Monday, October 28, 2013

Birthday Side Step Card For Male Using Cricut Art Philosophy and Cricut Artiste Cartridges

DT Project For Tammy's Scrapin Corner Challenge #86 - Anything Goes
Hi to all my wonderful friends and followers.  I am so happy you have dropped by today.  I have had a rough couple weeks.  We had four deaths in our family; my kids grandmother (fathers side) August 17; their step-grandmother; we found out on Oct. 16th that she died Sept. 2nd; my sister-in-law on Oct. 18th and my son-in-law's cousin on Oct. 24th.  It has been a rough year. 

My children lost a wonderful grandmother (89 yrs.) and a fabulous step-grandmother (80 yrs.) ; only 2 weeks apart.  My wonderful sister-in-law (Pat) had a sudden massive stroke and she was only 58 yrs. old.  And then last week, my son-in-law lost his cousin, only 30 yrs. old; father of two.  It is hard enough to handle a death in the family when they are older; but it is even more devastating when the person is so young.   I think 58 yrs. old is way to young to die. 
Pat was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife, sister and friend to so many people.  She will be severely missed by everyone who knew her.  She was a healthy woman with no medical issues.  It made me aware again of how short and fragile our lives are; and to take better care of myself while doing things I love.  It made me re-evaluate my priorities; which may take me a while.
I am fortunate that this card was created before the last 3 deaths occurred.  I don't think I could have done it otherwise.  I have only created sympathy cards since the deaths. 

It is time again for Tammy's Scrapin Corner - Challenge 86 - Anything Goes.  I hope you will join us this week for more fun!  If you would like to be a Guest Designer; please add GDT behind your name when you enter the challenge.  We are taking a break until the New Year; so be patient if you are chosen; I am sure Tammy will notify you sometime in the near future after we have started back with the challenges.

I created this card for my brother-in-law for his birthday.  The image is Bugaboo Gus Golf; which I thought was funny and cute; so I had to use it.  I also used Tiffany Doodles Golf Cart Digital Stamp Set.  He loves golfing; so I thought it was very appropriate. 

Inside Card
Inside top section of card 

 Inside Bottom section of card

 Supplies I used for creating this card:

Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge 
Die cut on outside of image
Golf balls
Frames for all the sentiments

Cricut Artiste Cartridge
Happy Birthday die cut inside

Golf Cart, tee, flag - Tiffany Doodles Golf Cart Digital Stamp Set
Cardstock - CTMH Topiary
Paper - K & Company - Susan Winget
Die cut for image - Spellbinders Decorative Labels One
Embossing folder outside - Cricut Cuttlebug Honeycomb 5 x 7 and strip also for golf balls
Image - Bugaboo Gus Golf (Digital Stamp)
Ink - CTMH Sky, Topiary and Sorbet (inside)
Sentiments - Bugaboo Gus Golf (outside - Digital stamp)
Sentiment inside top - CTMH Cricut AP Celebration (D1498) (In Cricut Collection)
Sentiment inside lower - CTMH Card Chatter - Birthday (D1475)

CTMH Markers
Indian Corn Blue and Indian Corn Blue Light
Topiary and Topiary Light
Sorbet and Sorbet Light
Slate and Slate Light

Copic Markers
Hair - W3, W5
Skin - E0000, E000, E00

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday - Fussy Cutting Fun
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Embossing
Nutcrafters - Lots of Layers
4 Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Crafty Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Papercrafting Journey - Anything Goes
Digitally Sweet - Anything Goes
Docerela Creations - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes or Paper Piecing
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Sister Card Act Challenge - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Friday - Anything Goes
 Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (2 of 2)
Inklings And Yarns - Anything Goes
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
My Craft Creations - Anything Goes
Perfectly Rustic - Pattern Paper
The Crafting Café - Anything Goes
Opus Gluei - Something For The Man In Your Life
Fashionable Stamping Challenge - Make A Card (2 of 3)
Rogue Redhead Designs - DieCut Divas
Word Play Saturday - Anything
Color Me Creative Challenge - Dudes, Guys, Masculine
Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes
Pile It On - Embellishment Crazy
Quirky Crafts - Make Us Laugh
Scribble & Scrap - Always Anything Goes
A Gem Of A Challenge - More Than One Fold
Crafty Hands Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (1 of 3)

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  1. Love your golf card--Great job with all the golf icons and a fascinating layout. This card really made me smile.
    :) Marie

  2. You did a wonderful job for having a heavy heart...I'm sure your brother-in-law is going to love this card and show it to everyone. Hugs, Betty

  3. Great fold. Lovely fun card with great attention to detail.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.

  4. Great stepper card! I love all the little images you've used! Thanks for joining the fun at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  5. This card is brilliant, inside and out. Love all the elements of your card. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  6. Gorgeous card and beautiful images Gloria. Visited from MIM..Loz

  7. Saw your card on MIM and have to say I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. LMK-Let me know. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.

    1. Thanks so much for your wonderful compliment Cindy. I just sent you an email with the link. Let me know when it is on there. I would love to take a look at your blog as well. I know I have seen it in the past; but so hard to keep them all straight. Be sure to register for the drawing for my FREE Candy if you haven't already. Have a great week. Hugs, Gloria

    2. Thanks Gloria. I received your email and the post will go live next Monday 6 AM EST but I'll reply to your email with a link too:)

  8. Such a cool masculine card! I love Gus! I'm so very sorry to hear about what your family has had to endure recently. Hugs and prayers that you all may find peace during this tough time. Thanks for playing with us at Flourishes!

  9. Awesome card! Thanks for playing the RRD Rebel Challenge Die-cut Divas.

  10. Bwahahaha!!! What a fab card for the golf lover! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Good luck,
    Rene :D

  11. Wow this is so clever. Unfortunately we don't allow digis at Penny Black & More.

    1. Thanks Lynn. I just removed it right before I read your comment on here. So sorry. Not sure why I didn't see that before. I went to enter another card I just posted and saw that comment about no digis when I read the rules; so I removed it. Thank you for your compliment. Hugs, Gloria

  12. what a fab card thanks for sharing with 613 avenue create this week Rachel DT

  13. Oooh, fabulous hun! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Little Fairies this week. Hugs Squirrel xx

  14. Sorry to hear that you have been having such a tough time, Gloria. Your golf card is the design of it.

    Thank you for entering our challenge at Crafty Little Fairies, and good luck in the draw. We would also love you to join us again in future challenges.

    Jennifer. x

  15. Great fun. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

    Cathy DT Member

  16. Amazing stepper card.Love all the fantastic layers.Sorry you've had such a rough time lately.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

  17. What a fabulous card! So very fun! Thank you for playing along with the CMC Copic Challenge!
    Danni-CMC DT

  18. so stunning gloria.really fab male image and your design is fanatstic ;D

    xx coops xx

  19. Super fun card! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  20. This is a lovely male card! Thanks for playing along with the current CraftyHands challenge! Sammy-x

  21. Great card! I love how you did the inside, also! Thank you so much for playing along with us in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Lacy Sunshine. We're so happy you joined us! Please join us, again! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member for Lacy Sunshine.

  22. What a wonderful card. So much detail. Thanks for joining us this week at Sister Act Card Challenge.

  23. well I'm here to see your Golfing card! but this is the only comment link I found...sorry if it's in the wrong place! Can't go wrong with a bugaboo digi, they always make me smile!! Thank you for joining us over on Quirky Craft's for my Make us Laugh challenge!!
    ((Lyn) DT

    1. Thanks Lyn for your sweet compliment and for visiting my blog. You are in the correct place. Sorry it is so long. I have a contest going on right now to increase my followers to 500 and will be giving away free prizes on Jan. 1st. Be sure to follow my blog and add your link if you would like to join. Great prizes. Have a great day! Hugs, Gloria

  24. Gorgeous card, great design! Saw it on MIM.

  25. Cute design, nicely executed! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  26. AMAZING card! I love the attention to detail both on the front and inside of the card. Love it!!! Thank you so much for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  27. I'm so sorry keep trying to leave a comment and getting it wrong !! Your card is great fun, Thanks so much for sharing, lovely to see you over at FSC...Esther xx

  28. A very clever card! Thank you for joining us at FSC!

  29. WONDERFUL card!
    Thank you for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

  30. I hope this is the right post! Fab Golfing card and very funny! Thank you for joining Quirky Crafts last Challenge, a new ones starts later today!! Hope to see you there!!
    ((Lyn)) DT


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