Monday 1 March 2010

Challenge No. 5

Before I start this fortnight's challenge, I'd like to say how much I appreciate the support we're getting from all you guys out there.  We keep getting really positive comments and the publicity your posts are giving us is great. Thank you all so much.

For this challenge, our sponsor is 'The Stamping Boutique' and here's what Tracey (owner) had to say

"The Stamping Boutique is dedicated to quality products and original artwork. Our designers are chosen for their character and personality,as well as, their beautiful designs. We work hard to give you our very best. Thank you so much for having us as your sponsor this week."

The images over in her shop are absolutely wonderful so please be sure to pop over and have a look around.

The challenge this time is to use the technique of Paper Piecing and for anyone who needs some pointers, the girls on the Design Team have found some tutorials on the web.  Have a look at

Please remember that these are not the work of any members of this blog and I would like to acknowledge and thank the individuals for their contribution.

The prize for this challenge is 5 digi images from The Stamping Boutique.  The challenge is open until midnight GMT on the 14th March 2010 and the rules are

1. The card must be for a man/boy.
2. You need to follow the theme/sketch that is set.

3. It must be a new card.

Leave your name and a direct link to your entry (not just to your blog) in Mr Linky below.  If Mr Linky is not there for some reason then leave the details in the comments and I'll add you in when I'm doing the draw.

Here's what our Design Team came up with to help you on your way.

For more information on the individual cards, click the link to their blog below each card.  Have fun with our challenge and good luck.


  1. Brilliant DT cards guys, so much inspiration, and fabulous paper piecing. I've never paper pieced a male card so maybe now is the time to start ... Hugs, Squirrel xx

  2. Thanks for this blog...I always have trouble making a cards for men/boys!


  3. I've never paper pieced a card for a man or boy so this is a real challenge for me -and a learning experience.
    The cards shown are just great!!!

  4. Thanks for Cards for men, I am getting some men/boys cards done! I love it! & LOVE the DT cards as well!!This is my first attempt with this technique, so bare with me!!

  5. Well, I tried to do a "male" card - pieced - but not near as fancy or nice as the ones I've seen posted here! I think I need lots and lots of practice!

  6. Oh I just love all the DT cards, so cute!!

    here is my card .

    Sarah x

  7. My first entry here. It sure is a challenge to make a man's card, thanks for taking my outside my comfort zone.

  8. Love you DT cards really stunning - not really done paper piecing much so hope my cards are ok