Saturday, May 15, 2010

Our Creative Corner - Masculine Birthday - Let's Hear it for the Boys!

Welcome back OCC friends!! We want to thank all those that stopped by & played along with our Anniversary card challenge last week, there was so much creativity that poured out - WOW!!

From the samples last week, here is one of the beautiful sample's. We are featuring Julie Ranae from Julie's Open Window - what a gorgeous layout, And this card feels like all sorts of pink vintage happiness!! You can check out Julie's blog to see more of her stunning creations!! Julie, please contact Loretta for the information to claim your i {heart} papers gift certificate by leaving your contact information in a comment on her blog.

This week our challenge is to create a card for the special men in our lives, and it's always a good thing to have a card or two in our stash to celebrate their special day! Your challenge this week is to make a masculine birthday card. No tricks or a recipe to follow... Simply create a card for that special guy in your life to celebrate his birthday.

To play along, upload your creation to your blog or gallery, then link it here with the direct link with our NEW linky system. If you upload to SCS, remember to use keyword: OCCC

Here are some samples from our Design Team to get your juices flowing. Our May hostess will start us off:

Loretta Lock - love to create

Designed by Sarah Gough - Thinking Stamps

Julie Leblanc ~ "Kewl"Stamps-n-More

Lori Rider - The Diva Stamper

Dana Grothaus - Dana's Dabbling Studio

Wendy Janson - It's All About Stamping

Linda Coughlin - The Funkie Junkie

Diane Gilbert ~ My Little Stampin' Spot!


  1. Great theme and gorgeous cards from the DT!

  2. Thanks for the challenge, I had fun playing along and digging out an old stamp. Thanks for all you do.

  3. Thanks for another great week girls - your cards are truly inspirational! xxx

  4. Great challenge! I always need masculine cards and they are the hardest for me to make! All of your samples are fantastic!

  5. Great challenge! There are usually so few masculine cards, so I love to play!
    Great DT-cards, too! I love all of them, but since I really really {heart} vintage, my personal favorite is The Funkie Junkie by Linda.

  6. Thanks ever so much for naming me the winner of the Anniversary challenge! It was a fabulous surprise and I look forward to playing with OCC again : )

  7. Great Theme. TYVM This is my first challenge here and I hope to do more.

  8. Looks like a lot of us are lovin that new Stampin Up folder. Lots of great inspiration this week.

  9. Perfect timing! My nephew's 18th birthday is this week so I got his card done in time to post for this challenge. Masculine cards are always a challenge anyway! LOL Glad I was able to participate.


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