Sunday, October 6, 2013

Guy Stuff! - Retro Sketches #84

Yes, I needed to make one of those difficult masculine cards. But, when I saw Katie's sketch for Retro Sketches #84 it gave me a great starting point.
Here's what I created.

I have to admit that most of my patterned paper is feminine.  Some prints are neutral.  But, I have this 6 x 6 pad from Echo Park that is all masculine prints.  It's my go-to for those "guy" cards.  As it turns out, many of the prints are it was easy to work into this RS sketch.  I heat embossed my sentiment onto one of the strips.  Then, for the heart in the sketch, I used a wooden veneer star.  The cut out in the strip of green card stock was made using a very small star punch.
Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

Supplies ~
card stock: early espresso, old olive (SU)
ink: versamark
stamps: communique curves (PTI)
patterned paper: this & that 6 x 6 pad (Echo Park)
other: early espresso embossing powder, merry Christmas punch pack (SU), wood veneer star (Studio Calico)


  1. A perfect masculine bday card! Love the papers and sweet little wooden star!

  2. What an awesome card, This paper is perfect for the sketch and for a masculine card, nice work!


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