Getting In Touch With My Masculine Side

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Both my uncle and my brother have a birthday in the beginning of May.  I was going through my stash of cards to see if I had anything already made that would be appropriate for either of them.  I showed a few to Ryan to which he replied, "No way."   

I used my new Postmarks set to make this card for my brother, Tom. 



My uncle is a hunter, so I pulled out a long forgotten sticker from my stash.  Mixed it with some manly texture, perfect for him!


OK, now back to flowers, butterflies, and ribbon!





Cardstock: PTI Dark Chocolate, Kraft, Fine Linen
Stamps: PTI BB Woodgrain, BB Newsprint, Postmarks, Enjoy The Ride
Ink: Versamark, Memento Brown, PTI Tea Dye Duo
Other: K&Company Dimensional Sticker, PTI Buttons, PTI Twine, Mat Stack Die, Vellum Quote, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Clear Embossing Powder

12 comments :

  1. Oh wow, these are both awesomely suited for a guy. The varied shades of brown keep it manly but still interesting. I love that deer head. How perfect you had it in your stash!

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  2. Wow. Those are great, Kara! Perfect for guys and I really like the mixed words on the first one. Very cool!

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  3. Both of these are great masculine cards! I really love the deer head card, so cool how you placed the sentiment!

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  4. Love both of these!
    Inspiration for how to use Postmarks...
    of which I'm still intimidated by.
    And love-of-my-life-man-that-I-married would die over the deer card!
    Both are awesome!

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  5. Great men's cards. I really love how you embossed the images on the first card.

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  6. Both cards turned out great. I'm trying to come up with some masculine cards too. I sure could use the sets from this months release...haha.

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  7. Oh, my. These are fabulous. I especially like the first card and might have to borrow the design in the future for my brother. His name is also Tom.

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  8. These are GREAT and will be stashed to CASE - but I wanna see the rejects too !! Thanks for the inspiration !

    Margaret C

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  9. Great masculine cards, Kara! I especially like how you layered the Postmarks sentiments. Very cool!!

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  10. Ok, Miss Kara. These are fantastic masculine cards! I am particularly drawn to the first one. I love how you've used the postmark elements and layered them over the newsprint! Brilliant!

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  11. This guy cards rock...just found your blog! Enjoyed, cherry

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  12. Kara, both cards are amazing . Such perfect guy cards. The sticker is perfect and I love the embossed backround. Great ideas in the way you used the postmark stamps. Take care.

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