Monday, May 27, 2013

Be Amazing

I've been busy making more masculine cards
Another one of our male friends has a birthday tomorrow and on Wednesday my brother celebrates his birthday too! I'll share the card I made for him later in the week

Making masculine cards is not always easy but fortunately the lovely MME Be Amazing papers have kept me inspired ... I just love this set ... 

It's not easy to get new releases here in the UK - by time we get them ... The USA is onto another set

... but I'm making use of every last bit of these papers

and I'm loving stars at the moment too ... Can you tell?

We've had lovely weather this weekend and now it has turned cold again ... 
The Battle of The Atlantic commemorations have been very well attended and I have a couple of photos taken by my brother to show you

You can see our museum in the background and if you look closely you can just make out a guy being winched out of that helicopter on a mock rescue ... My brother took these shots from way across the bay (click to enlarge)

A Spitfire over the tower

And I just had to share a cute photo he took awhile ago

How sweet!

Enjoy your day my friends ... I'll be back tomorrow

Thanks for stopping by

~ Ros ~


Linda Breedlove said...

Masculine cards are a challenge that you handle very well, and this paper is just the one for them. Love your card with the stars and the bicycle... perfect! It must be frustrating to not get the latest papers... can you order online? We have only Michaels and Joanns close by and they don't carry the companies that I like. I order nearly all mine from Blue Moon Scrapbooking.
They say they have reasonable international shipping rates... I'm not sure what that means, but you could check it out.
Thanks for sharing the photos... love to see what's going on everywhere else. That tower looks amazing!
Have a wonderful day! We are headed to Amish country to grocery shop.

Sleepy Stamper said...

Ros that is a wonderful masculine birthday card! I love the colors. Thank you for sharing the photos your brother took they are amazing!


Sylvia said...

Beautiful photo's Ros, thank your brother and tfs them with us. Love your birthday card, especially the papers!Hope you are having a wonderful day! Happy Monday!

Unknown said...

Thank goodness, I had to wait a while before this comment box showed up ;-) Your card is wonderful, you have embellished your paper so wonderfully. Love those photos, your brother has a great eye for details! Hugs, Ira xox

Barbara said...

Gorgeous birthday card! And it's just so happy that even a female would love to receive it, I'm sure.
The picture of the owl is too cute!

Astrid Maclean said...

What a fun and funky masculine card, love all the elements you have used! Great photos too!!

Anonymous said...

Masculine cards are a challenge for me! And don't get any ideas to do a challenge on one lol!!! :-)I LOVE your card, you did a wonderful job on it!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Awesome masculine card, I agree with you that masculine is not always easy, but yours is just perfect!
Thanks for sharing those photos taken by your brother, I LOVE that owl picture, he is talented!

Lynnda said...

Gorgeous masculine card... hugs...x

Jinny Newlin said...

A perfect, guy card, my friend! LOVE that MME line! And your pics are amazing! Really love that last, owl one... Gracious! What a stunning pic!

Zue said...

It was a good weather sort of weekend, but I am enjoying today Tuesday as it's raining and I am in heaven. just walked six miles surrounded by Cow Parsley...hmmmmm.

Tracy said...

Another totally cool guy card. Love the way you did the sentiment. Great pics from the memorial. Love the one of the spitfire. Hugs!

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