Friday, 6 June 2014


I am very excited to bring you my first, and I hope not my last, magazine commissioned card today. It is for Cardmaking and Papercraft online. I was asked to make a modern Father's Day card with shopping list and instructions. 

Sentiment - Woodware stamp
Papers - First Edition Man Made, DCWV Burlap paper
Dies - Sizzix primitive stars, Tim Holtz star cluster
Other - baker's twine

Bearly Mine One for the boys 
Country View Only men allowed 
Charisma Father's Day 
Allsorts For the guys 
Sweet Stampin' Father's Day/special man/boy
Simon Says Father's Day/masculine
Fab n Funky Father's Day/for the man in your life
MAWTT Father's Day

You can find my post here and I would really appreciate you hopping over to the online magazine to take a look.

Thanks for all the Anniversary wishes. We had a lovely chilled out day with a lovely lunch at Cafe Rouge.


Avril Ann said...

A Perfect Father's day card Marianne, love the colours and detail her hun, hugs xxx

vinita jain said...

It's a perfect Masculine card in blue and brown and beautiful burlap stars too!

misteejay said...

Congrats on being published on-line. I had a hop over there - unfortunately they don't have a comments facility otherwise I would have commented (I don't FB, Tweet or Pin). Here's hoping this is the first of many opportunities.

Toni xx

brenda said...

I really like this one Marianne, particularly the added textures.

Thanks for sharing another great card with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Big congratulations Marianne. Love the added texture of the burlap. Susan x

Eemeli said...

Gorgeous creation. Love the masculine color scheme and those die-cut
stars are my absolutely favorite - they look fabulous (love the texture
look). Have a great day!

Hugs from Finland,

Jane said...

Fabulous card, love those hessian stars. Take care Jane x

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulations and what a stunning card, I love the embellishments and super topper depicting what a lot of us think of our own Dad's.

Linda xxx

Stamps and Paper said...

Fabulous Dad card the hessian stars...


Hazel (Didos) said...

Congrats on the magazine, Love your card its amazing, Thanks too for playing on MAWTT, Love Hazelxox

cotnob said...

Congratulations Marianne, the first of many I'm sure.
Fabulous card, I love the papers and wonderful sentiment.

Mary J said...

Congrats on the magazine commission, Marianne! I love this card - so cool and love the stars!

cuilliesocks said...

Fab Father's Day card Marianne, love your design and colours, hugs Kate x

Beth F. said...

Such a wonderful card!

mixamatoasties said...

Perfect card for a lovely Dad! I would definitely have used that sentiment.

Susan xx

mixamatoasties said...


Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'


Carol S. said...

Brilliant card and love all the words. Any Dad would love this card. Great design. Well done on your first magazine project. The hardest bit I found, was getting the wording right for publication. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Lorraine said...

A fabulous Father's Day card Marianne. Lovely design and papers.
Lorraine x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Wow congratulations on your magazine comission Marianne.
Your card is fab. Love that stamp..
Hugs Kelly x

Sammy said...

It's a great card Marianne, congrats!

Putting DT cap on to say: Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Sue said...

Fabulous card!!!

Debs said...

WOW Marianne huge congrats hun - you must be chuffed to bits!!!
Fabulous card - love the stars and brilliant DP's
Have a fab evening.
Debs xx

Debbie said...

Oh wow dearie that is amazing and very exciting news.So pleased for you and what a gorgeous make.Love it.Hugs Debbie x

Sue said...

Congratulations Marianne, your card is fabulous!
Sue xx

Jennifer said...

A fabulous male card, Marianne. I love all the textures, especially those hessian stars!!

A HUGE congratulations on the magazine commission...I'm sure this will be the first of many.

Also, belated "Happy Anniversary" congratulations to you and your husband (bet he loved the card you made him).

Jennifer. x

Jackie said...

Brilliant modern FD card, congratulations on your commission :o)
Jackie xx

KarenB said...

Congratulations on your first commission... how exciting! Fabulous card, love the texture.

Whisper said...

Oooo what a super Man's card and am loving all those stars too, Luv Sam x

Simko said...

Great Father's day card. Thank you for joining us this month at Bearly-Mine Designs "One For The Boys" challenge and good luck in the draw. Hope we see you again!
Simona (DT)

Jingle said...

This is very cute! love those burlap stars! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

coops said...

fantastic male card marianne.i love this stamp and the stars are fab ;D
huge congrats on your magazine work too :D

xx coops xx

Pulsatilla said...

Your card is so wonderful!!! I love the design and the colours!!! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Design!!! hugs, ANDREA

Wendy said...

Fabulous. Male card ...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy x

mixamatoasties said...

Me again.... thanks for sharing at MAWTT.

Susan x

butterfly said...

Terrific card - love the texture from the burlap and the sanded kraft core, and the bold colours are fab! Thanks so much for playing along at Country View Challenges.
Alison x