Thursday, January 29, 2015

NBUS Masculine Valentine



I was  in Michaels the other day with a 40% off coupon in my hand and everything on my shopping list was on sale. So of course I had to keep shopping and find something not on sale that I just had to have (and use my coupon on.) I found this fun heart wood pattern background stamp by Recollections (which is Michael's brand.) I decided it would make a cool masculine Valentine. I stamped it in a reddish brown and attached to a brown card base. I just bought the Braid Border set of dies from Dee's Distinctively and used two of them in a cool pattern along the side of the card front with some brown pearls in the intersections. I punched out some hearts in brown and kraft and the love (from W Plus 9) in dark brown.

I am entering this card in the Something New challenge at Top Tip Tuesday (background stamp and braid border die are both brand new), and the Love or Valentine challenge at Crafty Sentiments.

10 comments:

Brenda said...

This is one cool card Karen! I love that wood stamp, so cute and yes, even though I said cute, it is very masculine. lol Hugs, Brenda

Ne-Ja said...

Nice idea for men-card. I love the wood stamp - it's multitasking :)

Petra Swart said...

Hi, Karen and thanks you for your visit to my blog and the sweet comment!!! I am now your latest follower!!! Your cards are amazing!!! Looking forward to enjoy your work in future!!!
Have a great day!!!

fabiola jaques said...

super joli, très sympa, biz

Verna Angerhofer said...

What a lucky find with that wood heart pattern. It is a perfect masculine background for a wonderful Valentine design. Sure wish I had some places around here that had good bargains or even any stamping supplies that amount to anything. It is very limited so that is why I ordered all mine online. I am sure you will find many ways to use that background again.

coldwaters2 said...

This is one FAB card Karen I love the rustic design a terrific creation.
hugs
lorraien x

Bettina L. said...

Oh this is fab. Great masculine card for valentines. Love the details with the background and additional heart and sentiment. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina GD Member at Crafty Sentiments xx

Maxine D said...

What a great shopping expedition!! Love that background stamp, and your card is fabulous Karen.
Blessings
Maxine

Aunty Sue said...

fab male card and thanks for sharing at crafty sentiments

Kat W said...

What a lovely stamp design and fabulous masculine card :-)

Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday challenge!

Hugs, Kat x