Monday, May 28, 2012

Masculine Birthday

Happy Memorial Day to my American friends! A special Thank You to all who do serve & those who have honorably served in our military &  their families who have made their own sacrifices for their loved one to do so.

My card today is for two challenges. The sketch is from Card Patterns #167 (see below) and the theme from Hand Stamped Sentiments to make a masculine card. This card also fits the Simon Says card challenge to make a 'special male card'.

I used the "Just My Type" stamp set from SU! This one didn't make it to the new catalog so I am glad I purchased it. I used my black pigment ink for the typewriter and embossed it with black embossing powder. I distressed the edges with black ink. The paper is basic gray and poppy parade with white. The DP is from Basic Grey. The ribbon and brads are also SU! supplies. Even though there is ribbon on the card, I don't think it looks girly. Hope you like it!

Have a great week!  Hugs, Marilyn


Diane Vander Galien said...

Great Color combo for a Masculine card!!! Love the pop of red!!! Great accents and love the sponging!! Thanks for playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments, Diane

Christine said...

Great take on the sketch and lovely use of that stamp. You've created a great masculine card. Love the color scheme and the inking. Perfection!
Thanks so much for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
xoxo, Christine

Kim S said...

I love your use of the Basic Grey dp - it adds a fun accent and totally highlights the image!