Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Maculine Birthday

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.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Happy crafting!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Cheery Lynn Designs July Vintage New Release Blog Hop

Welcome to the Cheery Lynn Designs July Vintage New Release Blog Hop.

If you arrived here from Cherry’s Blog, you are on the right track. If not, why not head back to the Cheery Lynn Designs Blog and start from the beginning so you don’t miss any of the terrific projects.

Be sure to hop along to all the stops and then comment on the post on the Cheery Lynn Blog answering one or more of the questions for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Cheery Lynn Designs. 

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

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Your next stop is Jenny’s fabulous blog.
I would love for you to leave a comment before you go.

Supplies Used:

Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs (see list and links above)
Ribbon – Really Reasonable Ribbon, Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon, Burlap String 
Stamps – Gina K All Occasion Tags
Adhesive – Stick it, Scotch ATG, E6000
Zutter Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter 9-in-1 Tool
Antique Bronze Vintage Flower Charm
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

One Year Older…

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.
Navy Burlap String:  Really Reasonable Ribbon
Digital Stamp:  Create with TLC
Dies:  Spellbinders A2 Modern Stationary 
Embossing Folder:  Spellbinders EL-015
Adhesives:  Scotch ATG, Scor-Tape
Other:  Natural Mulberry Paper, Button, Zutter Distress-it-All