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Thursday, 18 April 2013

Man About Town City Retreat Papers

I hope you managed to see at least one of the shows yesterday on Ideal World and Create & Craft featuring the fantastic new CD, "Man About Town", from Kraftyhands. Unfortunately, due to last minute re-scheduling, the shows were not on at the advertised times and channel.
If you did miss the shows you can still see inspirational samples from the talented DT in the Gallery at the Kraftyhands Webshop and on the Kraftyhands Blog. The CD is now available to purchase from the Kraftyhands Webshop along with papers, postcards and the die-cut Stepper card set.
I have the last of my current samples to show you today.

I layered an 8"x 8" card blank with pale blue Papermania Textured Card and matted with one of the fabulous City Retreat papers from the CD. I tucked brown ribbon across the top right corner before fixing. I mounted the gorgeous Top Topper image on a Creata die-cut and cut a mat for it freehand. I printed one of the Ribbon Threaders and threaded the brown ribbon through before attaching to the card. The sentiment is from a Gatefold Card set.

I printed one of the embellishments from a Gatefold Card set twice and stuck them back to back. I coated both sides with Craft Glaze and attached with jump rings to the corner ribbon.

The inside was created by layering another one of the beautiful City Retreat papers onto gold card and adding one of the sentiments.
I really hope you treat yourself to this CD, you won't be disappointed. Not only is it perfect for male cards, but the papers are wonderful enough to be used for so many other projects.


  1. Ooooo i love this Andree & the colours are so fab xxxx

  2. Another lovely card Andree! Loving the colours of these x

    Jill xx

  3. Morning Andree

    What a lovely card. Smashing image and great papers.

    Love the creata diethat you have used under the topper must go and look for that one lol.

    Happy crafting


  4. Fantastic card, I love the ribbon, the shapes the image.. Well all of it to be exact.. Fab as always Andree Px

  5. Hi Andree, another lovely card, love that die! Didn't get to watch the shows yesterday but I am sure they will repeat it them. Love Jean xxx

  6. This is fantastic. I love the papers and that mix of colours is again stunning! The layout and the different panels and diecuts all look brilliant and I love all your finishing touches.

    Hugs Lisa xxxx

  7. beautiful creation Andree. Love the Embelishment "charm "you made too .Clever!
    cheers Shirley-Anne

  8. This is gorgeous Andree, and the ribbon threader is fab!
    Hugs, Tracey x

  9. Beautiful Andree - you have made some amazing cards with this CD.

  10. O this is gorjuss love the col mix and the pic is also fab. xxx

  11. This is super Andree . Love the charm you have create and the ribbon strip at the bottom ...Wonderful xx

  12. Stunning Andree as always.

    Linda xxx

  13. Fab card Andree...love the ribbon threader.

  14. Great card, Andree! Love everything about your creation! :)

    I watched Kraftyhands on C&C & thought the CD was GREAT! Really enjoyed watching the guys & their creations AND I brought the CD too.

    Can't wait for it to arrive!!!

  15. Love the colour combination and little embellishment on the jump rings. Such a pity they were mucked about, but did manage to catch them x

  16. Lovely card and cool colour choice again Hugs Sandra xx

  17. Another wonderful card Andree, this looks a great CD, your background papers and die cuts are super.

  18. Really gorgeous, love the beautiful papers and colours, the layout is fab and the vintage image and charm are stunning
    Lindsay xx

  19. Another lovely card. A great one for a man.


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