Hello again! Well, it’s been another fortnight again, which means I have a new lot of class creations to share with you! This fortnight, we used Guy Greetings to make a Father’s Day card (Father’s Day is 4th September in Australia), and two birthday cards. I find it hard to create masculine cards, so I very rarely do them in a class! ;)
For the first card, we used a card base of Dapper Denim cardstock. Using the tool image from Guy Greetings, we stamped with Versamark, then heat embossed with Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder.
The tool image was inked with Dapper Denim ink, stamped off once, then stamped on Whisper White cardstock. This was then cut out with a circle punch, and matted on a slightly larger circle of Dapper Denim cardstock.
The card was finished off with Dapper Denim Ruffled Ribbon, and a sponging of Dapper Denim ink around the edges of the card. Here it is:
For the second card, I was inspired by the colours and layout of this one. We used a card base of Mint Macaron, which was stamped with the shoes image from Guy Greetings, using Sahara Sand ink. The edges of the card were also sponged with Sahara Sand ink.
On a piece of Watercolor Paper, we stamped the strongman image with Versamark and heat embossed with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder. The image was then water coloured with Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, and Mint Macaron ink.
The edges of the paper were then sponged with Sahara Sand ink. The happy birthday sentiment was stamped with Memento ink, and the card was finished off with a few strands of Linen Thread. Here’s the finished card:
For the last card, I was inspired by the layout and colours of this one by Alison Okamitsu.
We used a card base of Garden Green cardstock. On a piece of Whisper White cardstock, we stamped a splatter image from Gorgeous Grunge, using Soft Suede ink. This piece was matted onto Soft Suede cardstock. On a circle of Whisper White cardstock, we stamped the car image from Guy Greetings, with Garden Green ink.
A strip of DSP from Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper pack was glued onto the card front, and a few loops of Linen Thread were held in place with a Glue Dot. The car image circle was then adhered above this with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
On a strip of Basic Black cardstock, we stamped a sentiment with Versamark, and heat embossed with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder. The card was finished off with some black sequins (which I found at Spotlight!). Here’s the finished card:
Thank you for popping in to have a look at our creations – hopefully it has given you some inspiration to make some masculine cards too! ‘Til next time x
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