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Friday, October 2, 2009

About A Boy


Helloooo! Are you still coming down off the high of yesterday's excitement? I hope everyone had fun with the hop and I can't wait to see what you create with the new stamps!

It's Farm Fresh Friday again! This week I got to try my hand at coming up with something fun to challenge and inspire you! I was thinking about how I naturally gravitate toward making cards with females in mind and how I would love to have more ideas for boy cards. So I thought of 'About A Boy.' Anything boy-friendly that you would give to a male; not just to use a male stamp, but actually want to give it to a male. LOL! Jess came up with the no flowers rule and I think that's totally appropriate because I don't know if boys like cards with flowers...lol.
So, I actually came up with two cards for you!! Here I thought I was void of all "boy" mojo but then once I made one I decided to go right ahead and make another!

The first card uses a digi that's available by new TGF artist Janet McDonnell and it's called Josh's New Guitar. I'm definitely finding my way around the digi world these days and getting a little more comfortable playing with digital images. This one is super fun and totally rockin for 'boy' cards!

The second uses an oldie but a goodie, Quarterback Ian! And I just HAD to color him up with Seahawk colors. Woot woot! I found this super cute paper too that is appropriately called All About Boys...so I just had to use that, even though I had to cut most of it down to fit the scale of the card! So sad. But a fun card to make nonetheless!

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you'll play along in the FFF challenge!!
Have a great weekend!

10 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

Perfect for the challenge!!

Lorie said...

These are two of the best boy cards ever! I have such a hard time with them, and once again, I'm inspired! You ROCK, girl!!

the whimsical butterfly said...

LOVED this challenge, Kadie! It's definitely something I need to do more often before reaching for my flowers and pearls, hee hee. Thanks for hosting it, and your card is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!

MiamiKel said...

What joyful cards to see for the guys out there :) They are perfect in coloring, your choice of paper, the layouts - all around A++!!

Tanya Rudd said...

Wonderful work! How do you print your digi's? Do you use cardstock in the printer? Thank you for the masculine cards, I will have to try my hand at them.

Elena said...

What a fun challenge, Kadie! Your cards are so awesome! That what my son would say looking at the boy themed cards! :)
I enjoyed the blog hop yesterday! All of the DT did an amazing job!

Sparkle said...

What great guy cards!

L.Nielsen (Lynda) said...

kadie, what a fun challenge... I just LOVE your cards! They are so very very boyish... can you just stand the masculinity? LOL
Awesome job!
Hugs
Lynda

Mary(OhioMary) said...

What a great challenge and fabulous inspiration! I'm very girlie at heart so boy cards are always tough, but now I'm inspired!

Gloria W said...

Kadie, I love your cards. The color on them are prefect. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work.