Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Shabby chic masculine card - Feeling Sentimental

I thought it was time I started to show you what we made at my launch. I’m WAY behind, sorry about that.

We did three Make & Takes at my launch party and first up is my favourite. I totally CASEd it from Sandi MacIver, so I hope she doesn’t mind (I did credit her on the instruction sheet).  It proved very popular – one lady said it was the best card she’d ever made!

For this card I was very much in my comfort zone. I love the shabby chic look, the natural tones and all the “dirty” elements. This is so much more me than the pretty vintage look of Sunday’s card, although I am trying to embrace the girlie style!

The Very Vanilla panel was torn at the bottom and one corner rounded, then sponged using Crumb Cake ink and just a hint of Soft Suede. Same on the Designer Series Paper strip.

Then it was just a case of stamping, stamping off and generally having fun with French Foliage (best stamp set ever for vintage backgrounds) and the gorgeous SAB set, Feeling Sentimental. Oh, and check out the new natural trim from the Spring/Summer catty! Love that stuff. (Watch out for a ribbon share coming your way soon!)

Stamps: Feeling Sentimental (SAB), French Foliage
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Paper: First Edition DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
Accessories: Natural Trim, Linen Thread, Corner Rounder

All products by Stampin' Up!®


  1. Double plus like Helen. It is my new favourite.

  2. I love this card too but the distressed look is out of my comfort zone so I for one would love another class in this, hint hint.

  3. Really love this one Helen, Ann

  4. Love the weathered look of this one!


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