Monday, 26 August 2019

ONE FOR THE GUYS & GALS

Good morning crafty friends

I hope it's been a good weekend for you.  Beautiful sunshine yesterday and that prompted hubby to do a BBQ, that's always a good thing

I did watch a video by Dawn/Stampin Up Demonstrator, on YouTube,  recently and that prompted me to make today's cards.  I have altered mine to what Dawn made

I've used a white base card, 5"x7" and added a smaller panel of copper card

On the final top panel I used an oblong die to cut 3 apertures then adhered the panel to the base card

I then used 2 freebie stamps to heat emboss the 'bike and sentiment

I also used a dark grey pencil to make a few lines below the 'bike so that it wouldn't look as if it was floating

Flat back gems were adhered below each panel  
On the inside I used another stamp, from the freebie stamp set, to heat emboss the map

I will add a verse later and decorate the envelope

This card was made after I made the female one because when I had finished the card I didn't like the deep yellow!  I now wish I had used either a pink or blue card instead

Same size card as before with a smaller panel of black card

I cut the yellow card to size and embossed it

The top white panel was die cut and adhered to the yellow card

I heat embossed the sentiment, added 3 small gems under each panel and I was still not happy with it

I finally added 2 crystal 'do-dahs' beside the sentiment and told myself to leave the alone....  I will, at some point, add a verse etc







INGREDIENTS:
  • white card base - CraftUK
  • copper card - Creative Expressions
  • black card - The Range
  • yellow card - my stash
  • 'bike, map and sentiment stamp - magazine freebie
  • sentiment on 'gal's' card and gems - Creative Expressions
  • embossing folder - CE
  • crystal 'do-dahs' - CE
Until tomorrow....

June x


9 comments:

  1. Hi June your cards are stunning I love the design. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. Thanks for sharing June - like you I prefer the men's card. I think you are right about the yellow should be pink, blue (or any strong colour)- strange because I usually love yellow !!

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  3. Like you & sue, I prefer the Mens' card!! When I first looked, I thought the rectangles had an 'ombre' look about them - I immediately thought you had used the freebies paint colour charts to achieve it!! Then I read the info!!! But - it's still an idea!!
    It's amazing the stamps that can be acquires as freebies!!!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Yeah, cool card!
    xxx Margreet

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  5. Two lovely cards, June, but my favourite is the masculine one. Clever idea to cut the rectangular apertures, I thought at first you had layered the copper rectangles over the top. xx

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  6. Oh I really love that masculine card June. The copper is so beautiful showing through the cutout!

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  7. Love both cards June. Thank you for your ideas.

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