Thursday, 18 July 2013

Alphabet Press masculine card

Ask almost any cardmaker which cards they struggle with the most and they will answer “masculine”. For me, masculine doesn’t present quite as much of a problem as “young masculine”. This is for my nephew, who turned 11– not an easy age to make a card for, unless you’re willing to find out what the latest fad is and get busy with some punch art.

So I went with the gorgeous new Alphabet Press embossing folder, used on Early Espresso Core’dinations cardstock and sanded slightly. I added a greeting on a panel made with the Chalk Talk Framelits and sponged the edges with Crumb Cake ink.

But it was still missing something. Aha! A finger! Vintage, masculine and suitable for almost any occasion. Love it.

Oh, by the way, inside the card it says “{YOU} Happy Birthday”

Stamps: Morning Post Alphabet, Remembering Your Birthday
Cardstock: Soft Suede, Soft Sky, Early Espresso Core’dinations
Ink: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Alphabet Press embossing folder, Chalk Talk framelits, Natural Trim

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