My Lovely Friends

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Another Male Card & Some Lacey Storage

Hello all my lovelies out there. I'm sorry I've been missing in action but my little grandson finally came home last week so I took some time off from crafting & blogging & spent it with the family. We also had Payton for a few days so mam & dad could settle with Arjay. He is still on oxygen & requires quite a bit of looking after but he's doing really well, so proud of him ;0)

Anyhoo's remember when I said I had made 2 male cards, well here is the other & this was just for fun, I was playing around lol.
I have a bit of Elvis Presley, this image is a freebie & if you pop onto my Pinterest board you will see it in 'Free Printables'.

The papers are the fab Prima 'Engraver' & the ticket I also cut from the pad. I also cut the ruler bit from a sheet of the paper & stuck it to the side for added dimension.
All the papers have been stitched on my machine.
I love the colour tones of this photo.

I added some burlap from my stash, some screw type brads & the sentiment is a Cats Life one I think.

 Now I thought I would start showing you some of my storage before I reveal the new craft room, sort of a teaser I suppose lol. Now my new craft room I didnt want just a craft room, I wanted prettiness, inspiring, warm & welcoming. I certainly didnt want sterile & boring lol.
This large glass thingy lol I have had for years & it was in the passage way on my large unit as a decoration. (I lurve glass decorations) Anyhoo's I thought as I have quite a few others I would pinch this one for my hobbit (craft room) & store a few of my laces.
Excuse the plaster moulds drying in the background lol, they are not normally there. The basket at the side I sprayed & that keeps all my lace offcuts that are too short to roll on anything lol.
In the glass I used dolly pegs & vintage looking reels to put my lace onto & secured them with small pins.
I didnt want to keep it plain looking so I went to my favourite site & used this sign & printed it off onto water decal & slid it on my glass. The site many of you will know, it is of course 'The Graphics Fairy' & there are also lots of her freebies on her Pinterest Board. This is just for a few of my laces just to add some prettiness to my room, she sits beautifully on top of that pine dresser. Yes thats the pine dresser I brought cheap, it got the Vicky treatment lol,  but I will show you it properly another time ;0) There is something else to go on top of the dresser but its not quite finished & its something from the graphics fairy again. If you have never checked out her site............OMGoodness what rock have you been hiding under, this gal rocks........totally awesome.........its my most go to site on the internet..........yep better than shopping ;0)

Okie dokie I will go now but I will post piccies of Arjay very soon, he is getting big now & he's so gorgeous.

I'm gonna enter my glass thingy into BRAG MONDAY as its the first time I've done this & well............well I'm canny proud of it ;0)

Thanks for popping in my lovelies, tatty bye. Squishy hugs to all mmwah

Unfortunately I dont know any Elvsis fans :0(


Teresa said...

Omg Vicky this is a brilliant card, I should imagine any Elvis fan would love it, there's so many gorgeous details to it too, I'm stunned because when it comes to a mans card I really struggle with embellishments, you've done a brilliant job!
I love your idea for the lace too, I keep my lace on wooden dolly pegs but never thought to put them in a big glass vase, in fact I think I have the same one as you and it's sitting empty waiting for flowers...I've a feeling my lace my just claim it now :) Thanks for the idea.
Huge hugs Teresa xx
P.S. Let me know when you've made your Criss Cross I'd love to see it, I know it will be beautiful. xx

Basslady said...

hun, i love your card so much!
i admire your amazing and fantastic card-style!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Vicky I'm so glad baby Arjay is home and doing well bless him
This card is wowsers I love it that image is gorgeous and goes so well with your design beautiful as always
Take care

Chrissy said...

FANTASTIC!! Vicky..ELVIS PRESLEY...Mmm,I was going to marry him when I was a bit younger[only a]what a wonderful card,I love all the details and amazing your glass bowl and cannot wait to see the rest of your hobbit...gorgeous photo of Natalie and Payton on your side bar, and so great to here Arjay is striving..


Martina said...

Wow...what a fantastic card! And he was really hot, eh? ;) Gorgeous card! And...I love your glass!!!!

Sue said...

WOW!! Such a fabulous card Vicky. A wonderful image and gorgeous papers.
Love your Lace storage.
It's really great to hear that Arjay is home and that you are able to spend some time with him. I bet Payton really enjoyed her time with you too.
big hugs Sue xx

Unknown said...

Hi Vicky, wow wasn't he totally yummy?! What a gorgeous card!! Hugs Frea

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Vicky, the image and details are so gorgeous. LOVE the scrummy papers. Hope you and your lovely family are all happy & well hun.

Donna x

heidy said...

So glad your grandson is home Vicky!!
Love your card it´s awesome!!
XXX Heidy

Berry said...

Oh wow sweetie the card is just awesome! I love what you did and I am in awe of your crafty space already its looking so pretty and I love your lace storage! Hugs Rebekah xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Awesome card creation sweetie. Your dresser and goodies look awesome, can't wait to see the rest of the room. So glad little 'UN' is home in the folds of the family.

Kelly said...

I just love it when you create! I have this paper and the card design is fabulous with them. You did so well with a male card! This is a great photo of Elvis, mmmm. I would think a women would also love the card! lol
You are a tease, I already love the craft room cabinets. I have all my crystal and glass vases in my craft room holding all kinds of things, PLEASE show me more of your new room. I am positive I will love it, so my style all ready!! So glad Arjay is home!! Such a blessing!!
Hugs Kelly

May said...

Love it Vicky...I was in love with Elvis when I was younger...I still love his music.. Your card is Brilliant....Fabulous news your little Grandson is home....Hugs May x x x

Unknown said...

This one should never be returned to sender! It's a keepsake! Any Elvis fan will love this, it's totally masculine, love the layers and fine embellies Vicky, gorgeous card! Big hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning card Vicky.
I'm a Elvis fan but my best friend is a bigger fan.
She love the 50's and 60's style.
And she dance the rock and roll with her husband.
So if you have nobody than I would love this card Vicky.
Let me know if you want my address.

I love it, that picture is awesome.

greetings karin

Fabiola said...

super sympa, elle est très chouette, biz

Shanna Shands said...

Um can I have your fran-tage collection and all your vintage goodies lol. Super cute cards and always an inspiration!