Wednesday, 2 January 2008

Mrs B peeped!

Well I notice from the comments that naughty Mrs B peeped at her present so I may as well post another of her cards. 

I made this one with men in mind but some may think it's not masculine enough. As a variation, you could colour what I see as a beer glass in another colour and turn it into a mug of frothy coffee - will have to try that one day. 

To ink just the "Cheers" from the "Cheers to you" stamp, I used a marker. I don't have a Certainly Celery marker so used Always Artichoke, which matches the darker ribbon and I think shows up better.

I did use cheat and use one non-Stampin' Up! supply; I couldn't resist a little white liquid applique on the top of the beer to add texture. I can't even tell you where to get it from as I've had mine for years and, even though it's nearly run out,  I have been unable to find a replacement.

Stamps: Cheers to You
Cardstock: So Saffron, Certainly Celery, Rose Red, Whisper White.
Paper: Cutie Pie (p73).
Ink: Basic Black, So Saffron. 
Accessories: 1/4" Grosgrain ribbon - Always Artichoke (p86), Brads - Rich Regals (p85), Stampin' Write Marker - Always Artichoke (p70), Blender pens (p81).

As I am unlikely to be able to post tomorrow, here's another Mrs B card. This is a tiny 3" square card made with Stampin' Up!'s Love Notes. It's too small to post but sometimes a tiny card is just enough and I hope Mrs B will find a use for it. 

Stamps: Cheers to You.
Cardstock: Whisper White, So Saffron, Rose Red.
Paper: Cutie Pie (p73). 
Ink: Basic Black, So Saffron, Rose Red, Certainly Celery.
Accessories: Blender pens (p81), 5/8" Grosgrain ribbon - Certainly Celery. 

10 comments:

  1. I am sure naughty Mrs B will be delighted with her gift!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I am loving these Mrs B cards - so fun!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Congrats on being one of the first UK demos!!

    I love the beer card! Great for guys, and a few girls I know.

    ReplyDelete
  4. These are darling cards! I love the foam on the beer!

    ReplyDelete
  5. LOVE this card! What a great stamp!

    ReplyDelete
  6. the contrast of the darker ribbon on the first card is a wonderful touch! and i just love your martini card. so happy to have visited with you! have a happy new year. going to look at more stuff on your blog! thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  7. The 3 inch cards are fun!!! This one would be perfect for so many occasions!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Helen, you could ink up the beer glass with a marker, avoiding the lines in the middle, add some stamped flowers and then you'd have a coffee mug!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Beer is too much of a cliche for blokes must of us prefer wine really. Football's another cliche. Here's a challenge - a bloke's crad without the stereotypes!

    ReplyDelete
  10. I want this set!! love it!!!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment. I love receiving genuine comments - I do get bored of deleting dodgy links though!

The small print

This is my personal blog and my sole responsibility as an Independent Stampin' Up!® demonstrator. All images are © Stampin' Up!® All content including photographs, projects and text are © Helen Read, unless otherwise stated. Please feel free to copy my ideas for your personal use and inspiration - if you are a SU demonstrator you may use these ideas for your events but please give credit where it is due. Please do not use my ideas for monetary gain, competitions or publication. The images on this blog - including blog buttons - should not be copied and used elsewhere on the internet or on CDs.