Thursday, May 13, 2010

Hi Again,

Welcome to The INKlings' Team first blog hop. You may have arrived here from Kylie Swain

Or you may just be visiting my blog. Stick around though and at the end of my post there will be a link onto the next team member.

What style of card do we frequently get asked for inspiration for? More often than not it is masculine cards, be it little boys, Dad or Grandfathers we all seem to struggle with the males in out lives. So we thought as a team we'd help you out by providing you with 20 team members fantastic blogs that you can hop through and get loads of freat ideas from them.

Want to win some blog candy? Simply leave a comment on each blog and then email Michelle Dyson and let her know you have done so. You'll then be in the running to win the fantastic prize of 20 handmade cards plus other goodies.

Sorry Blog Candy is not available to SU! demonstrators.

Well now it's on to my 2 creations!

The one on the left is more for a younger boy, I would say between 10-15yrs old.

I have used the following supplies

Card Stock-Basic Gray, Kiwi Kiss, Very Vanilla and DSP from the Urban Oasis pack

Inks- Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze & Basic Gray

Accessories-Baja Breeze 5/8" Grosgrain ribbon, Kiwi kiss button, twine, adhesive, dimensionals & Circle Scissor.

The one on the right is more your adult male card.

Card stock- Kraft, Basic Black, Whisper White, Kiwi Kiss & Baja Breeze & Urban Oasis DSP

Ink- staz on black, more mustard

Accessories- silver brads, twine, blender pen, crysal effects, dimensionals, circle scissor & adhesive, circle punches.

If you would like any more information please don't hesitate to contact me.

I hope you are enjoying your blog hop so far.

It's now on to the very talented Kari Hughes to see what she has to show you.

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to leave your comments at the end of each post to be in with a chance to win the blog candy.


List of all team members blogs in order of the blog hop is as follows:

1- Clare McLlhatton

2- Janice Spencer

3- Dani Holland

4- Kylie Swain

5- Amy Anderson

6- Kari Hughes

7- Jayne Mercer

8- Joanna Wassens

9- Michelle Dyson

10- Christie Wallace

11- Carolyn Gibbs

12- Fiona Brown

13- Elisabeth Stewart

14- Nicky Adamson

15- Dani Fender

16- Michelle Frost -Stevenson

17- Rachel Jackson

18- Rachel Capps

19- Carolyn Campbell Mclean

20- Michelle Le Breton


  1. i have that party set and have not used it yet....might be a casing coming up....thanks for the greta ideas amy!!

  2. Love the colours you have used, very cheery.

  3. Great colours, and I love the Party Hearty hats around the B - very cute!
    xx michelle

  4. Love the party hearty card!

  5. I love the circles on both cards ... I'm torn ... both are lovely cards :)

  6. I love the use of the party hats ~ that's exactlywhat the world needs, more party hats!

  7. Gorgeous cards! Love all the circles!

  8. Great cards Amy! Love the colours.

  9. Beautiful colours - great cards - well done!

  10. perfect colors and great card.

    Joan K

  11. Fabulous Amy. I love that Cheers set

  12. hi, great colour combinations, i love them

  13. i love the birthday hats card..the button is adorable! great job...they look fantastic

  14. My favourite colours. Both cards are great.

  15. Thanks for sharing! Guy cards are always great!

  16. Simple yet effective. Guys cards are always to hard to think of - so thanks for thinking for me.

  17. Thanks for this great blog hop!