Sunday, 11 June 2017

Postcard Swap

Morning and would like to welcome my latest follower Tracy-hope you can find the time to check out her beautiful cards.I have made a postcard for a swap on FB-I painted Aztec metallic silver paint onto black cardstock,then stamped arrow and Bee in black,stamped and heat embossed in silver the craft maf freebie star,I then heat embossed in gold the textured stamp from Crafters Companionand because I was impatient half of the word inspire embossed too but quite liked the result-a happy accident lol,the price tags where cut from TH papers/small pices of silver metal and Cosmic Shimmer gilding polish round the edges,I then had to mat and layer onto black card then silver to make the size up as it has to be 6"x4".
crafty sentiments-ATG
crafty gals corner-emboss it
Simon says-make it masculine
word art WEdnesday-ATG
the male room-off the edge
creative inspiration-your favourite things/stamps/paint/embossing
cute card Thursday-boys/men
star stampz-for a man
C.R.A.F.T-inspired by a film/The Silver Star
Brown sugar-ATG
QKR Stampede-ATG/for the guys
crafty catz-ATG
creative fingers-ATG
love to create-creative/mixed media
INTAAS-for men
creative artiste-mixed media
craft rocket-for the boys/men
unicorn challenge-for the guys
mix it up-ATG with stamping
not just cards-ATG
tic/tac/toe-1st challengeheat emboss/free/gold
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x


  1. Hi carol loving your postcard ... Would make a super man card ... Well done ... Thank you for visiting my blog and please don't apologise for not being around it happens to us all ... Life is busy ... Have a great week and happy crafting love sandy xx

  2. This is fabulous Carol, lots of great details - a super masculine design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  3. Carol, love your postcard! So much texture, I love the stars! Thank you so much for joining us for our first Tic Tac Toe Challenge ~ so glad to have you!

  4. A wonderful maculine card, great design.

    Hugs Babsx

  5. I love happy accidents favourite kind and I love your postcard with the stamps and stars and textures..looks fabulous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  6. Love the grungy feel and dark colours of your card, awesome! Thanks for playing at TMR.

  7. Grungy, gorgeous and great love love.xx [aNNie]

  8. This is so artistic Carol. Great colours and texture - love this - Michelle x

  9. Happy accidents are the best; super creation :-)

  10. Wow, amazing, thanks for joining us at Moving Along With The Times, xxx

  11. Fabulous masculine card.

    Thanks for joining us at International Art and Soul!

  12. What striking colours Carol, the silver really works so well against the black.

    B x

  13. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn, Claire DT x

  14. A beautiful postcard, Carol. I love the heat embossed stars and the whole card looks brilliant. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT. Hazel x

  15. This is gorgeous,love the

  16. Hi this is stunning. Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog Embossing. Hugs Jackie DT

  17. Wow! this is an amazing project. Thank you so much for joining the first Tic Tac Toe challenge!!!

  18. A fabulous postcard. Great stamps.
    Thank you for joining in with our June challenge "Anything Mixed Media Goes" at Creative Artiste Mixed Media and good luck x

  19. This is super. Love the colour combo and all the details looks awesome.
    Hugs, Lisa

  20. What a terrific card...even your accident is awesome! Thanks for playing along with the first TTT challenge.

  21. Love the inky, grungy goodness of this project! All of the details are so awesome!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Emboss It challenge.

  22. I love the matallic theme to this postcard, I think the metalic paints are wonderful to work with - although they can be quite messy. How wonderful to so old money on the price tags.

    Dionne x

  23. Carol, I love all of the texture in your card. So happy you played on the TTTC.

  24. Great card, those metallic details are so good. Thanks for playing in the Creative Fingers challenge Penny (Creative Fingers DT)

  25. oooo I love your happy accident too carol - brilliant effect! Hugs rachel x

  26. This makes a great masculine design, Carol - thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  27. This is gorgeous, lots of texture and details.

  28. Gorgeous design, beautiful metallics, the Inspire looks fab. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  29. This is so striking, Carol, so creative and original! Love it! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge!

    love Mags B x

  30. What a fun design. Very creative. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  31. The 'old' money brings back memories. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at QKR Stampede.

  32. woow Look so manly
    love hat silver emboss star
    stunning mix and match stamp Carol
    Love this one too

  33. It's fabulously masculine, Carol! Love the gray-blue, black, silver combo. Thanks so much for entering our "Anything Goes or For the Guys" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Thanks for supporting us and good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  34. WOW! Stunning card! The colours and well everything!
    And you had the same date as my son on it, hihi.
    Thank you for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge

  35. Lovely!
    Thank you for sharing with us over at "Mix It Up Challenge". Best of luck with your entry and please do join us again very soon.

    Mary DT member for Mix It Up...

  36. Great card! Thank you for blessing us with your entry to the WORD ART WEDNESDAY challenge. Please join us to a new challenge starting 6/21/17. Leaving you the encouragement found in Psalms 16:8 (NIV) which says: "I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken."

    JO ANN

  37. Love those stars. Thank you for joining in the challenge on the Love to Create blog.

  38. Pretty postcard. Thank for sharing with us at MIx It Up.