Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hats Off Birthday!

Hello to all of you and we have an artistic treat for you at Artistic Outpost! This month it is a Designers Choice Blog Hop, so come on and hop along and see what everyone has done! Also a little reminder that we are close to the end of the August "Show Us Your AO Art," so hurry!
Using Tim's Cameo Frame to start and cut from kraft paper and stamped the Hats Background in Watering Can Archival, inked over with Antique Linen, spritzed with water and then shaded with Weathered Wood. A second frame was cut and the very edge cut away with an craft knife and then clear embossed. The Gentleman and Sentiment from Hat's Off were stamped in Black Archival and then cut apart/fussy cut and shaded in Black Soot. The background panel was inked over in Weathered Wood through the Harlequin stencil and shaded in black soot. This will be a birthday card for a man!
Thank you for visiting and have a lovely finish to the week.

26 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Love your piece with that jazzy Gentleman, and the background is great, too. Hugs, Valerie

Shirley Chillman said...

Stop tempting me to buy those hats TT. Magnificent male make, soft and subtle, love it.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

Sophie said...

Oh, Terry, das ist sensationell.
Der Hintergrund ist sehr cool und originell.
Eine tolle Herren-Karte, einfach perfekt.

Liebe Grüße
Sophie

Sharon said...

Great stamps Terry! Love all those hats! Love what you have made!!

Pam said...

Fun card, and perfect for the guys!

Kate said...

Love how you used those hat's in the background, Terry. It's very crisp and clean, perfect for a gentleman.
Kate

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great background drop for Mr Hat! Interesting how you did that GF! hugs

Shari Trumbull said...

Fabulous masculine card, Terry!! I love the frame that you've used (I think I need to get that die!) and it creates such a wonderful focal area background for that vintagey gent! My hat is off to you!! :) :) Happy Blog Hop!! XOXO-Shari

Beth said...

GF you do such an awesome job with masculine cards love your images and great papers.

Redanne said...

Every time I see these hats I think I should buy them, I love how you used them to create this male card and I love the focal image - you are so clever at doing cards for men - love this! Hugs, Anne xx

Meggymay said...

A real super masculine piece Terry,its a fantastic frame for your images.
Yvonne xx

Juliz Design Post said...

Super masculine piece and like a few others say those hat stamps talk to me too LOL.
Julie x

Anita Houston said...

I haven't seen the Hats Off background yet...love it! Great masculine card! LOVE the gent!

Julia Aston said...

A great masculine card Terry - so fun with all the hats! Julia xx

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

At last I have managed to find time to pop around. You have used one of my favourite masculine sets here Terry. I love the shaped backdrop and the handsome gent. Lovely piece. Tracy x

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Terry
Apologies for taking so long to visit but finally I am here to say that this is another fabulous AO creation. I especially like the way you framed the image, making the gent centre of attraction.
Wishes
Lynne

Karin said...

Beautiful creation and you used a great set of stamps!
Groetjes Karin x

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

Oh I do love those Hats Off gents, great card Terry, thanks for sharing! Deb xo

butterfly said...

Sharp and stylish - and Shirley and Anne are right, you definitely make those hats look far too tempting!
Alison xx

Shelly Schmidt said...

What a cool card- love this set and your card. The BG hat stamp is the perfect pairing for the image- wonderful masculine card!

Michele said...

excellent masculine piece! xo

Brenda Brown said...

A fabulous card Terry, the stamped hats in the background are the perfect backdrop for your focal image and it is beautifully set out on the cameo frame. Hope all is well with you xxx

Lynn Stevens said...

Hey GF I Love how you created the background with just a hint of color.
Great card. I hope your doing well !!
Hugs Lynn

Sandra said...

So cool, Terry! Love the hats! Hugs, Sandra

Marjie Kemper said...

That's a fun one! Love the sentiment and your background is brilliant.

Mrs.B said...

This is a great card Terry, love that die cut for the background stamp, frames your 'gent' perfectly.
Avril xx

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