Thursday, July 16, 2020

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - July 2020 - Masculine Card

Welcome to the Stampin' Dreams July Blog Hop where the theme this month is a card for the men.

I am Ann Krucek, from Malvern, Ohio, and I am happy to share the masculine card I made with the Game On Stamp Set.

I thought of my boys (28 and 32) when I designed this card.  We all play cards when everyone is home, we laugh, we joke, we just have a good time around the table. My card is a bit of a no fuss card, no extra rhinestones or twine - just the way my guys would want it.

  • Starting with a  Basic Gray cardstock card base - I used a die from the Stitched Triangles  and made the cut out down the outside edge of the card by just laying it about 1/4" from the edge.
  • The Smoky Slate cardstock layer is 3 1/2"  X 5 1/4"
  • Then I used the backside of some beautiful Peony DSP that has what I think looks has little herringbone pattern to it for the next layer - it is 3" X 4 3/4"
  • I cut 4 Basic Black Triangles from the Stitched Triangle dies and adhered them to the corners of the DSP layer.
  • The playing cards are stamped in black ink on Whisper White cardstock and fussy cut out and adhered with dimensionals.
  • The sentiment is stamped with black ink on Smoky Slate cardstock and cut with a die from the All Dressed Up  dies - I seem to use that one a lot for sentiments - sometime running it through twice to shorten it a bit - as was the case fro this card. This was put on with dimensionals as well.
  • I put a strip of black down the side of the inside edge of the card so that black would show through the cut outs going down the front of the card.
  • And added a piece of white for the inside sentiment.
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Now that you have checked out my card - it is time to see what everyone else is has made for a masculine card.  Just click on the InLinkz button to see all the other blogger's posts.

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Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley
Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley

My mother was a fabulously talented sewer and I inherited her love for fabric. In the past few years my interests have grown from fabric to paper and now to dishes too! I just love prints, polkadots, plaids and paisleys- hence the blog name. I am also a Stampin' Up! demonstrator.

9 comments:

  1. Such a great card, and creative way to use the Peony DSP as this looks very masculine on this card. Thanks for sharing

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  2. Awesome card Ann - I love the way you used the little triangles in the corners. It really gives a cool affect. At first my eye thought you had cut the corners of the DSP, but then realized you placed the triangles on the corners. TFS

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  3. What a fabulous design! I adore this card, thanks for sharing!

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  4. Those stitched triangles in the corners look fabulous - I'll have to remember that! Great card!

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  5. Great card, love how you have incorporated all the elements, thanks for sharing x

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  6. I love your subtle use of the stitched triangle dies. Great card!

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  7. Very nice cards for the guys. Very creative with triangles and the lattice look. Why isn’the link party allowed?

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    1. Hey Linda! I am not sure, I asked about it on our Facebook group, but I got no response. I noticed one or two of the other girls had the same thing on their blogs. 🤷‍♀️Not sure how to fix that!!

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  8. Lovely card, amazing how such feminine DSP can look s masculine :-)

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