Hey there friends! I know that Father’s Day is well past us, but I wanted to share some cards I made with a masculine style that don’t necessarily have to be for Father’s Day, but for birthdays, signficant other, thank you, etc.
I have lots of males in my family that I need to have cards on hand for, so these will come in handy when I do need to grab one in the future for sure:
This is one that I made which can be suited for basically my hubby at some point! LOL! The fun dies, and sentiment including the pattern paper all came from My Favorite Things. I popped up the background over my brown card base, cut out the different tool pieces in wood paper, black paper and silver metallic paper. (I later noticed that one of my metal peg pieces look “off” with the tool…and I’m sure my guy recpient will notice! LOL!)
I silver heat embossed the sentiment over the brown cardstock and cut out my own design with my scissors with it and then went over the edges with some silver ink. I finished this off with some wooden dots I’ve had in my stash for a while.
My next card was for my hubby and it was made for him for Father’s Day which is has already received. He thought the added flames on the grill were pretty cool. LOL!
I actually had another card that was “grill master”theme that I had made for my own dad, but of course forgot to take a photo of it before I gave it. I did use the “left over” letters (the negatives) from his card, however, to place over top of the grill on this card which was cut out using my Cricut machine.
I sponged some clouds in the background of my card panel here and added some grey “smoke” clouds around the grill. The flames were also the “negative” portion from my other card that was used to attach between the grill on this one.
I added details to the grill with a little bit of ink sponging along the edges as well as color portions of it with a glitter gel pen. I die cut a border for the grass and added shadows with Copic markers. I had stamped my original sentiment crooked, so I ended up white heat embossing it over the cardstock, cutting it out and placing it over my boo-boo! I added some hearts around it as well.
For my last card, I was wanting to try out the plaid stencil set that I got from Taylored Expressions and made a “shirt card” with it. Really love that stencil BTW! Very easy to create some fun and unique plaid designs with it! I sponged mine over kraft cardstock.
I wasn’t sure what to do for the pocket because I don’t have any “pocket” type dies, so looking through my dies, I thought that this Labels Stacklets 10 would work for a pocket which was die cut from a plaid piece and then I folded the top portion over and just glued it along the edges so that I could actually use the pocket for something like sticking in some cash.
Lastly, I white heat embossed the sentiment from the Mini Strips-Life Saver and cut it out with the coordinating die to go over the pocket flap. I cut an additional strip from the plaid to go along the edge and added a “collar” at the top. Finished it off with drawing stitch lines and adding buttons.
These are all so different, but I sure had fun playing with different items in my stash and now have some masculine style cards ready to go as well! I hope you’ve enjoyed them to or has given you some inspiration in some way!
Thanks for dropping in! I have a post coming up with some really fun news so stay tuned in!! I’ll be seeing you soon!
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