It also happens that the card challenge at St. Luke's Card Challenge blog this month is to make a masculine card. Can't say I'm overly thrilled with either of these cards, but they are masculine.
For this card, I used stamps from Flourishes. I stamped the hourglass in brown Memento ink, then cut it out with an exacto knife. I colored it with Copics. For the sand I used a little white glitter. I wish you could see it in person...it makes the perfect sand. The sentiment was stamped on a piece of white cut in a rectangle and then I punched the corners with my ticket punch (SU). The brown was embossed with a PTI wood grain embossing plate. The blue scallops were punch with a Fiskars edge punch. After seeing this posted, I think it might have looked better if I'd used a brown card base instead of a white one....oh well...next time!
This card was made from scraps ...yay me! The car is from a TH set and I think this might be the first time I've used it. I stamped it on white, punched it out with a 1.75 circle punch and inked the edges. Given my need to "ground" an image, I masked off the area under the car (and drew a line), then inked the ground with much darker brown. The sentiment is from a Flourishes set (the one with the hourglass shown above). I punched the sentiment out with an oval punch and inked the edges. I added a little faux stitching around the plaid and dull red pieces. I also backed the car image with a piece of brown card stock that was punched with a 2 inch circle punch.
I believe this second card fits the Less is More challenge this week too. The LIM challenge this week is to make a card that uses the color of my eyes...which in my case is green (today...see previous post for an explanation of my changing eye color!)
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