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. 


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

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

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

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

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

  5. LOVE this card! What a great stamp!

  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!

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

  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!

  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!

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


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