Thursday, 30 October 2014

You can't get the wood, you know!

And if you know what I'm talking about, you've just given away your age big time! (If you DON'T know what I'm talking about, it's a quote from the 1950s radio sensation The Goon Show which starred the comedy legends  Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Spike Milligan)

Anyway, enough rambling, here is my card for the current challenge at The Male Room, which is Wood. And is the reason I've been muttering "You can't get the wood, you know!" under my breath all day.

I decided to make a card that gave a "garden shed" impression,  using elements of the Dovecraft Curiousity Corner collection. The border, wood-effect "notice board", words and leaves are all cut from two different sizes of the backing papers, and the wooden watering can has been darkened with distress ink. Even the buttons are wood effect!



I'm also going to join in with Home Made Thursday at White Lily Green because it's FAR too long since I did so!

Homemade Thursday

Looking back over 2014, I enjoyed making this more than any other card this year - you know how sometimes things just come together and look even better than they did in your imagination? So I'm backlinking this to the "Your favourite card" challenge at Clear It Out Challenges.

9 comments:

  1. Oh wow! That is amazing! It's been soo long since I made any cards but I always struggled with male designs.This is perfect! Thanks so much for joining in with #homemadethursday (welcome back!)

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  2. this is wonderful - I love the newsprint and the wood - fabulous make Jane and thanks for your support x

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  3. Love all the texture on this card and the super neutral colour palette. Love the wooden elements with the watering can, pegs and buttons. Great guy card. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!

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  4. I love all of the details on this! Those newsprint leaves and so cool.

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  5. Super fun card - Thanks for joining in at TMR!

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  6. Love this card! It's beautiful, fun and just fabulously design. Thanks for joining us at The Male Room
    Tina dt

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  7. Congrats on your win over at the Male Room, fab card. :)

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  8. Happy New Year from CIO challenge blog…your project is sweet... stop by and play with us again <((><

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  9. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Clear it Out!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

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