Friday, August 1, 2014

Masculine Card on Crackerbox Palace Friday


It's Crackerbox Palace Friday and I am sharing a masculine card I made with Crackerbox Palace’s stamps and a background technique I learned from Lisa Eisner in the latest issue of Die Cut Crazy. I started with a top folding brown card and a light yellow front piece. I scored the yellow piece every half inch with my Scor-Buddy. Then I dragged a series of inks over the piece (yellow, medium brown and darker brown) to achieve this worn wood look. I cut a hole in the front with a Spellbinders circle die and stamped the ship circle in the inside of the card. I cut the brown circle frame and added some yellow candy dots to the window frame. I stamped the “Just Because”, cut out with a Spellbinders label die and sponged with Scattered Straw Distress Ink while still in the label die. I attached that with pop dots. I had some extra of the front wood piece, so I attached one on the inside too. Here is a look the inside: 
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I am entering this card in the Anything Goes challenge at  Simon Says Stamp and Addicted to Stamps.

7 comments:

lisa808 said...

Awesome! Love it! Thanks for sharing.

Virginia Lu said...

What a handsome and sophisticated card, Karen! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Neets B said...

Lovely masculine card and I love how you've created that port-hole. Thanks for joining us at ATSM, Anita x

Brenda said...

This is a wonderful masculine card Karen! And we all know how hard masculine cards are to do. lol I love this one. Hugs, Brenda

Julie Beech said...

Perfect masculine themed card Karen, love your porthole idea.
Thanks for sharing it with us at ATSM this week. :)

Shana Gaff said...

Wow, I love how you created the wood look. Sounds like a lot of work but it looks fab! The window you made looks great too. So realistic! Thanks for joining us at ATSM. :)

Cindy Groh said...

Please don't think I'm stalking you. I search for masculine cards for my post. I loved your other posts and then I was lucky enough to come across this card and I love it. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want your card in the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
Thanks
Cindy from cre8ivecindy.blogspot.com