This week's Watercooler Wednesday is hosted by Deborah Smart and is a sketch challenge. I'm loving the simple lines on this one.
Here's My Card:
My youngest brother's birthday was on July 4th, so I took advantage of this great sketch to make a masculine birthday card.
I used a 5/8" x 5 piece of the DSP from the card front and a and a 1/4" x 5 strip of black card stock on the right hand side of the card. The verse is from a retired stamp set called "On Your Birthday". This set with it's twelve birthday related sentiments is one I will never get tired of using.
I really like the design on this piece of Painter's Palette designer series paper. It almost looks like grass cloth. The design on the Elegant Dots Embossing Folder made me think of the swirls of smoke coming out of the smoke stack on this engine and I'm happy to say I think it really works for this card. I used three Ice Brads to complete the card.
Stamp Sets: Traveler and On Your Birthday (retired)
Card Stock: Very Vanilla and Basic Black, Painter's Palette DSP
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Big Shot, Paper Trimmer, Elegant Dots Embossing Folder, Ice Brads (retired) Tom Bow Adhesive, Dimensionals, Paper Piercer
Well I hope you enjoyed my post today and will take a moment to let me know how you liked this masculine card. And, if you haven't been over to check out the other Watercooler Wednesday Design Artist's blogs, make sure you do, you won't regret it. Lots of great ideas and designs.
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