Hi Cheery Lynn Fans. Bonnie from Make Time to Craft here with you today sharing a masculine birthday card I created with some great dies from Cheery Lynn Designs.
The truth of the matter is, I struggle when making masculine cards. I’m more of a pink and purple with lots of flowers girl, but that just doesn’t work with cards for men. Clean lines seem to be the way to go.
For this card I pulled out my Electric Guitar die and Nesting Doll Tags 1 which are both ON SALE NOW, so if you like them, head on over and grab them for your stash.
I cut the guitar in a shimmery metallic and then added the accents in the different colors. The tag was embelllished with a bit of brown burlap string.
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My card is A2 size (4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″) with a dark brown base. I created some ivory background paper using Distress Inks. I created some layers with blue and dark brown card stock along with natural mulberry paper. That was topped off with the distress ink paper I made.
I cut the Vintage Tile die out of blue card stock twice to stack on my card. I cut the Tin Lizze in dark brown, black and silver card stock and cut out different areas of each and added them to a base car which I cut out of dark brown metallic card stock to show off all the intricate details. I layered the card on to my oval medallion and centered it on top of a dove tailed piece of brown ribbon.
I stamped my sentiment on cream card stock and cut using one of the Nesting Doll Tag dies and added it to the bottom left of my card.I finished things off with a shabby bow and some golden brown half pearls along with a pretty Antique Bronze Vintage Flower Charm
My shabby bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using Turftan Brown Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon and Light Blue Burlap String from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
For a video tutorial on how I created this bow, please click HERE.I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #199 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #290/291 – Anything Goes
Creative Fingers #134 – Anything Goes
Jo’s Scrap Shack FFC #197 – Anything Goes
Craft Rocket Challenges #39 – Anything Goes
Scrapy Land #69 – Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #29 – Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs – July Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #131 – Do it For the Dudes
Creative Moments #122 – Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #132 – Anything Goes
The Male Room #64 – Add Texture
A Bit More Time to Craft #47 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft – July Anything Goes
I would love for you to leave a comment before you go.
Hi friends. Today I have a CAS (Clean and Simple) birthday card that would be perfect for a male friend or family member.
I don’t like to put bows on my masculine cards, but I really can’t resist just a little something….. I think Navy Burlap String
from Really Reasonable Ribbon
is the perfect embellishment. I found a funky button in my stash with 6 holes and I threaded the string through that. Nice and masculine, right?
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Digital Stamp: Create with TLC
Dies: Spellbinders A2 Modern Stationary
Embossing Folder: Spellbinders EL-015
Other: Natural Mulberry Paper, Button, Zutter Distress-it-All