31 March 2014

Gruffie the Piano player..

House Mouse & Friends Secrets
Were Mid way in our chall theme at House Mouse & Friends chall
the theme is ANYTHING MASCULINE  but plz remember to use a
 House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/CD rom or Decoupage

Ive used this image called “Piano Player” what else could he be called..lol
I really like to use this image as a Mono creation..he looks so striking in Black/white..
The image is left totally uncoloured the clock DP is KaiserCraft “Black/White Timeless” pad.
White scallop base card, black card then DP, I used the Tim Holtz Clock die to emphasise
the Time..image is cut from SB plain Oval layered with QuicKutz nesting frame die..
MS punched border, Piano ribbon from stash. Sentiment is comp. generated,
Jus-Cutz label die, more ribbon & charm from stash..

HM MW#166
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Challs for me card
Open Minded Crafting  Animal Antics.
Allsorts chall   Use those Dies
Alphabet chall     D is for Die cuts
Delightful challs   "Out like a Lamb" (use a critter on your card)
My Time to Craft  Beary Nice (use a Bear image)

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join us..
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Donna Hanley said...

Christine, there is something so special about and black and white card. This is a wonderful card. Love the roman numbers in the background as well as your sentiment and charm.

Beth Brovold said...

You're right Christine...he is striking in black and white!!! Love the card design...so perfect for a male card!!

Heather said...

A fabulous card Christing - I love the monochrome, such a cute image and gorgeous details, especially the cute charm and stunning ribbon!!

Heather xx

Dorte said...

Beauthful black and white bear card, Christine,
best wishes Dorte

Jackie said...

A very cute image and card, and he does look great in B&W :o)
Jackie xx

Christine L said...

This little mouse certainly looks like he's concentrating hard on his piano playing... and you're right, the card looks striking in monochrome!! Perfect ribbon for it.. and of course, I love the dies!

Big hugs
Christine x

Unknown said...

Great card, I love how you've put the time and music themes together!

Thank you for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge Blog!


Bernardine Cuttino said...

Beautifully crafted. Great design and striking details. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Delightful Challenges. We look forward to seeing you again.
Berni, DT

Sue said...

Beautiful black and white card, and I can just hear the sound of the bear tickling the ivories. Love the background elements and papers too.
Nice entry into the masculine challenge, Christine.


Mervi said...

Hi Christine,
fabulous monotone card, love the clock die!

Thank you for sharing at Allsorts, good luck;-))m

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is so sweet, what a great card, Thanks for playing on My Time to Craft this week, Love Hazelxo

coops said...

stunning male card christine.i love your black and white design and fabulous image :D

xx coops xx

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

America said...

Terrific DPs and fun touches for an awesome black and whited Gruffies Masculine take. That fab charm is the perfect finishing touch too. :)

Crafting Vicky said...

wow so many fabulous details!!! totally adore the monochromatic look for this card!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

A very nice black and white card. I think this design would make a great new year's card too. Like the Gruffie was playing in the new year as everyone counted down.

Unknown said...

So cute!!! Love that little bear. I love the black and white. Those piano keys are great!! Gorgeous creation!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

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Helen said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge.

Helen x

Julia said...

Gorgeous animal antics project.
Thanks for joining us at Open- Minded Crafting Fun Challenges.

Unknown said...

What a great project! Very lovely. Perfect for our challenge Animal Antics. Thanks for playing at Open Minded Crafting. Hope to see you next challenge. Good luck.