Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Mustache Love

Today's card was inspired by Splitcoaststampers' Sketch Challenge found HERE.  I wanted to make a Valentine card for my husband, and was inspired to use Teresa Collins' "He Said, She Said" dp because of the mustaches.  You see, I met my husband almost 26 years ago, and we've been married almost 24 years, and to this day, I've never seen him without a mustache.  So I thought it would be fun to make a card featuring them.  I even used acetate in the center of my Labels 25 image and diecut shape so as not to hide the mustaches too much.

The houndstooth Labels 25 image and sentiment are both by Waltzingmouse Stamps:  Blessed by You, and Very Vintage Labels 25.

Here's a picture of my husband taken this past summer while vacationing in Kauai.  He's not clean shaven, but shoot, we were on vacation right?  :)  

Thanks for visiting my paper crafting friends!!  I hope you are having a blessing filled day.
Happy Stamping!  

Stamps:  Blessed by You, and Very Vintage Labels 25 (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Paper:  He Said, She Said (Teresa Collins), Bazzill, White and Kraft (PTI), Acetate
Ink:  French Roast (a muse), Black (Stazon)
Accessories:  Labels 25 die (Spellbinders), Primitive Hearts #3 die (Sizzix), Wavy Crimper, Button (Vintage), Burlap String (May Arts), Gesso


Shel Leyendekker said...

LOVE the card! How fun!!! AND that's a GREAT shot of the hubby =)

Marisa said...

Gaaaahhh! This is fabulous!! And how wonderfully appropriate for him. Love how you used the sketch and that paper is just too fun :) Grea to see a picture of your hubby too!

irishgreensue said...

Great shot of your sweetie! I love the mustache card and using the acetate was a great way to make the most of that paper!!

Bonnie Garby said...

Love the card!! My hubby has only shaved his mustache off once in 26 years of marriage and it was when my boys were young. My youngest cried and said 'You don't look like my daddy anymore!!'

Ravengirl said...

What a fabulous card!

Conniecrafter said...

love the design, the window with the sentiment is neat!

Donna Ellis said...

Hi, Tosh! A great card inspired by a great guy. He'd have to be great to be with someone as sweet as you, right? Love the photos of the card, and your dh - many more happy years to you both!

Audrey Hiltke said...

So beautiful Tosh!! Love the pic of hubby too!

Vickie Z said...

Tosh... This is soooo perfect!! We (meaning my two girls and me) made my husband shave off his moustache once....made him grow it back too!! Wasn't bad, just didn't seem right!

Lyndal said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous carrd - LOVE your corrugated heart :)
My Aunt did not seen her hubby without a mo til he shaved it off for his 50th birthday - and it hasn't reappeared since ;)

Karin Åkesdotter said...


Diane said...

What a perfect "man" card...I struggle with them so, but this one is super!!!

Sparkly Engineer said...

This is the first mustache card I have actually liked.

Bibiana Martinez-Ziegler said...

Hi tosha:
I love the layout, the colors are so appropiate and I really like the set up for your card, the jewels ...I am still struggling on how to take good pictures,,,
thanks for dropping me an e-mail and finally being able to see my blog
keep in touch
bye bibiana
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