Monday, 20 January 2020

MAN MONDAY! - PHOTO UPDATE

Good morning crafty friends

I ordered this die set about a month or so ago and it arrived last week.  It's a nephew's birthday this week so a good time to use it 

The die set comes in 3 pieces, 2 clock pointers and then the remainder of the large die.  In the 'flesh' the card does look very much nicer than the photo depicts, but you know I have an ongoing battle with photographing mirri card lol

Back home again and decided to take one more photo of today's card, in a different light.... what do you think?

New photo!


Much better compared to the one below!

I used an A5 black card base with a smaller panel of silver mirri and finally a smaller panel of black card.  I die cut the cogs/clock face once only and secured it onto the two top panels with adhesive and a small brad that I used for the clock pointers.  These were then adhered to the card base and I used  several of the cog's centres as embellishments

I did think I had a small 'Happy Birthday' die but a quick look proved not to be.  A freebie magazine stamp was then used to emboss the sentiment

I'm seeing my rheumatology professor this morning and, hopefully, she will reinstate Methotrexate, I'll keep you informed

INGREDIENTS:
  • black cardstock and silver mirri - my stash
  • clock/cog die set - unbranded
  • sentiment - magazine freebie
  • brad Hobby House
  • embossing powder - WOW/Metallic Silver
June x



16 comments:

  1. This is brilliant June, love a project with cogs on and you have done it here.x

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  2. Great cool card for a man, June. Always love cards with cogs on it.
    xxx Margreet

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  3. Lovely card June - I am currently doing a 'cogs' card for my son!! Must be the 'in thing' for mens cards!!

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    1. Thank you Lyn. Cogs are definitely a favourite with everyone

      Jx

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  4. Hi June this is a stunning card. I love it. Those cogs are amazing. I did use cogs on my son-in-laws card they worked with the image I used. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. it's gorgeous June and so much better.
    Gr Karin

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  6. Brilliant June. I usually make Male cards with cogs on. I did make a 10x8 picture with a clock and cogs on and had it at a craft fair. It sold before the fair opened. Hope you are put back on the tablets. Stitches out tomorrow.

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    1. Thank you Littlelamb

      WOW, wonderful it sold before the fair opened!

      Fingers crossed once the stitches are removed it will hurt less for you

      Jx

      Jx

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  7. Oh my goodness, June! I love your steampunk creation BECAUSE of its elegant simplicity! It's a wonderful die set and so beautifully put together. Hoping the medication helps you! hugs, de

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  8. Fabulous masculine card, June. I always find it a nightmare to photograph mirri card. Hope things went well with you rheumatology professor yesterday. xx

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