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Ink Stamp Share Blog Hop – Masculine Cards

Welcome back, Kre8tors! Today we are hopping with the International Ink. Stamp. Share. Monthly Blog Hop and today’s theme is Masculine! I hope you enjoyed Linda’s wonderful project and be sure to scroll down to that next button to hop on over to Deb’s blog for some awesome inspiration! I’m really excited about this theme because I don’t often think to make cards for the guys in my life, but I always seem to need them! I was so excited to play with the Painted Seasons stamp set so I decided to use the pinecone and fern from the set on my card.

I knew I wanted to use some of the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper on this masculine card, and I had lots of scraps! So I decided to cut up 4 different patterns and use them as panels in the background.

I stamped the pinecones and fern from the Painted Seasons Sale-A-Bration set, and cut them out by hand, also known as fussy cutting. I love how detailed this stamp set looks! I stamped the ‘Thanks’ from the Thankful Thoughts set that can be found in the Annual Catalog.

I popped up all the panels using dimensionals, a LOT of dimensionals. Watch the video to see just how many I used! I finished it all off with some Classic Weave Ribbon in Crumb Cake and boom! Done! This was a fast and simple masculine card!


Measurements:

Early Espresso Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, Score @ 4-1/2″
DSP: 4 @ 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
Mats:4@ 1-3/4″x2-3/4″
Dark Strip: 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
Light Strip: 1-1/4″ x 5-1/4″

Materials:

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I hope you enjoyed my project today! Be sure to click the next button below to hop over to my good friend Deb’s blog for another fantastic masculine project!

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Copper Christmas Pines Card

My inspiration from this card came from using a non-traditional Christmas color with my Pool Party Satin Ribbon. . . and so this card was born! The three pieces of black cardstock on this card were all cut from ONE piece that measures 4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″! Watch the video to see how!

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I love how the black makes the Pool Party POP and gives this card a bold statement. And the Copper is simply GORGEOUS in the pine cones.

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Materials:

~Christmas Pines Bundle 143496
~Stitched Shapes Framelits 145372
~Sparkle TIEF 141468
~Whisper White Cardstock 100730
~ Basic Black Cardstock 121045
~Pool Party Cardstock 122924
~Pool Party Stitched Satin Ribbon 141691
~ Copper Embossing Powder 141636
~Versamark 102283
~Foam Adhesive Strips 141825

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Friday Tutorial: Quick Christmas DSP Treat Bag

This SUPER fast Christmas Treat Bag will show off both sides of our beautiful Designer Series Paper (DSP). It’s held together with a Gold Binder Clip, and is accented with a simple layered tag.

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The materials used in today’s project include:

~Presents & Pinecones DSP 141986
~Whisper White Cardstock 100730
~Emerald Envy Cardstock 141415
~Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 119685
~Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Pad 140931
~Gold Binder Clips 141673
~Cozy Critters Hostess Only Stamp Set 142214

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Chest of Drawers Box

Today’s project is a fun Chest of Drawers style box. I made one with the Spooky Fun stamp set and the other from the Christmas Pines Suite.

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This chest of drawers is so much fun! I gained my inspiration from Debbie Henderson’s Stepper Box, and used the same technique for my drawers inside.

The items I used in this tutorial include:
Christmas Pines Stamp Set & Coordinating Pretty Pines Thinlets Dies #143496
Presents & Pinecones DSP #141986
Presents & Pinecones Cardstock Pack #141987
Early Espresso Cardstock #119686
Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad #126949
Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad #126974
Wink of Stella Glitter Brush Clear #141897 or Gold #14898

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Holiday 2016 Pre-Order Un-Boxing!

I revealed my pre-order items on my Facebook page yesterday and OH MY GOODNESS! Lovely stuff! Here’s a peek for you guys if you haven’t followed me on Facebook yet. (By the way, you totally should!) And please subscribe to my YouTube channel to see new content!