Tag Archives: Masculine Cards

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge # 120

1 Jun

I love this Color Challenge that Cindy has proposed – using my favorite color combo.

  • Cranberry
  • Caramel
  • Dark Grey
  • and /or Brown

Here is another Father’s Day card I made using those colors – Cranberry cardstock, Caramel crackles for the background, Dark Grey (Colorbox Pigment Ink in Graphite) for the sentiment and a little bit of all the colors in the ribbon (Fancy Pants Design All Fall Collection).

This is my best-selling Father’s day card this yr. Enjoy!

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Father’s Day Card … with a skirt on

30 May

This is the Father’s Day card my husband would be getting this year from his 11/2 yr old daughter and his 5 yr old son.

Making something in my craft room always relaxes me but this is a card that made me think.

Would any self-respecting man like to get this card?? Probably not. But would a dad like to get this card from his little girlie girl who thinks a card should wear a skirt – I know he would.

Then I contemplated even longer and harder whether I should post it on my blog AND submit it for a challenge – my reputation as a card maker/designer is at stake here if I put this out there and call it a masculine card. My kids are thrilled with this card, my husband would be tickled pink to receive it so why shouldn’t I be happy to give it to a man?

So I’m done thinking about this card and here is a shout out to all the craftswomen out there – who cares if your masculine card has some ribbon on it or a fancy flourish … Art should be fun and I love my fun, bordering on ridiculous looking, card.

Enjoy and have a Happy Father’s Day!

Details of the card:

Background was inked with Ranger Distressed Ink – Mustard Seed & Wild Honey. Popcorn the Bear is from Crafter’s Companion & sentiment is from Impression Obsession Clear stamp set – sentiments II. Popcorn the Bear was colored with Copic Markers (E31, E35, E50, E53, R20, Rv11, YG11, YG13, YG17, B21, B24, B29, B00, G03, G05, G07, E07, E37, E71, E74).

Challenge enter:

Impression Obsession

One Crazy Stamper

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge

Crafter’s Companion Monthly Challenge