Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Boys and their Expensive Toys
I am so excited that I won last month's Dude Time Doodles Guest Designer Challenge, and I get to play with the way cool Dude Time Doodles Images and the awesome Design Team for the whole month of June! The first challenge this month is all about Boys and Their Toys. I absolutely love this Under Carriage Craig image because a lot of men in my life still get under cars and get all dirty! I made this one as a thank-you card for my neighbor who watched over our cows while we were out of town the last few weeks. He loves to work on cars and he even said the other day that you can never have too many tools. The image comes with a toolbox in the lower left corner so I cropped out the rest of the image and blew up the toolbox so I could add my typed sentiment to it.
I also printed another copy of the image out and cut out just the pants, the grill, and the lights. I am not the best at coloring so I like to add some ink to the edges of my images with a bit of a sponge. I can only do that if I cut out parts of the image. I then glue them back down. I know some of you great artists are frowning, but hey - it works for me.
My husband loves this card - he told me not to give it to my neighbor until he was around because he wants to see his face. I have to tell you that is so inspiring for me because my husband usually rolls his eyes when I show him a card. Fun, fun, fun!!!
Come play in the challenge (there are great prizes) - it is a great inspiration for making a Father's Day card or for just beefing up your masculine card stash!