Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Masculine card with Life in the Forest

Rather conveniently, my Canadian cousin’s birthday is just a few days after her husband’s, so I can send them in the same envelope and save a little on postage. 

Masculine cards often present a problem to stampers, but I don’t worry about them too much. I think, as long as you steer clear of the flowers, glitter and ribbons, you’re fine. 

I wanted to use Life in the Forest as I’ve only recently ordered it, but was stumped when it came to colouring it with my new Blendabilities. I have the Skin Tones collection but the brown was just too dark. Eventually I settled on one of the skin tones - it’s near enough. At some point I’ll get the Crumb Cake and Pumpkin Pie markers, which will make things easier!

Eagle-eyed surfers will probably notice that some of the cardstock on this card is textured; I was simply using up some old supplies. 

If you buy nothing else from this card, get the Hardwood stamp - it’s so versatile and very lovely!

1 comment:

  1. Canadian cousin here again... As I mentioned yesterday hubby was impressed with his card too! I especially liked the fringe scissors and the background stamp!! He liked the fox :)


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