Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Dude Time Doodles April FREEBIE Challenge

Can't believe it's already time for our monthly FREEBIE Challenge at Dude Time Doodles!

This month, you get a chance to work with Lord Money Man. There's a sentiment set that goes with this image that you might want to buy for the occasion (you can find it in the BDD store). If you don't get a chance to use the freebie for the challenge, you can buy the whole set for just $2.99!

Hope you'll grab this freebie and join us at Dude Time Doodles; the prize is a chance to join the Design Team for the month of May!

The sentiment is set in Eccentric Std. and I made the shape & border in InDesign. The border on the brown base card is actually hand-stamped in Memento black using the Stitchery Doo set from SP & Company. I colored the image with Copics & covered his monocle with Glossy Accents. The ribbon on his hat is paper pieced; I used Tattered Angels glimmer mist (Granite) to give it a sheen.

I made the paper for the rosette by photocopying 2 dollar bills (for length). This is perfectly legally, since I'm only copying one side (and it really looks almost real!) The rosette is cut with the TH die. Yes, that's a real penny I glued on top!

Inspiration/Challenges:
  1. Anything Goes Challenge 64: Anything Goes
  2. Catch the Bug: Anything Goes!
  3. Desert Island Crafters Challenge #28: Patricia's itinerary (pick at least 3):
    1) humorous or punny sentiment (well, sorta!)
    6) masculine
    7) clean and simple
    9) punched or die cut embellishments (rosette is cut with a Tim Holtz die)
    10) brown
  4. Joanna Sheen Challenge: It's a Man's world
  5. Paper and Such Challenge: CAS Challenge
  6. Shopping Our Stash Challenge 47: Masculine theme or "boy" colors (every piece of paper on this card is from my scrap stash!)

15 comments:

  1. Fabulous male card, love it. Thank you for joining us on the Joanna Sheen Challenge & good luck. Jane (DT) x

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  2. Love your card CG! The coin topper on the rosette is the perfect touch!

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  3. Fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Desert Islands Crafts Challenge! :)

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  4. Great minds think alike (at least on using a penny). Love how you made the rosette out of a dollar bill image - very clever. Great card CG!

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  5. Great work CG! I love your rosette & I love the penny at the centre! Great embellie with Lord Money Man!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  6. Love it! That penny sentiment with your penny embellishment is awesome! Thanks for joining us for our CAS challenge this week at Paper and Such!

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  7. oh this is a super male card,love the layout on this,bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs Cherylxxxxx

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  8. Love your card - the image is fab and the dollar rosette is so clever!

    Thanks for joining in the challenge at Anything Goes - hope to see you again soon.

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  9. Gorgeous Creation! Simply Stunning!! Thank you for joining us atAnything Goes Challenge Blog!
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  10. Great CAS card! Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such!!

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  11. Super fun!! Thanks for joining us at Paper and Such!

    Crafty Hugs!
    Meredith

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  12. I like your blue and brown color scheme! I'm glad you were able to take inspiration from my Desert Islands Crafts itinerary.

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  13. Love your card - thanks for joining in the masculine theme this week on Shopping our stash, Hazel, Guest Designer x

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  14. great job with that freebie image...those are the best kind! thanks for joinin in at shopping our stash this week!

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