Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Nature Sings is Perfect for Masculine Cards

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Because so many struggle with masculine cards, I created this Father's Day Card for my main swap card for last weekends Stampin'UP! event in Fort Worth.  The Nature Sings Stamp Set was carried over from the Holiday Catalog and it's not to late for you to grab it.  This set is so versatile and absolutely perfect for masculine cards.  I used the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set for the inside and the Guys Greeting Stamp Set for the Sentiment.  I wanted some texture as well so I used the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder for the front layer and simply dragged ink across it to give it some pop.  The Stitched Shape Framelits Square was used to cut out the caribou and I simply added coordinating cardstock layers allowing a 1/16th and 1/8" border.

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I chose Chocolate Chip Card Stock  for the base of the above card and Crumb Cake for the top panel.  I used Chocolate Chip Ink for both stamping my images and dragging over the textured layer.  The image below is the inside of the card in all it's splender (how can you not love Lovely As A Tree!!)

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I reversed half of my cards using Crumb Cake Card Stock as the Base and Chocolate Chip Cardstock as the layering piece but stuck with the Chocolate Chip Ink as you can see below.  And just in case you are wondering, yes these cards make me squeal ;)

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Measurements:

Card Base - Chocolate Chip - 6 3/8" x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"
First Layer  - Crumb Cake - 4 1/4" x 1 3/4"
Verry Vanilla for Caribou cut with the Largest Stitched Square Framelit
Crumb Cake for Layering - 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Chocolate Chip for Layering 3' x 3"
Very Vanilla for Inside Panel 5 1/4" x 4"

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My April Customer Appreciation file was created by my teammate Janet using the Apron of Love Bundle, the Weather Together Stamp Set and the  Umbrella Weather Framelits Die. All orders of $30.00 or more before tax and shipping placed on my online store with the Hostess Code NKZHS9GF will be qualified for the FREE PDF (portable document format). This months PDF includes 1  adorable treat box and  4 lovely cards.  The PDF includes all the measurements, instructions and the supplies list. If your order is over $150 DO NOT enter the hostess code and you will get all the stamping rewards and I will send you the PDF via email.      

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Michele Wright
Michele Wright

Hi Guys, Michele here, thanks for visiting The Cow Whisperer’s Creative Cards. I hope I have not only inspired you to create, but also reminded you to take time to do what makes your soul HAPPY. Happy Crafting!!!

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