Monday, February 27, 2017

Masculine Monday #8

When I was trying to come up with a card for Masculine Monday this week, 
I was thinking about a documentary we watched at school this week called
'Screenagers'. It's all about screen time and the negative effects it can have
 on teenagers. I highly recommend it to everyone.



Video games seem to be a popular way for teenagers to fill their free time 
so the Video Boy image from Mo's Digital was a perfect choice for this 
week's card. 

I used a combination of two sketches to motivate me. I couldn't decide on
just one so since they were similar I combined them. 
and

Funny story: while I was making this card I thought I would turn it into
a shaker card but I forgot to put any beads in before I sealed it shut. 
Oops.
I didn't want to scrap the card so I added the sentiment and called it done.

  

I highly recommend using sketch challenges when you're feeling 
the need for inspiration - they're a great way to get your mojo going.

update: 
I'm also adding this to the '3' challenge at the W&W Blog 
I used 3 stripes and 3 different colors of cardstock (does white count as 
a color?)


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supplies:
from Stampin' Up! unless noted
cardstock: whisper white thick, crumb cake textured, night of navy textured
digi image: video boy (Mo Manning)
pencil crayons (Prismacolor)
sentiment: typed up on my laptop
foam sheet (Michaels)

20 comments:

  1. Very cool, should go down well with the recipient

    Kathyk

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  2. This is so fun and cool! Great take on our sketch challenge. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

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  3. Hi Susan, this is sooooo coooollll! Looks fantastic your layout and the idea is great, it really gives the impression as he is sitting behind the screen...
    Claudia

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    1. Tha nk you Claudia :)WOW! I mentioned to my husband that the unfilled shaker frame could be a tv - like he was sitting in front of the screen - he thought I was nuts and no one would see that so I didn't bother to mention it. I'm glad someone thought of it too.

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  4. Fabulous card! I love this image and you've used it beautifully. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  5. Fantastic card and as a mother of two boys now young men this certainly resonates. Glad you missed out the beads so we can see more of this fab image.

    Marie

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  6. I love how you've flipped the sketch Susan and what a brilliant card for those teenagers (men too!) wonderful colouring and cas-tastic too. Thanks for playing along at Less is More this week. x

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    1. Thank you :) Yes, my husband likes to game as well :)

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  7. With two gaming mad teenage boys in my house this card is just perfection, Susan! A great image which you have coloured brilliantly. I love the way you have adapted the sketch too. Thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week :)

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  8. Fab take on the sketch! That super-cool image you've coloured beautifully looks wonderful behind the frame. It reminds me of my grandson who is games mad at the moment. Its a sure fire winner for all teenage (and younger) boys. Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More xx

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  9. My son would love this card! Always so difficult to make masculine cards for young teens but this is perfect!

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  10. Such a perfect design for a guy! So clever and cute!

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