Tuesday, May 27, 2014


It's time for another challenge at A VINTAGE JOURNEY.
Anne is our hostess and she has chosen the theme ALL ABOUT HIM.

Obviously this is not a TH image but I do think he would approve.  Another page for my TH grunge board  book that will one day be full of challenges from A Vintage Journey. "MY" man is painted with TH Distress markers - faded jeans -  gathered twigs - fired brick and wild honey.  The boots and cape have distress glitter in black soot and fired brick.  The flower was made using an eroded metallic technique found on page 44 in A COMPENDIUM OF CURIOSITIES VOLUME III.

I do hope you like it - I had fun making it and my husband really likes it.  He is grinning ear to ear! (I am too)
Once again, I am entering this make into -

A VINTAGE JOURNEY - challenge 6 "All about him"

Thanks for visiting and leaving such nice comments.  I do appreciate each and everyone!
Sandy xx


Annie said...

I think you've done a great job with this challenge. You've definitely conveyed that he's all about him. But since she obviously thinks so too, well.......lol I love the flower too!

S@ndy Diller said...

Great image and page for your book. Thanks for letting us know all about your Tim techniques. We are all in love with that glitter and you have shown it beautifully.
Thanks for traveling along with all of us at A Vintage Journey.

Valerie-Jael said...

Good morning Sandy! I am sitting here in my PJs, and enjoying your wonderful man! Love your card, what fun. If he turns up here I would probably say yes, too! Hug, Valerie

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Sandy well who can blame the girl for saying yes! He looks very handsome and brooding in his beautiful clothes and dramatic cape! I only hope he knows how to treat a lady! Susan xx

butterfly said...

She may have said yes, but I think she's going to have a high old time keeping tabs on this one - looks like he'll be leaping on his white stallion and rescuing maidens left, right and centre!

Fabulous grungy background texture - that's so cool... what a great card! Thanks so much for joining us on A Vintage Journey!
Alison xx

Redanne said...

Wow Sandy, I love that gorgeous background you created and the flower is superb. Great use of the glitter too - who could resist this handsome character!! Thanks so much for joining in our 'All About Him' challenge at A Vintage Journey. Hugs, Anne xx

Sarn said...

Well I'm NOT surprised she said YES! Fabulous page and will look great in your Grunge Book. Job well done for the challenge Sandy.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

cathylynn said...

Love it! Holy cow Sandy this is fabulous! Outstanding coloring with those Distress markers and all the textures are yummy. You have the best stamps in the USA!
Another phenomenal job!
Hugs, Cathy

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Is this your husband in the 60's and did he speek to you this way??? Grinnn....
Lovely make Sandy!!!
Enjoy your smiling husband :-)))

Sylvia said...

What a good looking man you have here Sandy!! Very handsome. You dressed him beautifully and I love the materials you worked with on this page. Awesome job seet Sandy.

Anne Temple said...

Wow, this looks amazing! Love how you used the glitter for a masculine piece.

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sandy, what a cracker of a man, I would say yes too.
Fabulous card, he looks so Gothic with his Romantic style, you colours are fantastic and all the embellishments, love it, hugs Kate x

Lisa Minckler said...

(Insert cat call here)...he's a hottie! Now, to finish up his comment, does the inside say..."With a sandwich and beer?" (Snort!)
Awesome grunge Sandy. The silvery, textured background has me very very happy!!
Lisa xx

Myrna said...

Love everything about your card Sandy! The foil background and the flower is awesome. What a "sexy" dude he is!

Lau W said...

Oh superb ! Love the background, extra ! and such a man ! ;-) I think that he has magical powder, and nobody can say NO to this man ! ;-)
Great job my Sandy !

Danielle Champagne said...

OH! la la... sexy indeed. who could resist? LOL. I love the background with all the textures.lovethe corners,love the text! Ah! Sandy, you are so imaginative. Hugs.

Karin said...

gorgeous card and i love that textured background!
Groetjes Karin

~*~Patty S said...

Clearly you had a really good time creating this great card Sandy!
The details are wonderful and what a great stamp he is...
Who could say no to that charmer!
Your foil mat works really well too (our local mixed media group is playing with foil on boxes just now).

Silvia(Barnie) said...

I'm grinning too. Thanks for the big smile on my face. A gorgeous page and an outstanding image :D

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous Sandy!! Great stamp and love that wonderful metal background. Thanks so much for joining us at A Vintage Journey with this wonderful piece!

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Sandy,
Cooooo, he reminds me of Adam Ant from my youth. . . . .think Adam and the Ants made it Stateside in the 80s. A swashbuckling prince charming indeed.
Best wishes.
Ang x

Annette G said...

Am sure she did say yes, I mean, who wouldn't....lol Love your page and that fab metallic background. Hugs Annette x

Candy said...

Fantastic Sandy!!
Hugs, Candy

Cat's sCrap said...

Wouaw ! Very original creation ! Sexy character. Congratulations !

Hugs from France.

Unknown said...

Really great, Sandy! Love your take on 'man' stuff. hugs, Donna

Anonymous said...

He's perfect for your book! I love your coloring, fabulous my dear!

Paula said...

oh I love your man! He is colored very handsomly and I'm sure TH would definitely approve of Mr. Sexy. Have a great weekend sweetie :)

Jean said...

Sandy, I love this sexy card and know your hubby loves it too, what male wouldn't. Your style is so great and different. What talent you have and getting better every time you post. Am so glad I am able to follow you. Thanks for the enjoyment. But want to find the book you are using. Hugs, Jean

Nancy said...

You're so funny, girl!! What are you talking about? Your blog absolutely OOZES with talent! lol
Another fabulous...and unique...project, Sandy! :o)

Pat said...

Great card Sandy, love the image and the beautiful colours. Just catching up after being on holiday. Enjoy the weekend.

Pat xx

Marilyn said...

Wow! What a fabby 'come hither my darling' image... this would make a perfect cover for one of those romance novels... he kinda speeds up the heart rate because he looks like a bit of a bad boy but one who knows how to treat a gal right!
Love this Sandy!

Becky said...

wow..What a stunning card! Awesome image and great coloring.

Mrs.B said...

Hi Sandy, He's so cool- no wonder she said 'YES'
Great page, love the look of that flower.
Off to do a catch up.
Avril xx

Lori said...

This is perfect for your grunge board book! You've used some really cool techniques. Just SO FUN!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Sandy this is fantastic what a super design, love, love that image and the sentiments you have used a brilliant project.
lorraine x

Lisa Minckler said...

Happy weekend Missy! Just popping by to say hello. :)
Lisa x

Sandra said...

So cool, Sandy! Love it! Beautiful coloring! And the glittery cape is gorgeous! Hugs, Sandra

Craftychris said...

This is sooooo cool! Really different with some fab techniques, love the flower and the sparkled cape! xx

cheryl said...

oh hun,this is simply brilliant hun love all the layers and the cape is just awesome hun,super image and such a fab fab card sweetie love it to bits,hugs Cherylxxxxxx

MaryH said...

Well,since DH was grinning this must be modeled on himself! I am so loving the glittered cloak, and when I enlarged, saw that gorgeous crinkled background. You have a lot of 'sexy' stuff on this one, and it is a real star fer sure! I think TH would be thrilled with what you did on this one. It really rocks! Good for you. TFS & Hugs.

May said...

Hi Sandy...I LOVE the image & all the fantastic layers... His cape is amazing...you clever lady...I adore it... Have a happy weekend... Hugs May x x

Kjersti said...

A gorgeous card Sandy, love the image!
Wish you a wonderful week!
Hugs kjersti:)

Annmaree of Oz said...

I love this card and image, Sandy! So fun with great colour and texture!

He reminded me of David Bowie! and that's pretty awesome to me! :D

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Chris Stern / CS Designs said...

Sandy, Absolutely beautiful piece! Love your coloring and the gorgeous background.
:) Chris / CS Designs

PS. I will be re-opening my Recycle challenge soon and as part of it I am having a bit of a Blog Candy event on my Doodle Pieces. I would love to have you come and play along.

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Sandy just popped by to thank you for popping by and leaving me such a lovely comment on my blog especially when you are so busy, I appreciate it.
lorraine x

Stamping With Bibiana said...

wonderful background, and the coloring fantastic too...thanks for visiting me
hugs from california

annes papercreations said...

wonderful masculine card and the background is amazing! Love it :-)

Chris said...

Hi Sugar, I hope you're well and everything is good on your side of the pond. I love this card, that's a great image and colouring and I think TH would definitely approve! Chris :-)

Alison said...

Love this handsome chap, cool background too Sandy!
Thanks for visiting my blog,
Alison x

Anonymous said...

Aren't you a vampy minx LOL.
He is rather striking with that flamboyant cape and the flower, wow that is stunning.
Sandy, thank you so much for being kind enough to take the time to visit my Blog, it really does mean so much to me.
Wishes to you

1CardCreator said...

Wow what a fabulous card, love the background and the sparkle in the cape is amazing! ~Diane

butterfly said...

Just wanted to pop by to say thank you for the lovely comments lately - it's always wonderful to hear from you! Hope you're enjoying the summer with friends and family and staying happy and healthy.
Much love,
Alison xx

Patricia Garcia said...

Love this handsome, sexy man. Beautiful colors and well made!


Diane said...

Stunning design Sandy.

Hugs Diane

Pat said...

Hi Sandy,

Just thought I would leave you a note to thank you for all your recent visits and lovely comments on my blog. Hope you are well and hope to see your lovely creations on your blog soon.

Pat xx

Lau W said...

Hello my super sweet Sandy ! Thank you for your comments, you're so beautiful !
Hope you're well, i miss you !!!
Big bisous !