Sunday, 30 October 2011


Evening.  Hope this has been a good weekend for you and that the extra hour has been beneficial - I know I enjoyed a lovely lie-in this morning!

So here I have an entry into Jules' Crafty Snippet Challenge - check her wonderful blog here .  This is my first time of joining in and I really enjoyed using up the 'left-overs' from a card I made yesterday for this week's LOTV challenge. Hopefully I'll blog that one tomorrow.  The two cards are very alike but I intended that as I need two male birthday cards for the 5th and 6th November. I do struggle somewhat with male cards so this worked out very well for me.

I made up three matted layers for the background from my snippets which just covered my card base. The buttons were cut using a Nellie Snellie die and I tied them with embroidery cotton remnant from my cross-stitching days. Image was coloured with Promarkers and I added Glossy Accents to the goggles and the headlights. Sentiment stamped in Memento Cocoa using magazine freebie stamps.

DPs - Dovecraft Masculine (8x8)
Image - LOTV Zooming Along
Sentiment - Molly Blooms (freebie-Simply Cards & Papercraft mag)
White & Copper card from Stash

Tools used:
Nellie Snellen Flower Die MFD 020

Thanks for looking!


  1. Hi Louise

    What a lovely male card .. .. your colouring goes perfectly with your backing papers. (There are a few identical ones lurking in my snippet box too!! LOL!!)

    Great layout and I love the button embellishment.

    Thank you for sharing in the snippet playground this week.

    Love Jules xx

  2. gorgeous card louise.i love your fab colours and papers and the image is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  3. Aww such a cute card. Love the papers. Jaqui x

  4. Very sweet card. Congrats on reducing your snippet pile a little.


  5. Love this card, perfect image and a great way to start reducing the snippet mountain we all seem to have

  6. I love both your LotV cards - it's so interesting to see how you've used the same papers so differently! Well done for using the snippets so quickly - mine tend to hang about for ages!!

    luv, Mags x

  7. Fab male card - the image is appropriate and I do like how you've tied up the buttons - a great snippet make. Elizabeth x