Sunday, 17 April 2016

Guest Design - Mixed Media World - Get in Gear

Hi everyone - today I am guest designer over at Mixed Media World. Their theme this month is Get in Gear so I decided to make a masculine birthday card. 

My base is embossed card stock with distress crayons - just added in various places and smudged with my fingers.
I took some corrugated card and dry brushed gesso over it. I tore it to create a little frame before adding some tarnished brass distress spray. The letters were die cut and coloured in a similar way.
I added a die cut cog that was on my desk and metal embellishment for the 'O'. I mounted it on a kraft base and card.

I would like to enter - Frilly and Funkie - Boy oh Boy

See you next time!
Nikki
xx

14 comments:

  1. The crayons look really cool over the embossing - something I'll definitely try when I get back to my craft desk - thanks for the inspiration. Love how the blue greens glow between the grungy corrugated panels - great card!
    Alison x

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  2. Loving the crayoned cog background - a great male card! Anne xx

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  3. A wonderful project with some amazing ideas

    Love Chrissie xx

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  4. ooo this is lovely - just got the new timmy cogs so I must try to enter!!! Love how you used the distress crayons! Wonderful! Hugs rachel x

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  5. What a brilliant male card Nikki, I so love the greens and blues of the crayons they look great as a backdrop for the kraft card. Mo x

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  6. Love this ! Those colours go so well with the masculine theme and the kraft colour of the cardboard !
    Corrie x

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  7. Gorgeous Nikki! I love the mix of pretty spring colours with the neutrals and the industrial pattern! Fabulous! Congrats on your GD spot! hugs :)

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  8. Great little boy card! Congratulations on your GDT with Mixed Media World! They are lucky to have such a talented artist as their guest! Love how you used the corrugated board and the cog! Genius! Hugs!

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  9. Really like this Nikki, lovely textures and colours xx

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  10. This is fabulous! Love all the texture and colour! xxx

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  11. Absolutely classic in style and so elegant Nikki. LOVE those crayon colours on this. Thank you for joining us at Frilly and Funkie x

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  12. Fabulous! Nikki Love the design and great blending with the crayons - wonderful colours. xx

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