  1. excellent masculine card...love it. the plaid is a nice touch!

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  2. Fun... I've got a Practicing Creativity set with one of these penny farthing bicycles and it hasn't seen the light of day in months...

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  3. Okay, I really need to get a bicycle stamp...great card!

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  4. I love the plaid and bicycle stamps!

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  5. Love your stamp, Jennifer. This is a nice clean masculine card!

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  6. Excellent masculine card!! That plaid in the background is perfect, and I like the old fashioned bike image too!!!

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  7. LOVE.it. Seriously, this is too fun Jen!

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  8. Fabulous job on the challenge Jen ... love the plaid, love these non traditional colours, love the stamp ... and yep .... definitely masculine!!!
    Thanks so much for taking up the heated version of the challenge this week!!!

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  9. Such a cool card Jen. It has such a great classic feel and I agree the old time bicycle has a masculine feel to it. I like the way you did it in white.

    Hope you are having a great weekend.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  10. Love that old tie bicycle! the colors are great!!!

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  11. Jen, I love the card! I love how you added the plaid and the font of the sentiment. And, I have to agree, the bicycle does look like a masculine object.
    Just wanted to drop a line that your paper crafting is really looking great! :)
    Have a great week! hugs, sharon

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  12. Jen, the plaid, the rich purples and that super sweet vintage image wrap this "guy card" up beautiffuly. I especially like the typeface of the sentiment. It is clean, classic and all-around perfect. Love it! Hope you enjoyed your weekend. Hugs! :)

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  13. Lovely!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  14. Fab masculine card! Love that embossed white bike :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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