Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Six-Sided Sampler for the Guys

Yesterday I promised you a more masculine version of the Six-Sided Sampler card I posted so here it is!! Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay are the star colors today!

The layout is the same, just a change in color scheme and a few details.   I spattered the Honeycomb embossed background with my AquaPainter and Early Espresso Ink, and lightly spattered the Very Vanilla background for a more rustic look.

Instead of little punched flower embellishments, today we have punched stars.  I'm so glad the Merry Minis Punch Pack carried over from the 2012 Holiday Catalog so we have this little Star Punch!!  (To see what other holiday products were carried over and are currently available, click on the "Holiday Carryover" tab at the top of the page.  If you are reading this via email, you can click HERE to come to the blog page to see the carryovers.)

In place of the flower-patterned hexagon, I opted for the "woven" image.  The Crumb Cake background layer was double-wrapped with Early Espresso and Calypso Coral Bakers Twine which also ties down the button over the birthday greeting banner.  

It was fun to challenge myself to make both a masculine and feminine version of the same layout!  Have you done this also?   Did you find it easy?

Stamps:  Six-Sided Sampler, Banner Greetings (Hostess only set of 6)
Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay
Ink:  Early Espresso, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay
Accessories:   Neutrals Collection button, Early Espresso Baker's Twine, Calypso Coral Baker's Twine
Tools:  Big Shot, Honeycomb TIEF (embossing folder), Hexagon Punch, Merry Minis Punch Pack (star), AquaPainter, Paper Snips.

Remember that the Six-Sided Sampler set and the coordinating Hexagon Punch are available as a product "Bundle" which will save you 15% over purchasing them separately... and that also includes 15% less tax and shipping too!!  Yay!

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Thanks for visiting today!  I hope you enjoyed the card and get to do some stamping soon!  It's a great stress-reliever!



Jonia said...

This is very nice. Love this set and love the way you used it. You may want to link up to Sunny Challenges and creations this week as there challenge is masculine. Great card!

Kris McIntosh said...

Margaret, I love your card, in fact I have already "pinned" it. Jonia was right to suggest our challenge for your card. Thanks for joining us at Sunny Challenges and Creations.

Miss Vicky said...

I am so glad you took Jonia's with your card Margaret - I love it! I especially love how you sued your Aqua Painter, must remember this. Thanks for playing along with us at Sunny Challenges & Creations

Sunny Challenges & Creations said...

This is such a lovley card Margaret, and yes its pretty masculine too. The colours are great and the 6 sided punch is brilliant. thanks for joining us at Sunny Challenges and Creations

Jane Giggy said...

Love your card! Any guy would love to receive this card.

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