Friday, May 7, 2010

Flourishes Pre-Release Challenge

Flourishes Manly Challenge

Manly Man Cards. As we get ready to honor the fathers in our lives, 
let's challenge each other to think outside the box when it comes to 
"man cards" .  I chose the Beach Life set from Flourishes to create my
card.. It took me forever to figure out which set to use. Then I thought
maybe I could make a Wish You Were Here card for my dad.  
I used the palm tree tops for the bottom of the shirt. I created
my own pattern for the sleeves and the collar.  Sponged on all
the ink for the sky and sunset.  Then added some buttons. 

While the winner  of this challenge will be drawn at random, 
a second winner will be chosen  based on just how creative they got with 
the entry. Can flowers be  masculine? Can an image be used in a way that 
wasn't intended? Show us what you've got! You could walk away with
all four stamps in Flourishes' May release! You have until Friday, 
May 14th at 5 PM EST to enter for your  chance to win. Use Flourishes 
stamps if you have them but if you don't,  please play along anyway. If you 
upload to SCS, please use the keyword  FLLCMAY10. Keep in mind, in 
order to be eligible, you need to link your  creation HERE in this post 
using the inlinkz linky. 
Good luck! We can't wait  to see your manly man cards/creations!

Check out the rest of the Design Team creations:

Check out my blog candy.. I am giving away a Flourishes set and lots of other goodies.. 


  1. LOVE this card, Dawn!! LOL It's so perfect with the colours ... looks like a real dad's shirt.

  2. Dawn, this is such an amazing creation! So colorful and fun...unique and perfect for a masculine card!

  3. So fun and so creative Dawn! What a great Manly Man card!

  4. Well done, Dawn!!! Fabulous shirt card :D Makes me think I'm in Hawaii in the t-shirt shops LOL!

  5. Hi Dawn - I absolutely love it! Brilliant colouring (as always, fantastic design and (lump in my throat)such an appropriate sentiment because I know you miss your Dad much!

    Super card, you clever thing!

  6. This is AWESOME, Dawn! The shirt pattern ROCKS, and the vibrant scene is spectacular! You are amazing!

  7. AMazing card, it is perfect! I love the scene you created, it looks just like one of those hawaiian shirts, bravo!

  8. Dawn,,
    This is just fantastic! I love the shirt you have created and the beautiful sunset with palm trees. Great Guy card!!

  9. Oh this is so awesome, Dawn!! I love how you designed the shirt card!! Very creative!

  10. This is so cool!!! (And I think my hubby has a shirt almost like the BACK of the!)

  11. Oh my gosh, Dawn!!! You totally rock! :) You are so clever and this is so amazing.

  12. what a neat card. Love the shirt details. Colors are fab.

  13. Wowser! I love this! It's so dd loves these kind of shirts and this is so well done! Fabulous and inspiring Dawn!

  14. Dawn, I love this!! I remember making one of these with an origami pattern...this is such a creative use of that stamp set...and the sentiment is perfect. Great sunset patterning also...You sure were sweet to visit my blog yesterday, your visit made my day!!
    Hope you have a special Mother's Day weekend, friend!

  15. Dawn what a gorgeous Shirt have you created, you are so talented dear. I am so happy that I find your blog and can enjoy it !

  16. LOL OH this is so cool. What a fun guy shirt card... Very creative girlie, you know it rocks!

  17. Oh, my gosh! Now, this is thinking outside the box! But it's not only outside the box, it's beautiful, too! Pretty darn fabulous, Dawn!

  18. I can almost hear the Beach Boys in the background. What an awesome idea! And a big WOW for those colors.

  19. What an awesome man's card. I love your design and your crisp colors. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Maple Grove, MN

  20. All I can say is WOW~WOW and WOW!! Stunning card!!

  21. Brillant Dawn! this is so creative!!!

  22. OMG GF this looks like one of my DH shirts...fabulous card!!! You rock GF!!! Hugs ~S~

  23. How cool is this shirt Dawn. I love the fading colours and the trees! What a perfect card for a dad. Could you tell me how you did that shirt...I would love to try it. TFS hugsxo

  24. that is ink-credible! I love it...I just can't think out of the box like that...


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